GMAT Practice Question Set #11 (Question 31-33)

Data Sufficiency Question #31: Math and English lovers  
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A high school gym class has 60 students, all whom have different favorite subjects. In a recent survey, two-thirds of them marked either math or English as their favorite subjects, while the remaining one-third marked one of the other subjects as their favorite. How many of the students marked English as their favorite subject?

(1) There are more than twice as many students who marked English as their favorite subject than there are students who marked math as their favorite subject.

(2) There are more than 12 students who marked math as their favorite subject.

(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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