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# What is the value of (4x-y)*1/(3y)?

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What is the value of (4x-y)*1/(3y)?

(1) 4x = 3y
(2) 7x = 4
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What is the value of (4x-y)*1/(3y)?

(1) 4x = 3y --> $$(4x-y)*\frac{1}{3y}=(3y-y)*\frac{1}{3y}=\frac{2}{3}$$. Sufficient.

(2) 7x = 4. We still need the value of y to calculate (4x-y)*1/(3y). Not sufficient.

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03 Jun 2017, 12:08
Do we just assume that y and x are different from 0 as division by 0 is impossible?

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