GMAT Question of the Day (Aug 6): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

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Math (DS)

On any given Saturday, flights arrive at XYZ airport every hour, for 24 hours. The average number of flights arriving at XYZ airport on any Saturday is a multiple of 12. Is the total number of flights that arrived on a Saturday greater than 180?

1. On the same Saturday, the median number of flight arrivals every hour is 17
2. On the same Saturday, the highest number of flight arrivals in an hour was 30

Question Discussion & Explanation
Correct Answer - A - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer)

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Verbal (SC)

According to Interstudy, a nonprofit organization that studies health maintenance organizations (HMO’s), they estimate that, in comparison to last year, when only 36 percent of the nation’s 607 HMO’s was profitable, this year 73 percent will be.

(A) they estimate that, in comparison to last year, when only 36 percent of the nation’s 607 HMO’s was profitable, this year 73 percent will be
(B) compared to only 36 percent of the nation’s 607 HMO’s being profitable last year, they estimate 73 percent would be this year
(C) only 36 percent of the nation’s 607 HMO’s were profitable last year; it estimates that this year 73 percent will be
(D) it estimates 73 percent of the nation’s 607 HMO’s would be profitable this year; last year that was only 36 percent
(E) only 36 percent of the nation’s 607 HMO’s last year were profitable, whereas they estimate it this year to be 73 percent

Question Discussion & Explanation
Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer)

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