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Simplifying fractions on the GMAT

By - Mar 16, 07:36 AM   Comments [0]

Fractions can often appear difficult to deal with in GMAT quant questions. However, if you simplify fractions, things become easier.

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GMAT Question of the Day (March 16)

By - Mar 16, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math In the morning, John drove to his mother's house in the village at an average speed of 60 kilometers per hour. When he was going back to town in the evening, he drove more cautiously and his speed was lower. If John went the same...

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Kickstarting Your GRE or GMAT Prep, Pt. 1

By - Mar 15, 15:19 PM   Comments [0]

Whether you’re shooting to start business school in fall 2017 or are a junior or sophomore planning ahead, now is the time to lock in a surefire test score for future enrollment. With several months still to go before application deadlines, we’ll offer helpful planning...

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GMAT Tuesday: OG Reading Comprehension #101

By - Mar 15, 12:33 PM   Comments [0]

This week we tackle another inference question from the Official Guide for GMAT. In a lot of ways it builds nicely on the previous question since we are making an inference about the same group of patients from question number 100.   If you’d like to...

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GMAT Question of the Day (March 15)

By - Mar 15, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If and are positive integers, is an integer? (1) is a multiple of 3 (2) is a multiple of 3   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click and drag your mouse to see...

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The Lazy Thinking Behind the “2 Minutes Per Question” Plan

By - Mar 14, 11:30 AM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen; Rich.C@empowergmat.com  EMPOWERgmat.com If you’re familiar with the format of the GMAT, then you know that the Quant section of the Test consists of 37 questions that must be completed in 75 minutes. At some point in the history of the GMAT, someone thought...

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GMAT Question of the Day (March 14)

By - Mar 14, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math All pages of a book are numbered. If the first page is numbered 1 and the last page is numbered 705, on how many pages does digit 9 appear in the numeration? A. 70 B. 77 C. 126 D. 133 E. 140   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - D - (click and drag...

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Play ‘Slice-a-Pi’ for Geometry-Based Fun—and a Chance to Win

By - Mar 11, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Before Pi Day, play Slice-a-Pi for fun in geometry—and a chance to save on GMAT test prep! Pi Day comes around just once a year on 3/14. To celebrate, we’re giving you a chance to win $314 before Pi Day—the best irrational holiday on the calendar! Go on—participate in some...

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GMAT Question of the Day (March 11)

By - Mar 11, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math 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. 0.75 E....

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4 Challenging Comparison Questions on the GMAT

By - Mar 10, 15:17 PM   Comments [0]

First of all, here are four challenging SC questions involving comparisons.  What could be better than SC questions about comparisons? (I couldn’t resist starting off a blog about comparisons with a comparison!)   1) For parts of his life, Burroughs, a writer in self-imposed exile, and in...

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