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If, J, K, L, M, and N are positive integers in ascending order, what
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18 Nov 2018, 09:03
gmatbusters wrote: Project DS Butler: Day 13: Data Sufficiency (DS26) For DS butler Questions Click HereIf, J, K, L, M, and N are positive integers in ascending order, what is the value of L? (1) The value of K is 3. (2) The value of M is 7. I vote for E let J, K, L, M, and N be following numbers respectively 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ST one not sufficient ST two not sufficient Combining both, still not sufficient L could be any number between 4 and 6 inclusive



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18 Nov 2018, 09:08
gmatbusters wrote: Project DS Butler: Day 13: Data Sufficiency (DS26) For DS butler Questions Click HereIf, J, K, L, M, and N are positive integers in ascending order, what is the value of L? (1) The value of K is 3. (2) The value of M is 7. J, K, L, M, and N are positive integers in ascending order (1) The value of K is 3. L can have any value greater than 3 Not sufficient (2) The value of M is 7. L can have positive values, and if J=1 and K=2, L can have values from 3 to 6 Not sufficient Both statements together K=3,M=7 L can have values between K and M, i.e. from 4 to 6 Not sufficient Hence answer choice (E) Posted from my mobile device



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IMO ans is Option EStatement 1 says L>3 Statement 2 says L <7 Combining both we get L is between 3 and 7 hence L can be 4, 5 ,6 . Thus not sufficient because of multiple values
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gmatbusters wrote: Project DS Butler: Day 13: Data Sufficiency (DS26) For DS butler Questions Click HereIf, J, K, L, M, and N are positive integers in ascending order, what is the value of L? (1) The value of K is 3. (2) The value of M is 7. Statement 1 states L is more than 3 Statement 2 states L is less than 7 Combining both we will get L is between 3 and 7 hence L can be between 4 to 6 inclusive . Thus not sufficient because L could be 4, 5, or 6. Hence answer is Option E
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25 Jan 2019, 05:29
gmatbusters wrote: Project DS Butler: Day 13: Data Sufficiency (DS26) For DS butler Questions Click HereIf, J, K, L, M, and N are positive integers in ascending order, what is the value of L? (1) The value of K is 3. (2) The value of M is 7. Given: J, K, L, M, and N are positive integers in ascending order Target question: What is the value of L? Statement 1: The value of K is 3. There are many scenarios that satisfy statement 1. Here are two: Case a: J = 1, K = 3, L = 4, M = 7, N = 8. In this case, the answer to the target question is L = 4Case b: J = 1, K = 3, L = 5, M = 7, N = 8. In this case, the answer to the target question is L = 5Since we cannot answer the target question with certainty, statement 1 is NOT SUFFICIENT Statement 2: The value of M is 7.There are many scenarios that satisfy statement 2. Here are two: Case a: J = 1, K = 3, L = 4, M = 7, N = 8. In this case, the answer to the target question is L = 4Case b: J = 1, K = 3, L = 5, M = 7, N = 8. In this case, the answer to the target question is L = 5Since we cannot answer the target question with certainty, statement 2 is NOT SUFFICIENT Statements 1 and 2 combined IMPORTANT: Notice that I was able to use the same counterexamples to show that each statement ALONE is not sufficient. So, the same counterexamples will satisfy the two statements COMBINED. In other words, Case a: J = 1, K = 3, L = 4, M = 7, N = 8. In this case, the answer to the target question is L = 4Case b: J = 1, K = 3, L = 5, M = 7, N = 8. In this case, the answer to the target question is L = 5Since we cannot answer the target question with certainty, the combined statements are NOT SUFFICIENT Answer: E Cheers, Brent
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