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Samantha invests i1 dollars in bond X, which pays r1 percent simple interest annually, and she invests i2 dollars in bond Y, which pays r2 percent simple interest annually. After one year, will she have earned more interest, in dollars, from bond X than from bond Y?
(1) r12 > r22
(2) The ratio of i1 to i2 is larger than the ratio of r1 to r2.