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If Xavier and Zara together have 13 pencils, what is the ratio of the

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If Xavier and Zara together have 13 pencils, what is the ratio of the number of Xavier's pencils to Zara's pencils?

(1) The product of the number of pencils Xavier and Zara have is 40.
(2) Zara has more than 6 pencils.

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Re: If Xavier and Zara together have 13 pencils, what is the ratio of the [#permalink]

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New post 03 Jan 2018, 21:20
Statement 1. XZ = 40
So from Ques we have X + Z = 13
It can be 8/5 or 5/8.. so insufficient

Statement 2 : Zara has more than 6
It's can be z = 7 and X = 6
Z= 8, X =5

Together we know that z = 8(more than 6) and X = 5

So 5/8. Sufficient


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