Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

It appears that you are browsing the GMAT Club forum unregistered!

Signing up is free, quick, and confidential.
Join other 350,000 members and get the full benefits of GMAT Club

Registration gives you:

Tests

Take 11 tests and quizzes from GMAT Club and leading GMAT prep companies such as Manhattan GMAT,
Knewton, and others. All are free for GMAT Club members.

Applicant Stats

View detailed applicant stats such as GPA, GMAT score, work experience, location, application
status, and more

Books/Downloads

Download thousands of study notes,
question collections, GMAT Club’s
Grammar and Math books.
All are free!

Thank you for using the timer!
We noticed you are actually not timing your practice. Click the START button first next time you use the timer.
There are many benefits to timing your practice, including:

In Jefferson School, 300 students study French or Spanish or [#permalink]
13 Dec 2006, 13:03

00:00

A

B

C

D

E

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct
0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions

In Jefferson School, 300 students study French or Spanish or both. If 100 of these students do not study French, how many of these students study both French and Spanish?

(1) Of the 300 students, 60 do not study Spanish.
(2) A total of 240 of the students study Spanish

If 100 do not study French then doesn't that mean that 200 do study French?

Yes, but also consider that some of the 200 can also study spanish. If you want to identify the students who study only french, then you will need to exclude the spanish students from this group. _________________

If 100 do not study French then doesn't that mean that 200 do study French?

Yes, but also consider that some of the 200 can also study spanish. If you want to identify the students who study only french, then you will need to exclude the spanish students from this group.

You can't use 300 as the total since 300 is people who studies French, Spanish, or BOTH.....the chart has a NEITHER column so you can't use 300 as the total.

One question for ncparad:

F+100-(F&S)=300

(1) Of the 300 students, 60 do not study Spanish.
==> F=60.
Substituting this in the equation, we get F&S=140.So sufficient.

When I plug in the 60, I get 160-(FuS)=300 and a negative 140. Maybe it's late and I can't think but it shouldn't be a negative number.

You can't use 300 as the total since 300 is people who studies French, Spanish, or BOTH.....the chart has a NEITHER column so you can't use 300 as the total.

One question for ncparad:

F+100-(F&S)=300

(1) Of the 300 students, 60 do not study Spanish. ==> F=60. Substituting this in the equation, we get F&S=140.So sufficient.

When I plug in the 60, I get 160-(FuS)=300 and a negative 140. Maybe it's late and I can't think but it shouldn't be a negative number.

can someone clarify this ? i get a negative 140 with this formula as well (F+S-FS=300)

i do get a +140 with seeing S as S=100+SF (from the stem sayin 100=S-SF)

Yes, Yes, YES!! Enough said! Congratulations to anyone else who got the call today. My call only came a short while ago so there is still hope for y’...

For my Cambridge essay I have to write down by short and long term career objectives as a part of the personal statement. Easy enough I said, done it...