Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 16 Apr 2014, 08:28

Hurry Up:

Last day of registration for Dealing with a Ding - Webinar by GMATClub and Admissionado Consulting.


Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

The participants in a race consisted of 3 teams with 3

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
Joined: 01 Jan 2007
Posts: 328
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 13 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
The participants in a race consisted of 3 teams with 3 [#permalink] New post 25 Apr 2007, 06:02
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

  5% (low)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions
The participants in a race consisted of 3 teams with 3 runners on each team. A team was awarded 6 тАУn points if one of its runners finished in nth place, where 1  n  5. If all of the runners finished the race and if there were no ties, was each team awarded at least one point?
(1) No team was awarded more than a total of 6 points.
(2) No pair of teammates finished in consecutive places among the top five places.


Javed.

Cheers!
Intern
Intern
Joined: 24 Apr 2007
Posts: 9
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

Re: DS-question-from-net [#permalink] New post 25 Apr 2007, 11:04
javed wrote:
The participants in a race consisted of 3 teams with 3 runners on each team. A team was awarded 6 тАУn points if one of its runners finished in nth place, where 1  n  5. If all of the runners finished the race and if there were no ties, was each team awarded at least one point?
(1) No team was awarded more than a total of 6 points.
(2) No pair of teammates finished in consecutive places among the top five places.


Javed.

Cheers!


My answer is A

1st place gets 5 points
2nd place gets 4 points
3rd place gets 3 points
4th place gets 2 points
5th place gets 1 points

Since each place can only have one person, and no team can have more than 6 points, lets suppose team 1 maxes out with 1st place and 5th place for 6 points, and team 2 maxes out with 2nd place and 4th place for 6 points, that leaves team 3 with 3rd place. No combination is possible where a team has zero points. First data is sufficient.

Second data is insufficient because you can have the same arrangement as the first example, or you can have 1st,3rd, 5th in one team, and 2nd, 4th, in the second team. That leaves the remaining team with no points, but this doesn't violate any scenario. So data 2 is insufficient.
Current Student
User avatar
Joined: 22 Apr 2007
Posts: 1097
Followers: 5

Kudos [?]: 21 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
 [#permalink] New post 25 Apr 2007, 11:22
A

Second statement is insuff because two teams can take the 1,3,5 and 2,4 places or all three teams can share the points.

First statement is suff because if no team scored more than 6 points, then each team needs to be on the point-table. The reason is that the first three runners are going to get 5,4 and 3 points. None of these can be from the same team (Since their sum will be greater than 6). So, these three have to be from different teams.
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
Joined: 11 Feb 2007
Posts: 360
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 8 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
 [#permalink] New post 26 Apr 2007, 18:19
Another A here.

(1) Team 1: 5+1 = 6
Team 2: 4+2 = 6
Team 3: 3
SUFF.

(2) Since each team has 3 runners, 3 runners from team 1 can place 1,3,5th place and 2 from team 2 place 2 and 4th. No one from team 3 places. Or, the three teams can each have at least one runner in the 5 places.
INSUFF.
  [#permalink] 26 Apr 2007, 18:19
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
New posts The participants in a race consisted of 3 teams with 3 Jamesk486 1 17 May 2007, 16:02
New posts The participants in a race consisted of 3 teams with 3 Vlad77 2 23 Jul 2007, 23:00
New posts 1 The participants in a race consisted of 3 teams with 3 marcodonzelli 5 12 Mar 2008, 10:17
New posts The participants in a race consisted of 3 teams with 3 rnemani 1 18 Aug 2008, 08:15
New posts The participants in a race consisted of 3 teams with 3 cipher 3 31 Jul 2009, 00:47
Display posts from previous: Sort by

The participants in a race consisted of 3 teams with 3

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Privacy Policy| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.