GMAT Changed on April 16th - Read about the latest changes here

It is currently 24 May 2018, 23:47

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Close

Request Expert Reply

Confirm Cancel

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

Which of the following inequalities below describes the line

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:

Hide Tags

2 KUDOS received
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 10 Apr 2012
Posts: 277
Location: United States
Concentration: Technology, Other
GPA: 2.44
WE: Project Management (Telecommunications)
GMAT ToolKit User Premium Member
Which of the following inequalities below describes the line [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post Updated on: 13 Apr 2013, 15:10
2
This post received
KUDOS
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

  25% (medium)

Question Stats:

72% (01:00) correct 28% (01:09) wrong based on 163 sessions

HideShow timer Statistics

Which of the following inequalities below describes the line graph below?

(A) |x − 1.5| ≤ 5.5
(B) |x + 5.5| ≥ 1.5
(C) |x + 1.5| ≤ 5.5
(D) |x − 5.5| ≤ 1.5
(E) |x − 1.5| ≥ 5.5

Attachments

Inequality.png
Inequality.png [ 10.18 KiB | Viewed 1756 times ]


Originally posted by guerrero25 on 13 Apr 2013, 13:30.
Last edited by Bunuel on 13 Apr 2013, 15:10, edited 1 time in total.
Edited the question.
2 KUDOS received
VP
VP
User avatar
Status: Far, far away!
Joined: 02 Sep 2012
Posts: 1101
Location: Italy
Concentration: Finance, Entrepreneurship
GPA: 3.8
GMAT ToolKit User
Re: Which of the following inequalities below describes the line [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 13 Apr 2013, 13:45
2
This post received
KUDOS
guerrero25 wrote:
(A)|x − 1.5| ≤ 5.5
(B)|x + 5.5| ≥ 1.5
(C)|x + 1.5| ≤ 5.5
(D)|x − 5.5| ≤ 1.5
(E)|x − 1.5| ≥ 5.5


\(-4\leq{x}\leq{7}\) from the image.
From A we know that the distance between x and 1,5 is 5,5( in both ways) so x ranges from 7 and -4.
Correct A
_________________

It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge that begins with experience.

Kant , Critique of Pure Reason

Tips and tricks: Inequalities , Mixture | Review: MGMAT workshop
Strategy: SmartGMAT v1.0 | Questions: Verbal challenge SC I-II- CR New SC set out !! , My Quant

Rules for Posting in the Verbal Forum - Rules for Posting in the Quant Forum[/size][/color][/b]

Manager
Manager
avatar
Status: Trying.... & desperate for success.
Joined: 17 May 2012
Posts: 70
Location: India
Concentration: Leadership, Entrepreneurship
Schools: NUS '15
GPA: 2.92
WE: Analyst (Computer Software)
Re: Which of the following inequalities below describes the line [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 13 Apr 2013, 21:12
Zarrolou wrote:
guerrero25 wrote:
(A)|x − 1.5| ≤ 5.5
(B)|x + 5.5| ≥ 1.5
(C)|x + 1.5| ≤ 5.5
(D)|x − 5.5| ≤ 1.5
(E)|x − 1.5| ≥ 5.5


\(-4\leq{x}\leq{7}\) from the image.
From A we know that the distance between x and 1,5 is 5,5( in both ways) so x ranges from 7 and -4.
Correct A


i could not be able to understand. Can you/someone explain more. :?
Expert Post
3 KUDOS received
MBA Section Director
User avatar
D
Status: Back to work...
Affiliations: GMAT Club
Joined: 22 Feb 2012
Posts: 5115
Location: India
City: Pune
GMAT 1: 680 Q49 V34
GPA: 3.4
WE: Business Development (Manufacturing)
GMAT ToolKit User Premium Member
Re: Which of the following inequalities below describes the line [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 13 Apr 2013, 23:48
3
This post received
KUDOS
Expert's post
navigator123 wrote:
Zarrolou wrote:
guerrero25 wrote:
(A)|x − 1.5| ≤ 5.5
(B)|x + 5.5| ≥ 1.5
(C)|x + 1.5| ≤ 5.5
(D)|x − 5.5| ≤ 1.5
(E)|x − 1.5| ≥ 5.5


\(-4\leq{x}\leq{7}\) from the image.
From A we know that the distance between x and 1,5 is 5,5( in both ways) so x ranges from 7 and -4.
Correct A


i could not be able to understand. Can you/someone explain more. :?



Go thru the attachment. Hope your doubt will clear.

Regards,

Narenn
Attachments

GC Inequations.docx [26.96 KiB]
Downloaded 172 times

To download please login or register as a user


_________________

Chances of Getting Admitted After an Interview [Data Crunch]


Must Read Forum Topics Before You Kick Off Your MBA Application

New GMAT Club Decision Tracker - Real Time Decision Updates

Verbal Forum Moderator
User avatar
P
Joined: 19 Mar 2014
Posts: 974
Location: India
Concentration: Finance, Entrepreneurship
GPA: 3.5
GMAT ToolKit User Premium Member
Re: Which of the following inequalities below describes the line [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 19 Jun 2017, 15:39
navigator123 wrote:
Zarrolou wrote:
guerrero25 wrote:
(A)|x − 1.5| ≤ 5.5
(B)|x + 5.5| ≥ 1.5
(C)|x + 1.5| ≤ 5.5
(D)|x − 5.5| ≤ 1.5
(E)|x − 1.5| ≥ 5.5


\(-4\leq{x}\leq{7}\) from the image.
From A we know that the distance between x and 1,5 is 5,5( in both ways) so x ranges from 7 and -4.
Correct A


i could not be able to understand. Can you/someone explain more. :?


Try solving the mod equation if you are confused.

As per the image we can see that −4≤x≤7


(A) |x − 1.5| ≤ 5.5 ===> -5.5 ≤ x - 15 ≤ 5.5 ==> -4 ≤ x ≤ 7 - This is exactly matching to the above equation.
(B) |x + 5.5| ≥ 1.5
(C) |x + 1.5| ≤ 5.5
(D) |x − 5.5| ≤ 1.5
(E) |x − 1.5| ≥ 5.5

Though you can still do a quick check on rest of the answer choices. Hope this helps.

Hence, Answer is A
_________________

"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."

Best AWA Template: https://gmatclub.com/forum/how-to-get-6-0-awa-my-guide-64327.html#p470475

SC Moderator
avatar
D
Joined: 22 May 2016
Posts: 1674
Premium Member CAT Tests
Which of the following inequalities below describes the line [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 19 Jun 2017, 16:29
guerrero25 wrote:
Which of the following inequalities below describes the line graph below?

(A) |x − 1.5| ≤ 5.5
(B) |x + 5.5| ≥ 1.5
(C) |x + 1.5| ≤ 5.5
(D) |x − 5.5| ≤ 1.5
(E) |x − 1.5| ≥ 5.5

I got the answer right, but I had a hard time telling from the diagram whether the lower and upper limits were -4.5 and 7.5 (which it still looks like to me), or -4 and 7.
_________________

In the depths of winter, I finally learned
that within me there lay an invincible summer.

-- Albert Camus, "Return to Tipasa"

Which of the following inequalities below describes the line   [#permalink] 19 Jun 2017, 16:29
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Which of the following inequalities below describes the line

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group | Emoji artwork provided by EmojiOne

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.