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# If x and y are postive integers, which of the following canNOT be the

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26 Aug 2017, 11:22
If X and Y are +ve integers, which off the following canNOT be the HCF of 35x and 20y-
A. 5
B.5(x-y)
C.20x
D.20y
E.35x

Fond this question on MGMAT test 1 and couldn't really understand their reasoning. Any help is appreciated

Thanks

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26 Aug 2017, 11:57

This question has already been discussed here:
https://gmatclub.com/forum/if-x-and-y-a ... 74924.html
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28 Aug 2017, 06:08
Anamil wrote:
If X and Y are +ve integers, which off the following canNOT be the HCF of 35x and 20y-
A. 5
B.5(x-y)
C.20x
D.20y
E.35x

Fond this question on MGMAT test 1 and couldn't really understand their reasoning. Any help is appreciated

Thanks

--== Message from the GMAT Club Team ==--

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This discussion does not meet community quality standards. It has been retired.

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