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Answer is C
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given W/C = 5/2 so C = 2W/5
stmt 1) says C/M = 5/11 => C = 5M/11
2W/5 = 5M/11 => M= 22W/25 Not Sufficient
stmt 2) W < 30 Not Sufficient
Both stmts together are sufficient
we know M = 22W/25 and M and W has to be a whole numbers the only number below 30 that is divisible by 25 is 25 so W = 25 hence M = 22
so answer is C
stmt 1) says C/M = 5/11 => C = 5M/11
2W/5 = 5M/11 => M= 22W/25 Not Sufficient
stmt 2) W < 30 Not Sufficient
Both stmts together are sufficient
we know M = 22W/25 and M and W has to be a whole numbers the only number below 30 that is divisible by 25 is 25 so W = 25 hence M = 22
so answer is C
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IMO A
Given
W: c = 5 : 2 = 25: 10
From A
c: m = 5 : 11 = 10 : 22
So w: c:m = 25: 10: 22 which cannot be minimized further
So no . of men = 22
A
Given
W: c = 5 : 2 = 25: 10
From A
c: m = 5 : 11 = 10 : 22
So w: c:m = 25: 10: 22 which cannot be minimized further
So no . of men = 22
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Yes indeed
We reach a Proportion 25 : 10 : 22 which cannot be divided further . So there has to be 22 men. we get this info from A .. The information given B is not required to arrive at this conclusion
Any Inputs on this???
We reach a Proportion 25 : 10 : 22 which cannot be divided further . So there has to be 22 men. we get this info from A .. The information given B is not required to arrive at this conclusion
Any Inputs on this???
[quote="Tryingmybest"]Yes indeed
We reach a Proportion 25 : 10 : 22 which cannot be divided further . So there has to be 22 men. we get this info from A .. The information given B is not required to arrive at this conclusion
Any Inputs on this???[/quote]
But there could be 44 men.
We reach a Proportion 25 : 10 : 22 which cannot be divided further . So there has to be 22 men. we get this info from A .. The information given B is not required to arrive at this conclusion
Any Inputs on this???[/quote]
But there could be 44 men.

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thanks guys for the explanations! Makes sense now!!
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