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Was anyone else confused with the wording here? Initially I thought the ONLY way to organize was M W M W and my answer was 576. Anyone else see an issue with the wording here?

by factor26

Tue Apr 10, 2012 2:25 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: probability help
Replies: 6
Views: 872

Hey great job! with your hard work and your wife's support you achieved your goals! You are an inspiration to the people of this site in that hard work does pay off! Thanks for sharing and all the best!

by factor26

Mon Mar 12, 2012 3:53 am
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: Story of my 720, two long years and 5 attempts
Replies: 29
Views: 16336

Since the sampling area ( x and y ) is rather small we can map out all the instances when X*Y will yield a even integer. X {1,2,3,4} Y {5,6,7} X=1 Y=6 X=2 Y=5 Y=6 OR Y=7 X=3 Y=6 X=4 Y=5 Y=6 Y=7 TOTAL # OF MAKING EVEN #'S = 8 TOTAL # OF CHOICES OR OUTCOMES 4 * 3 = 12 = 8/12 =4/6 =2/3 THUS THE ANSWER ...

by factor26

Sun Mar 11, 2012 7:27 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: probability that xy will be even
Replies: 7
Views: 5468

Very nice post snowbird - it is also important to stress here that we should be multiplying the undesired outcomes (prob of 2 green from black * prob of 2 green from white) as the only way to not afford a candy bar in this situation is by drawing 2 green from one urn AND 2 green from the other. Addi...

by factor26

Sun Mar 11, 2012 7:14 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: experts help plz
Replies: 2
Views: 3028

@ GMATkiss - if you have a problem with my post I suggest you move onto a new post instead of posting such a classless comment.

by factor26

Sat Feb 25, 2012 8:52 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Last year a record
Replies: 5
Views: 1574

which of the following ...

which of the following must be equal to zero for all real numbers x?

I. -1/X

II. X+(-X)

III. X ^0

a - I only

b - II only

c - I and III only

d - II and III only

e - I, II, and III

OG answer is b - can someone please explain what they mean by all real numbers X?

by factor26

Mon Feb 13, 2012 5:53 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: which of the following ...
Replies: 2
Views: 1152

Sorry Sam - edited the original with the boldface statements noted - thanks for the heads up!

by factor26

Mon Feb 13, 2012 5:06 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Last year a record
Replies: 5
Views: 1574
by factor26

Mon Feb 13, 2012 5:02 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: many cabinetmakers have .......?
Replies: 2
Views: 1075

thank you for your insight - but can someone explain the question with a little more detail?

by factor26

Mon Feb 13, 2012 4:52 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Subscriptions to....
Replies: 4
Views: 1499

Last year a record

Last year a record number of new manufacturing jobs were created. Will this year bring another record? Well, a new manufacturing job is created either within an existing company or by the start-up of a new company. Within existing fi rms, new jobs have been created this year at well below last yearâ...

by factor26

Sun Feb 12, 2012 5:29 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Last year a record
Replies: 5
Views: 1574

many cabinetmakers have .......?

In recent years, many cabinetmakers have been winning acclaim as artists. But since furniture must be useful, cabinetmakers must exercise their craft with an eye to the practical utility of their product. For this reason, cabinetmaking is not art. Which of the following is an assumption that support...

by factor26

Sun Feb 12, 2012 5:26 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: many cabinetmakers have .......?
Replies: 2
Views: 1075

Subscriptions to....

Cable-television spokesperson: Subscriptions to cable television are a bargain in comparison to “free� television. Remember that “free� television is not really free. It is consumers, in the end, who pay for the costly advertising that supports “free� television. Which of the following, ...

by factor26

Sun Feb 12, 2012 5:23 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Subscriptions to....
Replies: 4
Views: 1499

Between 1990 and 2000, the annual

Between 1990 and 2000, the annual precipitation in Henan, one of the main agricultural provinces in central China, has fluctuated from 250 to 470 inches per year, causing substantial variation in the productivity of local crops and making it difficult to predict whether or not the rapid economic gro...

by factor26

Sat Jan 28, 2012 5:48 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Between 1990 and 2000, the annual
Replies: 5
Views: 2043

Jim and Renee will play one game

Jim and Renee will play one game of Rock, Paper, Scissors. In this game, each will select and show a hand sign for one of the three items. Rock beats Scissors, Scissors beat Paper, and Paper beats Rock. Assuming that both Jim and Renee have an equal chance of choosing any one of the hand signs, what...

by factor26

Mon Jan 23, 2012 6:39 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Jim and Renee will play one game
Replies: 6
Views: 2720

A family consisting of one mother...

A family consisting of one mother, one father, two daughters and a son is taking a road trip in a sedan. The sedan has two front seats and three back seats. If one of the parents must drive and the two daughters refuse to sit next to each other, how many possible seating arrangements are there? a 28...

by factor26

Mon Jan 23, 2012 6:34 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: A family consisting of one mother...
Replies: 8
Views: 7567