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If r and t are threedigit positive integers, is r greater than t ? (1) The tens digit of r is greater than each of the three digits of t . (2) The tens digit of r is less than either of the other two digits of r .
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Visualise the number in this way: r = xyz t = ktm
1  y>k nothing said about x. insuff 2  y<x nothing said about k 1&2 k<y<x > k<x > r>t sufficient



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Why is C correct? Why are we taking "either of the other two digits" as each of the other two digits?
Doesn't either of the two means either y<x or y<z( for r=xyz), and not y<x and y<z?



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If R = 100a + 10b + c, and T = 100d + 10e + f, then From the 1st statement it follows that b>d, b>e, and b>f, however a and c are not given  NS From the 2nd statement: a > b, and c > b, hence a > d, e, f and c > d, e, f but b is not given  NS From both statements: 100a+10b+c > 100d + 10e + f



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Use nos
Statement 1 let Digit r=x9y and digit t=888 so X could be 9 or 7 or some other no hence not sufficient Statement 2 10's digit is less than either of the 2 digits of R eg 656 or 746 hence not sufficient
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eg r=898 and t=888 hence r>t and both statements together are sufficient.



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I have a question:
If both r and t are 3digits numbers, it means that they are >= 100 (at least 100). So, if the tens digit of r is greater than each of t's digits, that means that the tens digit of r is at least 2 (since the smallest 3digit number is 100). If this case, r is at least 12X and t is at least 100. So why isn't statement 1 sufficient?



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Mike2805 wrote: I have a question:
If both r and t are 3digits numbers, it means that they are >= 100 (at least 100). So, if the tens digit of r is greater than each of t's digits, that means that the tens digit of r is at least 2 (since the smallest 3digit number is 100). If this case, r is at least 12X and t is at least 100. So why isn't statement 1 sufficient? hi.. the statement should give yes clear answer to is r>t? lets see.. t = 345, r can be 786 so r>t t=345, r can be 286 now r<t so different answers possible insyff
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AbdurRakib wrote: If r and t are threedigit positive integers, is r greater than t ?
(1) The tens digit of r is greater than each of the three digits of t .
(2) The tens digit of r is less than either of the other two digits of r . We are given that r and t are threedigit positive integers and need to determine whether r is greater than t. Statement One Alone: The tens digit of r is greater than each of the three digits of t. Statement one alone is not sufficient to answer the question. For example, if r = 190 and t = 180, then r is greater than t; however, if r = 190 and t = 210, then r is less than t. Statement Two Alone: The tens digit of r is less than either of the other two digits of r. Since we know nothing about t, statement two alone is not sufficient to answer the question. Statements One and Two Together: Using statements one and two, we see that the tens digit of r is greater than each of the three digits of t and that the tens digit of r is less than either of the other two digits of r. Thus, we can say that all digits of r must be greater than all digits of t, so we can say that r is greater than t. Answer: C
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Hi All, We're told that R and T are both threedigit positive integers. We're asked if R is greater than T. This is a YES/NO question. We can solve it by TESTing VALUES. 1) The TENS digit of R is greater than each of the three digits of T. IF.... R = 191 and T = 111, then the answer to the question is YES. R = 191 and T = 888, then the answer to the question is NO. Fact 1 is INSUFFICIENT 2) The TENS digit of R is less than either of the other two digits of R. Fact 2 tells us NOTHING about the value of T, so there's no way to determine whether R is greater than T or not. Fact 2 is INSUFFICIENT Combined, we know: The TENS digit of R is greater than each of the three digits of T. The TENS digit of R is less than either of the other two digits of R. With Fact 1, we know that the TENS digit of R is greater than all 3 digits in T, but we had no way to compare the HUNDREDS digits of R and T (so we didn't know which number was bigger). With the information in Fact 2 though, we know that the TENS digit of R is LESS than the HUNDREDS digit of R. Thus, we can create the following inequality: (Hundreds digit of R) > (Tens digit of R) > (ANY digit in T) eg. R = 870 and T = 512 Since the HUNDREDS digit of R is greater than EACH digit in T (including the HUNDREDS digit of T), R will ALWAYS be greater than T. Combined, SUFFICIENT Final Answer: GMAT assassins aren't born, they're made, Rich
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