GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 3): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

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Math (PS)

A computer generated a sequence A of numbers using the following formula:
A_n = A_1 + (n-1)d

d is the common difference between any two consecutive terms of the sequence A

If the sum of the second and the fifth terms of the sequence is 8 and the sum of the third and the seventh terms is 14, what is the first term of the sequence?

(A) 3
(B) 2
(C) 1
(D) -1
(E) -3

Question Discussion & Explanation
Correct Answer - D - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer)

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Verbal (SC)

The capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina, Sarajevo’s population on the eve of the First World War was 51,919.

(A) Bosnia-Herzegovina, Sarajevo’s population
(B) Bosnia-Herzegovina is Sarajevo, whose population
(C) Bosnia-Herzegovina is Sarajevo, with a population
(D) Bosnia-Herzegovina, Sarajevo having a population that
(E) Bosnia-Herzegovina, the population of Sarajevo

Question Discussion & Explanation
Correct Answer - B - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer)

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