Bunuel wrote:

If m/n = 7/4, what is the value of m + n ?

(1) n < 0

(2) 3m + 7n = 7

If m/n is positive, then m and n are both positive or both negative. If, as Statement 1 tells us, n is negative, then m must also be negative. But in that case, 3m + 7n would be negative, so could not equal 7, so Statement 2 could not be true. So unless I'm missing something (a bit early in the morning for me!

) the statements seem to be inconsistent. I wonder if perhaps a negative sign is missing somewhere?

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