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anonymous
 5 years ago
Determine the secret number: it's a factor of 30, not a prime number, not a multiple of 3, not less than 3. What is the secret number?
anonymous
 5 years ago
Determine the secret number: it's a factor of 30, not a prime number, not a multiple of 3, not less than 3. What is the secret number?

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sid1729
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think it is important to go through the process of solving this type of question. This is an elimination based question  you have a bunch of options and each provided condition eliminates one or more option. Let's take the statements one at a time. 1. It's a factor of 30 : Possible options are : 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 10, 15, 30 2. Not a prime number: so, 1, 2, 3, 5 are out. Possible options remaining: 6, 10, 15, 30 3. Not a multiple of 3: so 6, 15, and 30 are eliminated. Remaining option is 10. Since 10 is the last remaining option, it must be the answer. Let's check it against the last condition: 4. Not less than 3: Since 10 is greater than 3, 10 is the correct answer.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thanks Sid! Next time I will explain my answer as you so eloquently did above :)
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