Source: Official Guide for the GMAT 13th Ed. Problem Solving; #43 Official Guide for the GMAT 2015 14th Ed. Problem Solving; #43

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In the figure above, the point on

In the figure above, the point on segment PQ that is twice as far from P as from Q is

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Since m=1, (so the angle created between the line and x-axis is 45ยบ), and crossing through a value in X which is an integer, for each value of X, there will be an integer value for Y. Please note that (Y = X - 1)

twice as far from P as from Q --> 2/3 of the total distance in X will lead a corresponding integer value for Y.

X = 2/3 * 3 = 2

Y = 2 - 1
Y = 1

SOL: (2,1)

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