Source: Official Guide for GMAT Review 2016 Problem Solving; #16

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If |y-1/2|<11/2, which of the following could

If |y-1/2|<11/2, which of the following could be a value of y?

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Zubin Baisiwala

Can we also solve this problem by plugging in values and eliminating options? Even that would work out fast and remove wrong options. What do you say?

Nov 2, 2016 • Comment

Sam Kinsman, Magoosh Tutor

Yes, you can also solve this by testing each answer choice. However, some students may find that this takes longer than the algebraic approach. It's a matter of figuring out which method is fastest for you! :)

Nov 2, 2016 • Reply

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Gravatar Mike McGarry, Magoosh Tutor

Aug 13, 2015 • Comment

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