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 Your Progress

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

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Thank you for using the timer!
We noticed you are actually not timing your practice. Click the START button first next time you use the timer.
There are many benefits to timing your practice, including:

If (y+3)(y-1) (y-2)(y-1) = r(y-1), what is the value of y?
[#permalink]

Show Tags

01 Oct 2008, 01:41

If (y+3)(y-1) – (y-2)(y-1) = r(y-1), what is the value of y? (1) r^2 = 25 (2) r = 5

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

This is not a quality discussion. It has been retired.

If you would like to discuss this question please re-post it in the respective forum. Thank you!

To review the GMAT Club's Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow these links: Quantitative | Verbal Please note - we may remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines. Thank you.

solution of (y-1)(r-5) = 0 is either y = 1 OR r = 5

I - r = 5 or -5. for r = 5, y could be any number. for r = -5, y = 1. Insufficient II - r = 5. y could be any number I and II - r = 5, y could be any number

We already know this from the question and the options are not providing any additional information. So E

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

This is not a quality discussion. It has been retired.

If you would like to discuss this question please re-post it in the respective forum. Thank you!

To review the GMAT Club's Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow these links: Quantitative | Verbal Please note - we may remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines. Thank you.

gmatclubot

Re: GMAT SET 16 - 1 &nbs
[#permalink]
16 May 2011, 03:18