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# Questions 6—12 A university library budget committee

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Questions 6—12 A university library budget committee [#permalink]

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08 May 2003, 02:53
Questions 6—12

A university library budget committee must reduce exactly
five of eight areas of expenditure—G, L, M, N, P, R, S, and
W—in accordance with the following conditions:

If both G and S are reduced, W is also reduced.
If N is reduced, neither R nor S is reduced.
If P is reduced, L is not reduced.
Of the three areas L, M, and R, exactly two are reduced.

6. Which one of the following could be a complete and
accurate list of the areas of expenditure reduced by the
committee?
(A) G, L, M, N, W
(B) G, L, M, P, W
(C) G, M, N, R, W
(D) G, M, P, R, S
(E) L, M, R, S, W

7. If W is reduced, which one of the following could be a
complete and accurate list of the four other areas of
expenditure to be reduced?
(A) G, M, P, S
(B) L, M, N, R
(C) L, M, P, S
(D) M, N, P, S
(E) M, P, R, S

8. If P is reduced, which one of the following is a pair of
areas of expenditure both of which must be reduced?
(A) G, M
(B) M, R
(C) N, R
(D) R, S
(E) S, W

9. If both L and S are reduced, which one of the
following could be a pair of areas of expenditure
both of which are reduced?
(A) G, M
(B) G, P
(C) N, R
(D) N, W
(E) P, S

10. If R is not reduced, which one of the following must be
true?
(A) G is reduced.
(B) N is not reduced.
(C) P is reduced.
(D) S is reduced.
(E) W is not reduced.

11. If both M and R are reduced, which one of the following
is a pair of areas neither of which could be reduced?
(A) G, L
(B) G, N
(C) L, N
(D) L, P
(E) P, S

12. Which one of the following areas must be reduced?
(A) G
(B) L
(C) N
(D) P
(E) W

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08 May 2003, 05:13
7. E
8. B
9. A

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13 May 2003, 16:41
6. A
7. E
8. B
9. A
10. B
11. C
12. E?

Does anyone have an easy logical way to arrive at #12?

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13 May 2003, 22:14
6. A
7. E
8. B
9. A
10. A
11. C
12. E

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02 Jun 2005, 02:46
Hi Guys
İs this question relevant to GMAT test?
if yes, I will appreciate if one can explain
Regards

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02 Jun 2005, 04:40
Soykan wrote:
Hi Guys
İs this question relevant to GMAT test?
if yes, I will appreciate if one can explain
Regards

I'm not sure, this is the first time I've tried such a question. But it's pretty interesting and challenging. But I'll give it a shot later on, right now I have a splitting headache.

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