preptest 57 charitable awards question

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preptest 57 charitable awards question

Postby gmreplay » Fri Feb 05, 2010 9:09 pm

I can't for the life of me figure out why in #19 C can't be true.

The rules say that you have to award all 4 grants (M, T, W,Y) at least once each, and no more than 6 total over the course of 4 quarters. They also say that you can't have the same award twice in a quarter or in consecutive quarters. Lastly it says that 2 M are granted, and there is a W in quarter two.

I don't see why if Y is awarded in the 1st and 3rd quarter the rules are violated.

Here's an example that seems to work
1y
2mw
3ty
4m

Please? Somebody? Time is running out!

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Re: preptest 57 charitable awards question

Postby Mr. Matlock » Fri Feb 05, 2010 9:15 pm

The question states "Which of the following CANNOT be true:

If TWO wildlife and TWO youth awards are given, you then need to consider the fact that you MUST still give out two medical awards, for a total of 6. Considering you need to use all 4 awards, that leave Theater Arts at #7 and 6 is the max # you can have. That is why D is the correct answer. C can be used in the scenario, D CANNOT.
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Re: preptest 57 charitable awards question

Postby spearnreel » Fri Feb 05, 2010 9:15 pm

gmreplay wrote:I can't for the life of me figure out why in #19 C can't be true.

The rules say that you have to award all 4 grants (M, T, W,Y) at least once each, and no more than 6 total over the course of 4 quarters. They also say that you can't have the same award twice in a quarter or in consecutive quarters. Lastly it says that 2 M are granted, and there is a W in quarter two.

I don't see why if Y is awarded in the 1st and 3rd quarter the rules are violated.

Here's an example that seems to work
1y
2mw
3ty
4m

Please? Somebody? Time is running out!


The question is CANNOT BE TRUE. C can be true.

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Re: preptest 57 charitable awards question

Postby gmreplay » Fri Feb 05, 2010 9:55 pm

Why is it necessary to give out two wildlife awards in a year? The prompt only states that you must have 2 M, and answer C only states that you need two youth. Along with 1 W and 1 T you still wouldn't go over the cap of 6.

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Re: preptest 57 charitable awards question

Postby Mr. Matlock » Fri Feb 05, 2010 10:26 pm

I'm sorry, that wasn't exactly clear how I attacked answering your question. I answered it from the correct answer perspective. Once again, the only one of the five answers that CANNOT be true, which is D. C can be true with 2 youth service awards, on in the first and one in the third. A, B, and E are all possible as well.

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Re: preptest 57 charitable awards question

Postby gmreplay » Fri Feb 05, 2010 11:11 pm

It has been.... a long day. Thank you for your insight, it helped a lot.

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Re: preptest 57 charitable awards question

Postby gka » Fri Feb 05, 2010 11:56 pm

Can any of you help me with the set up for questions 7-11, test 56?

Thanks




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