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100 points for $49 worth of Veritas practice GMATs FREE VERITAS PRACTICE GMAT EXAMS Earn 10 Points Per Post Earn 10 Points Per Thanks Earn 10 Points Per Upvote ## In the fraction x/y, where x and y are positive integers, tagged by: BTGmoderatorLU ##### This topic has 1 expert reply and 0 member replies ### Top Member ## In the fraction x/y, where x and y are positive integers, ## Timer 00:00 ## Your Answer A B C D E ## Global Stats Difficult Source: GMAT Prep In the fraction x/y, where x and y are positive integers, what is the value of y? (1) The least common denominator of x/y and 1/3 is 6. (2) x = 1. The OA is E. ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 22 Aug 2016 Posted: 1710 messages Followed by: 28 members Upvotes: 470 BTGmoderatorLU wrote: Source: GMAT Prep In the fraction x/y, where x and y are positive integers, what is the value of y? (1) The least common denominator of x/y and 1/3 is 6. (2) x = 1. The OA is E. Given: x/y is fraction such that x and y are positive integers. Question: What is the value of y? Let's take each statement one by one. (1) The least common denominator of x/y and 1/3 is 6. => y is 2 or 6. No unique answer. Insufficient. (2) x = 1. Can't get the value of y. Insufficient. (1) and (2) together Still y = 2 or 6. Insufficient. The correct answer: E Hope this helps! -Jay _________________ Manhattan Review Locations: Manhattan Review Tarnaka | GMAT Prep Madhapur | GRE Prep Kukatpally | Jayanagar GRE Coaching | and many more... Schedule your free consultation with an experienced GMAT Prep Advisor! Click here. • 1 Hour Free BEAT THE GMAT EXCLUSIVE Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Get 300+ Practice Questions 25 Video lessons and 6 Webinars for FREE Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Magoosh Study with Magoosh GMAT prep Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • 5-Day Free Trial 5-day free, full-access trial TTP Quant Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • 5 Day FREE Trial Study Smarter, Not Harder Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Free Veritas GMAT Class Experience Lesson 1 Live Free Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Free Practice Test & Review How would you score if you took the GMAT Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Free Trial & Practice Exam BEAT THE GMAT EXCLUSIVE Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • FREE GMAT Exam Know how you'd score today for$0

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