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# In the figure above, the number of grams of cereal in box Y is greater

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In the figure above, the number of grams of cereal in box Y is greater than the number of grams in box X, and less than the number of grams in box Z. If box Z contains 500 grams, each of the following could be the total number of grams of cereals in the three boxes except

(A) 900
(B) 1,000
(C) 1,200
(D) 1,350
(E) 1,500

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07 Dec 2017, 06:16
Consider option E, sum : (x+y+z) = 1500 => x+y=1000
But this is not possible as x and y are both less than 500.
Option E
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