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ID: GMAT-DSQ-5
Section: Quantitative Reasoning - Data Sufficiency
Topics: Ratio Proportion; Word Problems
Difficulty level: Challenging

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A teacher distributed pens, pencils, and erasers among the students of his class, such that all students got an equal number of pens, an equal number of pencils, and an equal number of erasers. If no pens, pencils, or erasers remained with the teacher, how many students were in the class?

  • (1) Each student got pens, pencils, and erasers in the ratio 3:4:5, respectively.
  • (2) The teacher distributed a total of 27 pens, 36 pencils, and 45 erasers.
AStatement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (2) ALONE is not sufficient to answer the question asked.
BStatement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (1) ALONE is not sufficient to answer the question asked.
CBOTH statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are sufficient to answer the question asked, but NEITHER statement ALONE is sufficient to answer the question asked.
DEACH statement ALONE is sufficient to answer the question asked.
EStatements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are NOT sufficient to answer the question asked, and additional data specific to the problem are needed.