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What is the value of x? (1) |x| = 3 (2) x = |3|

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Re: What is the value of x? (1) |x| = 3 (2) x = |3| [#permalink]

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What is the value of x?

(1) |x| = 3
(2) x = |3|



IMO : B

Stmt : 1

x = + or - 3 not sufficient

Stmt : 2

x = +3 since mod always returns positive value.
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I can't be agreed with the answer. Need more explanation.
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Re: What is the value of x? (1) |x| = 3 (2) x = |3| [#permalink]

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New post 10 Mar 2018, 22:32
Bunuel wrote:
What is the value of x?

(1) |x| = 3
(2) x = |3|



Question : x =?

(1) |x| = 3

means x = 3 or -3 Insufficient

(2) x = |3|

means x = 3 as x is equal to an absolute value which is always non - negative. Sufficient

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