GMAT Question of the Day (Nov 28): Rate Problem and Critical Reasoning

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Math (PS)

The population of Linterhast was 3,600 people in 1990 and 4,800 people in 1993. If the population growth rate per thousand is constant, then what will be the population in 1996?

(A) 6,000
(B) 6,400
(C) 7,200
(D) 8,000
(E) 9,600

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

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Verbal (CR)

Seven countries signed a treaty binding each of them to perform specified actions on a certain fixed date, with the actions of each conditional on simultaneous action taken by the other countries. Each country was also to notify the six other countries when it had completed its action.

The simultaneous-action provision of the treaty leaves open the possibility that

(A) the compliance date was subject to postponement, according to the terms of the treaty.
(B) one of the countries might not be required to make any changes or take any steps in order to comply with the treaty, whereas all the other countries are so required.
(C) each country might have a well-founded excuse, based on the provision, for its own lack of compliance.
(D) the treaty specified that the signal for one of the countries to initiate action was notification by the other countries that they had completed action.
(E) there was ambiguity with respect to the date after which all actions contemplated in the treaty are to be compete.

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

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