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The total number of printers and computers at a certain company is 36.

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Bunuel wrote:
The total number of printers and computers at a certain company is 36. How many printers does the company have?

(1) The ratio of the number of the company's printers to the number of its computers is 5 to 7.

(2) The company has 6 more computers than printers.


Answer equals to A

Statement 1 calculate the common factor 5x+7x=36, x=3, then calculate printer 15.

Statement 2 can't able to calculate printer.
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Bunuel wrote:
The total number of printers and computers at a certain company is 36. How many printers does the company have?

(1) The ratio of the number of the company's printers to the number of its computers is 5 to 7.

(2) The company has 6 more computers than printers.


Answer equals to A

Statement 2 can't able to calculate printer.


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ANS would be D..

P+C=36

Statement I gives us the ratio of two so suff
P/C=5/7....P=5C/7..
Substitute in Original to get answers
5C/7 + C=36
12C=36*7.....C=21 and P=15
Suff

Statement II
C=P+6
Again substitute in Original
P+6+P=36.....P=15 and C=21
Suff

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Adityagmatclub wrote:
Bunuel wrote:
The total number of printers and computers at a certain company is 36. How many printers does the company have?

(1) The ratio of the number of the company's printers to the number of its computers is 5 to 7.

(2) The company has 6 more computers than printers.


Answer equals to A

Statement 1 calculate the common factor 5x+7x=36, x=3, then calculate printer 15.

Statement 2 can't able to calculate printer.

Answer will be D.
Statement 1 leads toa solutions.
Statement 2 also leads to a solution.


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Let say, P+C =36

1) P/C =5/7 => P=5C/7 , Substituting we can get the value of P & C, SUFFICIENT

2) C=P+6 , Substituting we can get the value of P&C, SUFFICENT

Correct Answer - D
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