# GMAT Question of the Day (Apr 7): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

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Math (PS)

Machine A can produce 50 components a day while machine B only 40. The monthly maintenance cost for machine A is \$1500 while that for machine B is \$550. If each component generates an income of \$10 what is the least number of days per month that the plant has to work to justify the usage of machine A instead of machine B?

(A) 6
(B) 7
(C) 9
(D) 10
(E) 11

OA and Explanation

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Verbal (SC)

An attempt to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, begun almost two decades ago, has been unsuccessful despite efforts by many important groups, including the National Organization for Women.

(A) to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, begun almost two decades ago,
(B) begun almost two decades ago, for ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment
(C) begun for ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment almost two decades ago
(D) at ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment, begun almost two decades ago,
(E) that has begun almost two decades ago to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment

OA and Explanation

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