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16 Sep 2014, 01:11
Official Solution: If \(a\), \(b\), and \(c\) are consecutive integers, which of the following can be true? I. \(abc\) is divisible by 6 II. \(a + c  b\) is odd III. \(\frac{c}{a} \gt b\) A. I only B. I and II only C. I and III only D. II and III only E. I, II, and III All the three scenarios are possible. Consider \(a = 8\), \(b = 7\), \(c = 6\). Note that the question asks "what 'can' be true" rather than "what 'must' be true". Answer: E
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10 Sep 2016, 16:19
Can be true and Must be true makes all the difference here.



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29 Mar 2017, 13:19
I should have looked at it more closely.....shouldnt be missing these type of problems because of language.



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Hi,
Can't we take 1, 0 & +1 > the answers in this case might be different ?
Also, if you could explain the difference b/w "must be true" & "can be true", I think i am missing a point here.
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