GMAT Question of the Day - Daily to your Mailbox; hard ones only

It is currently 20 Sep 2018, 03:49

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.

Close

Request Expert Reply

Confirm Cancel

A cube with a side of 3 inches is painted green and then sliced into s

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:

Hide Tags

DS Forum Moderator
User avatar
D
Joined: 27 Oct 2017
Posts: 717
Location: India
Concentration: International Business, General Management
GPA: 3.64
WE: Business Development (Energy and Utilities)
Premium Member CAT Tests
A cube with a side of 3 inches is painted green and then sliced into s  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 03 Jul 2018, 08:50
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

  25% (medium)

Question Stats:

75% (00:59) correct 25% (01:17) wrong based on 24 sessions

HideShow timer Statistics

A cube with a side of 3 inches is painted green and then sliced into smaller cubes with 1 inch sides. How many of the smaller cubes have exactly three painted sides?
A) 4
b) 6
C) 8
D) 10
E) 12

_________________

Win GMAT CLUB Tests - Weekly Quant Quiz Contest
SC: Confusable words

All you need for Quant, GMAT PS Question Directory,GMAT DS Question Directory
Error log/Key Concepts
Combination Concept: Division into groups
Question of the Day (QOTD)
Free GMAT CATS

Math Expert
User avatar
V
Joined: 02 Sep 2009
Posts: 49272
Re: A cube with a side of 3 inches is painted green and then sliced into s  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 03 Jul 2018, 09:05
gmatbusters wrote:
A cube with a side of 3 inches is painted green and then sliced into smaller cubes with 1 inch sides. How many of the smaller cubes have exactly three painted sides?
A) 4
b) 6
C) 8
D) 10
E) 12


Similar questions to practice:
http://gmatclub.com/forum/the-entire-ex ... 55955.html
http://gmatclub.com/forum/a-big-cube-is ... 99424.html
http://gmatclub.com/forum/64-small-iden ... 51009.html
http://gmatclub.com/forum/a-wooden-cube ... 62570.html
http://gmatclub.com/forum/if-a-4-cm-cub ... 07843.html
http://gmatclub.com/forum/a-large-cube- ... 10256.html
https://gmatclub.com/forum/a-cube-of-si ... 48513.html


3-D Geometry Questions to practice: http://gmatclub.com/forum/3-d-geometry- ... 71024.html
_________________

New to the Math Forum?
Please read this: Ultimate GMAT Quantitative Megathread | All You Need for Quant | PLEASE READ AND FOLLOW: 12 Rules for Posting!!!

Resources:
GMAT Math Book | Triangles | Polygons | Coordinate Geometry | Factorials | Circles | Number Theory | Remainders; 8. Overlapping Sets | PDF of Math Book; 10. Remainders | GMAT Prep Software Analysis | SEVEN SAMURAI OF 2012 (BEST DISCUSSIONS) | Tricky questions from previous years.

Collection of Questions:
PS: 1. Tough and Tricky questions; 2. Hard questions; 3. Hard questions part 2; 4. Standard deviation; 5. Tough Problem Solving Questions With Solutions; 6. Probability and Combinations Questions With Solutions; 7 Tough and tricky exponents and roots questions; 8 12 Easy Pieces (or not?); 9 Bakers' Dozen; 10 Algebra set. ,11 Mixed Questions, 12 Fresh Meat

DS: 1. DS tough questions; 2. DS tough questions part 2; 3. DS tough questions part 3; 4. DS Standard deviation; 5. Inequalities; 6. 700+ GMAT Data Sufficiency Questions With Explanations; 7 Tough and tricky exponents and roots questions; 8 The Discreet Charm of the DS; 9 Devil's Dozen!!!; 10 Number Properties set., 11 New DS set.


What are GMAT Club Tests?
Extra-hard Quant Tests with Brilliant Analytics

Intern
Intern
User avatar
B
Joined: 23 Feb 2018
Posts: 11
Re: A cube with a side of 3 inches is painted green and then sliced into s  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 05 Jul 2018, 21:06
2
Hi,

Visualise the question by thinking of a rubiks cube(you can scale it up for questions with bigger dimensions)
3 faces will be painted only on the edge pieces ie 8 ie C
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
User avatar
P
Joined: 14 Dec 2017
Posts: 473
Re: A cube with a side of 3 inches is painted green and then sliced into s  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 06 Jul 2018, 00:31
gmatbusters wrote:
A cube with a side of 3 inches is painted green and then sliced into smaller cubes with 1 inch sides. How many of the smaller cubes have exactly three painted sides?
A) 4
b) 6
C) 8
D) 10
E) 12



The corner cubes will have 3 faces, when the larger cube is sliced into smaller faces.

The larger cube has 8 corners, hence 8 cubes will have 3 faces painted.


Answer C.


Thanks,
GyM
_________________

New to GMAT Club - https://gmatclub.com/forum/new-to-gmat-club-need-help-271131.html#p2098335

Re: A cube with a side of 3 inches is painted green and then sliced into s &nbs [#permalink] 06 Jul 2018, 00:31
Display posts from previous: Sort by

A cube with a side of 3 inches is painted green and then sliced into s

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  

Events & Promotions

PREV
NEXT


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

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group | Emoji artwork provided by EmojiOne

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®.