GMAT Practice Question Set #17 (Question 49-51)

Data Sufficiency Question #50: Corporate Board Meeting  
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At a corporate board meeting, two advertising ideas A and B are preesented such that each board member supports one but not the other. Of the board members, 45 percent support idea A and the remaining support idea B. How many board members are in favor of advertising heavily in social media?

(1) Of the supporters of Idea A, 58 percent are in favor of advertising heavily in social media.

(2) Of the supporters of Idea B, 22 are in favor of advertising heavily in social media.

(A)

Statement 1 alone is sufficient but statement 2 alone is not sufficient to answer the question asked.

(B)

Statement 2 alone is sufficient but statement 1 alone is not sufficient to answer the question asked.

(C)

Both statements 1 and 2 together are sufficient to answer the question but neither statement is sufficient alone.

(D)

Each statement alone is sufficient to answer the question.

(E)

Statements 1 and 2 are not sufficient to answer the question asked and additional data is needed to answer the statements.

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