Search found 35 matches


I have the same question about choice 1 mentioned below by force5. I am especially interested in the following - "how do we identify whether "resembling" is modifying the creature or fossils". Can anyone please help by providing couple of examples? Thanks hi everyone... I'm really on a fix on this o...

by gmat1978

Sat Aug 20, 2011 7:30 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Modfier
Replies: 18
Views: 2385

Mixture problem

To make lemonade, a recipe requires 4 lemons, 30 ounces of sugar, and 2 pints of water. One can squeeze out 0.4 cups of 5% citric acid from an average lemon. Marta does not have lemons, but wants to make lemonade from 4 cups of 12% citric acid. She has sugar and water in abundance. How much water wi...

by gmat1978

Sat Aug 13, 2011 9:10 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Mixture problem
Replies: 4
Views: 1759

The signing occurred in the past...Although she had signed a ...so we need past tense not present. I think "while" can be used for two things happening at the same time. she signed something while in adolescence . So, I am not sure if tense is the issue here. One other reason I could think of is re...

by gmat1978

Fri Aug 05, 2011 8:44 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Pronoun + being + adoloscent
Replies: 10
Views: 1744

Can anyone please explain why answer choice B is wrong?

Thanks

by gmat1978

Fri Aug 05, 2011 7:08 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Pronoun + being + adoloscent
Replies: 10
Views: 1744

Hello Mitch - Couple questions about answer choice A - 1) Is the tense change ok? Because in the clause prior to "as well as", the verb is "burn" - simple tense. After "as well as" the verb is "emitting" - progressive tense. I thought that it is better to stick to the same verb tense. Please correct...

by gmat1978

Tue Aug 02, 2011 6:08 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Diesel engines burn as much as 30 percent
Replies: 25
Views: 13411

Ron - I am unable to follow the parallelism concept applied here. Can you please explain how the first sentence is more parallel than the second sentence? Thanks the explanation OG gives about E is "Th e subordinate clause in the passive voice following although is awkward and unclear." I cannot und...

by gmat1978

Sun Jul 31, 2011 10:52 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: the peaks of a mountain range
Replies: 21
Views: 14955

Vivian - Quick question: Do we even need the first premise (all investment bankers want MBA from Ivy league) to strengthen the argument with answer choice A. Simply put: Phil --> Tuck (IVY). Therefore, Phil must be planning to be an investment banker. Answer choice A strengthen this argument without...

by gmat1978

Wed Jul 27, 2011 8:38 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Ivy MBA
Replies: 18
Views: 3784

How can one find out what is the author's intent? "visions of god" seems to make sense if that is what the author is intending to say. Can we even assume that "god returned to William Blake through out his childhood"? Seems not so possible right? So my question is - can we make an assumption based o...

by gmat1978

Mon Jul 25, 2011 5:20 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: From a very early age, the poet
Replies: 13
Views: 2294

Ron - Can you please help me with answer choice C? I am unable to follow the point it is trying to make. Also, below is my analysis of answer choice A - According to the stimulus, methane is found on earth and is associated with bacteria (methogens). Methane is found on a comet. Conclusion is that t...

by gmat1978

Sun Jul 24, 2011 4:50 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: CR: Strengthen question
Replies: 7
Views: 1685

From a very early age, the poet

From a very early age, the poet William Blake reportedly experienced visions of God, whom, he claimed, continued to return to him throughout his childhood . a. whom, he claimed, continued to return to him throughout his childhood b. who he claimed to have seen continuously throughout his childhood c...

by gmat1978

Sun Jul 24, 2011 11:24 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: From a very early age, the poet
Replies: 13
Views: 2294

I have a couple of questions about the past perfect tense used in answer choice A. Why do we need the past perfect to clarify the sequence of events (believed and demonstrated)? In this case, doesn't the use of "Previously" clearly state that "believed" happened before "demonstrated"? Don't we use p...

by gmat1978

Mon Jul 18, 2011 6:41 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Doubt the Official answer.
Replies: 6
Views: 1967

In this problem, how would I go about finding out the appropriate tense (have migrated / can migrate / are migrating / are migrated). Generally, I look at the context to figure out the tense. But in this problem, I am confused and not able to figure out the correct tense. If anyone can please explai...

by gmat1978

Tue Jul 12, 2011 12:32 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Stanford researchers
Replies: 6
Views: 1787

Stanford researchers

Stanford researchers have shown for the first time that adult bone marrow cells have migrated to the brain and express neuronal-specific proteins that look like their neuronal neighbors who suggest that an individual's own, genetically-modifier bone marrow cells may someday be used to treat diseases...

by gmat1978

Tue Jul 05, 2011 7:54 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Stanford researchers
Replies: 6
Views: 1787

The Academia Sectrorum Naturae

The Academia Sectrorum Naturae, the first scientific community, was founded in 1560, and in order to be included in membership, you had to discover a new law of nature, a prerequisite for admission . a) 1560, and in order to be included in membership, you had to discover a new law of nature, a prere...

by gmat1978

Tue Jul 05, 2011 7:00 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: The Academia Sectrorum Naturae
Replies: 11
Views: 1256