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Merco has been in business longer than Nolen. Inc, Olean

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Merco has been in business longer than Nolen. Inc, Olean Industries was founded years before the Potter Company, and the Potter Company was started years after the Quarles Corporation. Nolen, Inc., and the Quarles Corporation were founded in the same year.

If the information above is true, which of the following must also be true?
(A) Olean Industries has been in business for more years than Merco.
(B) Olean Industries has been in business for more years than the Quarles Corporation.
(C) Nolen, Inc., has not been in business for as many years as Olean Industries.
(D) Merco has been in business for more years than the Potter Company.
(E) Nolen, Inc., has not been in business for as many years as the Potter Company.

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I get D.

If Merco is older than Nolen, and Nolen was founded in the same year as Quarles, and Quarles is older than Potter, then it follows that Merco is older than Potter.

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(D) Merco has been in business for more years than the Potter Company.

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New post 05 Sep 2005, 17:50
Got D as well

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OA is D.

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