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# For 3 positive integers a, b & c, is c equal to the median?

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For 3 positive integers a, b & c, is c equal to the median?

(1) b = c

(2) a > b+c

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17 Jan 2019, 18:35
gmat1393 wrote:
For 3 positive integers a, b & c, is c equal to the median?

(1) b = c

(2) a > b+c

So, the numbers are a, b and c....

Statement I tells us that b=c, so two possibilities
a>b=c or b=c>a
In both cases b and c will be the median.. ans is Yes and sufficient

statement II tells us that a>b+c.
this means a is the greatest but median could be either b or c
Insufficient

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