What distance did Jane travel?

(1) Bill traveled 40 miles in 40 minutes.

(2) Jane traveled at the same average rate as Bill.

Answer: E

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## What distance did Jane travel?

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## Global Stats

**Target question:**

**What distance did Jane travel?**

**Statement 1: Bill traveled 40 miles in 40 minutes.**

No info about Jane

Statement 1 is NOT SUFFICIENT

**Statement 2: Jane traveled at the same average rate as Bill**

We don't know Bill's speed (rate)

Statement 2 is NOT SUFFICIENT

**Statements 1 and 2 combined**

Statement 1 tells us that Bill traveled at a rate of 1 mile per minute

Statement 2 tells us that Jane also traveled at a rate of 1 mile per minute

Great - we know Jane's speed.

However, we have no idea of her travel TIME.

For example, if she traveled for 1 minute, then Jane traveled a distance of 1 mile

However, if she traveled for 10 minutes, then Jane traveled a distance of 10 miles

Since we cannot answer the target question with certainty, the combined statements are NOT SUFFICIENT

Answer: E

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Brent