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If 2 < x < 6, what is the value of x? (1) 15 is a multiple of x. (2) 2
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Re: If 2 < x < 6, what is the value of x? (1) 15 is a multiple of x. (2) 2
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25 Sep 2018, 04:30
Bunuel wrote: If 2 < x < 6, what is the value of x?
(1) 15 is a multiple of x. (2) 21 is a multiple of x. Range of x is given.
x = 3 or 4 or 5.
Statement 1: 15 is a multiple of 15. x could be 3 or 5. NOT sufficient.
Statement 2; 21 is a multiple of x. only 3 is appropriate in this case. Sufficient.
The best answer is B.



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25 Sep 2018, 09:03
Bunuel wrote: If 2 < x < 6, what is the value of x?
(1) 15 is a multiple of x. (2) 21 is a multiple of x. IMO answer should be B. Since we are given a range 2 < x < 6, we can check for the values which satisfy the statements and proceed. Statement 1: x can be 3 or 5. Not sufficient. Statement 2: x can only be 3. Sufficient.
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If 2 < x < 6, what is the value of x? (1) 15 is a multiple of x. (2) 2
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25 Sep 2018, 09:09
Has it been mentioned anywhere that x is an integer?? I guess the correct answer should be E.
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25 Sep 2018, 09:42
As x is not an integer, correct answer should be C



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25 Sep 2018, 20:46
Bunuel wrote: If 2 < x < 6, what is the value of x?
(1) 15 is a multiple of x. (2) 21 is a multiple of x. Could someone please explain how can B be the answer? It's not mentioned anywhere that x is an integer. Cheers!



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If 2 < x < 6, what is the value of x? (1) 15 is a multiple of x. (2) 2
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25 Sep 2018, 21:45
Diwakar003 wrote: Bunuel wrote: If 2 < x < 6, what is the value of x?
(1) 15 is a multiple of x. (2) 21 is a multiple of x. Could someone please explain how can B be the answer? It's not mentioned anywhere that x is an integer. Cheers! pankajpatwari Diwakar003We are told 21 is a multiple of x, in the range 2 < x < 6, only 3 satisfies the condition. Hope that's clear.
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25 Sep 2018, 22:50
Sreyoshi007 wrote: We are told 21 is a multiple of x, in the range 2 < x < 6, only 3 satisfies the condition. Hope that's clear. Hi Sreyosi, Thanks for your quick reply. Yes, we are told 21 is a multiple of x but not an integral multiple of x. Do both multiple and integral multiple mean the same? If yes, then the answer could very well be B. Cheers!



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If 2 < x < 6, what is the value of x? (1) 15 is a multiple of x. (2) 2
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Sreyoshi007 wrote: Diwakar003 wrote: Bunuel wrote: If 2 < x < 6, what is the value of x?
(1) 15 is a multiple of x. (2) 21 is a multiple of x. Could someone please explain how can B be the answer? It's not mentioned anywhere that x is an integer. Cheers! pankajpatwari Diwakar003We are told 21 is a multiple of x, in the range 2 < x < 6, only 3 satisfies the condition. Hope that's clear. Hi Sreyoshi007 It is nowhere mentioned that X is an integer. Then dont you think that answer should be E? Regards, Tamal
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07 Oct 2018, 15:54
I think answer is E is as well. Condition “integer” isn’t mentioned anywhere.
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Bunuel wrote: If 2 < x < 6, what is the value of x?
(1) 15 is a multiple of x. (2) 21 is a multiple of x. Quite a few people are confused that answer should be E because its not mentioned that 'x' is an integer. But the thing is, that when we talk about factors/multiples, then both factor and multiple being talked about have to be integers only, otherwise the words 'factors' and 'multiples' will not make sense. Eg, if we say that x is a factor of 15, then we have to assume that x is a positive integer and a factor of 15, so x can only be 1 or 3 or 5 or 15. Similarly if we say that Y is a multiple of 15, then Y has to be an integer which is a multiple of 15, eg, Y can be 15*4 (60) or 15*15 (225) or 15*578 and so on.. But Y cannot be 15*2 (30) and Y also cannot be 15*2.5 etc.



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Bunuel wrote: If 2 < x < 6, what is the value of x?
(1) 15 is a multiple of x. (2) 21 is a multiple of x. Can someone please explain whether we will always assume x to be a integer when it is given that x is a multiple? chetan2ugmatbustersVeritasKarishmadaagh



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Hi Yes if X is given to be a multiple, it is an integer. Multiple is defined for integer only. "A multiple of a number is that number multiplied by an integer." nitesh50 wrote: Bunuel wrote: If 2 < x < 6, what is the value of x?
(1) 15 is a multiple of x. (2) 21 is a multiple of x. Can someone please explain whether we will always assume x to be a integer when it is given that x is a multiple? chetan2ugmatbustersVeritasKarishmadaagh Posted from my mobile device
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nitesh50 wrote: Bunuel wrote: If 2 < x < 6, what is the value of x?
(1) 15 is a multiple of x. (2) 21 is a multiple of x. Can someone please explain whether we will always assume x to be a integer when it is given that x is a multiple? chetan2ugmatbustersVeritasKarishmadaaghYes, whenever we talk of a multiple or a factor, we talk of an integer.. 5 will not be a multiple of 2.5.. Mutiple means integers that come in a multiplication table
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Bunuel wrote: If 2 < x < 6, what is the value of x?
(1) 15 is a multiple of x. (2) 21 is a multiple of x. 1) 15=A* x c could be 3 or 5 insufficient. If A is 5 then x is 3. If A is 3 then x is 5. 2) 21 = B*x x can be 3 or 7, since it cannot be 7 then it is 3. Sufficient. Answer choice B. Posted from my mobile device




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