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At an auction, each of the bids on a certain clock after the first bid

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At an auction, each of the bids on a certain clock after the first bid was \$100 greater than the immediately preceding bid. What was the amount of the last bid on the clock?

(1) The first bid on the clock was \$450.

(2) The fourth bid on the clock was \$300 less than the amount of the last bid.

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11 Nov 2017, 08:39
Bunuel wrote:
At an auction, each of the bids on a certain clock after the first bid was \$100 greater than the immediately preceding bid. What was the amount of the last bid on the clock?

(1) The first bid on the clock was \$450.

(2) The fourth bid on the clock was \$300 less than the amount of the last bid.

(1) no info on last bid...not sufficient

(2) fist bid = x ; 4th bid = x+300 ; Last bid = x+300+300..no info abt first bid..not sufficient

on combining ..sufficient
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