• Kaplan Test Prep
    Free Practice Test & Review
    How would you score if you took the GMAT

    Available with Beat the GMAT members only code

    MORE DETAILS
    Kaplan Test Prep
  • EMPOWERgmat Slider
    1 Hour Free
    BEAT THE GMAT EXCLUSIVE

    Available with Beat the GMAT members only code

    MORE DETAILS
    EMPOWERgmat Slider
  • Varsity Tutors
    Award-winning private GMAT tutoring
    Register now and save up to $200

    Available with Beat the GMAT members only code

    MORE DETAILS
    Varsity Tutors
  • Veritas Prep
    Free Veritas GMAT Class
    Experience Lesson 1 Live Free

    Available with Beat the GMAT members only code

    MORE DETAILS
    Veritas Prep
  • Economist Test Prep
    Free Trial & Practice Exam
    BEAT THE GMAT EXCLUSIVE

    Available with Beat the GMAT members only code

    MORE DETAILS
    Economist Test Prep
  • PrepScholar GMAT
    5 Day FREE Trial
    Study Smarter, Not Harder

    Available with Beat the GMAT members only code

    MORE DETAILS
    PrepScholar GMAT
  • Target Test Prep
    5-Day Free Trial
    5-day free, full-access trial TTP Quant

    Available with Beat the GMAT members only code

    MORE DETAILS
    Target Test Prep
  • Magoosh
    Magoosh
    Study with Magoosh GMAT prep

    Available with Beat the GMAT members only code

    MORE DETAILS
    Magoosh
  • e-gmat Exclusive Offer
    Get 300+ Practice Questions
    25 Video lessons and 6 Webinars for FREE

    Available with Beat the GMAT members only code

    MORE DETAILS
    e-gmat Exclusive Offer

OG Two points, N and Q

This topic has 1 member reply
AbeNeedsAnswers Master | Next Rank: 500 Posts Default Avatar
Joined
02 Jul 2017
Posted:
191 messages
Followed by:
2 members
Upvotes:
1

OG Two points, N and Q

Post Thu Aug 24, 2017 8:33 pm
ttps://postimages.org/" target="_blank">

Two points, N and Q (not shown), lie to the right of point M on line ". What is the ratio of the length of QN to the length of MQ?

(1) Twice the length of MN is 3 times the length of MQ.
(2) Point Q is between points M and N.

A

  • +1 Upvote Post
  • Quote
  • Flag
Need free GMAT or MBA advice from an expert? Register for Beat The GMAT now and post your question in these forums!

Top Member

Marty Murray Legendary Member
Joined
03 Feb 2014
Posted:
2050 messages
Followed by:
129 members
Upvotes:
955
GMAT Score:
800
Most Responsive Member
Top Reply
Post Sat Sep 02, 2017 10:29 am
Statement 1: Twice the length of MN is 3 times the length of MQ.

We know from the question that both N and Q are to the right of M. So, the lengths of MN and MQ are both distances to the right of M.

Translate the statement.

2MN = 3MQ

MN = 1.5MQ

So, we know that N is further from M than Q is. Since both N and Q are to the right of M the sequence is M Q N.

Since MN = 1.5MQ the distance between N and Q is .5MQ.

So QN/MQ = .5

Sufficient.

Statement 2: Point Q is between points M and N.

This statement give us no information about distances or relative distances.

Insufficient.

The correct answer is A.

_________________
Marty Murray
GMAT Coach
m.w.murray@hotmail.com
http://infinitemindprep.com/
In Person in the New York Area and Online Worldwide

  • +1 Upvote Post
  • Quote
  • Flag

Best Conversation Starters

1 lheiannie07 116 topics
2 LUANDATO 67 topics
3 swerve 66 topics
4 ardz24 61 topics
5 AAPL 59 topics
See More Top Beat The GMAT Members...

Most Active Experts

1 image description Scott@TargetTestPrep

Target Test Prep

213 posts
2 image description Brent@GMATPrepNow

GMAT Prep Now Teacher

177 posts
3 image description Jeff@TargetTestPrep

Target Test Prep

168 posts
4 image description Rich.C@EMPOWERgma...

EMPOWERgmat

133 posts
5 image description GMATGuruNY

The Princeton Review Teacher

126 posts
See More Top Beat The GMAT Experts