It is currently 17 Oct 2017, 04:53

### 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

# One set S contains all negative numbers, factors of 16 and another set

Author Message
Manager
Joined: 10 Nov 2010
Posts: 158

Kudos [?]: 334 [0], given: 6

One set S contains all negative numbers, factors of 16 and another set [#permalink]

### Show Tags

06 Jan 2011, 19:26
00:00

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 1 sessions

### HideShow timer Statistics

I don't have the options but want to know the answer

One set S contains all negative numbers, factors of 16 and another set T contains all negative numbers,factors of 8.A number x is chosen from set S and another number y is from set T.What is the least possible value of x-y?

Kudos [?]: 334 [0], given: 6

Retired Moderator
Joined: 02 Sep 2010
Posts: 793

Kudos [?]: 1184 [1], given: 25

Location: London
Re: One set S contains all negative numbers, factors of 16 and another set [#permalink]

### Show Tags

07 Jan 2011, 00:03
1
KUDOS
vjsharma25 wrote:
I don't have the options but want to know the answer

One set S contains all negative numbers, factors of 16 and another set T contains all negative numbers,factors of 8.A number x is chosen from set S and another number y is from set T.What is the least possible value of x-y?

To minimize x-y, we need to minimize x and maximize y

Minimum x we can choose is -16
Maximum y we can choose is -1

So minimum x-y is -15
_________________

Kudos [?]: 1184 [1], given: 25

Re: One set S contains all negative numbers, factors of 16 and another set   [#permalink] 07 Jan 2011, 00:03
Display posts from previous: Sort by