GMAT Data Sufficiency
A pharmacy offers customers both a patented and a generic version of a certain drug. The pharmacy makes a profit of 20 percent of the cost on every box of the patented version, and it makes a profit of 5 percent of the cost on every box of the generic version. During a certain time period, which version of the drug yields a greater dollar profit to the pharmacy?
1. The pharmacy pays more to the wholesaler per box for the patented version than for the generic version.
2. The pharmacy sells 30 percent more of the generic version of the drug by weight than the patented version.
- A Statement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (2) alone is not sufficient.
- B Statement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (1) alone is not sufficient.
- C BOTH statement TOGETHER are sufficient, but NEITHER statement ALONE is sufficient.
- D EACH statement ALONE is sufficient.
- E Statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are NOT sufficient.
Correct Answer: E