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Here is this month’s problem:

If

p,q, andrare different positive integers such thatp+q+r= 6, what is the value ofx?(1) The average of

xand^{p}xis^{q}x.^{r}(2) The average of

xand^{p}xis not^{r}x.^{q}

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I do not think option B helps in anyways because it is said that x, y and z are different integers. But it is true that X is 1. But since the X=1 does not suffice the statement, the answer should be c.

Please correct me if wrong

E.

A

The answer should be C. As Statement 1 provides us with two possibilities for the value of x, i.e- (-1/2) and (1)

Statement two provides us with the required data to fix on one particular value of x, which is (1).