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A florist found that 60% of his customers on Valentine's Day bought roses. People had the option that day of buying red roses, yellow roses or orange roses and half of all the people who bought roses bought red roses. Did more than half the customers buy exactly two varieties of rose?

(1) Of the 80 customers the florist had, only those people buying red roses also bought exactly one other type of rose.
(2) Of the 80 customers the florist had, half of the people who bought red roses bought exactly one other type of rose.


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New post 01 Dec 2019, 09:51
Can anyone tell me that why its can`t D. Because second statement is also sufficient as half of total is 40. Now, when 24+12 < 40 also 12 + 12 <40. Then why statement 2 is not sufficient
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Can anyone tell me that why its can`t D. Because second statement is also sufficient as half of total is 40. Now, when 24+12 < 40 also 12 + 12 <40. Then why statement 2 is not sufficient


Second statement does not have word 'only'. so we don't about rest of customers. IMO that is the reason.
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