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k = 2m = 4n and k, m, and n are non-negative integers.

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k = 2m = 4n and k, m, and n are nonnegative integers. [#permalink] New post 20 May 2018, 14:16
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k = 2m = 4n and k, m, and n are nonnegative integers.

Quantity A
Quantity B
km
kn


A)The quantity in Column A is greater.
B)The quantity in Column B is greater.
C)The two quantities are equal.
D)The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.
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Re: k = 2m = 4n and k, m, and n are nonnegative integers. [#permalink] New post 27 May 2018, 19:15
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k = 2m = 4n and k, m, and n are nonnegative integers.

Quantity A
Quantity B
km
kn


A)The quantity in Column A is greater.
B)The quantity in Column B is greater.
C)The two quantities are equal.
D)The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.


Please confirm how this is D. Since they both have the same numerator, shouldn't the Quantity with the largest denominator be the smallest?
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Re: k = 2m = 4n and k, m, and n are nonnegative integers. [#permalink] New post 28 May 2018, 07:22
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Since they're non-negative, they can all be 0. In which case the answer is C...

But say k = 8. In this case m = 4 and n = 2. km = 32 and kn = 16, A > B.

So we can't tell for sure.
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Re: k = 2m = 4n and k, m, and n are non-negative integers. [#permalink] New post 17 Jul 2018, 12:11
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If the variables are positive, Quantity A is greater. However, all three variables could equal zero, in which case the two quantities are equal. Watch out for the word “non-negative,” which means “positive or zero.”
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