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# At Consolidated Foundaries, for a resolution to become

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At Consolidated Foundaries, for a resolution to become policy, a quorum of at least 20 directors must pass the resolution by alteast a two thirds majority. At the meeting of the board of directors, did resoultion X become policy?

A. Ten directors voted for the resolution.
B. Seven direcors voted against the resolution.
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22 Oct 2005, 21:23
B

If all attend, 14 have to pass to make it a policy

A) Insuff.
B) If 7 voted against, even at full strength only 13 could have voted for it and hence the resolution wouldn't have passed.

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22 Oct 2005, 21:25
Hey Rahul! Geuss you just took a kaplan CAT!

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22 Oct 2005, 21:25
is there a trap?

I would say D...

1 10 directors voted for it ..this is less than 2/3 of the 20 Suff
2 7 voted against it so 13 voted for it...again its less than 2/3 of 20..suff

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22 Oct 2005, 21:26
Oh...are these from Kaplan? I found some collection on the net titled hardmath....so Im just working them....good if these are from Kaplan!
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22 Oct 2005, 21:28
It may be E!!
"a quorum of at least 20 directors" It can be 100 directors who attended!?

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22 Oct 2005, 21:33
actually i've already seen that problem but i think that now there is the word "at least" that wasn't in the original problem before

in that case i would go for E

we don't know the number of directors....

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22 Oct 2005, 21:53
Quote:
"a quorum of at least 20 directors"

yes, it should be E........

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24 Oct 2005, 09:21
ok, I am not understanding this I think...

A minimum of 20 directors are required to be present.

A. 10 directors voted for the resolution. Even if a minimum of 20 directors are present, this would mean that 10 directors voted 'against' the resolution. So, 10 for and 10 against. But, the premise is that 2/3 majority (14) must be vote 'for' it to become policy. So, A itself is sufficient to tell us that resolution did not become policy.

B. Seven direcors voted against the resolution. This tells us nothing, and is hence insufficient.

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24 Oct 2005, 09:43
Well I took Kaplan test yeasterday (CAT 2) and got similar problem. If I remember correctly, Kaplan one says:
total members: 20
quorum: 10

in that case, OA is D. I dont have OE at this point. BTW, my ans was wrong (C)

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24 Oct 2005, 19:22
duttsit wrote:
Well I took Kaplan test yeasterday (CAT 2) and got similar problem. If I remember correctly, Kaplan one says:
total members: 20
quorum: 10

in that case, OA is D. I dont have OE at this point. BTW, my ans was wrong (C)

Duttsit,

I think in Kaplan the stem is "20 members" and not "at least 20 members". If it is clearly 20 memebers, Oa is D. If "at least 20 members" it is E

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24 Oct 2005, 23:15
Agre too
I've been too fast on this one A

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