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In the case of an Is question, eg: is \(x>0\) if the 2 statements give me the following conclusions:

1) Yes ( \(x>0\) )
2) No, ( \(x<=0\) )

Hence although both statements are individually sufficient (D) they offer contradictory answers. What should be done in such a scenario?
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lfc wrote:
Hi,

In the case of an Is question, eg: is \(x>0\) if the 2 statements give me the following conclusions:

1) Yes ( \(x>0\) )
2) No, ( \(x<=0\) )

Hence although both statements are individually sufficient (D) they offer contradictory answers. What should be done in such a scenario?



the answer ofcourse would be D..
but will you get such a question in actuals... NO
Any source giving you such question are not likely to be very reliable..
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lfc wrote:
Hi,

In the case of an Is question, eg: is \(x>0\) if the 2 statements give me the following conclusions:

1) Yes ( \(x>0\) )
2) No, ( \(x<=0\) )

Hence although both statements are individually sufficient (D) they offer contradictory answers. What should be done in such a scenario?



the answer ofcourse would be D..
but will you get such a question in actuals... NO
Any source giving you such question are not likely to be very reliable..


Yes the source is not a reliable one.
Thanks for the answer!!
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lfc wrote:
Hi,

In the case of an Is question, eg: is \(x>0\) if the 2 statements give me the following conclusions:

1) Yes ( \(x>0\) )
2) No, ( \(x<=0\) )

Hence although both statements are individually sufficient (D) they offer contradictory answers. What should be done in such a scenario?


On the GMAT, two data sufficiency statements always provide TRUE information and these statements never contradict each other. So, for example, you cannot have x > 0 from one statement and x <=0 from another. Such a question would be considered flawed by GMAT standards.
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