GMAT Question of the Day (January 12)
If after a number was added to a set consisting of all distinct one-digit prime integers, the median of the set grew by 25%, which of the following cannot be the value of the number added?
Question Discussion & Explanation
Cheever College offers several online courses via remote computer connection, in addition to traditional classroom-based courses. A study of student performance at Cheever found that, overall, the average student grade for online courses matched that for classroom-based courses. In this calculation of the average grade, course withdrawals were weighted as equivalent to a course failure, and the rate of withdrawal was much lower for students enrolled in classroom-based courses than for students enrolled in online courses.
If the statements above are true, which of the following must also be true of Cheever College?
(A) Among students who did not withdraw, students enrolled in online courses got higher grades, on average, than students enrolled in classroom-based courses.
Correct Answer - A - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer)
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