GMAT Question of the Day (Sep 14): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

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Math (PS)

In a fleet of a certain car-renting agency the ratio of the number of sedans to the number of hatchbacks was 9:8. If after the addition of 3 sedans and 1 hatchback, this ratio rose to 6:5, how many more sedans than hatchbacks does the agency have now?

(A) 2
(B) 3
(C) 5
(D) 7
(E) 9

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Verbal (SC)

Although aspirin irritates the stomach, it can be avoided if the aspirin tablet is given a coating that will not dissolve until the tablet reaches the intestine.

(A) Although aspirin irritates the stomach, it
(B) The irritation of the stomach caused by aspirin
(C) The fact that aspirin causes irritation of the stomach
(D) Aspirin causes stomach irritation, although it
(E) Aspirin irritates the stomach, which

Answers to the questions: C, B
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