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but they haven't mentioned that x and y are distinct integers... that's why I chose E. In many questions I have seen in the past, the absence of the word 'distinct' is usually taken quite strictly (and if I am not wrong, those questions use 'x' and 'y' too). Can someone please explain to me why we overlooked the possibility that x and y are 1 integer. Thanks

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If x and y are integers, what is the value of x+y?

(1) 690 < x < y < 696 (2) 692 < x < y< 695

If x and y are integers, what is the value of x+y?

(1) 690 < x < y < 696 Five possible values {691,692,693,694, 695} and only two variable x and y Many combinations of these values for x and y are possible INSUFFICIENT

(2) 692 < x < y< 695 Two possible values 693,694 additionally y has to be the bigger than x since y>x (this condition also makes sure that x and y are unique) so y=694 and x =693 SUFFICIENT

ANSWER IS B
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sarathvr wrote:

but they haven't mentioned that x and y are distinct integers... that's why I chose E. In many questions I have seen in the past, the absence of the word 'distinct' is usually taken quite strictly (and if I am not wrong, those questions use 'x' and 'y' too). Can someone please explain to me why we overlooked the possibility that x and y are 1 integer. Thanks

In the question it is mentioned that 692<x<y<695 x<y it is only possible when they are distinct if they are not distinct it cannot be x<y it would be x=y.

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