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Re: If y is greater than 110 percent of x, is y greater than 75 [#permalink]

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23 May 2014, 11:47

If y is greater than 110 percent of x, is y greater than 75 ?

Looking at options (1). x> 75 As y >1.1 x --> y >75. Sufficient

(2). y -x =10 As y >1.1 x --> x = y/1.1 - d where d >0 So, (2) --> y - y/1.1 + d = y/11 + d = 10 --> y = 110 - 11d So, y > 75 will depend on the value of d; Not sufficient Press kudos if it helped.

The question says y>1.1 x (here we don't know the sign of x and y) . Now I'd like to discuss statement II here

II says y - x = 10 And if I re frame my stem its given that y > 1.1 x or y > x + 0.1 x or y - x > 0.1x Now y - x = 10 from statement 2 10 > 0.1x 10 > x/10 x < 100 This means y <110

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Re: If y is greater than 110 percent of x, is y greater than 75 [#permalink]

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30 Aug 2017, 20:34

Bunuel wrote:

SOLUTION

If y is greater than 110 percent of x, is y greater than 75 ?

Given: \(y>1.1x\). Question: is \(y>75\)? Or is \(x\geq{\frac{75}{1.1}}\)

(1) x > 75. Sufficient.

(2) y - x = 10. Not sufficient as shown above.

Answer: A.

Hi Bunuel,

Can you pls point out the flaw in my reasoning. Given that y>1.1x As a limiting case, suppose y=1.1x So, if y-x=10 0.1x=10 x=100 y>1.1x -> y>110 Isn't it suff??

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