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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 ## Slope of a Line ##### This topic has 3 member replies ## Slope of a Line Lines k and m are parallel to each other. Is the slope of line k positive? (1) Line k passes through the point (3, 2). (2) Line m passes through the point (-3, 2). Legendary Member Joined 31 Jul 2009 Posted: 516 messages Followed by: 13 members Upvotes: 112 Target GMAT Score: 730 IMO E 1) line k can be both +ve or -ve because it can still pass through point(3,2)--> insuff 2) line m can be both +ve or -ve because it can still pass through point(-3,2)--> insuff Combining st 1 & 2 does n't give any information about the inclination (+\-) of the two lines, which can still be parallel and pass through the given points. -->Insuff Note: If any other point were given through which line k or m passes, we would know the slope of both the lines. _________________ Smack is Back ... It takes time and effort to explain, so if my comment helped you please press Thanks button :) Senior | Next Rank: 100 Posts Joined 29 Nov 2009 Posted: 54 messages Upvotes: 4 Test Date: Not Decided Target GMAT Score: 750 GMAT Score: N.A The answer should be E Just draw the points, x and y axis, you will realize. Legendary Member Joined 31 Jul 2009 Posted: 516 messages Followed by: 13 members Upvotes: 112 Target GMAT Score: 730 Whats the OA? _________________ Smack is Back ... It takes time and effort to explain, so if my comment helped you please press Thanks button :) • Magoosh Study with Magoosh GMAT prep 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 Veritas GMAT Class Experience Lesson 1 Live Free 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 • Award-winning private GMAT tutoring Register now and save up to$200

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