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If R = 8x/3y and y ≠ 0, what is the value of R? (1) x = 2/3 (2) x = 2

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If R = 8x/3y and y ≠ 0, what is the value of R?

(1) x = 2/3
(2) x = 2y


Stmt 1:x=2/3
Subsituting will not remove y,so R is not a singular value.
Insuff

Stmt 2:Substitute:
R=8*2y/3y ....>R=16/3 ...singular value
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Bunuel wrote:
If R = 8x/3y and y ≠ 0, what is the value of R?

(1) x = 2/3
(2) x = 2y



R = 8x/3y

Statement 1: x = 2/3. but we don't know about y. NOT sufficient.

Statement 2: x = 2y.

R = 8x/3y

R = 8*2y/3y

R = 16/3.

Thus, B is the correct answer.
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