OG 2017 - Book Question 252:

What is the value of t?

(1) s + t = 6 + s

(2) t^3 = 216

(A) Statement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (2) alone is not sufficient.

(B) Statement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (1) alone is not sufficient.

(C) BOTH statements TOGETHER are sufficient, but NEITHER statement ALONE is sufficient.

(D) EACH statement ALONE is sufficient.

(E) Statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are NOT sufficient.

Correct Answer: D

So I picked A here instead of D because:

(1) Shows T = 6 + s - s = 6

(2) -6^3 = 216 and 6^3 = 216

The explanation for D was given as take the cube root such that you get t = 6

Am I mistaken because the question says t^3 and not (t)^3?

I just don't want to make a stupid mistake on the exam for something as easy as this.

Appreciate any insight