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# If Company M ordered a total of 50 computers and printers

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If Company M ordered a total of 50 computers and printers [#permalink]

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06 Jul 2008, 05:54
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If Company M ordered a total of 50 computers and printers and Company N ordered a total of 60 computers and printers, how many computers did Company M order?

(1) Company M and Company N ordered the same number of computers
(2) Company N ordered 10 more printers than Company M

OPEN DISCUSSION OF THIS QUESTION IS HERE: if-company-m-ordered-a-total-of-50-computers-and-printers-an-146492.html
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Last edited by Bunuel on 27 Sep 2013, 08:56, edited 1 time in total.
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06 Jul 2008, 07:32
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MC + MP = 50
NC + NP = 60

statement 1 : MC=NC=x
x+MP=50
x+NP=60
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NP-MP=10
tells nothing about the value MC. Not Suff

statement 2 : NP-MP=10
same as statement 1. Not Suff

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Re: DS - computers and printers [#permalink]

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07 Jul 2008, 01:28
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jjhko wrote:
If Company M ordered a total of 50 computers and printers and Company N ordered a total of 60 computers and printers, how many computers did Company M order?

1) Company M and Company N ordered the same number of computers

2) Company N ordered 10 more printers than Company M

MC + MP = 50 ---> eqn. 1
NC + NP = 60 ---> eqn.2

1) NC = MC insuff alone
2) NP = 10 + MP, insuff alone

eqn 2 above becomes
MC + 10 + MP = 60

MC + MP = 50...which is same equation as 1)

Thus insuff.
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27 Sep 2013, 08:56
OPEN DISCUSSION OF THIS QUESTION IS HERE: if-company-m-ordered-a-total-of-50-computers-and-printers-an-146492.html
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