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25. P is a positive integer and greater than 1. What is the value of P?

(1) P is the factor of two digit integer P3.

(2) P is the factor of two digit integer P6.

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25. P is a positive integer and greater than 1. What is the value of P? (1) P is the factor of two digit integer P3. (2) P is the factor of two digit integer P6.

1. ---> P is odd , 1<P<=9 --> P can be 3,7,9 ..only 3 satisfies---->suff

2. 2 is a factor of 26, 3 is a factor of 36 --->insuff

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P is a number between 1 and 9.
P factor of P3
For all values of P from 1 to 9,
13,23,33,43,53,63,73,83,93 only P=3 satisfies. -- sufficient
P factor of P6
16,26,36,46,56,66,76,86,96
P=3 and P=6 satisfy -- insuff

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25. P is a positive integer and greater than 1. What is the value of P? (1) P is the factor of two digit integer P3. (2) P is the factor of two digit integer P6.

P+ve and P>1

P is a factor of P3. P goe in P 1 ttimes and left with 3. P must factor 3. Since P is not equal to 1 it ahs to be equal to 3. Suff

Same logic, now p must factor 6. It can be 2,3,6 etc. Hence insuff

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why do u assume that p is single digit ? hence E) or am i missing something ?

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why do u assume that p is single digit ? hence E) or am i missing something ?

1) P is the factor of

two digit integer P3 .

(2) P is the factor of

two digit integer P6.

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I am going with E...
how do we know P is not 11 and it is 9?
11*3=33? which is two digit integer?
so how do we know that P is unit integer?

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fresinha12 wrote:

I am going with E... how do we know P is not 11 and it is 9? 11*3=33? which is two digit integer? so how do we know that P is unit integer?

113...is it a two digit number?? ...the statements ask for

two digit number P3 and P6

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duhhh..I just realized that the integer is P3 ie. as in 23 or 33 43 etc....
OK
so lets see...
P is a factor of P3 and we know P3 is odd, if p 63, 6 is not a factor of 63! and like wise all numbers except 3 dont work... (I) is suff
(II) is insuff cause if 26 well 2 is a factor of 26, so is 36, 3 is a factor of 36...clearly Insuff!
A it is..

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laxieqv wrote:

christoph wrote:

why do u assume that p is single digit ? hence E) or am i missing something ?

1) P is the factor of

two digit integer P3 .

(2) P is the factor of

two digit integer P6.
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fresinha12 wrote:

I am going with E... how do we know P is not 11 and it is 9? 11*3=33? which is two digit integer? so how do we know that P is unit integer?

113...is it a two digit number?? ...the statements ask for

two digit number P3 and P6

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