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For the fourdigit number \(ABCD\), where \(A, B, C,\) and \(D\) all represent unique digits, what is the value of \(B\)? (1) \(ABCD\) rounded to the nearest hundred is \(CD00\). (2) \(B > C + D\)
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I think statment 1 is sufficient. Cause While rounding off ABCD to the nearest hundred digit should take it to A(B+1)00 eg: 4950 But here we see a case where it becomes CD00 ==> (A+1)000 eg: 5000 The thousand digit is also changing means B=9 and A=C+1 and D=0 Hence it can be implied that B has to be 9 Stament 2 alone does not give any information on B
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Does unique digits mean different digits ? However, Considering the digits are not different. a ABCD = 1212  2727  2930 will give different values for B. not sufficient. b no values for B>C+D can be 3421 or 4741 . not sufficient. a+b gives 6970  5960 or so where the B = 9 always. Hence C.
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i think answer is A. 1st statement should be sufficient. Since its given that all digits are unique, B has to be 9. ex  2930, 3940, 4950, 5960, etc.
B is not sufficient. C & D could be 1 & 2 resp and B can be than 4,5,6 etc.



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amit2k9 wrote: Does unique digits mean different digits ?
However, Considering the digits are not different.
a ABCD = 1212  2727  2930 will give different values for B. not sufficient.
b no values for B>C+D can be 3421 or 4741 . not sufficient.
a+b gives 2930  8970 or so where the B = 9 always.
Hence C. Hi Amit, Are you sure 2930 rounds off to 3000 for nearest 100? I think it will round off to 2900. and it cant 8970 .. it has to be 8990( in your example) but its not a good number because b> c+d The numbers should be 4950, 5960, 6970 and 7980



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agdimple333 wrote: i think answer is A. 1st statement should be sufficient. Since its given that all digits are unique, B has to be 9. ex  2930, 3940, 4950, 5960, etc.
B is not sufficient. C & D could be 1 & 2 resp and B can be than 4,5,6 etc. I think B is required here  A > AB = CD+1 such as 9798, 9091, 9596, 7273 (all these rounded to nearest 100th will give CD00 but not necessarily have "9" as B). but here if you take into consideration B> C+D then only "9" fits the Bill. Such as 8990, 7980, 1920, 3940... I hope it's clear now so C is my bet!
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yogesh1984 wrote: agdimple333 wrote: i think answer is A. 1st statement should be sufficient. Since its given that all digits are unique, B has to be 9. ex  2930, 3940, 4950, 5960, etc.
B is not sufficient. C & D could be 1 & 2 resp and B can be than 4,5,6 etc. I think B is required here  A > AB = CD+1 such as 9798, 9091, 9596, 7273 (all these rounded to nearest 100th will give CD00 but not necessarily have "9" as B). but here if you take into consideration B> C+D then only "9" fits the Bill. Such as 8990, 7980, 1920, 3940... I hope it's clear now so C is my bet! A,B,C,D are unique digits remember!!!!
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I HOPE I GOT IT RIGHT: C MUST BE BIGGER THAN 5 AND D must be 0.(cd=50, 60, 70, 80, 90) A MUST BE ONE NUMBER BELOW C TO MAKE THE ROUNDING CD00 FORM. SO: 4950 IS ROUNDED TO 5000 5960 to 6000 6970 to 7000 7980 to 8000 and 8990 to 9000. B will allways be 9



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dimri10 wrote: I HOPE I GOT IT RIGHT: C MUST BE BIGGER THAN 5 AND D must be 0.(cd=50, 60, 70, 80, 90) A MUST BE ONE NUMBER BELOW C TO MAKE THE ROUNDING CD00 FORM. SO: 4950 IS ROUNDED TO 5000 5960 to 6000 6970 to 7000 7980 to 8000 and 8990 to 9000. B will allways be 9 Yes thats right.. Even i had this clarification but later got it right..



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Statement 1 seems to be the solution if we take it at its face value. However, if we really read it closely, it provides no limits on direction. Most here are rounding up only. The statement is open ended, thus we can round down as well (e.g. 3110 = 3100) . Therefore multiple solutions are available,NOT Sufficient . The answer should be E….



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fluke wrote: For the fourdigit number \(ABCD\), where \(A, B, C,\) and \(D\) all represent unique digits, what is the value of \(B\)?
(1) \(ABCD\) rounded to the nearest hundred is \(CD00\). (2) \(B > C + D\) Good question! This is how I arrived at the answer: ABCD  a four digit number so A is not 0. Statement 1: ABCD is rounded to the nearest hundred. It could become AB00  round to the lower value or (AB+1)00  round to the upper value. It is given that it becomes CD00. Since AB is not equal to CD (distinct digits), it must have been rounded up. You added 1 to AB and both the digits changed. This means when you added 1 to B, there was a carryover to change A to C. So B must have been 9! Sufficient. Statement 2: Not enough information. Answer A
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** Quote: For the fourdigit number ABCD, where A, B, C, and D all represent unique digits, what is the value of B?
(1) ABCD rounded to the nearest hundred is CD00. (2) B > C + D From statement 1Considering that when ABCD is rounded to nearest hundred, it becomes CD00... C>5 and B has to be 9 because the thousanddigit changed value as well. > Sufficient. From statement 2Doesn't give us any value to work with. > Insufficient. Answer: A
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