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The incomes of A and B are in the ratio 4:5 and their expenditures are in the ratio of 5:6. If A saves 1/4th of his income find the ratio of their savings. Income: A= 4x B= 5x expenditure: A=5y B=6y saving: A = 4x-5y = x => 3x=5y B = 5x-6y = 5x- 18x/5 = 7x/5 required ratio = x/(7x/5) = 5/7 Hope thi...

by killer1387

Thu May 03, 2012 11:15 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Ratio problem
Replies: 3
Views: 6167

Moreover, olympic games should be singular as demonstrated by the correct option E. I don't think 'the 1992 Olympic games' is singular in E. 'demonstrates' is referring to 'success', which is singular. My question is 'the 1992 Olympic games' should be singular or plural. I think it should be plural...

by killer1387

Thu May 03, 2012 1:01 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: International sporting events
Replies: 6
Views: 1090

ohk i got it u mean to say that in option D 'were' actually refers to 1992 olympic games and which happened only once so it should be singular .... main issue is meaning change: i.e "International sporting events need not be fiscal disasters" is described further by the success of olympic games NOT...

by killer1387

Wed May 02, 2012 7:40 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: International sporting events
Replies: 6
Views: 1090

International sporting events need not be fiscal disasters, the financial success of the 1992 Olympic Games demonstrates that fact. the financial success of the 1992 Olympic Games demonstrates that fact --> run on/commasplice for example, the 1992 Olympic Games were financially successful --> run on...

by killer1387

Wed May 02, 2012 6:40 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: International sporting events
Replies: 6
Views: 1090

So, finally in brief we can summarize:
The issue here is of unambiguous pronoun in the subgroup modifier relative clause.

Bob's explanation for the debatable question clarifies to some extent. Anyhow I feel these debatable types wont appear in GMAT.

cheerz..:)!!

by killer1387

Wed May 02, 2012 3:15 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: In good yeaars
Replies: 12
Views: 1240

oa is C, but if A is true, dont you think, it strengthens the most! source: either princeton or kaplan.....sorry forgot which one was it. Any automated system, no matter how rigorously tested, is susceptible to malfunction. the word susceptible indicates the likelihood, which includes both the case...

by killer1387

Wed May 02, 2012 2:34 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Another 700+ CR
Replies: 13
Views: 1980

I mean :
the part of sentence indicated below doesnt need a verb. With a verb its a standalone separated by a comma and hence comma splice.

many of whom are in the area just for the season.

where am i going wrong?

by killer1387

Wed May 02, 2012 2:27 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: In good yeaars
Replies: 12
Views: 1240
by killer1387

Wed May 02, 2012 12:39 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Another 700+ CR
Replies: 13
Views: 1980

thanks for the link, now i am confused..:(
Okay Ron has pointed Its unreliable question.

@sam2304
I am wondering how the usage of "are" is justified in Option B. Doesnt it create commasplice??

by killer1387

Tue May 01, 2012 10:30 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: In good yeaars
Replies: 12
Views: 1240

In good years, the patchwork of green fields that surround the San Joaquin Valley town bustles with farm workers, many of them in the area just for the season. "that" modifies green fields hence will take plural after "that"[/u] Patchwork is the subject of the sentence mate and of green fields is a...

by killer1387

Tue May 01, 2012 10:16 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: In good yeaars
Replies: 12
Views: 1240

we need plural surround, Hence B/E out. we need bustles singular to agree with patchwork. D is out. C is incorrect because using verb "are" results in comma splice. Also usage of "who" is incorrect. The patchwork of green fields that surrounds - I guess the verb surround should be singular here. In...

by killer1387

Tue May 01, 2012 9:55 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: In good yeaars
Replies: 12
Views: 1240

agronomists foresee a gradual reversion to X
Here X is a state/ situation that prior to current trends. Option A states this.

D says X is an intent/ purpose of reversion, which is illogical as per sentence core.

Hence A.

by killer1387

Tue May 01, 2012 9:03 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: In spite of continuing
Replies: 3
Views: 1283

For some birds the sense of smell appears to play a role in navigation, since pigeons with surgically removed olfactory nerves were found to have increased difficulties in homing. were found to have increased difficulties have been found to have increased difficulty were found to have increasing di...

by killer1387

Tue May 01, 2012 8:23 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: For some birds
Replies: 3
Views: 772

Q:In good years, the patchwork of green fields that surround the San Joaquin Valley town bustles with farm workers, many of them in the area just for the season. A. surround the San Joaquin Valley town bustles with farm workers, many of them B. surrounds the San Joaquin Valley town bustles with farm...

by killer1387

Tue May 01, 2012 8:20 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: In good yeaars
Replies: 12
Views: 1240

Hi killer1387 and vk_vinayak C - Graduates of master’s degree programs earn average annual salaries that exceed those of - Correct: 'Those' clearly refers to 'average annual salaries'. Here average annual salaries of MG is compared with those (annual average salaries) of BG. Could you explain why...

by killer1387

Tue May 01, 2012 3:51 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Master’s degree program graduates’
Replies: 5
Views: 970