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# GMAT Prep - Prob #2

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GMAT Prep - Prob #2 [#permalink]

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14 Apr 2009, 15:16
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if xy+z=x(y+z), which of the following must be true:
a. x=0 & z=0
b. x=1 & y=1
c. y=1 & z=0
d. x=1 or y=0
e. x=1 or z=0

i feel that it can be a, c, or e....

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Re: GMAT Prep - Prob #2 [#permalink]

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14 Apr 2009, 16:14
xy+z=x(y+z)
expand: xy + z = xy + xz
minus xy on both sides: z = xz

Therefore E. I'm not really sure about it though.
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Re: GMAT Prep - Prob #2 [#permalink]

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14 Apr 2009, 19:43
Agree with E.

(xz -z) = 0 z( x-1) = 0

z= 0 or X = 1
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Re: GMAT Prep - Prob #2 [#permalink]

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14 Apr 2009, 20:08
makes sense. thanks!

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