GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 3): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

By - Oct 3, 02:00 AM Comments [0]

Math (PS)

A computer generated a sequence A of numbers using the following formula:
A_n = A_1 + (n-1)d

d is the common difference between any two consecutive terms of the sequence A

If the sum of the second and the fifth terms of the sequence is 8 and the sum of the third and the seventh terms is 14, what is the first term of the sequence?

(A) 3
(B) 2
(C) 1
(D) -1
(E) -3

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

GMAT Daily Deals
  • Veritas Prep has worked with over 50K students at over 90 locations worldwide. Save >$770 at GMAT Club. Details!
  • Manhattan Review: presenting the GMAT content in a coherent and concise manner. Save 20% @ GMAT Club! Find out more.
  • MBA Prep School: Essay & Resume Editing, Mock Interview & Regular Admit Consult. Full service, full savings. Use the GMAT Club code and save up to $500!
  • MBA Admit Consulting: Save with 2-For-1 Gold Package Application Special. Only at GMAT Club. Learn more!

Verbal (SC)

The capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina, Sarajevo’s population on the eve of the First World War was 51,919.

(A) Bosnia-Herzegovina, Sarajevo’s population
(B) Bosnia-Herzegovina is Sarajevo, whose population
(C) Bosnia-Herzegovina is Sarajevo, with a population
(D) Bosnia-Herzegovina, Sarajevo having a population that
(E) Bosnia-Herzegovina, the population of Sarajevo

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

Like these questions? Get the GMAT Club question collection: online at GMAT Club OR on your Kindle OR on your iPhone/iPad

Browse all GMAT Questions of the Day

Subscribe to GMAT Question of the Day: E-mail | RSS

Leave a Reply

[0] Comments to this Article