GMAT Question of the Day (Dec 15): Geometry and Critical Reasoning

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Math (PS)

There is a certain triangle with sides 7, 10, and X . If it is known that X is an integer, how many different values are there of X ?

(A) 8
(B) 10
(C) 13
(D) 14
(E) 16

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Verbal (CR)

The most important aspect of moviemaking is conveying a scene’s rhythm. Conveying rhythm depends less on the artistic quality of the individual photographic images than on how the shots go together and the order in which they highlight different aspects of the action taking place in front of the camera.
If the statements above are true, which of the following must be true on the basis of them?

(A) The artistic quality of the individual photographic image is unimportant in movie photography.
(B) Photographers known for the superb artistic quality of their photographs are seldom effective as moviemakers.
(C) Having the ability to produce photographs of superb artistic quality does not in itself guarantee having the ability to be a good moviemaker.
(D) Movie photographers who are good at their jobs rarely give serious thought to the artistic quality of the photographs they take.
(E) To convey a scene’s rhythm effectively, a moviemaker must highlight many different aspects of the action taking place.

Answers to the questions: C, C
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