The following question consists of two statements I and II are given below. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question.

What is the smaller of the number?

I. The difference between these two numbers is one-third of the greater number.

II. The sum of these two numbers is 30.

(a) The data in statement I alone was sufficient to the answer the question while II alone not sufficient to the answer the question.

(b) The data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question while data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

(c) The data in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

(d) The data in both statements I and II are not sufficient to answer the question.

The following question consists of two statements I and II are given below. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question.

What is the smaller of the number?

I. The difference between these two numbers is one-third of the greater number.

II. The sum of these two numbers is 30.

(a) The data in statement I alone was sufficient to the answer the question while II alone not sufficient to the answer the question.

(b) The data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question while data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.

(c) The data in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.

(d) The data in both statements I and II are not sufficient to answer the question.

1 Answer

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II. Let the greater number be

Then, smaller number be

I.

So, the smaller number =

Thus, both I and II together give the answer.

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127