Source: Official Guide for the GMAT 13th Ed. Problem Solving; #51 Official Guide for the GMAT 2015 14th Ed. Problem Solving; #51

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If y is an integer, then the

If y is an integer, then the least possible value of |23-5y| is

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Lasse Goud

This answer choice must be E. Given that -5 * 5 = - 25, this means that we replace y with 5, which is answer choice E.

Apr 25, 2014 • Comment

Lucas Fink, Magoosh Tutor

You're almost there, but look again at the question. y=5, yes, but the question wants to know the value of |23 - 5y|. And that value is 2.

Apr 25, 2014 • Reply

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Gravatar Mike McGarry, Magoosh Tutor

Dec 27, 2013 • Comment

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