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Is r > s ? (1) -r + s < 0 (2) r < |s|

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Is r > s ?

(1) -r + s < 0
(2) r < |s|

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is my interpretation of statement 2 wrong?
|s|>r. so, s<-r or s>r

if s>r. r is not greater than s so sufficient
if s<-r, means r<-s. if r is less than -s it cannot be greater than s so sufficient.
Answer should be D. Please explain
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Is r > s ?

(1) -r + s < 0
(2) r < | s |

OA.A
is my interpretation of statement 2 wrong?
|s|>r. so, s<-r or s>r

if s>r. r is not greater than s so sufficient
if s<-r, means r<-s. if r is less than -s it cannot be greater than s so sufficient.
Answer should be D. Please explain


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