Vipin's and Javed's salaries are in the proportion of 4:3 respectively. What is Vipin's salary ? (I) Javed's salary is 75% that of Vipin's salary. (II) Javed's salary is Rs.4500.




Here we have two statements numbered I and II given below. You have to decide whether the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both the statements.

  1. If the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question
  2. If the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question
  3. If the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question
  4. If the data given in both statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question
  5. If the data in both statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.


Vipin's and Javed's salaries are in the proportion of 4:3 respectively. What is Vipin's salary ?
Statements :
I. Javed's salary is 75% that of Vipin's salary.
II. Javed's salary is Rs.4500.


A. I alone is sufficient while II alone is not sufficient

B. II alone is sufficient while I alone is not sufficient

C. Either I or II is sufficient

D. Neither I nor II is sufficient

E. Both I and II are sufficient

Answer : B. II alone is sufficient while I alone is not sufficient


Explanation:


    Vipin’s salary can be determined from statement II as follows:
    Let Vipin’s and Javed’s salaries be 4x and 3x respectively.
    Then, 3x = 4500 or x = 1500.
    Vipin’s salary = 4x = Rs.6000.
    Thus, II alone is sufficient


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