Check GMAT Club Decision Tracker for the Latest School Decision Releases https://gmatclub.com/AppTrack

 It is currently 26 May 2017, 22:20

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

On the number line, the distance between x and y is greater

Author Message
Manager
Joined: 26 Dec 2007
Posts: 70
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 23 [0], given: 0

On the number line, the distance between x and y is greater [#permalink]

Show Tags

06 Jan 2008, 17:49
00:00

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions

HideShow timer Statistics

This topic is locked. If you want to discuss this question please re-post it in the respective forum.

On the number line, the distance between x and y is greater than the distance between x and z. Does z lie between x and y on the number line?

1) xyz < 0
2) xy < 0
Director
Joined: 08 Jun 2007
Posts: 578
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 98 [0], given: 0

Re: DS- Number Line - GMATprep Test [#permalink]

Show Tags

06 Jan 2008, 18:36
bsjames2 wrote:
On the number line, the distance between x and y is greater than the distance between x and z. Does z lie between x and y on the number line?

1) xyz < 0
2) xy < 0

I think its E

1 - doesnt prove anything

2.- either x or y is negative or on the left side of 0 . Again no info.

Combining

if 2 is true then z is positive to make xyz < 0

with that we still have 2 scenarios.

Assume x is positive, then y is negative and z is positive

---------------------y-------0---------x-------------(z)
z cant lie between x and y -

Assume x is negative, then y is positive and z is positive

---------------x-------0------(z)----y-------------
z can lie between x and y

So still we have 2 options.
Re: DS- Number Line - GMATprep Test   [#permalink] 06 Jan 2008, 18:36
Display posts from previous: Sort by