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Jason can drive from his home to his office by one of two possible routes. If he must also return by one of these routes, what is the distance of the shorter route?

(1) The shorter route is 10 miles less than the longer route.
(2) When he drives both ways, from his home to his office and back by the shorter route, he drives a total of 54 miles.
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Bunuel wrote:
Jason can drive from his home to his office by one of two possible routes. If he must also return by one of these routes, what is the distance of the shorter route?

(1) The shorter route is 10 miles less than the longer route.
(2) When he drives both ways, from his home to his office and back by the shorter route, he drives a total of 54 miles.



(1) L-S= 10
insuff

(2) 2S =54
s=27
suff



Ans B

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rohit8865 wrote:
Bunuel wrote:
Jason can drive from his home to his office by one of two possible routes. If he must also return by one of these routes, what is the distance of the shorter route?

(1) The shorter route is 10 miles less than the longer route.
(2) When he drives both ways, from his home to his office and back by the shorter route, he drives a total of 54 miles.



(1) L-S= 10
insuff

(2) L+S =54
insuff

combining both
L= 32
s=22

suff

Ans C



Read carefully Bro
answer is B
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New post 26 Apr 2017, 22:04
Bunuel wrote:
Jason can drive from his home to his office by one of two possible routes. If he must also return by one of these routes, what is the distance of the shorter route?

(1) The shorter route is 10 miles less than the longer route.
(2) When he drives both ways, from his home to his office and back by the shorter route, he drives a total of 54 miles.


Easy one...

Let the points be A(home) and B(office) and L and S be the larger and shorter distance respectively.

Stat 1: S = L -10 ...we don't have any info about S and L...Not sufficient.

Stat 2: 2S = 54 => S = 27..Sufficient.

Option B.
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varundixitmro2512 wrote:
rohit8865 wrote:
Bunuel wrote:
Jason can drive from his home to his office by one of two possible routes. If he must also return by one of these routes, what is the distance of the shorter route?

(1) The shorter route is 10 miles less than the longer route.
(2) When he drives both ways, from his home to his office and back by the shorter route, he drives a total of 54 miles.



(1) L-S= 10
insuff

(2) L+S =54
insuff

combining both
L= 32
s=22

suff

Ans C



Read carefully Bro
answer is B


Edited bro!!!

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