GMAT Question of the Day (March 14)

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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)

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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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Planning How to Pay, Competitive Online Degrees

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Worried about how to pay for business school? From competitive admissions for online degree programs to considering how to pay for your MBA—here are the top stories for aspiring business school students. Tuition costs rising The benefits of the an MBA are clear: Over a lifetime, you can...

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GMAT Question of the Day (March 10)

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Math A bowl contains green and blue chips only. If two chips are drawn from the bowl (without replacement) what is the probability that both chips will be blue? (1) The ratio of blue chips to green chips is 3:4. (2) There are 5 more green chips than...

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Use this trick to solve GMAT sequence questions

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Applying rules to questions involving sequences is often the fastest way to solve such problems.

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GMAT Question of the Day (March 9)

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Math A wholesaler sells computers on following conditions: the first 100 computers cost $500 each and each computer above 100th costs $400. If the wholesaler received $57,600 as a result of the deal, how many computers did he sell? A. 109 B. 117 C. 119 D. 121 E. 123   Question Discussion &...

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Land Your Score: Ratio Problems

By - Mar 8, 14:48 PM   Comments [0]

Mastering ratio problems on the GMAT requires understanding the relationship between quantities. Welcome to “Land Your Score,” a blog series in which Kaplan instructor Jennifer Land shares key insights and strategies for improving your GMAT performance on Test Day. This week, Jennifer discusses how to approach...

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GMAT Question of the Day (March 8)

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Math The train consists of 6 carriages, 20 meters long each. The gap between the carriages is 1 meter. If the train is moving at a constant speed of 60 km/h, how much time will it take the train to run through a 1 kilometer tunnel? A....

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