Check GMAT Club Decision Tracker for the Latest School Decision Releases https://gmatclub.com/AppTrack
GMAT Club

 It is currently 24 Mar 2017, 18:56

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

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

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

Nearly all mail that is correctly addressed arrives at its

Author Message
TAGS:

Hide Tags

Senior Manager
Joined: 04 Jun 2007
Posts: 373
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 69 [0], given: 0

Show Tags

23 Aug 2007, 12:50
00:00

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions

HideShow timer Statistics

Nearly all mail that is correctly addressed arrives at its destination within two business days of being sent. In fact, correctly addressed mail takes longer than this only when it is damaged in transit. Overall, however, most mail arrives three business days or more after being sent. If the statements above are true, which one of the following must be true?

A) A large proportion of the mail that is correctly addressed is damaged in transit.

B) No incorrectly addressed mail arrives within two business days of being sent.

C) Most mail that arrives within two business days of being sent is correctly addressed.

D) A large proportion of mail is incorrectly addressed.

E) More mail arrives within two business days of being sent than arrives between two and three business days after being sent.
If you have any questions
New!
SVP
Joined: 08 Nov 2006
Posts: 1557
Location: Ann Arbor
Schools: Ross '10
Followers: 14

Kudos [?]: 191 [0], given: 1

Show Tags

23 Aug 2007, 13:04
I think D is the correct answer.
Senior Manager
Joined: 03 Jun 2007
Posts: 384
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 14 [0], given: 0

Show Tags

23 Aug 2007, 13:11
I say C
Intern
Joined: 06 Aug 2007
Posts: 46
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 0

Show Tags

23 Aug 2007, 13:19
C looks better
Director
Joined: 29 Aug 2005
Posts: 875
Followers: 10

Kudos [?]: 387 [0], given: 7

Show Tags

23 Aug 2007, 13:55
It should be D.

all(average) ~ 3days

For average to be 3 days, incorrectly addressed mail should be large proportion.
Intern
Joined: 03 May 2007
Posts: 48
Schools: Olin
GMAT 1: Q V
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 9 [0], given: 0

Show Tags

23 Aug 2007, 14:04
Nearly all mail that is correctly addressed arrives at its destination within two business days of being sent. In fact, correctly addressed mail takes longer than this only when it is damaged in transit. Overall, however, most mail arrives three business days or more after being sent. If the statements above are true, which one of the following must be true?

A) A large proportion of the mail that is correctly addressed is damaged in transit.
Incorrect mails could be the reason of 3 days or more

B) No incorrectly addressed mail arrives within two business days of being sent.
Not necesarrily incorrect

C) Most mail that arrives within two business days of being sent is correctly addressed.
this looks correct to me

D) A large proportion of mail is incorrectly addressed.
If this is true it also leaves the option that there could be many correct addressed mails arring late because of damage

E) More mail arrives within two business days of being sent than arrives between two and three business days after being sent.
IT does not agree with the argument
Manager
Joined: 13 May 2007
Posts: 249
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 16 [0], given: 0

Show Tags

23 Aug 2007, 14:27
C ...
Director
Joined: 29 Aug 2005
Posts: 875
Followers: 10

Kudos [?]: 387 [0], given: 7

Show Tags

23 Aug 2007, 14:31
why can we not have some explanations on C?
Manager
Joined: 20 Dec 2004
Posts: 179
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 17 [0], given: 0

Show Tags

23 Aug 2007, 14:57
I will go with D.

Since we know that overall most mail arrives in 3 days or more and also that most mail correctly addressed arrives within 2 days. For this set of premises to be true a major proportion are incorrectly addressed.
_________________

Regards

Subhen

Manager
Joined: 06 Jul 2007
Posts: 161
Schools: CBS, MIT, Kellogg, Wharton
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 5

Show Tags

23 Aug 2007, 16:15
I tried to answer this is 1:45min. It was either A or D for me and ... I have no idea why, but I picked A ... :)
Senior Manager
Joined: 04 Jun 2007
Posts: 373
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 69 [0], given: 0

Show Tags

23 Aug 2007, 18:49
I thought this was a good one, hence posted it.

The OA is D. The trick here is not to think about real-life logic but to derive the answer from the information given. Question tells us that majority of mail that is correctly addressed will arrive within two days, so if most mail is taking longer than that timeframe, it means that they were incorrectly addressed.
23 Aug 2007, 18:49
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
7 #Top150 CR: Nearly all mail that is correctly addressed arrives at its 6 18 Dec 2015, 00:22
43 Nearly all mail that is correctly addressed arrives at its 23 17 Jul 2010, 16:17
1 Nearly all mail that is correctly addressed arrives at its 9 23 Oct 2009, 08:01
21 Nearly all mail that is correctly addressed arrives at its 37 02 Oct 2009, 04:45
Nearly all mail that is correctly addressed arrives at its 13 19 Apr 2009, 06:13
Display posts from previous: Sort by