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The percentage of households with an annual income more than $40000 is higher in Merton County than in any other county. However, the percentage of households with annual income of$60000 or more is higher in Sommer county.
If the statements above are true, which of the following must also be true?
(A) The percentage of households with an annual!
income of $80,000 is higher in Sommer County than in Merton County. (B) Merton County has the second highest percentage of households with an annual income of$60,000 or more.
(C) Some households in Merton County have
an annual income between $40,000 and i$60,000.
(D) The number of households with an annual I
income of more than $40,000 is greater! Merton County than in Sommer County. (E) Average annual household income is higher in Sommer County than in Merton County Can anyone please explain the answer of that question? _________________ Please give kudos if you enjoy the explanations that I have given. Thanks If you have any questions you can ask an expert New! Manager Joined: 12 May 2006 Posts: 185 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 57 [0], given: 0 Re: CR-Merton County [#permalink] ### Show Tags 17 Jul 2008, 14:21 IMO C A. From the give data we cannot say anything about households with annual income > 80,000 B. Not necessary it may be possible that in Merton County there is no one with annual income > 60,000 where as some other county may have. C. Hold D. This talks about number but we are give percentages so we cannot deduce this. E. Not possible to deduce this from the given data. Senior Manager Joined: 17 Jul 2008 Posts: 250 Followers: 4 Kudos [?]: 310 [0], given: 29 Re: CR-Merton County [#permalink] ### Show Tags 17 Jul 2008, 14:30 But how can we reach the conclusion of ''Some households in Merton County have an annual income between$40,000 and i $60,000''. Anything not mentioned in the paragraph about that. Just from the answer choices? _________________ Please give kudos if you enjoy the explanations that I have given. Thanks Manager Joined: 12 May 2006 Posts: 185 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 57 [0], given: 0 Re: CR-Merton County [#permalink] ### Show Tags 17 Jul 2008, 14:35 It can be concluded from the give fact that "The percentage of households with an annual income more than$40000 is higher in Merton County than in any other county" which means that there will be atleast some people with income between 40,000 and 60,000.
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17 Jul 2008, 14:42
C is the only safe one out there.

Arent these LSAT type qtns?
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