The GMAT Avengers Challenge of the Week: Overlapping Sets – Part 1

by on August 7th, 2017

Happy Monday!

We start off another week with a new Avengers challenge. After wrapping up the SC Pronouns series this past weekend, we are now ready to tackle a very specific, yet popular topic. Make sure you join Rahul and the rest of the group on Saturday, Aug 12 at 11:30am EDT as they’ll tackle Overlapping Sets.

In the meantime, here’s this week’s challenge problem for you to solve:

A survey of 72 people showed that each liked Soda C, Soda D or both. How many of the people surveyed liked Soda C?

1) 2/9 of the people surveyed liked just Soda D.

2) 5/18 of the people surveyed liked both Soda C and Soda D.

A) Statement (1) BY ITSELF is sufficient to answer the question, but statement (2) by itself is not.

B) Statement (2) BY ITSELF is sufficient to answer the question, but statement (1) by itself is not.

C) Statements (1) and (2) TAKEN TOGETHER are sufficient to answer the question, even though NEITHER statement BY ITSELF is sufficient.

D) EITHER statement BY ITSELF is sufficient to answer the question.

E) Statements (1) and (2) TAKEN TOGETHER are NOT sufficient to answer the question, requiring more data pertaining to the problem.

Let us know the answer in the comments section below! We will reveal the answer during the live Facebook session on Saturday. Make sure you RSVP now!

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