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Is x = 0? (1) x^2 y = x^3 y (2) x^2 / y = x^3 y

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Is x = 0?

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Is x = 0?

(1) x^2 y = x^3 y
(2) x^2 / y = x^3 y


Statement 1 is simply statement crossed multiplied; statement 2 gives us the possibility of 1 for X but also the possibility of 0 since y is constant. Therefore, because statement 2 is statement 1 and statement 2 is insufficient statement is insufficient.

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