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Meaning Change in SC

By - Jun 15, 09:10 AM   Comments [0]

As we transitioned from OG10 to OG13, it became increasingly difficult to solve questions by using shortcuts, pattern recognition, etc. and meaning became a critical mantra to solve Sentence Correction questions.  A particular variation that confounds students is the one in which there are more...

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GMAT Question of the Day (June 15): Mixture Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Jun 15, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) grams of water were added to 80 grams of a strong solution of acid. If as a result, the concentration of acid in the solution became times of the initial concentration, what was the concentration of acid in the original solution? 1. 2....

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GMAT Grammar Game – Pick the Correct Sentence

By - Jun 14, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Below are two excerpts from popular news sources. Accompanying each excerpt is a slightly modified version of the sentence that contains one or more grammatical flaws. See if you know which excerpt is from an actual news source, and which one is the result of...

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GMAT Question of the Day (June 14): Word Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - Jun 14, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) If the power of an engine grows by 10% when the number of its cylinders is increased by one, which of the following is closest to the ratio of the power of a 9-cylinder engine to that of a 12-cylinder engine? (A) 0.69 (B) 0.71 (C) 0.72 (D)...

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How to stay focused on your Reading Comprehension

By - Jun 13, 22:38 PM   Comments [8]

Jen Rugani is one our amazing teachers at Knewton, where she helps students rock their GMAT prep. If taking the GMAT is like running a marathon, then the Reading Comprehension passages are like a set of steep hills in mile 24. They’re dense, complicated, boring pieces...

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GMAT Sentence Correction: Lie vs. Lay

By - Jun 13, 09:00 AM   Comments [2]

Untangle the most confusing pair of verbs in the English language!  To begin, a SC question from the Official Guide: question #95 from the OG13e (#96 in the OG 12e): 95) One of the primary distinctions between our intelligence with that of other primates may lay not so...

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GMAT Question of the Day (June 13): Combinations and Critical Reasoning

By - Jun 13, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) There are 3 red chips and 2 blue chips. When arranged in a row, they form a certain color pattern, for example RBRRB. How many color patterns are possible? (A) 10 (B) 12 (C) 24 (D) 60 (E) 100 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - A - (click and drag...

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GMAT Quant: How to Solve Two Equations with Two Variables

By - Jun 12, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Fact: If you have two variables and only one equation, in general you will not be able to solve for the individual values of the variables.  You need two separate equations in order to solve for the individual values of each of two variables. (This...

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GMAT Question of the Day (June 12): Coordinate Geometry and Sentence Correction

By - Jun 12, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) At what angle do the lines and intersect? 1. 2. Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - A - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Knewton Gmat: fully custom prep w/ the highest point increase guarantee in the industry. $350...

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Introduction to GMAT Critical Reasoning

By - Jun 11, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

One question on the GMAT Verbal Section is Critical Reasoning.  On this question, the prompt presents some sort of argument, and then asks you, in one way or another, to analyze the argument — for example, by strengthening it, weakening it, finding its underlying assumption,...

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