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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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08 Aug 2009, 08:58
lbsgmat wrote:
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

C

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08 Aug 2009, 09:00
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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Re: Who got the highest marks among Abdul, Baig and Chiman? [#permalink]

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10 Aug 2009, 04:46
Shouldn't it be E since we were not able to answer the question exactly...

Wat's the OA?

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10 Aug 2009, 06:38
A=B=C........what is the OA?

/Prabu

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10 Aug 2009, 10:26
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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23 Sep 2009, 11:51
Agree with C. Two equations. Solve them and get the result.
A=B=C.

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26 Sep 2009, 11:55
Using both statements we can arrive at A = B = C
Hence C

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

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