Bunuel wrote:

What is the ratio of the number of jeeps to the number of vans produced by Factory J last year?

(1) Last year, if the number of jeeps produced by Factory J had been 8 percent greater, the number of jeeps produced would have been 150 percent of the number of vans produced by Factory J

(2) Last year Factory J produced 565,000 jeeps and 406,800 vans.

To calculate the ratio, we need an equation linking the number of jeeps to the number of vans.

We'll see if our answers give us this information, a Logical approach.

(1) This gives us an equation connecting the number of jeeps to the number of vans. Exactly what we need!

Sufficient.

(2) This directly gives us the numbers required for calculation.

Sufficient.

(D) is our answer.

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David

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