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If a, b, and c are integers, is a greater than b?
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Re: If a, b, and c are integers, is a greater than b?
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05 Dec 2016, 03:53
Bunuel wrote: If a, b, and c are integers, is a greater than b?
(1) The absolute value of a is less than the absolute value of c. (2) The absolute value of b is greater than the absolute value of c. FROM 1 /A/ </C/ ...INSUFF no relation between a and b is given FROM 2 /b/>/c/ ... insuff no relation between a and b is given both /a/ </c/ </b/ depends on signs of a, b, c ... insuff if a = 1 , c = 2 , b = 5 then a>b , but if a = 2 , c = 4 , b = 5 , then b>a E



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Re: If a, b, and c are integers, is a greater than b?
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05 Dec 2016, 04:20
Statement 1: a<C This can not be sufficient as statement 1 does not talk about b, while we are asked to make the comparison between a and b Statement 2: C<b This can not be sufficient as statement 2 does not talk about a, while we are asked to make the comparison between a and b Combining both statements :It gives the condition : a<C<b a=2, c=4, b=6 a=2, c=4, b=6 a=2, c=4, b=6 The above cases satisfy the condition a<C<b however, If a=2, c=4, b=6 ==> a>b If a=2, c=4, b=6 ==> a<b Combining both statements does not resolve the issue, so the correct answer is E.  +1 Kudos if you like the post



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Re: If a, b, and c are integers, is a greater than b?
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07 Mar 2018, 09:53
Bunuel wrote: If a, b, and c are integers, is a greater than b?
(1) The absolute value of a is less than the absolute value of c. (2) The absolute value of b is greater than the absolute value of c. Given a, b, c = Integers Question : Is a > b? St 1 : a < c Not Sufficient as no information about "b" St 2 : b > c Not Sufficient as no information about "a" Combining I & II we get b > c > a Take b =  3 , c = 2, a = 1 Take b = 3, c = 2, a =  1 (E)
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Re: If a, b, and c are integers, is a greater than b?
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30 Aug 2018, 11:57
If a, b, and c are integers, is a greater than b?
(1) The absolute value of a is less than the absolute value of c. (2) The absolute value of b is greater than the absolute value of c.
1. no info about b 2. no info about a
1/2. there is no connection between those
ANSWER: E




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