It is currently 20 Oct 2017, 05:58

### GMAT Club Daily Prep

#### Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# If p, q and r are positive even integers and 2<p<q<r

Author Message
TAGS:

### Hide Tags

Intern
Joined: 18 Apr 2017
Posts: 6

Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 42

Location: Brazil
WE: Corporate Finance (Energy and Utilities)
If p, q and r are positive even integers and 2<p<q<r [#permalink]

### Show Tags

27 Aug 2017, 10:55
00:00

Difficulty:

25% (medium)

Question Stats:

73% (00:34) correct 27% (00:46) wrong based on 26 sessions

### HideShow timer Statistics

If p, q and r are positive even integers and 2<p<q<r, what is the value of r?

(1) r < 10
(2) p < 6
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 42

BSchool Forum Moderator
Joined: 26 Feb 2016
Posts: 1463

Kudos [?]: 595 [1], given: 16

Location: India
WE: Sales (Retail)
Re: If p, q and r are positive even integers and 2<p<q<r [#permalink]

### Show Tags

27 Aug 2017, 11:13
1
KUDOS
If p, q and r are positive even integers such that 2<p<q<r,
we need to find the value of r.

1. r < 10
The minimum value that p could be is 4, q can be 6 and r can be 8
Therefore, this is the only possibility and r=8 (Sufficient)
2. p < 6
Just knowing that the value of p must be less than 6,
we can only ascertain the value of p to be 4.
q and r can be any value and we cannot clearly tell what the
value of r can be. (Insufficient) (Option A)
_________________

Stay hungry, Stay foolish

Kudos [?]: 595 [1], given: 16

Manager
Joined: 19 Jul 2017
Posts: 86

Kudos [?]: 10 [0], given: 85

Location: India
Concentration: General Management, Strategy
GPA: 3.5
Re: If p, q and r are positive even integers and 2[#permalink]

### Show Tags

27 Aug 2017, 11:17
Statement 1 explicitly giving the value of all the three possible even integers between 2 and 10

Statement 2 gives p value 4. But q and r can have multiple values. Hence insufficient.

Option A

Kudos [?]: 10 [0], given: 85

Director
Joined: 04 Dec 2015
Posts: 696

Kudos [?]: 302 [0], given: 261

Location: India
Concentration: Technology, Strategy
Schools: ISB '19, IIMA , IIMB, XLRI
WE: Information Technology (Consulting)
Re: If p, q and r are positive even integers and 2<p<q<r [#permalink]

### Show Tags

28 Aug 2017, 18:12
robertops wrote:
If p, q and r are positive even integers and 2<p<q<r, what is the value of r?

(1) r < 10
(2) p < 6

$$2<p<q<r$$

Given $$p$$, $$q$$ and $$r$$ are positive even integers.

(1) $$r < 10$$

Only even positive integers between $$2$$ and $$10$$ are $$4,6$$ and $$8$$.

Hence values of $$p$$, $$q$$ and $$r$$ respectively $$= 4,6$$ and $$8$$

Therefore $$r = 8$$

Hence I is Sufficient.

(2) $$p < 6$$

Given $$p$$ is less than $$6$$, hence $$p$$ can have value of $$4$$. $$q$$ and $$r$$ can have any even positive integer values. We cannot find value of $$r$$.

Hence II is Not Sufficient.

Kudos [?]: 302 [0], given: 261

Re: If p, q and r are positive even integers and 2<p<q<r   [#permalink] 28 Aug 2017, 18:12
Display posts from previous: Sort by