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If x and y are positive, is y>2? 1) x>2y 2) x<y+2

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Kudos [?]: 1 [1], given: 2

If x and y are positive, is y>2? 1) x>2y 2) x<y+2 [#permalink]

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13 Oct 2009, 22:42
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If x and y are positive, is y>2?

1) x>2y
2) x<y+2

Kudos [?]: 1 [1], given: 2

Manager
Joined: 12 Oct 2009
Posts: 114

Kudos [?]: 68 [1], given: 3

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13 Oct 2009, 23:50
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Pajs14 wrote:
If x and y are positive, is y>2?

1) x>2y
2) x<y+2

for option A we can get y as <3/2 and >5/2 for x = 3 and 5 respectively hence insuf
for option B we can get y as both <2 or >2 hence insuf

even together they dont suffice
so I will go with E (is it correct )

Kudos [?]: 68 [1], given: 3

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Kudos [?]: 134 [0], given: 80

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14 Oct 2009, 04:54
1 and 2 are insuff as asterix says.

Together suff.
x>2y and x<y+2
2y<x<y+2
2y<y+2
y<2

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Manager
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14 Oct 2009, 05:04
maliyeci wrote:
1 and 2 are insuff as asterix says.

Together suff.
x>2y and x<y+2
2y<x<y+2
2y<y+2
y<2

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Intern
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Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 2

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14 Oct 2009, 09:37
Thanks for the great explanation.
Yup OA is C

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Re: DS Inequality   [#permalink] 14 Oct 2009, 09:37
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