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Question 44 Data Sufficiency: Diagnostic GMAT Official Guide

Video explanation: If m and n are positive integers, is $(\sqrt{m})^n$ an integer?…

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Parth Patelsays

I think I am getting tripped up on something simple, can you please help me figure out where I am going wrong? For statement 1, if you raise it to a negative power (which is also an integer) then it is possible to end up with a fraction. Doesn’t that mean it’s not sufficient alone?

Parth Patel says

I think I am getting tripped up on something simple, can you please help me figure out where I am going wrong? For statement 1, if you raise it to a negative power (which is also an integer) then it is possible to end up with a fraction. Doesn’t that mean it’s not sufficient alone?

Parth Patel says

Nevermind. I get it, it’s restricted to positive integers in the problem.