Check GMAT Club Decision Tracker for the Latest School Decision Releases https://gmatclub.com/AppTrack

 It is currently 27 May 2017, 12:14

### GMAT Club Daily Prep

#### Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

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

Author Message
Intern
Joined: 24 Sep 2009
Posts: 5
Followers: 0

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

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

### Show Tags

13 Oct 2009, 22:42
1
KUDOS
00:00

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

33% (01:59) correct 67% (01:04) wrong based on 3 sessions

### HideShow timer Statistics

This topic is locked. If you want to discuss this question please re-post it in the respective forum.

If x and y are positive, is y>2?

1) x>2y
2) x<y+2
Manager
Joined: 12 Oct 2009
Posts: 115
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 65 [1] , given: 3

### Show Tags

13 Oct 2009, 23:50
1
KUDOS
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 )
Senior Manager
Joined: 23 Jun 2009
Posts: 361
Location: Turkey
Schools: UPenn, UMich, HKS, UCB, Chicago
Followers: 5

Kudos [?]: 132 [0], given: 80

### Show Tags

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
Manager
Joined: 12 Oct 2009
Posts: 115
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 65 [0], given: 3

### Show Tags

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

Intern
Joined: 24 Sep 2009
Posts: 5
Followers: 0

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

### Show Tags

14 Oct 2009, 09:37
Thanks for the great explanation.
Yup OA is C
Re: DS Inequality   [#permalink] 14 Oct 2009, 09:37
Display posts from previous: Sort by