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A sum of $12000 was distributed among five individuals  A, B, C, D
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A sum of $12000 was distributed among five individuals  A, B, C, D, and E. What was C's share? 1. A received \(\frac{1}{3}\)rd more than what B did and B received \(\frac{1}{4}\)th more than what D did. 2. C received \(\frac{1}{2}\) more than what E did. Source: Experts Global
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pushpitkc wrote: A sum of $12000 was distributed among five individuals  A, B, C, D, and E. What was C's share? 1. A received \(\frac{1}{3}\)rd more than what B did and B received \(\frac{1}{4}\)th more than what D did. 2. C received \(\frac{1}{2}\) more than what E did. Source: Experts Global Statement 1: let D receive \(12x\) amount, where \(x\) is any variable. So B received \(= 12x+12x*\frac{1}{4}=15x\) and A received \(15x+15x*\frac{1}{3}=18x\). But Nothing mentioned about C's share and \(x\). InsufficientStatement 2: Let E receive \(2y\) So C gets \(= 2y+2y*\frac{1}{2}=3y\). But we do not know the value of \(y\). InsufficientCombining 1 & 2: we do not have a relationship between \(x\) & \(y\). Hence cannot be solved. InsufficientOption E



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pushpitkc wrote: A sum of $12000 was distributed among five individuals  A, B, C, D, and E. What was C's share? 1. A received \(\frac{1}{3}\)rd more than what B did and B received \(\frac{1}{4}\)th more than what D did. 2. C received \(\frac{1}{2}\) more than what E did. Source: Experts GlobalDo not waste too much time in drawing any equation.. Five variables A,B,C,D,E Statement I gives relationship between A, B and D Nothing about C and E Insufficient Statement II gives relationship between C and E.. Nothing about other 3 Insufficient Combined.. We have relationship between A, B and D on one hand and relationship between C and E on other hand.. BUT the two sets are not related to each other.. So Insufficient E
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niks18 wrote: pushpitkc wrote: A sum of $12000 was distributed among five individuals  A, B, C, D, and E. What was C's share? 1. A received \(\frac{1}{3}\)rd more than what B did and B received \(\frac{1}{4}\)th more than what D did. 2. C received \(\frac{1}{2}\) more than what E did. Source: Experts Global Statement 1: let D receive \(12x\) amount, where \(x\) is any variable. So B received \(= 12x+12x*\frac{1}{4}=15x\) and A received \(15x+15x*\frac{1}{3}=18x\). But Nothing mentioned about C's share and \(x\). InsufficientStatement 2: Let E receive \(2y\) So C gets \(= 2y+2y*\frac{1}{2}=3y\). But we do not know the value of \(y\). InsufficientCombining 1 & 2: we do not have a relationship between \(x\) & \(y\). Hence cannot be solved. InsufficientOption E pushpitkc hello, can you please explain niks`s solution, Why in statement 1 niks adds up TWO "12s" same question is about second statement. And how from statement one can we get value for D ? We know how much A and B received, how about D, can we get answer for D ? if yes then how ? thanks for taking time to explain Hi niks18 may be you can explain when you get a chance thanks



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dave13 wrote: niks18 wrote: pushpitkc wrote: A sum of $12000 was distributed among five individuals  A, B, C, D, and E. What was C's share? 1. A received \(\frac{1}{3}\)rd more than what B did and B received \(\frac{1}{4}\)th more than what D did. 2. C received \(\frac{1}{2}\) more than what E did. Source: Experts Global Statement 1: let D receive \(12x\) amount, where \(x\) is any variable. So B received \(= 12x+12x*\frac{1}{4}=15x\) and A received \(15x+15x*\frac{1}{3}=18x\). But Nothing mentioned about C's share and \(x\). InsufficientStatement 2: Let E receive \(2y\) So C gets \(= 2y+2y*\frac{1}{2}=3y\). But we do not know the value of \(y\). InsufficientCombining 1 & 2: we do not have a relationship between \(x\) & \(y\). Hence cannot be solved. InsufficientOption E pushpitkc hello, can you please explain niks`s solution, Why in statement 1 niks adds up TWO "12s" same question is about second statement. And how from statement one can we get value for D ? We know how much A and B received, how about D, can we get answer for D ? if yes then how ? thanks for taking time to explain Hi niks18 may be you can explain when you get a chance thanks Hi dave13to understand the statements consider a simple example  If I have 10 apples and you have 2 more than apples than how many apples you have and how you arrived at the solution?



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niks18 oh i got it are you an iphone user ? thank you ! i have one more question in statement 2 you say let E received 2y so having got the result 3y you write we dont know value of Y right ? if so . then why you dont make the same conclusion in statement 1 in which you get 15x and 18x ? you could say the same right that we dont know value of X



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dave13 wrote: niks18 oh i got it are you an iphone user ? thank you ! i have one more question in statement 2 you say let E received 2y so having got the result 3y you write we dont know value of Y right ? if so . then why you dont make the same conclusion in statement 1 in which you get 15x and 18x ? you could say the same right that we dont know value of X Hi dave13in my solution i have also mentioned that the value of x is unknown. There are multiple things missing there and I chose to point out two missing components. It will not make any difference to the solution



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