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# There are 37 questions on the math part of the GMAT, each

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There are 37 questions on the math part of the GMAT, each [#permalink]  09 Oct 2003, 00:35
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There are 37 questions on the math part of the GMAT, each with 5 options. How many combinations of answers are possible?
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I would go this way. There are 5 answers to each question and 5 ways to selct those. So for 37 we have 37*5 different answers whicha re possible...
I wasnt too sure with the wording of the question but thats how I interepret it. let us know what is the right one.

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agree

So, what is the probability of guessing all the questions correct?
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u are really testing me mate.. I would say .2^37

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u are really testing me mate.. I would say .2^37

seeing this probability I now understand why most of us dont get all right

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ngulati wrote:
u are really testing me mate.. I would say .2^37

seeing this probability I now understand why most of us dont get all right

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neeraj

P=1/[5^37], for there is the only correct combination.
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yeah thats right.. we would get the same answer though...

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