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Leo can buy a certain computer for p1 dollars in State A,

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Leo can buy a certain computer for p1 dollars in State A, where the sales tax is t1 percent,
or he can buy the same computer for p2 dollars in State B, where the sales tax is t2
percent. Is the total cost of the computer greater in State A than in State B?
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(1) t1 > t2
(2) p1t1 > p2t2

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[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
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02 Apr 2012, 12:33
Can someone explain how to do this, why both stmts together are insufficient? thanks.
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Re: Leo can buy a certain computer for p1 dollars in State A, [#permalink]

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02 Apr 2012, 17:47
sagarsabnis wrote:
Leo can buy a certain computer for p1 dollars in State A, where the sales tax is t1 percent,
or he can buy the same computer for p2 dollars in State B, where the sales tax is t2
percent. Is the total cost of the computer greater in State A than in State B?
10
(1) t1 > t2
(2) p1t1 > p2t2

[Reveal] Spoiler:
E

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