Is the average (arithmetic mean) of the numbers *x*, *y*, and *z* greater than *z*?

1*. z* – *x* < *y* – *z
*2

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*y*

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 statements 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: A

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