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X , Y , and Z are positive integers. Is X% of Y bigger than

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X , Y , and Z are positive integers. Is X% of Y bigger than [#permalink] New post 02 Sep 2008, 22:14
\(X\) , \(Y\) , and \(Z\) are positive integers. Is \(X%\) of \(Y\) bigger than \(Y%\) of \(Z\) ?

1. \(X = Z\)
2. \(Z - Y = Y - X\)

show the working pls..... in detail
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Re: % problem [#permalink] New post 02 Sep 2008, 23:37
arjtryarjtry wrote:
\(X\) , \(Y\) , and \(Z\) are positive integers. Is \(X%\) of \(Y\) bigger than \(Y%\) of \(Z\) ?

1. \(X = Z\)
2. \(Z - Y = Y - X\)

show the working pls..... in detail


Question asks,

is (x*y)/100 > (y*z)/100 i.e is x>z

1) gives us the answer NO, thus sufficient

2) X = 2*Y - Z

Considering x,y,z are +ve numbers, X can be greater than Z or less than z

Thus not suff.

A for me
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Re: % problem [#permalink] New post 03 Sep 2008, 00:52
yeah... good ans..A is correct
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Re: % problem [#permalink] New post 03 Sep 2008, 08:53
Agreed. A is my answer.
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