When the positive integer \(x\) is divided by the positive integer \(y,\) the quotient is \(2\) and the remainder is

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When the positive integer \(x\) is divided by the positive integer \(y,\) the quotient is \(2\) and the remainder is \(z.\) When \(x\) is divided by the positive integer \(a,\) the quotient is \(3\) and the remainder is \(b.\) Is \(z > b?\)

(1) The ratio of \(y\) to a is less than \(3\) to \(2.\)
(2) The ratio of \(y\) to a is greater than \(2\) to \(3.\)

Answer: A

Source: Manhattan GMAT