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percentage problems

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1) Peter got 30%, of the maximum marks in an examination and failed...

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teachers or administrators

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All of the 540 people who attended an education convention were...

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XY plane. Exam pack 2

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In the xy-plane, a line has slope 3 and x-intercept 3. What is the...

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no of groups

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Q.Of the 12 temp employees in a certain company,4 will be hired as...

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ratios / fraction problem

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Two tins A and B contain mixtures of wheat and rice. In A, the...

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A couple decides to have 6 children

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A couple decides to have 6 children. If they succeed in having 6...

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Pat's watch and Kim's watch

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Pat's watch gains an extra 10 seconds every 2 hours. Kim's watch...

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% problems - Help needed

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If price decreases by 25%, by what % should consumption increase so...

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NOT a factor of M

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If M is the least common multiple of 90,196, and 300, which of the...

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PS 5 # 19

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One-fifth of the light switches produced by a certain factory are...

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Time, Speed, and Distance Simplified

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Fundamentals of Time, Speed, and Distance Distance = Speed X Time...

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GMATPrep: Find the constant increase per year

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Hello, I am approaching the Q below in a very math way. Manually...

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If (n+2)!/n!=132, n=?

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If (n+2)!/n!=132, n=? A. 2/131 B. 9 C. 10 D. 11 E. 12 *An answer will...

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In the figure above, which of the following must equal 180?

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My confusion is given in the next post

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geometry graph

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Q.In X-Y plane at what 2 points does the graph of y=(x+a)(x+b)...

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word problems

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Q.Of the 60 animals on a certain farm,2/3 are either dogs or cats.How...

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Which of the following points is symmetric with y=x at (-1,-

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Which of the following points is symmetric with y=x at (-1,-2)? A....

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algebra

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Q.Is int x divisible by 6? 1. x+3 is div by 3 2.x+3 is odd OA is C

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Overlapping Problems

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Q. 50% of the apartments in a certain building have windows and...

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Loading and unloading nails

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Machines A, B, and C can either load nails into a bin or unload nails...

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In how many ways can a person post 5 letters in 4 letter box

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In how many ways can a person post 5 letters in 4 letter boxes ? (A)...

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If a=-1, which of the following is(are) true?

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If a=-1, which of the following is(are) true? I. a^a=-|a| II....

1 EXPERT REPLIES Thu Aug 25, 2016 5:20 pm

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height of tree

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When a certain tree was first planted, it was 4 feet tall, and the...

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There are 7 red balls and 5 blue balls in a jar. If 3 balls

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There are 7 red balls and 5 blue balls in a jar. If 3 balls are...

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Explain the reasoning IR

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Please help me understand why the answer for #2 is as suggested The...

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Which of the following are roots of an equation (x^-2)+(2x^-

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Which of the following are roots of an equation (x^-2)+(2x^-1)-15=0...

2 EXPERT REPLIES Wed Aug 24, 2016 4:38 am

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Please help!!

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I know the answers but i am not sure how to solve. Thanks in advance...

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Combinations + Probability question

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If Nathan flips a coin 6 times, what is the probability that he gets...

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Confused

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

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If 1/(x(x+1))+1/((x+1)(x+2))=1/(x+1), what is the value of x

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If 1/(x(x+1))+1/((x+1)(x+2))=1/(x+1), what is the value of x? A. √2...

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If (x/|y|) =-1

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If (X/|Y|) =-1 which of the following must be true? A)X=-Y B)X=Y...

2 EXPERT REPLIES Mon Aug 22, 2016 3:54 pm

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Need help with this one.

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Plz help me find the best method.

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Smallest possible difference

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N and M are each 3-digit integers. Each of the numbers 1, 2, 3, 6, 7,...

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Coordinate Geometry Question

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Point (1,0) is closest to which of the following lines? A. y=x B. y=1...

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GMAT Prep Algebra

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If x is positive, which of the following could be a possible ordering...

6 EXPERT REPLIES Fri Aug 19, 2016 2:28 pm

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please solve this one.

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the product of the factors of a three digit number is equal to the...

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Permutations & Combinations

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Hi All, Can anyone explain how this one will be solved? Answer and...

3 EXPERT REPLIES Fri Aug 19, 2016 4:53 am

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Doubt on Separator Method

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A certain company assigns employees to offices in such a way that...

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Tricky Modulus question

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If y=|x+5|-|x-5|, then y can take how many integer values? A. 5 B. 10...

3 EXPERT REPLIES Fri Aug 19, 2016 2:46 am

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Test scores - Weighted averages

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Hello, Can you please assist with this: In a certain test, each of...

4 EXPERT REPLIES Fri Aug 19, 2016 2:39 am

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A list of consecutive integers

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R is a list of 15 consecutive integers,and T is a list of 21...

2 EXPERT REPLIES Fri Aug 19, 2016 2:37 am

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Tens digit of 36^10

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What is the tens digit of 36^10? A. 9 B. 7 C. 4 D. 3 E. 0

7 EXPERT REPLIES Fri Aug 19, 2016 2:30 am

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Two stores

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Two stores usually charge the same regular price for identical jars...

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Task force teams exercise

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A certain city contains 25 consulates, each of which employs 25...

2 EXPERT REPLIES Fri Aug 19, 2016 2:07 am

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GMAT Prep prime factor question

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No clue on how to proceed! Pls help.

6 EXPERT REPLIES Fri Aug 19, 2016 1:50 am

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operations on integers

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Looking for quick ways to approach the following question: A certain...

2 EXPERT REPLIES Fri Aug 19, 2016 1:49 am

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Timeline require to grow from 270 to 650 ?

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With zero preparation, I gave demo GMAT test and scored 270. With the...

4 EXPERT REPLIES Fri Aug 19, 2016 1:47 am

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Gorillas in a zoo! Math Problem

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How would you solve this using the 'ratio box' study trick? The ratio...

5 EXPERT REPLIES Fri Aug 19, 2016 1:44 am

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Probability Query

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If 2 of the expressions x-y, x+y, x+5y and 5x-y are chosen at random,...

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what is the least possible score a team could have earned

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For a certain race 3 tams, were allowed t enter 3 members each. A...

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