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GMAT Question of the Day (Apr 2): Probability and Critical Reasoning

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Math (PS) There are 6 cards numbered from 1 to 6. They are placed into a box, and then one is drawn and put back and then another card is drawn and put back. What is the probability that one of the cards was 5 if...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Mar 30): Work Problem and Critical Reasoning

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Math (PS) Robert can eat a 20 kg. bag of potatoes in 10 days. He and his wife Jane can eat the same bag in 7 days. How many days does it take Jane to eat a 20 kg. bag of potatoes by herself? (A) (B) (C)...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Mar 29): Overlapping Sets and Sentence Correction

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Math (DS) What percent of the MIS students enrolled at Wisconsin University are female? 1. 5% of female students at Wisconsin University are studying MIS. 2. 12% of male students at Wisconsin University are studying MIS. Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and drag your mouse...

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Percent Change Problems on the GMAT

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This is, among other things, a case study of one of the harder Data Sufficiency problems in the OG.   Percents as Multipliers You can find several good tips on percent problems at this post.  The most relevant here is the idea of a percent as multiplier.  To change...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Mar 28): Rate Problem and Sentence Correction

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Math (PS) Two trains continuously travel between Washington DC and Baltimore, which is 120 miles away. They start simultaneously, train A at Washington and train B at Baltimore, and run at 30 and 90 mph respectively. The station turnaround times are negligible. What is the distance...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Mar 27): Overlapping Sets and Critical Reasoning

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Math (PS) Foodmart customers regularly buy at least one of the following products: milk, chicken, or apples. 60% of shoppers buy milk, 50% buy chicken, and 35% buy apples. If 10% of the customers buy all 3 products, what percentage of Foodmart customers purchase exactly 2...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Mar 26): Arithmetic and Critical Reasoning

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Math (DS) and are positive integers and . What is the value of ? 1. 2. is a prime number Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Knewton GMAT: Highly qualified instructors....

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GMAT Question of the Day (Mar 23): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

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Math (DS) When is divided by 5, the remainder is 2. Is divisible by 7? 1. is a prime number 2. is a multiple of 10 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and drag your mouse...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Mar 22): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

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Math (PS) A 4 cm cube is cut into 1 cm cubes. What is the percentage increase in the surface area after such cutting? (A) 4% (B) 166% (C) 266% (D) 300% (E) 400% OA and Explanation Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - D - (click and drag your mouse to see the...

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Why Patience Pays off on Data Sufficiency Questions

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By Jen Rugani In the Nintendo game Super Mario Bros., Mario uses green warp pipes to travel around the world. Even though some of these pipes don’t lead anywhere, savvy players know that it’s wise to try to enter every single one, because every so often,...

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