It is currently 19 Nov 2017, 09:44

### 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

# Two integer x,y, is x-y<0? (1) x+y >0 (2) IxI - IyI

Author Message
Intern
Joined: 31 May 2003
Posts: 21

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

Two integer x,y, is x-y<0? (1) x+y >0 (2) IxI - IyI [#permalink]

### Show Tags

21 Aug 2003, 09:17
This topic is locked. If you want to discuss this question please re-post it in the respective forum.

Two integer x,y, is x-y<0?

(1) x+y >0 (2) IxI - IyI < Ix-yI

---IxI means the absolute value of x.

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

Manager
Joined: 10 Jun 2003
Posts: 209

Kudos [?]: 7 [0], given: 0

Location: Maryland

### Show Tags

21 Aug 2003, 09:40
I think E

Question is basically asking is X<Y?

(A) says X+Y>0 which could be anything not suff
(B) At this point I started plugging in numbers.
If they are both positive, then X<Y. If they are both negative, then X>Y not suff

Now combine.

Try X=-3, Y=5. This meets criteria for both A and B, and X<Y. Now try X=5, Y=-3. This works fine as well for both A and B, but X>Y

Thus, E

This took me about 3 mins, and I am still not 100% confident of my answer. I felt myself holding a lot of information in my head for this one, which I hate to do.

Kudos [?]: 7 [0], given: 0

E   [#permalink] 21 Aug 2003, 09:40
Display posts from previous: Sort by

# Two integer x,y, is x-y<0? (1) x+y >0 (2) IxI - IyI

Moderator: chetan2u

 Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group | Emoji artwork provided by EmojiOne Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.