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A rectangular wooden dowel measures 4 inches by 1 inch by 1

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Permutation and combination

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A shopkeeper plans to offer some successive discounts on the

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If x > 0, the value of 6√x - x - 8 is greatest when x

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E is a collection of four odd integers and the greatest diff

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A fair coin will be tossed twice and a fair die with sides n

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Bob bikes to school every day

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Bob bikes to school every day at a steady rate of x miles per hour....

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Jerome's refrigerator contains 4 cans of cola, 4 cans of roo

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Combined Rates

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Hi, In the attached question, My approach was to calculate A+B+C and...

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While driving from Corvallis to Portland, Matt obeys the spe

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GMAT Prep Question Pack 1 DS A total of 800 students were as

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A dessert recipe calls for 50% melted chocolate and 50% rasp

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If a, b are integers, and (a-b ) 2 +8 b 2 =108 (a-b)2+8

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If a, b are integers, and (a-b)^2+8b^2=108, what is the number of the...

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Rate Problem.

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Mixture problem

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To make lemonade, a recipe requires 4 lemons, 30 ounces of sugar, and...

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Official Guide problem

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Q. Source: GMAT Official (2016) Q. The toll T , in dollars fir a...

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In how many ways can 6 chocolates be distributed among 3 chi

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In how many ways can 6 chocolates be distributed among 3 children? A...

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Help help help !!

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If x>0 satisfying 3√x/4=x^w Then the value of w is ? A)2/3...

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John has been saving $x annually since 3 years ago, and the

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John has been saving $x annually since 3 years ago, and the interest...

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I do not get this problem solving question! I need help

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For positive integers x and y, x/y=94.35. Which of the follo

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For positive integers x and y, x/y=94.35. Which of the following...

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A small company employs 3 men and 5 women

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If 8 teams participate in Indian Premier League and every te

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If 8 teams participate in Indian Premier League and every team is...

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(1/21)+(1/22)+(1/23)+(1/24)+(1/25)+(1/26)+(1/27)+(1/28)+(1/2

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If...

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What is the greatest prime factor of 42^2+75^2+6300 ? (A) 3

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What is the greatest prime factor of 42^2+75^2+6300 ? (A) 3 (B) 7 (C)...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Fri May 12, 2017 3:22 am

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tricky VIAC (Variables in the answer choices) question

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If J = 2 + 4 + 6 + 8 + . . . 98 + 100, and K = 1 + 3 + 5 + 7 + . . ....

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Which of the following is the greatest? (A) 1/√2+1/√4+1/

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Which of the following is the greatest? (A)...

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help !!

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if f(x)=1/1-|x|which of the following is NOT its range? A)2 B)1.5 C)1...

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Solution

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If x^2 -7x=144 , and y and n are integers such that y^n=x , which of...

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help !!

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If x+2y=a , and x-2y=b, which of the following is an expression for...

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Amy’s retirement portfolio contains only stocks and bonds.

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Amy’s retirement portfolio contains only stocks and bonds. At the...

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Club X has more than 10 but fewer than 40 members.

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Club X has more than 10 but fewer than 40 members. Sometimes the...

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Digits, Numbers

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I presume this will be easy to most of the "solving" people...

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Z is the set of all fractions of the form n/(n-1) ; where n

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Z is the set of all fractions of the form n/(n-1) ; where n is a...

3 EXPERT REPLIES Wed May 10, 2017 10:19 am

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wonderful P & C ques :

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Rectangle ABCD is constructed in the coordinate plane parallel to the...

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Working at the same rate, 6 men can do 3/5 of a job...

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Working at the same rate, 6 men can do 3/5 of a job in 20 minutes. At...

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Solve please

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For the equation a^x/a^y=a^-10 and (a^y)^3=a^-x, if a>1 what is...

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A sphere is inscribed in a cube

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A sphere is inscribed in a cube with an edge of 10. What is the...

3 EXPERT REPLIES Mon May 08, 2017 8:58 am

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Veritas Geometry Challenge Problem

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Line D Passes through point(-2,5), and the product of its x-intercept...

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Rachel needs to type up her 1950-word paper by its 5 pm dead

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Rachel needs to type up her 1950-word paper by its 5 pm deadline. If...

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If 6^x-3[6^(x-4)]=1293(36^y), what is the value of x, in

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If 6^x-3 =1293(36^y), what is the value of x, in terms of y? (A) y...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Fri May 05, 2017 10:58 pm

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There is a sequence where each term is a positive integer an

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There is a sequence where each term is a positive integer and at...

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what is the smallest prime factor?

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a) Between 2 and 10 b) Between 10 and 20 c) Between 20 and 30 d)...

6 EXPERT REPLIES Thu May 04, 2017 8:53 am

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The logo of a certain corporation is in the shape

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The logo of a certain corporation is in the shape of a polygon, where...

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What is the area of a triangle with the following vertices L

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What is the area of a triangle with the following vertices L(1,3) ,...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Wed May 03, 2017 3:48 pm

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tricky number properties question

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If a, b and c are integers, and ac/b < 0, then which of the...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Wed May 03, 2017 8:45 am

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Somewhat tricky calculation: 2² - 4² + 6² - 8² + ...

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2² - 4² + 6² - 8² + 10² - 12² + 14² - 16² + 18² - 20² = A)...

4 EXPERT REPLIES Wed May 03, 2017 8:38 am

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Help plz!!

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If x = 2- √3 then the value of x^2-x^-2 will be ? A)14 B) -8√3...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Wed May 03, 2017 4:33 am

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Help plz!!

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If x> 0 satisfying 3√x / x = x^w then what will be the value of...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Wed May 03, 2017 3:19 am

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Problem solving

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If the ages of players in a cricket team vary between 17 and 37...

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