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If Tim weighs 200 pounds, how much does John weigh?

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If Tim weighs 200 pounds, how much does John weigh?

(1) Tim’s weight plus Moe’s weight is equal to John’s weight.
(2) John’s weight plus Moe’s weight is equal to twice Tim’s weight.
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New post 22 Oct 2017, 09:27
T=200
S1- T+M=J
J-M=200
Insufficient.

S2- J+M=2T=400
Insufficient.

Combining, we have two equations with 2 unknowns.
Sufficient.
Answer C

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New post 23 Oct 2017, 12:46
Bunuel wrote:
If Tim weighs 200 pounds, how much does John weigh?

(1) Tim’s weight plus Moe’s weight is equal to John’s weight.
(2) John’s weight plus Moe’s weight is equal to twice Tim’s weight.


statement 1
tim+moe=john
J-M=200
statement 2
J+M=400

Answer will be C
ie: with both equation, I can solve the question.

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