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What is the average (arithmetic mean) annual salary of the 6 employees of a toy company? (1) If the 6 annual salaries were ordered from least to greatest, each annual salary would be $6,300 greater than the preceding annual salary. (2) The range of the 6 annual salaries is $31,500. NEW question from GMAT® Quantitative Review 2019 (DS03615)
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1. We don't know individual values. So insufficient.
2. We know only the ranges. Value can be anything. So insufficient
1+2 salaries are 0,6300,12600,18900,25200,31500
6300,12600,18900,25200,31500,37800
So any values possible. So insufficient
Hence E
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ashisplb wrote: 1. We don't know individual values. So insufficient.
2. We know only the ranges. Value can be anything. So insufficient
1+2 salaries are 0,6300,12600,18900,25200,31500
Hence C
Posted from my mobile device ashisplb why would anyone do a job for zero salary ? In fact it could be any value for the least paid and the increment of 6300 then on
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03 Aug 2018, 11:34
Bunuel wrote: What is the average (arithmetic mean) annual salary of the 6 employees of a toy company? (1) If the 6 annual salaries were ordered from least to greatest, each annual salary would be $6,300 greater than the preceding annual salary. x, x + 6300, x + 2 * 6300, x + 3 * 6300, x + 4* 6300, x + 5 * 6300 Avg = ( x + ( x + 5 * 6300 )) / 2 = ( 2x + 5 * 6300 ) / 2 No information about x Insufficient(2) The range of the 6 annual salaries is $31,500. No information about individual salary InsufficientCombining both : No new information, St 2) can be derived from St 1) itself InsufficientHence, E.
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04 Aug 2018, 06:25
sudarshan22 wrote: ashisplb wrote: 1. We don't know individual values. So insufficient.
2. We know only the ranges. Value can be anything. So insufficient
1+2 salaries are 0,6300,12600,18900,25200,31500
Hence C
Posted from my mobile device ashisplb why would anyone do a job for zero salary ? In fact it could be any value for the least paid and the increment of 6300 then on Hey sudarshan22, I liked your thought process. Why would anyone will do a job with no salary? ashisplb  jokes apart. Good explanation.



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04 Aug 2018, 06:37
jackspire wrote: Hey sudarshan22, I liked your thought process. Why would anyone will do a job with no salary? ashisplb  jokes apart. Good explanation. jackspireSC alert : The above highlighted sentence is incorrect as per SC standards though, " would" and " will" together  Duhhhh Jokes apart, Thanks much.
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sudarshan22 wrote: jackspire wrote: Hey sudarshan22, I liked your thought process. Why would anyone will do a job with no salary? ashisplb  jokes apart. Good explanation. jackspireSC alert : The above highlighted sentence is incorrect as per SC standards though, " would" and " will" together  Duhhhh Jokes apart, Thanks much. Hey sudarshan22, Thanks for the correction.



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Hi, Stmt1 : Lets say we try to find the salary of six emp. Then it can be calculated by X(n)=X(n1)+ 6300 So the sixth salary will be X(6)=X(1)+5(6300) or X(6)X(1)= 31,500 Insufficient. Since 1 and 2 are both the same statements, So choice E Probus
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Bunuel wrote: What is the average (arithmetic mean) annual salary of the 6 employees of a toy company? (1) If the 6 annual salaries were ordered from least to greatest, each annual salary would be $6,300 greater than the preceding annual salary. (2) The range of the 6 annual salaries is $31,500. NEW question from GMAT® Quantitative Review 2019 (DS03615) The average = Sum of salaries/6 Let first salary be x The next salary will be x + 6,300 and so it goes to the 6th salary that equals x + 6,300*5 We have one variable that we don't know Insufficient. Statement 2) Tells us the range X6  X1 = 31,500 So we don't have anything specific about the salaries. Insufficient. Now combine The range is basically X6  X1 = x + 6,300 *5  x = 31,500 Basically tautology. We don't know the value of x. Insufficient. Answer choice E



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Statement (1) basically says " the range is 31500. We should paraphrase the disguise language. If both statement says the same thing then the answer must be (D) or(E) Posted from my mobile device
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