Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 02 Sep 2015, 16:01
GMAT Club Tests

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

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.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

What positive number, when squared, is equal to the cube of

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 02 Sep 2004
Posts: 43
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 0

What positive number, when squared, is equal to the cube of [#permalink] New post 12 Oct 2004, 12:23
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions
This topic is locked. If you want to discuss this question please re-post it in the respective forum.

What positive number, when squared, is equal to the cube of the positive square root of 16?


64

56

32

8

2
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 07 Sep 2004
Posts: 60
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 12 Oct 2004, 16:48
D


just to point something in problem. It is meaningless to say positive square root. As if the value of square root can be negative.

we know that the value of square root is always positive. So why the redundancy.
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 07 Oct 2004
Posts: 17
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 13 Oct 2004, 02:58
ans is D for me also..
i agree with last posting saying about that It is meaningless to say positive square root..

anyway...
x^2 = (16^1/2)^3

=> x^2 = 64

=> x =8

hence D
Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 31 Aug 2004
Posts: 166
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 14 Oct 2004, 12:40
agree with the above. D would be the answer.
CEO
CEO
avatar
Joined: 17 Jul 2004
Posts: 3281
Followers: 22

Kudos [?]: 455 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 14 Oct 2004, 22:39
Please see GMAT OG 9th ed. p. 41:

"Every positive number n has two square roots, one positive and the other negative . . ."

Hjort
  [#permalink] 14 Oct 2004, 22:39
Display posts from previous: Sort by

What positive number, when squared, is equal to the cube of

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Privacy Policy| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.