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1) Quantity A: The average (Arithmetic mean) of x, y, z
Quantity B: The average (arithmetic mean) of 0.5x, 0.5y, 0.5z

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My understanding was Quantity B is 0.5 of Quantity A. So Quantity A is bigger.
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RomeoPenheiro wrote:
My understanding was Quantity B is 0.5 of Quantity A. So Quantity A is bigger.
Depends on whether you're allowed 0 and negative values for the quantities. If there is no restriction, then (for example, if x, y, and z are all negative or all zero)

\((x+y+z)\leq\frac{x + y + z}{2}\)
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New post 28 Aug 2018, 23:29
I see it now AjiteshArun. Thanks so much!
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RomeoPenheiro wrote:
1) Quantity A: The average (Arithmetic mean) of x, y, z
Quantity B: The average (arithmetic mean) of 0.5x, 0.5y, 0.5z



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RomeoPenheiro wrote:
1) Quantity A: The average (Arithmetic mean) of x, y, z
Quantity B: The average (arithmetic mean) of 0.5x, 0.5y, 0.5z



Hi RomeoPenheiro,

You may get more responses to your queries if you post them in appropriate forums.

Here is the link : https://gmatclub.com/forum/forum7/
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