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# w+x < 0, is w-y > 0? 1. x+y < 0 2. y > x > w

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w+x < 0, is w-y > 0? 1. x+y < 0 2. y > x > w [#permalink]

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w+x 0?

1. x+y x > w

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21 Sep 2008, 13:25
rishi2377 wrote:
w+x < 0, is w-y > 0?

1. x+y < 0
2. y > x > w

is w>y

from one
....insuff

from 2
y>x>w...ie: y>w.........answer to the question is a definit no thus B is enough
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21 Sep 2008, 18:27
rishi2377 wrote:
w+x 0?

1. x+y x > w

w+x either w,x are -ve or one of them is negative
1)X+Y 0 or at y=-2 then w-y x > w
x>w and w+x w is not positive
w =-ve x +ve or w=-ve x =-ve
w=-ve and x=+ve,y=+ve => w-yw-y |w|>|y| here => w-y <0
hence IMO B

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