Hi All,
We're asked if the sum of two integers is divisible by 10. This is a YES/NO question can be solved by TESTing VALUES.
(1) One of the integers is even.
Fact 1 tells us about just one of the numbers; we know nothing about the other number. For organizational purposes, I'll refer to the 2 numbers as X and Y.
IF....
X = 10 and Y = 0, then the answer to the question is YES.
X = 10 and Y = 5, then the answer to the question is NO.
Fact 1 is INSUFFICIENT
(2) One of the integers is a multiple of 5.
Fact 2 tells us about just one of the numbers; we know nothing about the other number. The TESTs that we used for Fact 1 also fit the information in Fact 2 (it's worth noting that 0 IS a multiple of 5).
IF....
X = 10 and Y = 0, then the answer to the question is YES.
X = 10 and Y = 5, then the answer to the question is NO.
Fact 2 is INSUFFICIENT
Combined, we know...
One of the integers is even.
One of the integers is a multiple of 5.
Since we already have two examples that fit both Facts, there's no more work to be done - the answer could be either 'YES' or 'NO.'
Combined, INSUFFICIENT
Final Answer:
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