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150 Hardest and easiest questions for PS
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150 Hardest Problem Solving Questions (Jul 1st, 2018  Aug 1st, 2018) Are you familiar with the GMAT Club's timer?We have pulled timer results from our database and analyzed every question in the forum. Based on those results, we have compiled a list of the hardest questions in each of the question forums we have. Below I am presenting to you the top 150 questions from PS forum. Problem Solving (PS)  Rank  Title  Topics  1  During the month of April, the average temperatures on day n  Difficulty: 700Level, Absolute Values/Modulus, Arithmetic, Coordinate Geometry, Inequalities, Must or Could be True Questions, Sequences, Word Problems  2  In the figure, point D divides side BC of triangle ABC into segments  Difficulty: 700Level, Geometry, Source: Manhattan GMAT  3  An isosceles triangle with one angle of 120° is inscribed in  Difficulty: 700Level, Geometry, Source: Manhattan GMAT  4  If two integers are chosen at random out of the set {2, 5, 7, 8}, what  Difficulty: 700Level, Number Properties, Probability, Source: Manhattan GMAT  5  The sum of four consecutive odd numbers is equal to the sum  Difficulty: 700Level, Sequences  6  If the product of all the unique positive divisors of n, a p  Difficulty: 700Level, Divisibility/Multiples/Factors, Number Properties, Source: Manhattan GMAT  7  Arrow AB which is a line segment exactly 5 units along with  Difficulty: 700Level, Coordinate Geometry, Source: Manhattan GMAT  8  If [3(ab)^3 + 9(ab)^2 – 54ab] / [(a1)(a + 2)] = 0, and a and b are bo  Difficulty: 700Level, Algebra, Must or Could be True Questions  9  A bus from city M is traveling to city N at a constant speed  Difficulty: 700Level, Distance/Rate Problems, Source: GMAT Club Tests  10  Daniel is playing a dice game in which a dice is rolled 5 times  Difficulty: 700Level, Probability, Source: Other  Please specify  11  A box contains three pairs of blue gloves and two pairs of  Difficulty: 700Level, Probability, Source: GMAT Club Tests  12  In the xy plane, point (p, q) is a lattice point if both p  Difficulty: 700Level, Coordinate Geometry, Geometry, Source: Magoosh  13  The function g(x) is defined for integers x such that if x  Difficulty: 700Level, Algebra, Functions and Custom Characters  14  If 10!  2*(5!)^2 is divisible by 10^n, what is the greatest  Difficulty: 700Level, Algebra, Divisibility/Multiples/Factors, Number Properties  15  A list of numbers has six positive integers. Three of those integers  Difficulty: 700Level, Statistics and Sets Problems, Source: Veritas Prep  16  Twenty meters of wire is available to fence off a flower bed in the  Difficulty: 700Level, Geometry, Min/Max Problems, Source: Economist GMAT Tutor  17  How many even 3 digit integers greater than 700 with distinct non zero  Difficulty: 700Level, Combinations, Source: Official Guide  18  An integer between 1 and 300, inclusive, is chosen at random  Difficulty: 700Level, Number Properties, Probability, Source: Manhattan GMAT  19  In a certain mathematical activity, we have five cards with five diffe  Difficulty: 700Level, Combinations, Source: Magoosh  20  A sequence of numbers (geometric sequence) is given by the  Difficulty: 700Level, Absolute Values/Modulus, Exponents/Powers, Sequences, Source: Grockit  21  There are 500 cars on a sales lot, all of which have either two doors  Difficulty: 700Level, Number Properties, Overlapping Sets, Percents and Interest Problems, Source: Magoosh  22  On a partly cloudy day, Derek decides to walk back from work  Difficulty: 700Level, Distance/Rate Problems, Source: Veritas Prep  23  An alloy of copper and aluminum has 40% copper. An alloy of Copper and  Difficulty: 700Level, Mixture Problems, Source: Other  Please specify  24  What is the probability of getting a sum of 8 or 14 when  Difficulty: 700Level, Probability  25  How many values can the integer p=x+3x3 assume?  Difficulty: 700Level, Absolute Values/Modulus  26  Pam and Robin each roll a pair of fair, sixsided dice. What is the pr  Difficulty: 700Level, Probability, Source: Veritas Prep  27  If 2^x + 2^y = x^2 + y^2, where x and y are nonnegative inte  Difficulty: 700Level, Absolute Values/Modulus, Algebra, Min/Max Problems, Source: Manhattan GMAT  28  How many numbers that are not divisible by 6 divide evenly  Difficulty: 700Level, Divisibility/Multiples/Factors, Source: Manhattan GMAT  29  How many integral values of k are possible, if the lines 3x+  Difficulty: 700Level, Coordinate Geometry  30  How many 4digit numbers can be formed by using the digits 0  Difficulty: 700Level, Combinations  31  If a, b are integers, and (ab)^2 + 8b^2=108, what is the number of th  Difficulty: 700Level, Algebra, Source: Math Revolution  32  In a certain sequence, every term after the first is determi  Difficulty: 700Level, Sequences, Source: Manhattan GMAT  33  How many different combinations of outcomes can you make by  Difficulty: 700Level, Combinations  34  A botanist selects n^2 trees on an island and studies (2n +  Difficulty: 700Level, Remainders, Source: Princeton Review  35  Let a “2placer” be a terminating decimal, between 0 and 1, for which  Difficulty: 700Level, Combinations, Fractions/Ratios/Decimals, Number Properties, Source: Manhattan GMAT  36  We define f(n) as the highest nonnegative integer power of 7 that  Difficulty: 700Level, Divisibility/Multiples/Factors, Exponents/Powers, Functions and Custom Characters  37  List T consist of 30 positive decimals, none of which is an integer  Difficulty: 700Level, Min/Max Problems, Source: Official Guide  38  A big cube is formed by rearranging the 160 coloured and 56  Difficulty: 700Level, Geometry, Percents and Interest Problems  39  If a circle passes through points (9,2*sqrt(3))  Difficulty: 700Level, Coordinate Geometry, Geometry, Source: Other  Please specify  40  How many integers less than 100 have exactly 4 odd factors b  Difficulty: 700Level, Divisibility/Multiples/Factors, Number Properties  41  How many different pairs of integers (a, b) exist such that 2 <= a <=  Difficulty: 700Level, Algebra, Combinations, Inequalities, Source: Manhattan GMAT  42  Ms. Barton has four children. You are told correctly that she has at  Difficulty: 700Level, Probability, Source: GMAT Prep EP1, Source: Manhattan GMAT  43  Darcy, Gina, Ray and Susan will be the only participants at a meeting.  Difficulty: 700Level, Probability, Source: Kaplan  44  Pipe A can fill a tank in 32 minutes. Pipe B can fill the sa  Difficulty: 700Level, Work/Rate Problems  45  The figure above shows gas mileage at different speeds for all compact  Difficulty: 700Level, Distance/Rate Problems, Graphs and Illustrations, Source: Other  Please specify  46  The elevator in an elevenstory office building travels at  Difficulty: 700Level, Distance/Rate Problems  47  Random Pack 1, Question 3 Three circles with radii...  Difficulty: 700Level, Geometry, Source: EMPOWERgmat  48  Set S consists of numbers 2, 3, 6, 48, and 164. Number K is  Difficulty: 700Level, Divisibility/Multiples/Factors, Number Properties, Probability  49  Two kinds of Vodka are mixed in the ratio 1:2 and 2:1 and  Difficulty: 700Level, Mixture Problems  50  In the diagram, points A, B, and C are on the diameter of  Difficulty: 700Level, Geometry, Source: Kaplan  51  What is the sum of all solutions to the equation x^(2x² + 4x – 6) = x  Difficulty: 700Level, Exponents/Powers, Source: GMATPrepNow  52  How many 2inch by 3inch rectangular tiles are required to tile this  Difficulty: 700Level, Geometry, Source: Other  Please specify  53  If x is the reciprocal of a positive integer, then the maximum value o  Difficulty: 700Level, Min/Max Problems, Number Properties, Source: Manhattan GMAT  54  A cylindrical tank of radius R and height H must be redesign  Difficulty: 700Level, Geometry, Source: Manhattan GMAT  55  Points A and B are 120 km apart. A motorcyclist starts from  Difficulty: 700Level, Distance/Rate Problems, Geometry, Source: Manhattan GMAT  56  If 12x−5>7−6x, which of the following CANNOT be the  Difficulty: 700Level, Absolute Values/Modulus, Inequalities, Source: Veritas Prep  57  A set of five positive integers has an arithmetic mean of 150. A parti  Difficulty: 700Level, Number Properties, Source: Veritas Prep  58  Consider a regular polygon of p sides. The number of values  Difficulty: 700Level, Geometry, Number Properties  59  For positive integers k and n, the kpower remainder of n is defined  Difficulty: 700Level, Min/Max Problems, Number Properties, Remainders, Source: Manhattan GMAT  60  On the number line shown, the distance between 0 and a . . .  Difficulty: 700Level, Absolute Values/Modulus, Algebra, Source: eGMAT  61  A customer using a certain telephone calling plan pays a fee  Difficulty: 700Level, Word Problems, Source: Kaplan  62  Louie takes out a threemonth loan of $1000. The lender  Difficulty: 700Level, Percents and Interest Problems, Source: Magoosh  63  A bag contains 3 red and 2 black ball. Another bag contains 4 red and  Difficulty: 700Level, Probability  64  If x and y are integers and 2x + 9y = 57, then the least possible valu  Difficulty: 700Level, Algebra, Source: Veritas Prep  65  A sheet of paper ABDE is a 12by18inch rectangle, as shown in Figure  Difficulty: 700Level, Geometry, Source: Manhattan GMAT  66  Allen starts from X, goes to Y. At the same time Bob starts from Y and  Difficulty: 700Level, Distance/Rate Problems, Source: Other  Please specify  67  The remainder when N is divided by 18 is 16. Given that N is  Difficulty: 700Level, Remainders  68  Three men A, B and C working together can do a work in 30 da  Difficulty: 700Level, Work/Rate Problems  69  An escalator moves downward from street level to a subway platform at  Difficulty: 700Level, Arithmetic, Distance/Rate Problems, Source: Other  Please specify  70  If xy > 0 and (x − 2)(y + 1) < 0, then which of the following must be  Difficulty: 700Level, Absolute Values/Modulus, Inequalities, Must or Could be True Questions, Source: Veritas Prep  71  Two different primes may be said to “rhyme” around an integer if they  Difficulty: 700Level, Number Properties, Source: Manhattan GMAT  72  The positive value of x that satisfies the equation (1 + 2x)  Difficulty: 700Level, Algebra, Exponents/Powers, Source: Manhattan GMAT  73  If a is the sum of x consecutive positive integers. b is the  Difficulty: 700Level, Statistics and Sets Problems, Source: Manhattan GMAT  74  It takes 6 days for 3 women and 2 men working together to  Difficulty: 700Level, Work/Rate Problems, Source: 800 Score  75  When the number 777 is divided by the integer N, the remaind  Difficulty: 700Level, Remainders, Source: 800 Score  76  If integer C is randomly selected from 20 to 99, inclusive.  Difficulty: 700Level, Divisibility/Multiples/Factors, Probability, Source: Manhattan GMAT  77  A fair coin is tossed 6 times. What is the probability of getting no  Difficulty: 700Level, Probability  78  A bag contains 10 bulbs and 5 torches, out of which 3 bu  Difficulty: 700Level, Probability, Source: eGMAT  79  4 individuals arrive separately at an orchestra concert with  Difficulty: 700Level, Probability, Source: Veritas Prep  80  The function p(n) on nonnegative integer n is defined in  Difficulty: 700Level, Exponents/Powers, Functions and Custom Characters, Source: Manhattan GMAT  81  How many even integers n, where 100 <= n <= 200, are divisib  Difficulty: 700Level, Divisibility/Multiples/Factors, Number Properties  82  A certain company plans to sell Product X for p dollars per  Difficulty: 700Level, Probability  83  If a and b are distinct integers and a^b = b^a, how many  Difficulty: 700Level, Exponents/Powers, Number Properties, Source: Veritas Prep  84  A mixed doubles tennis game is to be played between two team  Difficulty: 700Level, Combinations  85  a, b, c, d are positive integers such that exactly one of  Difficulty: 700Level, Inequalities  86  The number 523abc is divisible by 7,8,9. Then what is the  Difficulty: 700Level, Divisibility/Multiples/Factors  87  A man arrives at a railway station 90 minutes before the tim  Difficulty: 700Level, Distance/Rate Problems  88  What is the last nonzero digit of expression  Difficulty: 700Level, Divisibility/Multiples/Factors, Number Properties, Source: Other  Please specify  89  If y = x + 5x  5, then y can take how many integer  Difficulty: 700Level, Absolute Values/Modulus, Source: GMAT Prep  90  Jerry and Jim run a race of 2000 m. First, Jerry gives Jim  Difficulty: 700Level, Distance/Rate Problems, Source: GMAT Paper Tests  91  Baseball's World Series matches 2 teams against each other  Difficulty: 700Level, Probability, Source: Manhattan GMAT  92  How many 3digit integers between 100 and 200 have a digit  Difficulty: 700Level, Combinations, Source: Kaplan  93  Of the threedigit integers greater than 660, how many have  Difficulty: 700Level, Combinations  94  In the game of Yahtzee, a "full house" occurs when a player  Difficulty: 700Level, Probability, Source: Veritas Prep  95  How many distinct fourdigit numbers can be formed by the  Difficulty: 700Level, Combinations, Source: Magoosh  96  On planet Simplon, each year has 12 months, each of which  Difficulty: 700Level, Fractions/Ratios/Decimals, Source: Veritas Prep  97  A notsogood clockmaker has four clocks on display in the w  Difficulty: 700Level, Distance/Rate Problems, Source: PowerPrep  98  13 students in a class had a medium score 10 and an average score of  Difficulty: 700Level, Statistics and Sets Problems, Source: Other  Please specify  99  Suppose x is an integer such that (x^2−x−1)^(x+2)=1  Difficulty: 700Level, Algebra, Source: Veritas Prep  100  How many triangles with positive area can be drawn on the  Difficulty: 700Level, Coordinate Geometry, Geometry  101  A cyclist travels the length of a bike path that is 225  Difficulty: 700Level, Distance/Rate Problems, Inequalities, Source: Manhattan GMAT, Source: PowerPrep  102  Ben and Shari have invited three other couples to their apar  Difficulty: 700Level, Combinations, Source: Princeton Review  103  In the coordinate axis above, line segment AC is three times  Difficulty: 700Level, Coordinate Geometry, Source: Princeton Review  104  Set A is composed of nine numbers, labeled A1 through A9. Set B is als  Difficulty: 700Level, Statistics and Sets Problems, Source: Manhattan GMAT  105  John works twice as fast as Peter, but John takes a half hour break af  Difficulty: 700Level, Work/Rate Problems, Source: Other  Please specify  106  If m^2 < 225 and n  m = 10, what is the sum f the smallest  Difficulty: 700Level, Algebra, Inequalities, Min/Max Problems, Source: GMAT Club Tests  107  In a village of 100 households, 75 have at least one DVD player, 80  Difficulty: 700Level, Overlapping Sets, Source: 800 Score, Source: GMAT Prep  108  Brenda and Sally run in opposite direction on a circular tra  Difficulty: 700Level, Distance/Rate Problems  109  Brian is analyzing the performance of certain stocks. He finds that  Difficulty: 700Level, Statistics and Sets Problems, Word Problems, Source: Princeton Review  110  A terrible disease sweeps around the world, luckily only affecting 1  Difficulty: 700Level, Probability, Source: Other  Please specify  111  The workforce of a certain company comprised exactly 10,500  Difficulty: 700Level, Word Problems  112  There are 100 freshmen at a particular college, all of whom  Difficulty: 700Level, Overlapping Sets  113  In how many ways can 5 different marbles be distributed in 4  Difficulty: 700Level, Combinations, Source: GMAT Pill  114  Pipe A and Pipe B fill water into a tank of capacity 1000 litres at  Difficulty: 700Level, Work/Rate Problems, Source: Other  Please specify  115  Three pipes – A, B, and C – are attached to a tank. Pipe A alone can  Difficulty: 700Level, Word Problems, Work/Rate Problems, Source: eGMAT  116  5 letters have to be put in 5 different envelopes numbered 1 through 5  Difficulty: 700Level, Probability, Source: Other  Please specify  117  How many different fourletter words can be formed (the words don't  Difficulty: 700Level, Combinations  118  Of a group of people, 10 play piano, 11 play guitar, 14 play  Difficulty: 700Level, Overlapping Sets, Source: Veritas Prep  119  An ambulance, an hour after starting, meets with an accident which....  Difficulty: 700Level, Distance/Rate Problems, Word Problems, Source: Other  Please specify  120  How many positive integers less than 1000 are multiples of 5  Difficulty: 700Level, Divisibility/Multiples/Factors, Number Properties  121  Which of the following is/are true?  Difficulty: 700Level, Absolute Values/Modulus, Inequalities  122  At the post office, a letter must go through a sorting process with fo  Difficulty: 700Level, Arithmetic, Fractions/Ratios/Decimals, Word Problems  123  Theresa is a basketball player practicing her free throws. On her fir  Difficulty: 700Level, Fractions/Ratios/Decimals, Probability, Source: Magoosh  124  Given that a, b, c, and d are different nonzero digits and that 10d +  Difficulty: 700Level, Arithmetic, Must or Could be True Questions, Source: Kaplan  125  A list of numbers has six positive integers. Three of those integers  Difficulty: 700Level, Number Properties, Source: Veritas Prep  126  Suppose a “Secret Pair” number is a fourdigit number in which two adj  Difficulty: 700Level, Combinations, Source: Magoosh  127  Alan’s regular hourly wage is 1.5 times Barney’s regular  Difficulty: 700Level, Number Properties, Source: Manhattan GMAT  128  Matt is touring a nation in which coins are issued in two am  Difficulty: 700Level, Combinations, Source: Veritas Prep  129  A set of 13 integers has a median of 10 and an average of 15.  Difficulty: 700Level, Statistics and Sets Problems, Source: Other  Please specify  130  If x is any integer from 6 to 2 inclusive, how many  Difficulty: 700Level, Absolute Values/Modulus, Inequalities, Source: GMATPrepNow  131  Bill has a set of 6 black cards and a set of 6 red cards  Difficulty: 700Level, Combinations, Probability, Source: Other  Please specify  132  A set of consecutive positive integers beginning with 1 is  Difficulty: 700Level, Statistics and Sets Problems  133  Mira is making telescopes, each consisting of 2 lenses, 1 tu  Difficulty: 700Level, Fractions/Ratios/Decimals, Word Problems, Source: Manhattan GMAT  134  How many combinations of three letters taken from letters  Difficulty: 700Level, Combinations  135  Jane gave Karen a 5 m head start in a 100 race and Jane was  Difficulty: 700Level, Distance/Rate Problems  136  A cyclist travels the length of a bike path that is 225  Difficulty: 700Level, Min/Max Problems, Word Problems, Source: Manhattan GMAT  137  In a game of chess the moves of whites and blacks alternate  Difficulty: 700Level, Word Problems, Source: GMAT Club Tests  138  How many positive integers less than 10,000 are there in  Difficulty: 700Level, Combinations, Source: Other  Please specify  139  Ax(y) is an operation that adds 1 to y  Difficulty: 700Level, Functions and Custom Characters  140  Bill and Jane play a simple game involving two fair dice, each of  Difficulty: 700Level, Probability, Source: Manhattan GMAT  141  For how many unique pairs of nonnegative integers {a, b} is the equati  Difficulty: 700Level, Algebra, Source: Manhattan GMAT  142  A dealer offers a cash discount of 20% and still makes a pro  Difficulty: 700Level, Arithmetic, Percents and Interest Problems  143  If x is the smallest positive integer that is not prime and  Difficulty: 700Level, Divisibility/Multiples/Factors, Source: Veritas Prep  144  For how many different pairs of positive integers (a, b) can  Difficulty: 700Level, Arithmetic, Source: Manhattan GMAT  145  Bonds rated B have a 25% chance of default in five years. Bonds rated  Difficulty: 700Level, Probability, Source: Other  Please specify  146  An ant is clinging to one corner of a box in the shape of a  Difficulty: 700Level, Combinations, Source: Manhattan GMAT  147  The price of a bushel of corn is currently $3.20, and the price of a  Difficulty: 700Level, Word Problems  148  A square wooden plaque has a square brass inlay in the  Difficulty: 700Level, Geometry, Must or Could be True Questions, Source: Official Guide  149  At a local beach, the ratio of little dogs to average dogs  Difficulty: 700Level, Fractions/Ratios/Decimals, Percents and Interest Problems, Source: Veritas Prep  150  7 people (A, B, C, D, E, F and G) go to a movie and sit  Difficulty: 700Level, Combinations, Source: Veritas Prep 
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Re: 150 Hardest and easiest questions for PS
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150 Easiest Problem Solving Questions (Jul 1st, 2018  Aug 1st, 2018) Are you familiar with the GMAT Club's timer?We have pulled timer results from our database and analyzed every question in the forum. Based on those results, we have compiled a list of the easiest questions in each of the question forums we have. Below I am presenting to you the top 150 questions from PS forum. Problem Solving (PS)  Rank  Title  Topics  1  For which of the following values of n is (100+n)/n NOT an  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Arithmetic, Divisibility/Multiples/Factors, Number Properties, Source: Official Guide  2  If n is an integer, which of the following must be even?  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Must or Could be True Questions, Number Properties, Source: Official Guide  3  In the equation above, k is a constant. If y = 17 when x = 2  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Algebra, Source: Official Guide  4  A bakery opened yesterday with its daily supply of 40 dozen  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Word Problems, Source: Official Guide  5  Which of the following is equivalent to the pair of  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Inequalities, Source: Official Guide  6  If it is assumed that 60 percent of those who receive a questionnaire  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Percents and Interest Problems, Source: Official Guide  7  The price of a coat in a certain store is $500. If the price of the co  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Percents and Interest Problems, Source: Official Guide  8  The ratio 2 to 1/3 is equal to the ratio  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Fractions/Ratios/Decimals, Source: Official Guide  9  If x = 1, then (x^4 + x^3 + x^2 + x) =  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Algebra, Arithmetic, Source: Official Guide  10  Rectangular Floors X and Y have equal area. If Floor X is 12  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Geometry, Source: Official Guide  11  If 2/(1+2/y)=1, then y =  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Arithmetic, Source: Official Guide  12  What number when multiplied by 4/7 yields 6/7 as the result?  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Arithmetic, Source: Official Guide  13  The number 2  0.5 is how many times the number 1  0.5?  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Algebra, Source: Official Guide  14  On 3 sales John has received commissions of $240, $80, and $  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Word Problems, Source: Official Guide  15  If the population of a certain country increases at the rate  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Word Problems, Source: Official Guide  16  If n is a prime number greater than 3, what is the remainder  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Remainders, Source: Official Guide  17  150 is what percent of 30 ?  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Percents and Interest Problems, Source: Official Guide  18  If n is a prime number greater than 3, what is the remainder  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Number Properties, Source: Official Guide  19  0.1 + 0.1^2 + 0.1^3 =  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Arithmetic, Exponents/Powers, Source: Official Guide  20  In the figure above, the coordinates of point V are  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Coordinate Geometry, Source: Official Guide  21  If m is an integer such that (2)^2m = 2^{9  m}, then m=  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Exponents/Powers, Source: Official Guide  22  Kelly and Chris packed several boxes with books. If Chris  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Fractions/Ratios/Decimals, Source: Official Guide  23  1/(1+1/3)1/(1+1/2)  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Arithmetic, Source: Official Guide  24  A rectangular floor that measures 8 meters by 10 meters is to be cover  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Geometry, Source: Official Guide  25  The ratio of the length to the width of a rectangular advert  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Fractions/Ratios/Decimals, Source: Official Guide  26  If Mario was 32 years old 8 years ago, how old was he x year  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Arithmetic, Source: Official Guide  27  As a salesperson, Phyllis can choose one of two methods of a  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Word Problems, Source: Official Guide  28  Of the final grades received by the students in a certain  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Fractions/Ratios/Decimals, Source: Official Guide  29  If 3/x = 2 and y/4 = 3, then (3 + y)/(x + 4) =  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Algebra, Source: Official Guide  30  For which of the following values of s is (50+s)s an integer?  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Arithmetic, Number Properties, Source: Veritas Prep  31  1/3 +1/2  5/6 + 1/5 + 1/4  9/20 =  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Arithmetic, Source: Official Guide  32  If x is negative and y is positive, which of the following must be  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Number Properties, Source: Princeton Review  33  In the figure above, what is the ratio of the measure of angle B to  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Geometry, Source: Official Guide  34  The amounts of time that three secretaries worked on a  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Fractions/Ratios/Decimals, Source: Official Guide  35  (1/5)^2  1/5*1/4 =  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Arithmetic, Fractions/Ratios/Decimals, Source: Official Guide  36  What is the value of x^2yz − xyz^2, if x = − 2, y = 1, and z = 3?  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Algebra, Source: Official Guide  37  A fruitsalad mixture consists of apples, peaches, and grape  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Fractions/Ratios/Decimals, Word Problems, Source: Official Guide  38  Running at the same rate, 8 identical machines can produce 560 papercl  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Work/Rate Problems, Source: Magoosh  39  A student's average (arithmetic mean) test score on 4 tests  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Statistics and Sets Problems, Source: Official Guide  40  In the Johnsons' monthly budget, the dollar amounts allocate  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Fractions/Ratios/Decimals, Source: Official Guide  41  If 3  x = 2x  3, then 4x =  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Algebra, Source: Official Guide  42  A certain builder is selling five homes for the following  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Statistics and Sets Problems, Source: GMAT Prep  43  If (5)^(4x) = 5^(9 + x) and x is an integer, what is the value of x ?  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Exponents/Powers, Source: Grockit  44  If f(x)= 5x^3 2x+8 and g(y)= 6y4, then g(f(x)) =  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Algebra, Functions and Custom Characters, Source: 800 Score  45  Running at the same constant rate, 6 identical machines can  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Work/Rate Problems, Source: Official Guide  46  If the figure provided is drawn to scale, which of the following point  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Absolute Values/Modulus, Source: Grockit  47  A rectangular garden is to be twice as long as it is wide.  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Geometry, Source: Official Guide  48  Root(80)+root(125)  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Roots, Source: Official Guide  49  If s > 0 and (r/s)^1/2=s, what what is r in terms of s ?  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Algebra, Source: Official Guide  50  The product X of two prime numbers is between 17 and 55. If  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Number Properties, Source: GMAT Pill  51  If f(x)=3x−√x and g(x)=x^2, what is f(g(4))?  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Algebra, Functions and Custom Characters, Source: GMAT Club Tests  52  John is traveling to a meeting that is 28 miles away. He nee  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Distance/Rate Problems  53  Eight identical machines can produce 360 aluminum cans per  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Work/Rate Problems, Source: Princeton Review  54  If O is the center of the circle above, what fraction of the  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Geometry, Source: Official Guide  55  A gym class can be divided into 8 teams with an equal number  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Divisibility/Multiples/Factors, Source: Official Guide  56  (1+5^1/2)(15^1/2)=  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Algebra, Arithmetic, Source: Official Guide  57  Three business partners, Q, R, and S, agree to divide their  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Fractions/Ratios/Decimals, Word Problems, Source: Official Guide  58  If p/q < 1, and p and q are positive integers, which of the  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Inequalities, Must or Could be True Questions, Source: Official Guide  59  (2+2*6^1/2)/2  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Arithmetic, Fractions/Ratios/Decimals, Roots, Source: Official Guide  60  1/(31/(31/(31)))=  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Arithmetic, Fractions/Ratios/Decimals, Source: Official Guide  61  A technician makes a roundtrip to and from a certain service center b  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Percents and Interest Problems, Word Problems, Source: Official Guide  62  If Sally can paint a house in 4 hours, and John can paint  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Work/Rate Problems  63  Two years ago, Sam put $1,000 into a savings account.  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Percents and Interest Problems  64  4 (205)= ?  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Absolute Values/Modulus, Arithmetic  65  If x is an even integer, which of the following is an odd integer?  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Number Properties, Source: Other  Please specify  66  What is 3/5 of 5/8 of 2/3?  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Arithmetic, Source: Manhattan GMAT  67  1/(0.751)=  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Arithmetic, Fractions/Ratios/Decimals, Source: Official Guide  68  If y((3x5)/2) =y and y#0, then x =  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Algebra, Source: Official Guide  69  If x/4 is 2 more than x/8, then x =  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Algebra, Source: Official Guide  70  (2 3/5  1 2/3)/(2/3  3/5)  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Arithmetic, Source: Official Guide  71  If a mixture is 3⁄7 alcohol by volume and 4⁄7 water by volume, what is  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Mixture Problems, Source: Official Guide  72  If x and y are odd integers, which of the following must always be a  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Number Properties, Source: Other  Please specify  73  A glucose solution contains 15 grams of glucose per 100  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Percents and Interest Problems, Source: Official Guide  74  Of the five coordinates associated with points A, B, C, D  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Absolute Values/Modulus, Coordinate Geometry, Source: Official Guide  75  If x + 5 > 2 and x  3 < 7, the value of x must be between  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Inequalities, Source: Official Guide  76  If the median of the numbers in list I above is equal to the  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Must or Could be True Questions, Statistics and Sets Problems, Source: Official Guide  77  The price of a certain television set is discounted by 10 pe  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Percents and Interest Problems, Source: Official Guide  78  The sum of the weekly salaries of 5 employees is $3,250. If each of th  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Percents and Interest Problems, Statistics and Sets Problems, Source: Official Guide  79  In Country X a returning tourist may import goods with a tot  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Percents and Interest Problems, Source: Official Guide  80  In the xyplane, what is the slope of the line with equation  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Coordinate Geometry, Source: Official Guide  81  The figure above shows a path around a triangular piece of land. Mary  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Geometry, Source: Official Guide  82  Jim travels the first 3 hours of his journey at 60 mph speed and the  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Distance/Rate Problems, Source: Other  Please specify  83  If the average (arithmetic mean) of x + 2, x + 4, and x + 6 is 0  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Arithmetic, Source: Grockit  84  What is the value of 10^8  6^7?  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Arithmetic, Source: Veritas Prep  85  In the rectangular coordinate system above, if point R (not  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Coordinate Geometry, Geometry, Source: Official Guide  86  If 60 percent of a rectangular floor is covered by a rectang  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Arithmetic, Geometry, Source: Official Guide  87  If n is the product of the integers from 1 to 8, inclusive  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Divisibility/Multiples/Factors, Number Properties, Source: Official Guide  88  In a shipment of 120 machine parts, 5 percent were defective  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Percents and Interest Problems, Source: Official Guide  89  If Jake loses 8 pounds, he will weigh twice as much as his  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Word Problems, Source: Official Guide  90  If a = 1/3 and b = 2/3, which of the following CANNOT be the resul  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Absolute Values/Modulus, Arithmetic, Source: Manhattan GMAT  91  During a trip that they took together, Carmen, Juan, Maria, a  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Statistics and Sets Problems, Source: Official Guide  92  A project scheduled to be carried out over a single fiscal  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Word Problems, Source: 800 Score, Source: Official Guide  93  The sum 7/8+1/9 is between  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Arithmetic, Fractions/Ratios/Decimals, Source: Official Guide  94  The figure above shows a circular flower bed, with its cente  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Geometry, Source: Official Guide  95  In the figure above, the sum of the three numbers in the hor  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Arithmetic, Source: Official Guide  96  Points A, B, C, and D, in that order, lie on a line. If AB = 3 cm, AC  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Arithmetic, Source: Official Guide  97  (1/2+1/3)/(1/4) =  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Arithmetic, Fractions/Ratios/Decimals, Source: Official Guide  98  How many different groups of 3 people can be formed from a  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Combinations, Source: GMAT Paper Tests  99  A committee is composed of w women and m men. If 3 women and  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Probability, Source: Official Guide  100  If n is a positive integer and k + 2 = 3^n, which of the fol  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Algebra, Source: Official Guide  101  If Henry were to add 5 gallons of water to a tank that is  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Mixture Problems  102  A rope 40 feet long is cut into two pieces. If one piece is  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Arithmetic, Source: 800 Score, Source: Official Guide  103  For what value of x, is x – 3 + x + 1 + x = 10?  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Absolute Values/Modulus, Source: Economist GMAT Tutor, Source: Veritas Prep  104  In Township K each property is taxed at 8 percent of its assessed  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Percents and Interest Problems, Source: Other  Please specify  105  If x + y = 7 and x – y = 3, then x^2  y^2 =  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Algebra, Source: Manhattan GMAT  106  Company C produces toy trucks at a cost of $5.00 each for the first 10  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Word Problems, Source: Official Guide  107  Which of the following must be equal to zero for all real nu  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Must or Could be True Questions, Number Properties, Source: Official Guide  108  If 893 × 78 = p, which of the following is equal to 893 × 79?  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Arithmetic, Source: Official Guide  109  If k^2 = m^2, which of the following must be true?  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Absolute Values/Modulus, Source: Official Guide  110  Makoto, Nishi, and Ozuro were paid a total of $780 for waxing the floo  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Algebra, Source: Official Guide  111  Last week Chris earned x dollars per hour for the first 40 hours worke  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Word Problems, Source: Official Guide  112  Bob drives at an average rate of 50 mph from Berkeley to Los Angeles,  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Distance/Rate Problems, Source: Magoosh  113  Thirty percent of the members of a swim club have passed the  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Percents and Interest Problems, Word Problems, Source: Official Guide  114  If 1 + 1/x = 2  2/x, then x =  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Algebra, Source: Official Guide  115  In the figure above, if F is a point on the line that bisects angle AC  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Geometry, Source: Official Guide  116  A grocer has 400 pounds of coffee in stock, 20 percent  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Mixture Problems, Source: Official Guide  117  Which of the following equations is NOT equivalent to 4x^2 = y^2  9 ?  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Algebra, Source: GMAT Prep  118  Sixty percent of the members of a study group are women, and  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Probability, Source: Official Guide  119  The value of 3(10) is how much greater than the value of  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Arithmetic, Source: Official Guide  120  A certain machine produces 1,000 units of product P per hour. Working  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Work/Rate Problems, Source: GMAT Prep  121  If ab > ab, which of the following must be true?  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Inequalities, Number Properties, Source: Manhattan GMAT  122  The sum of prime numbers that are greater than 60 but less  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Number Properties, Source: Official Guide  123  If x < 0, which of the following represents a positive number?  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Absolute Values/Modulus, Source: GMAT Prep EP2  124  If a < 0, is a  a  2a = ?  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Absolute Values/Modulus, Source: Math Revolution  125  John has 10 pairs of matched socks. If he loses 7 individual  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Min/Max Problems, Source: Official Guide  126  1(1/22/3)=  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Arithmetic, Source: Official Guide, Source: Princeton Review  127  If x > 7, which of the following is equal to (x^2 + 8x + 16)/(x^2  16  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Algebra, Source: Kaplan  128  At the opening of a trading day at a certain stock exchange, the price  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Percents and Interest Problems, Source: Official Guide  129  During a twoweek period, the price of an ounce of silver in  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Percents and Interest Problems, Source: Official Guide  130  If y = 2 + 2K and y#0, then 1/y + 1/y + 1/y + 1/y = ?  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Number Properties, Source: GMAT Prep EP1  131  The table shows a summary of the ticket sales from four performances o  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Arithmetic, Graphs and Illustrations, Source: Official Guide  132  What is the sum of the different positive prime factors of 550?  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Divisibility/Multiples/Factors, Source: GMAT Prep  133  If the remainder is 7 when positive integer n is divided by  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Remainders, Source: GMAT Paper Tests  134  (16 + 16)^1/2 =  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Algebra, Roots, Source: Official Guide  135  If 105 divides into n with no remainder, which of the following must  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Divisibility/Multiples/Factors, Remainders, Source: Other  Please specify  136  The annual budget of a certain college is to be shown on a c  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Geometry, Source: Official Guide  137  Arithmetic mean and standard deviation of a certain normal  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Statistics and Sets Problems  138  The arithmetic mean and standard deviation of a certain  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Statistics and Sets Problems, Source: GMAT Prep  139  If a+b=ab, then a*b must be equal to:  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Absolute Values/Modulus, Algebra, Source: Kaplan  140  On a vacation,Rose exchanged $500.00 for euros at an exchange rate  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Fractions/Ratios/Decimals, Source: Official Guide  141  Guadalupe owns 2 rectangular tracts of land. One is 300 m by 500 m and  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Geometry, Source: Economist GMAT Tutor  142  After 4,000 gallons of water were added to a large water tan  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Fractions/Ratios/Decimals, Word Problems, Source: Official Guide  143  An artist wishes to paint a circular region on a square post  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Geometry, Source: Official Guide  144  Each week, a clothing salesperson receives a commission equal  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Word Problems, Source: Official Guide  145  A certain restaurant that regularly advertises through the mail has 1,  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Arithmetic, Word Problems, Source: Official Guide  146  Today Rebecca, who is 34 years old, and her daughter, who is 8 years  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Word Problems, Source: Official Guide  147  Scott takes a trip and drives 6 hours from Town X to Town Z at a rate  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Distance/Rate Problems, Source: Manhattan GMAT  148  If x is a positive integer and 4^x – 3 = y, which of the following CAN  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Algebra, Exponents/Powers, Source: Official Guide  149  If a quality control check is made inspecting a sample of 2  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Combinations, Source: GMAT Prep  150  If x*y = xy – 2(x + y) for all integers x and y, then 2* (–3) =  Difficulty: Sub600 Level, Functions and Custom Characters, Number Properties, Source: Official Guide 
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I can easily get every question out of the sub 600 list but honestly have no clue how to even approach the 700+ list. Are there questions that fall inbetween?



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Bunuel wrote: hffballer wrote: I can easily get every question out of the sub 600 list but honestly have no clue how to even approach the 700+ list. Are there questions that fall inbetween? Check our Questions Bank, where you can find 600700 level questions. Also, visit our Search Page to filter questions by various categories. Hope it helps. thanks a lot Brunuel. One more question. If i'm aiming for 80th percentile in Quant would i have to get a lot of these questions in your 700 bucket above correct? Want to know if i'm really far away from my target or just getting intimidated by 750+ level questions. Thanks again.



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can anyone help me answer this question?
a nickel, a dime and 2 identical quarters are arranged along a side of a table. if the quarters and dime must face heads up, while nickel can face heads up or tails up, how many different arrangemnts of the coins are possible?
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700+ questions a different ball game all together. The more I practice the more it dawns on me that you have to get these 700+ consistently correct to be able to cross the 44 mark in quant.
A long way to go... but thanks for the compilation Bunuel!




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