By Magoosh
- **Jun 6**, 09:00 AM

Concision is one of the goals of parallel structure. Consider the following monstrosity of a sentence.
1a) After I get my next paycheck, I am seriously thinking about buying a jet ski, I am seriously thinking about treating my friends to dinner, and I am seriously...

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By Admissionado
- **Jun 6**, 06:56 AM

Harvard has released their essays. Columbia did, too. And Stanford. And with each passing day, more and more schools are going to follow suit. If that’s not a sign that 2013 MBA application season is upon us, gosh, I don’t know what is.
So… I guess...

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By akkane
- **Jun 6**, 02:00 AM

Math (PS)
If , what is the last digit of ?
(A) 8
(B) 6
(C) 4
(D) 2
(E) 1
Question Discussion & Explanation
Correct Answer - D - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer)
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By Magoosh
- **Jun 5**, 09:00 AM

“I don’t know if you will find this post helpful”
Do you spot the error in the preceding sentence? This error is common in casual spoken English, but it will cost you on the GMAT Sentence Correction. In that sentence, the word “if” is incorrect: it...

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By akkane
- **Jun 5**, 02:00 AM

Math (PS)
A furniture manufacturer has two machines, but only one can be used at a time. Machine A is utilized during the first shift and Machine B during the second shift, while both work half of the third shift. If Machine A can do the...

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By Magoosh
- **Jun 4**, 09:00 AM

The 45º angle
Fact: All lines with slopes of 1 make 45º angles with both the x- and y-axes.
Conversely, if a line makes a 45º angles with either the x- of y-axes, you know immediately its slope must be . This first fact is true, not only...

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By akkane
- **Jun 4**, 02:00 AM

Math (PS)
The square of = ?
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)
(E)
Question Discussion & Explanation
Correct Answer - B - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer)
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By akkane
- **Jun 1**, 02:00 AM

Math (PS)
What is the area of a triangle with the following vertices , , and ?
(A) 3
(B) 4
(C) 5
(D) 6
(E) 7
Question Discussion & Explanation
Correct Answer - D - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer)
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By Magoosh
- **May 31**, 09:00 AM

You may remember this formula, one of the sleekest factoring tricks in all of algebra:
This formula, called “the difference of two squares” formula, is a favorite of standardized test writers. A simple enough pattern: see if you can detect where it shows up in the...

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By akkane
- **May 31**, 02:00 AM

Math (DS)
If is a positive integer, is ?
1.
2. is a prime number
Question Discussion & Explanation
Correct Answer - A - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer)
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