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People with serious financial problems are so worried about money that they cannot be happy. Their misery makes everyone close to them—family, friends, colleagues—unhappy as well. Only if their financial problems are solved can they and those around them be happy.

Which one of the following statements can be properly inferred from the passage?

(A) Only serious problems make people unhappy.
(B) People who solve their serious financial problems will be happy.
(C) People who do not have serious financial problems will be happy.
(D) If people are unhappy, they have serious financial problems.
(E) If people are happy, they do not have serious financial problems.
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13 Sep 2009, 03:00
IMO C
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13 Sep 2009, 20:55
Can u pls explain why C?
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15 Sep 2009, 18:01
talk2pk wrote:
Can u pls explain why C?

"B" for me.
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16 Sep 2009, 01:55
Between B and C.
I go for B because people without financial problems are not discussed at all so anything said about them will be an assumption.
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I would go with E.

Premise 1:
People with serious financial problem -----> People Not Happy

Premise 2:
People and those around them happy ------> Financial problems solved

E is same as premise 1

People Happy ------> People don't have serious financial problems.

I am not sure if this kind of reasoning appears in GMAT.
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16 Sep 2009, 17:26
E...as if one has serious financial problems, they can't be happy, so if they are happy they dont have serious financial problems.
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16 Sep 2009, 17:28
can't be B or C as the original sentence says if they have financial problems, and they solve it, they can be happy, but not necessarily..."will be" sounds too definite..
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16 Sep 2009, 18:10
getmba wrote:
I would go with E.

Premise 1:
People with serious financial problem -----> People Not Happy

Premise 2:
People and those around them happy ------> Financial problems solved

E is same as premise 1

People Happy ------> People don't have serious financial problems.

I am not sure if this kind of reasoning appears in GMAT.

Agree, nicely explained. +1 from me.
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17 Sep 2009, 20:09
OA please ? I like B
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18 Sep 2009, 02:51
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People with serious financial problems are so worried about money that they cannot be happy. Their misery makes everyone close to them—family, friends, colleagues—unhappy as well. Only if their financial problems are solved can they and those around them be happy.
Which one of the following statements can be properly inferred from the passage?
(A) Only serious problems make people unhappy.
(B) People who solve their serious financial problems will be happy.
(C) People who do not have serious financial problems will be happy.
(D) If people are unhappy, they have serious financial problems.
(E) If people are happy, they do not have serious financial problems.

So that I choose B
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18 Sep 2009, 08:54
C for me.
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18 Sep 2009, 23:41
getmba wrote:
I would go with E.

Premise 1:
People with serious financial problem -----> People Not Happy

Premise 2:
People and those around them happy ------> Financial problems solved

E is same as premise 1

People Happy ------> People don't have serious financial problems.

I am not sure if this kind of reasoning appears in GMAT.

I completely agree with your explanation. Nicely done. +1
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26 Sep 2009, 04:05
C IMO.
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29 Sep 2009, 00:06
I will go with E, what is OA?
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12 Mar 2012, 22:08
OA is E

But can someone help in negating B?
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People with serious financial problems are so worried about money that they cannot be happy. Their misery makes everyone close to them—family, friends, colleagues—unhappy as well. Only if their financial problems are solved can they and those around them be happy.
Which one of the following statements can be properly inferred from the passage?

(B) People who solve their serious financial problems will be happy.
(E) If people are happy, they do not have serious financial problems.

e is the best here
let me try to explain situation with B,
if you go through the part in bold you can see never in the argument it has been mentioned " X is happy if he solves his problem"
its only mentioned that their problems are solved not that they solve their problem I prefer to say its shell game types answer.
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People with serious financial problems are so worried about money that they cannot be happy. Their misery makes everyone close to them—family, friends, colleagues—unhappy as well. Only if their financial problems are solved can they and those around them be happy.
Which one of the following statements can be properly inferred from the passage?
(A) Only serious problems make people unhappy.
(B) People who solve their serious financial problems will be happy.
(C) People who do not have serious financial problems will be happy.
(D) If people are unhappy, they have serious financial problems.
(E) If people are happy, they do not have serious financial problems.

pls explain ur answers.

sol: B is a bloody trap answer

sentence 1> FP-> !happy
sentence 3> Happy->!FP

search for answer which represents any one of the above.

only E restates the sentence 3

B says !FP-> Happy (reverse of what sentence 3 states)
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16 Nov 2014, 03:59
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talk2pk wrote:
People with serious financial problems are so worried about money that they cannot be happy. Their misery makes everyone close to them—family, friends, colleagues—unhappy as well. Only if their financial problems are solved can they and those around them be happy.
Which one of the following statements can be properly inferred from the passage?
(A) Only serious problems make people unhappy.
(B) People who solve their serious financial problems will be happy.
(C) People who do not have serious financial problems will be happy.
(D) If people are unhappy, they have serious financial problems.
(E) If people are happy, they do not have serious financial problems.

pls explain ur answers.

sol: B is a bloody trap answer

sentence 1> FP-> !happy
sentence 3> Happy->!FP

search for answer which represents any one of the above.

only E restates the sentence 3

B says !FP-> Happy (reverse of what sentence 3 states)

E states " Financial problem is the only problem in world and if its not there people are happy" , But B is derived from the Set of statements given in the question. I'm unable to understand why B is wrong

Inference -> Given information true means what else can be true. It has to be dervied from the given set of statements. 'B' Satisfies everything.

Can anybody help me if i am wrong in the way i am seeing things here???
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16 Nov 2014, 07:40
Question says : financial problems solved--> happy

A out of scope
B solve their financial problem --> happy
C don't solve --> unhappy
D unhappy --> have serious problem
E happy --> no financial problem

So I guess B is more close to question conclusion.

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