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g and h are positive integers such that the value of g is tw

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g and h are positive integers such that the value of g is twice the value of h.

Quantity A
Quantity B
The ratio of g to 1
The ratio of 1 to h


A) Quantity A is greater.
B) Quantity B is greater.
C) The two quantities are equal.
D) The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.
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Re: g and h are positive integers such that the value of g is tw [#permalink] New post 27 Sep 2017, 05:00
Given that g = 2h, column A is equal to 2h/1 and column B is equal to 1/h. Then, since h is a positive integer, A is always greater than B.
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Re: g and h are positive integers such that the value of g is tw [#permalink] New post 25 Jan 2019, 00:51
Hello, I am a bit confuse. I started with h=0.5g instead of g=2h, i think they are the same.
Quantity A is g/1, Quantity B is 1/h, which in my case is also equivalent to 1/0.5g or 2/g (Am i right?)
If g is 2, A will be 2, B will be 1 (A is greater)
If g is 1, A will be 1, B will be 2 (B is greater).

Why isn't the answer D then?
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Re: g and h are positive integers such that the value of g is tw [#permalink] New post 25 Jan 2019, 01:09
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Hello, I am a bit confuse. I started with h=0.5g instead of g=2h, i think they are the same.
Quantity A is g/1, Quantity B is 1/h, which in my case is also equivalent to 1/0.5g or 2/g (Am i right?)
If g is 2, A will be 2, B will be 1 (A is greater)
If g is 1, A will be 1, B will be 2 (B is greater).

Why isn't the answer D then?



You took the equivalence in decimal and that i swhere you went wrong..

You have to ensure h or 0.5g is a positive integer.
When you take g=1, h becomes 0.5*1=0.5, which i snot positive value..

g=2h and h a positive integer means \(g\geq{2}\)
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Re: g and h are positive integers such that the value of g is tw [#permalink] New post 25 Jan 2019, 04:16
Thank you. I finally get it now!
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