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# Is p=6? (2) p^2 = 6p (2) p = even

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Updated on: 17 Nov 2017, 07:54
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Is p=6?

(2) p^2 = 6p
(2) p = even

Originally posted by talismaaniac on 17 Nov 2017, 07:35.
Last edited by Bunuel on 17 Nov 2017, 07:54, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Is p=6? (2) p^2 = 6p (2) p = even  [#permalink]

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17 Nov 2017, 07:54
Is p=6?

(1) p^2 = 6p
p^2 - 6p = 0
p(p - 6) = 0
p = 0 or p = 6.
Not sufficient.

(2) p = even. Not sufficient.

(1)+(2) Both possible value of p from (1) are even, hence p still could be 0 as well as 6. Not sufficient.

Answer: E.
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Re: Is p=6? (2) p^2 = 6p (2) p = even  [#permalink]

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17 Nov 2017, 08:00
talismaaniac wrote:
Is p=6?

(2) p^2 = 6p
(2) p = even

1) $$p^2$$ - 6p = 0
=> p(p-6) = 0
=> p = 0,6

Insufficient.

2) p = even

Insufficient.

1+2)

p = even & p = 0,6
Insufficient.

E is the answer
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Re: Is p=6? (2) p^2 = 6p (2) p = even  [#permalink]

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27 Oct 2018, 22:47
A p2p2 - 6p = 0
=> p(p-6) = 0
=> p = 0,6

Insufficient.

B p = even

Insufficient.

A+B

p = even & p = 0,6
Insufficient.

E is the answer
Re: Is p=6? (2) p^2 = 6p (2) p = even   [#permalink] 27 Oct 2018, 22:47
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