Problem Solving

GMAT Question of the Day (June 6): Special Operations and Critical Reasoning

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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) GMAT Daily Deals Knewton GMAT, a powerful adaptive learning system plus exclusive GMAT Club...

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GMAT Question of the Day (June 5): Work Problem and Sentence Correction

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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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GMAT Math: Special Properties of the Line y = x

By - Jun 4, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

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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GMAT Question of the Day (June 4): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

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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) GMAT Daily Deals Did you know VeritasPrep has admissions consultants from all top 25 business schools? Save $865...

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GMAT Question of the Day (June 1): Coordinate Geometry and Sentence Correction

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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) GMAT Daily Deals Get $100 off a...

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GMAT Quant: Difference of Two Squares

By - May 31, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

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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Common GMAT Topic: Descriptive Statistics

By - May 30, 16:23 PM   Comments [0]

Here’s a whirlwind tour of one of the most frequently tested sets of concepts on the GMAT Quantitative section. You don’t have to be an expert on statistics: a little goes a long way.   The Mean The mean is just the ordinary average: add up all the items...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 30): Word Problem and Critical Reasoning

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Math (PS) Two cities, Kensington MD and Reston VA are 30 km apart. From both of these cities, simultaneously, two hikers start their journeys towards each other. They are walking at a constant speed of 5 km/hour each. Simultaneously, a fly leaves the city of Kensington....

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GMAT Quant: How to Count

By - May 28, 09:00 AM   Comments [2]

The title of this post may seem facetious.  After all, even the person most allergic to math, most traumatized by math, still remembers how to count!  The GMAT, of course, generally will not ask you, for example, to count from one to seven.  The GMAT...

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GMAT Question of the Day (May 28): Probability and Sentence Correction

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Math (PS) The probability that a visitor at the mall buys a pack of candy is 30%. If three visitors come to the mall today, what is the probability that exactly two will buy a pack of candy? (A) 0.343 (B) 0.147 (C) 0.189 (D) 0.063 (E) 0.027 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct...

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