# GMAT Question of the Day (Dec 8): Arithmetic and Critical Reasoning

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Math (DS)

What is the value of $(-1)^{g^4 + g - 1}$ ?

1. $g$ is an integer
2. $g$ is even

OA and Explanation

Verbal (CR)

Which one of the following statements, if true, would most weaken the argument above?

(A) The purchasers of products given as gifts are not the ultimate users of those products.
(B) Many women, including those who watch cooking programs, occasionally use tools for home improvement projects.
(C) The ad agency had never previously aired an ad during a program other than the one intended.
(D) Some men, including some who use tools frequently, occasionally watch cooking programs.
(E) The ad agency has a reputation for conducting high quality demographic research.

OA and Explanation