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# Missed this ridiculously easy one on today's CAT because of

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Missed this ridiculously easy one on today's CAT because of [#permalink]  12 Nov 2006, 02:10
Missed this ridiculously easy one on today's CAT because of the wording.

If S and T are two different numbers on the number line, is S+T = 0?

1. The distance between S and 0 is the same as the distance betwenn T and 0.

2. 0 is between S and T.
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I'm hoping its A, otherwise, the wording tricked me as well.
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1) Since the stem states X & Y are different. so if X= 1 then Y=-1.

2) not suff
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Ya, "different" was cue word so with A, we know they are same numbers with opposite signs. B is redundant.
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Matt, you are going to get more post than me soon This will be a first This is why I had to start answering questions now
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