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P is a positive integer and greater than 1. What is the

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P is a positive integer and greater than 1. What is the [#permalink]  26 Nov 2005, 06:40
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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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Re: DS - (AG) Value of P [#permalink]  26 Nov 2005, 06:51
gamjatang wrote:
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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Re: DS - (AG) Value of P [#permalink]  26 Nov 2005, 08:35
gamjatang wrote:
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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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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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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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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yes lexi...you are right... give me a coule of days to get the turkey burnt up..and back to my ol self....

laxieqv wrote:
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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