GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 24): Coordinate Geometry and Sentence Correction

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Math (PS)

On the coordinate graph, a circle is centered at the point (3, 3). If the radius of the circle is \sqrt{6} , and there is a square ABCD inscribed into the circle cutting it into 5 regions, what is the area of the segment CD ?

(A) \pi
(B) 6\pi - \sqrt{12}
(C) 6\pi - 2\sqrt{6}
(D) 3(\frac{\pi}{2} - 1)
(E) 3 \frac{\pi}{4} - \frac{3}{2}

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

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Verbal (SC)

During the past decade, the labor market in France has not been operating according to free market principles, but instead stifling functioning through its various government regulations restricting the hiring and firing of workers.

(A) principles, but instead stifling functioning through its various government regulations restricting the hiring and firing of workers
(B) principles, instead it has been functioning in a stifled manner as a result of various government regulations that restrict the hiring and firing of workers
(C) principles, rather functioning despite being stifled as a result of government regulations that variously restrict worker hiring and firing
(D) principles; the hiring and firing of workers is restricted there by various government regulations, its functioning being stifled
(E) principles; instead, its functioning has been stifled by various government regulations restricting the hiring and firing of workers

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

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