Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas!

Give your best ideas and resolve the GMAT practice question for this week. It is kindly provided by Veritas Prep.

In a certain first grade classroom, the average height is x inches for the 5 girls and y inches for the 8 boys. What is the average height for the 13 students in the classroom combined?

(1) 15x+24y=1755

(2) x < 40

A) Statement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (2) alone is not sufficient to answer the question asked

B) Statement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (1) alone is not sufficient to answer the question asked

C) Both statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are sufficient to answer the question asked; but NEITHER statement ALONE is sufficient

D) EACH statement ALONE is sufficient to answer the question asked

E) Statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are NOT sufficient to answer the question asked, and additional data specific to the problem are needed

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