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Are you familiar with the GMAT Club's timer? We have pulled timer results from our database and analyzed every question in the forum. Based on those results, we have compiled a list of the hardest questions in each of the question forums we have. Below I am presenting to you the top 100 questions from PS forum.
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Rank Title Topics
1How many even 3 digit integers greater than 700 with Combinations
2If the product of all the unique positive divisors of n, a p Number Properties/Divisibility/Multiples/Factors
3Set S consists of numbers 2, 3, 6, 48, and 164. Number K is Probability/Number Properties/Divisibility/Multiples/Factors
4Arrow AB which is a line segment exactly 5 units along with Coordinate Geometry
5If 10! - 2*(5!)^2 is divisible by 10^n, what is the greatest Divisibility/Multiples/Factors/Roots
6A big cube is formed by rearranging the 160 coloured and 56 Percents and Interest Problems/Geometry
7In the figure, point D divides side BC of triangle ABC into Geometry
8The function g(x) is defined for integers x such that if x Arithmetic
9Louie takes out a three-month loan of $1000. The lender Percents and Interest Problems
10If two integers are chosen at random out of the set {2, 5, 7 Probability/Number Properties
11How many numbers that are not divisible by 6 divide evenly Divisibility/Multiples/Factors
12On a partly cloudy day, Derek decides to walk back from work Distance/Rate Problems
13a, b, c, d are positive integers such that exactly one of Inequalities
14A sequence of numbers (geometric sequence) is given by the Exponents/Powers/Sequences
15How many values can the integer p=|x+3|-|x-3| assume? Absolute Values/Modules
16A man arrives at a railway station 90mins before the time at Distance/Rate Problems
17An integer between 1 and 300, inclusive, is chosen at random Probability/Number Properties
18A cyclist travels the length of a bike path that is 225 Inequalities/Distance/Rate Problems
19In racing over a given distance d at uniform speed, A can be Distance/Rate Problems
20In the diagram, points A, B, and C are on the diameter of Geometry
24How many positive integers less than 10,000 are there in Combinations
25Twenty metres of wire is available to fence off a flower bed Geometry/Min/Max Problems/Out of Scope - Too Hard
26In a certain sequence, every term after the first is determi Sequences
27List T consist of 30 positive decimals, none of which is an Min/Max Problems
28In a village of 100 households, 75 have at least one DVD Overlapping Sets
29Points A and B are 120 km apart. A motorcyclist starts from Distance/Rate Problems/Geometry
30A cylindrical water tower with radius 5 m and height 8 m is Geometry/Work/Rate Problems
31If integer C is randomly selected from 20 to 99, inclusive. Probability
32If an integer n is to be chosen at random from the integers Probability/Divisibility/Multiples/Factors
33If 2^x + 2^y = x^2 + y^2, where x and y are nonnegative inte Algebra
35If |12x5|>|76x|, which of the following CANNOT be the Inequalities/Absolute Values/Modules/Word Problems
36Consider a regular polygon of p sides. The number of values Number Properties/Geometry
38It takes 6 days for 3 women and 2 men working together to Work/Rate Problems/Poor Quality
40If x represents the sum of all the positive three-digit Arithmetic/Combinations
41Of a group of people, 10 play piano, 11 play guitar, 14 play Overlapping Sets
43In the xy-coordinate system, rectangle ABCD is inscribed wit Geometry/Coordinate Geometry
44How many triangles with positive area can be drawn on the Geometry/Coordinate Geometry
453 cooks have to make 80 burgers.They are known to make 20 Work/Rate Problems
46A man cycling along the road noticed that every 12 minutes Distance/Rate Problems
47Eight litres are drawn off from a vessel full of water and s Mixture Problems
48How many positive integers less than 30 are either a Number Properties/Divisibility/Multiples/Factors
49If N is the product of all multiples of 3 between 1 and 100 Number Properties/Exponents/Powers/Divisibility/Multiples/Factors
50Tom and Linda stand at point A. Linda begins to walk in a Distance/Rate Problems
51Two kinds of Vodka are mixed in the ratio 1:2 and 2:1 and Mixture Problems
52If a is the sum of x consecutive positive integers. b is the Statistics and Sets Problems
53A dessert recipe calls for 50% melted chocolate and 50% rasp Mixture Problems
54How many positive integers between 200 and 300 (both inclusi Divisibility/Multiples/Factors
55How many combinations of three letters taken from letters Combinations
56If the probability of rain on any given day is 50%, what is Probability
57x is the sum of y consecutive integers. w is the sum of z Statistics and Sets Problems
59In how many different ways can a group of 8 people be divide Combinations
60If x#0 and x/|x|<x, which of the following must be true? Inequalities/Absolute Values/Modules
61The sum of four consecutive odd numbers is equal to the sum Sequences
62If a and b are distinct integers and a^b = b^a, how many Number Properties/Exponents/Powers
63A fair coin is tossed 5 times. What is the probability of Probability
64If x+|x|+y=7 and x+|y|-y=6 what is x+y=? Absolute Values/Modules
65Which of the following sets includes ALL of the solutions of Absolute Values/Modules
66If x is an integer and |1-x|<2 then which of the following Absolute Values/Modules/Must or Could be True Questions/Number Properties
67What is the product of all the solutions of x^2 - 4x + 6=3 Absolute Values/Modules/Algebra
68The expression x[n]y is defined for positive values of x and Exponents/Powers/Functions and Custom Characters
69There are 100 freshmen at a particular college, all of whom Overlapping Sets
70The elevator in an eleven-story office building travels at Distance/Rate Problems
71Two different primes may be said to rhyme Number Properties
72The number of straight line miles traveled downriver in one Algebra/Word Problems
73If x is the smallest positive integer that is not prime and Divisibility/Multiples/Factors
74Car B begins moving at 2 mph around a circular track with Distance/Rate Problems
75On planet Simplon, each year has 12 months, each of which Fractions/Ratios/Decimals
76Car B starts at point X and moves clockwise around Distance/Rate Problems
77|x+3| - |4-x| = |8+x|. How many solutions does the equation Absolute Values/Modules
78How many even integers n, where 100 <= n <= 200, are divisib Number Properties/Divisibility/Multiples/Factors
79A wall clock gains 2 mins in 12 hrs, while a table clock Distance/Rate Problems
80Jane gave Karen a 5 m head start in a 100 race and Jane was Distance/Rate Problems
82Ax(y) is an operation that adds 1 to y Functions and Custom Characters
83N and M are each 3-digit integers. Each of the numbers 1, 2, Arithmetic/Min/Max Problems
85Two cars A and B start from Boston and New York respectively Distance/Rate Problems
86A cyclist travels the length of a bike path that is 225 Word Problems/Min/Max Problems
87Jerry and Jim run a race of 2000 m. First, Jerry gives Jim Distance/Rate Problems
88Of the three-digit integers greater than 700, how many have Combinations
90A man sets out to cycle from BBSR to CTC and at the same Distance/Rate Problems
91A firm's annual revenue grows twice as fast as its costs. In Percents and Interest Problems
92At a local beach, the ratio of little dogs to average dogs Percents and Interest Problems/Fractions/Ratios/Decimals
93The function p(n) on non-negative integer n is defined in Exponents/Powers
94This year Henry will save a certain amount of his income Word Problems/Fractions/Ratios/Decimals
95The positive value of x that satisfies the equation (1 + 2x) Algebra/Exponents/Powers
96Point (x,y) is a point within the triangle. What is the Coordinate Geometry/Probability
98Danny is sitting on a rectangular box. The area of the front Geometry
99A bus from city M is traveling to city N at a constant speed Distance/Rate Problems
100Each day a man meets his wife at the train station after Distance/Rate Problems
101How many different combinations of outcomes can you make by Combinations
102Tanya prepared 4 different letters to be sent to 4 different Probability
103If x, a, and b are positive integers such that when x is Remainders/Divisibility/Multiples/Factors/Must or Could be True Questions
104In the diagram, triangle PQR has a right angle at Q and a Geometry
105Rita and Sam play the following game with n sticks on a Word Problems
106What is the least possible distance between a point on the Coordinate Geometry
107Tanks X and Y contain 500 and 200 gallons of water respectiv Work/Rate Problems
108Brenda and Sally run in opposite direction on a circular tra Distance/Rate Problems
109Alex and Brenda both stand at point X. Alex begins to walk a Distance/Rate Problems/Geometry
110There are 5 bags three of which contains 5 white and 2 black Probability/Poor Quality
111If x/|x|<x which of the following must be true about x? Absolute Values/Modules/Inequalities/Must or Could be True Questions
112For any integer k > 1, the term length of an integer Number Properties

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