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Probability ...

I came up with the below mentioned question but have a hard time to understand the logic to solve the problem. OA is D Appreciate your explanation ... If an integer n is to be chosen at random from the integers 1 to 96, inclusive, what is the probability of n(n+1)(n+2) will be divisible by 8? A. 1/4...

by camitava

Fri May 09, 2014 11:43 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Probability ...
Replies: 2
Views: 1140

Clean rooms in hotel...

Hi friends, I am stuck at solving the following problem. A certain hotel has 1,400 single rooms and 420 double rooms. Each room is cleaned by one person. If one person can clean a single room every 15 minutes and a double room every 20 minutes, how many cleaning persons are needed to clean all of th...

by camitava

Sun Apr 13, 2014 8:36 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Clean rooms in hotel...
Replies: 1
Views: 826

Thanks GMATGURUNY and Bill. I somehow get to know the difference between the two options. Hope this will help me in solving similar problems in SC!

by camitava

Mon Feb 24, 2014 10:26 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: SC: Asset Allocation
Replies: 5
Views: 1718

SC: Asset Allocation

Asset allocators create portfolios, often in the form of of mutual funds, with the intention to turn in good results in both “bull� and “bear� markets. (A) with the intention (B) the intention of which is (C) intended (D) and intending (E) so intended as In this SC, I ignored options B,D an...

by camitava

Sun Feb 23, 2014 11:56 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: SC: Asset Allocation
Replies: 5
Views: 1718

Abhishek can you explain why you choose D instead of A. All other options except A are having some problems - E.g. - In option B, we did not find any reference for the pronoun "their" In option C, incorrect use of present tense In option E, incorrect use of passive voice But I did not find any probl...

by camitava

Mon Feb 17, 2014 3:55 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Water bikes and jet skies ...
Replies: 3
Views: 1163

Water bikes and jet skies ...

Nine months after the country banned jet skies and other water bikes from the tranquil waters of Puget Sound, a judge overturned the ban on the ground of violating state laws for allowing the use of personal watercraft on common waterways. A) of violating state laws for allowing B) of their violati...

by camitava

Sat Feb 15, 2014 4:13 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Water bikes and jet skies ...
Replies: 3
Views: 1163

I also agree with what Abhishek explained. I would also like to go with option E.

by camitava

Mon Feb 10, 2014 2:56 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Government standards
Replies: 4
Views: 1761

To understand the entire argument and your solution, took me one and half day time. How dumb am I? Uffffh! I pre-assumed that rotating shelves would also keep the items on the back and the foods on the back would be spoiled. Now when I looked at the argument, I realized where my fault is. Thanks Bil...

by camitava

Mon Feb 10, 2014 1:33 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: CR With a Kool Refrigerator
Replies: 3
Views: 1341

Thanks for keeping the discussion alive. I read the argument several times and list of answer choices given here. I understood that probably two points are making us confusing. The first one is - Because of this mutually beneficial relationship, harvesting the chanterelles growing beneath a Douglas ...

by camitava

Mon Feb 10, 2014 1:23 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Chanterelle & Douglas Fir
Replies: 8
Views: 1905

Thanks for keeping the discussion alive. I read the argument several times and list of answer choices given here. I understood that probably two points are making us confusing. The first one is - Because of this mutually beneficial relationship, harvesting the chanterelles growing beneath a Douglas ...

by camitava

Mon Feb 10, 2014 1:23 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Chanterelle & Douglas Fir
Replies: 8
Views: 1905

The conclusion is that harvesting the mushrooms will endanger the tree. Why? The mushrooms provide nutrients and water for the tree. We're looking for answer that would weaken the conclusion. A is irrelevant to whether harvesting those mushrooms endangers their host trees. B is also irrelevant; we ...

by camitava

Sat Feb 08, 2014 8:14 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Chanterelle & Douglas Fir
Replies: 8
Views: 1905

CR With a Kool Refrigerator

The reason much refrigerated food spoils is that it ends up out of sight at the back of the shelf. So why not have round shelves that rotate? Because such rotating shelves would have just the same sort of drawback, since things would fall off the shelves' edges into the rear corners. Which of the fo...

by camitava

Sat Feb 08, 2014 8:07 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: CR With a Kool Refrigerator
Replies: 3
Views: 1341

Chanterelle & Douglas Fir

Guys, I am stuck on the CR mentioned below - The chanterelle, a type of wild mushroom, grows beneath host trees such as the Douglas fir, which provide it with necessary sugars. The underground filaments of chanterelles, which extract the sugars, in turn provide nutrients and water for their hosts. B...

by camitava

Sat Feb 08, 2014 7:52 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Chanterelle & Douglas Fir
Replies: 8
Views: 1905

Guys, why not C? I believe C is carrying all the points the passage is talking abt.

by camitava

Wed Oct 29, 2008 6:26 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Bold Face CR
Replies: 22
Views: 9453

Sorry Stuart! Sorry for my miss. I will keep ur advice in mind ...

by camitava

Wed Oct 29, 2008 4:50 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: GMATPrep - 2:Q-2: Paleontologist, plankton, ice age
Replies: 8
Views: 1708