Let x and y be positive integers such that x is prime and y is composite. Which of the following statements

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Q 1720312211.     Let x and y be positive integers such that x is
prime and y is composite. Which of the following
statements are correct?

(y- x) can be an even integer.
xy can be an even integer.
0.5 (x + y) can be an even integer

Select the correct answer using the code given below
CDS 2015 Paper-2
A

1 and 2

B

2 and 3

C

1 and 3

D

1, 2 and 3

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