It is currently 21 Oct 2017, 20:11

### 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 is a prime number, what is the value of x ? (1) x <

 post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics
Author Message
Intern
Joined: 10 Apr 2006
Posts: 33

Kudos [?]: 13 [0], given: 0

If x is a prime number, what is the value of x ? (1) x < [#permalink]

### Show Tags

22 Oct 2006, 12:47
00:00

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 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 is a prime number, what is the value of x ?

(1) x < 15
(2) (x - 2) is a multiple of of 5

OA is E.

Are'nt the 2 statement taken together suff.

1 and 2 should yield 7 for answer.

Where am I getting it wrong ?

Kudos [?]: 13 [0], given: 0

SVP
Joined: 01 May 2006
Posts: 1794

Kudos [?]: 167 [0], given: 0

Re: DS prime number [#permalink]

### Show Tags

22 Oct 2006, 12:51
vmalaiya wrote:
If x is a prime number, what is the value of x ?

(1) x < 15
(2) (x - 2) is a multiple of of 5

OA is E.

Are'nt the 2 statement taken together suff.

1 and 2 should yield 7 for answer.

Where am I getting it wrong ?

x=2 works as well ... x-2 = 0 is also a multiple of 5

Kudos [?]: 167 [0], given: 0

SVP
Joined: 05 Jul 2006
Posts: 1750

Kudos [?]: 432 [0], given: 49

### Show Tags

22 Oct 2006, 13:31
If x is a prime number, what is the value of x ?

(1) x < 15
(2) (x - 2) is a multiple of of 5

fro one

x belongs to { 2,3,5,7,11,13}...insuff

from two

x = 5k+2
k is odd or zero

x could = 2 or 7 17.......insuff

both together

x could be 2 or 7....insuff my answer is E

Kudos [?]: 432 [0], given: 49

Manager
Joined: 01 Feb 2006
Posts: 78

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

Location: New York

### Show Tags

22 Oct 2006, 16:59
Should we consider negatibe nos. for prime. eg. -3

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

SVP
Joined: 05 Jul 2006
Posts: 1750

Kudos [?]: 432 [0], given: 49

### Show Tags

22 Oct 2006, 17:06
GMAT SEE PRIMES AS PSOITIVE ONLY ..........SURE

Kudos [?]: 432 [0], given: 49

22 Oct 2006, 17:06
Display posts from previous: Sort by

# If x is a prime number, what is the value of x ? (1) x <

 post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics

 Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group | Emoji artwork provided by EmojiOne Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.