GMAT Question of the Day (Aug 12): Mixture Problem and Sentence Correction

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Math (PS)

To make lemonade, a recipe requires 4 lemons, 30 ounces of sugar, and 2 pints of water. One can squeeze out 0.4 cups of 5% citric acid from an average lemon. Marta does not have lemons, but wants to make lemonade from 4 cups of 12% citric acid. She has sugar and water in abundance. How much water will Marta use?

(A) 2 pt.
(B) 6 pt.
(C) 12 pt.
(D) 15 pt.
(E) 100 pt.

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Verbal (SC)

Although people in France consume fatty foods at a rate comparable to the United States, their death rates from heart disease are far lower in France.

(A) people in France consume fatty foods at a rate comparable to the United States, their
(B) people in France and the United States consume fatty foods at about the same rate, the
(C) fatty foods are consumed by people in France at a comparable rate to the United States’s, their
(D) the rate of fatty foods consumed in France and the United States is about the same, the
(E) the rate of people consuming fatty foods is about the same in France and the United States, the

Answers to the questions: C, B
For explanations please see these threads: math and verbal

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