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# If x and y are positive, is 3x > 7y? (1) x > y + 4 (2)

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If x and y are positive, is 3x > 7y?
(1) x > y + 4
(2) -5x < -14y

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16 Aug 2004, 22:21
B.

Provided is X > 2 1/3 Y

1) tells us that X > 4 + Y, this is insufficient
consider x = 5, y = 1 and x = 100, y = 96.

2) tells us X > 2 4/5 Y

If 2) is true, then we can definitively answer the question.

B.

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17 Aug 2004, 09:01
SigEpUCI, I can figure out.

thanks.

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