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Who got the highest marks among Abdul, Baig and Chiman? (1)

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Who got the highest marks among Abdul, Baig and Chiman?
(1) Chiman got half as many marks as Abdul and Baig together got.
(2) Abdul got half as many marks as Baig and Chiman together got.

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Who got the highest marks among Abdul, Baig and Chiman?
(1) Chiman got half as many marks as Abdul and Baig together got.
(2) Abdul got half as many marks as Baig and Chiman together got.


A,B,C

from 1
C= (A+B)/2, 2C = A+B
..INSUFF
FROM 2
A=(B+C)/2...
..INSUFF

BOTH
2C = (B+C)/2 +B
4C = 3B+C
3C = 3B ie: C=B THUS 2A=2B
THE ANSWER IS NON

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C.

1. 2C = a + b. Insuff.
2. 2a = b + c. Insuff.

Combined: Solving the two equations, we get a = b = c. Suff.

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Shouldn't it be E since we were not able to answer the question exactly...

Wat's the OA?

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A=B=C........what is the OA?

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AshForGMAT wrote:
Shouldn't it be E since we were not able to answer the question exactly...

Wat's the OA?


I think we are able to. Since all got the 'same marks' no one got the highest.

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New post 23 Sep 2009, 11:51
Agree with C. Two equations. Solve them and get the result.
A=B=C.

Please, post official answer.
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New post 26 Sep 2009, 11:55
Using both statements we can arrive at A = B = C
Hence C

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New post 27 Sep 2009, 01:29
I wud go with option C.

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