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The question does not provide any information about how much money the kid has. So obviously you need both statements to answer the question. Ans is C.

OMG.......You are absolutely right.....Don't know what am I doing........

hgp2k wrote:

The question does not provide any information about how much money the kid has. So obviously you need both statements to answer the question. Ans is C.

If Johnny wants to buy some candy with nickels ($0.05 coins) and quarters ($0.25 coins) that his mother gave him, how many quarters does he have?

The total value of Johnny's coins is 85 cents. Johnny has more quarters than nickels in his pocket. (C) 2008 GMAT Club - m04#22

Statement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but Statement (2) ALONE is not sufficient Statement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but Statement (1) ALONE is not sufficient BOTH statements TOGETHER are sufficient, but NEITHER statement ALONE is sufficient EACH statement ALONE is sufficient Statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are NOT sufficient

If Johnny wants to buy some candy with nickels ($0.05 coins) and quarters ($0.25 coins) that his mother gave him, how many quarters does he have?

The total value of Johnny's coins is 85 cents. Johnny has more quarters than nickels in his pocket. (C) 2008 GMAT Club - m04#22

Statement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but Statement (2) ALONE is not sufficient Statement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but Statement (1) ALONE is not sufficient BOTH statements TOGETHER are sufficient, but NEITHER statement ALONE is sufficient EACH statement ALONE is sufficient Statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are NOT sufficient

If Johnny wants to buy some candy with nickels ($0.05 coins) and quarters ($0.25 coins) that his mother gave him, how many quarters does he have?

The total value of Johnny's coins is 85 cents. Johnny has more quarters than nickels in his pocket. (C) 2008 GMAT Club - m04#22

Statement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but Statement (2) ALONE is not sufficient Statement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but Statement (1) ALONE is not sufficient BOTH statements TOGETHER are sufficient, but NEITHER statement ALONE is sufficient EACH statement ALONE is sufficient Statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are NOT sufficient

If Johnny wants to buy some candy with nickels ($0.05 coins) and quarters ($0.25 coins) that his mother gave him, how many quarters does he have?

The total value of Johnny's coins is 85 cents. Johnny has more quarters than nickels in his pocket. (C) 2008 GMAT Club - m04#22

Statement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but Statement (2) ALONE is not sufficient Statement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but Statement (1) ALONE is not sufficient BOTH statements TOGETHER are sufficient, but NEITHER statement ALONE is sufficient EACH statement ALONE is sufficient Statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are NOT sufficient

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26 Sep 2016, 23:03

Generally if problem is dealing with positive numbers i.e amounts, dollars if one denomination is a multiple of another denominations, multiple solutions are possible.

here 0.05 is a multiple of .25 hence first statement alone is not sufficient to solve the problem statement 2 states the one denomination is greater than the other, hence both together are required Option C

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