Three friends are trying to decide how to split up a tub of ice cream. One will get exactly 2/3 of the ice cream, and the others will share the rest. How many ounces of ice cream did the friend who received the smallest amount get?
(1) The friend with the second largest amount received 1/3 of the 12 ounces of ice cream received by the friend with the largest amount.
(2) The friend with the smallest amount received 1/5 of the amount received by the friend with the second largest amount.
Can two options give Contrasting answers??
Here statement two doesnt give value consistent with One
No that cannot happen.
On the GMAT, two data sufficiency statements always provide TRUE information and these statements NEVER contradict each other or the stem.