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Hello GMATGuruNY, Regarding your post: The purpose of the agreement was to reduce not the amount that HAD BEEN ALLOWED but the amount that WOULD BE allowed moving forward. The present tense ARE implies that the agreement is STILL IN EFFECT: A 1972 agreement....reduced the amount...that municipaliti...

by shubhamkumar

Wed Jun 20, 2012 6:49 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: A 1972 agreement between canada and the united states
Replies: 23
Views: 17099

OG Verbal Review:Majority Stockholders-Inference questions

Most large corporations in the United States were once run by individual capitalists who owned enough stock to dominate the board of directors and dictate company policy. Because putting such large amounts of (5) stock on the market would only depress its value, they could not sell out for a quick p...


Sorry for reopening this post.
I wish a few experts can help,how this question can be resolved with POE.

by shubhamkumar

Sun Apr 22, 2012 6:22 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Adolescence
Replies: 12
Views: 8344

Okay..I was a bit skeptical about 'More Quickly'...if that is correct then so is option C. Thanks. A recent study found that if children socialize and were reading challenging material, they will be more likely to read on their own and gain proficiency quicker than will children who read material t...

by shubhamkumar

Sun Apr 22, 2012 2:41 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Knewton SC
Replies: 5
Views: 978

Scientists predict that the next large hurricane to strike the Gulf coast will have unimaginably catastrophic results, including a total breakdown of the levee system, infiltration and contamination of the Mississippi River by salt water, permanently altering the coastline and completely destroying...

by shubhamkumar

Sun Apr 22, 2012 2:36 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Grockit Q.uestion I.d. 3756
Replies: 5
Views: 830

alex.gellatly wrote:I agree with you, yet D is tempting as well. What is grammatically wrong with D? Also, what is the OA?
Look at it this way.
Q:When will you buy the text plan?
A:Only if it is offered as a separate optional feature.

by shubhamkumar

Sun Apr 22, 2012 2:26 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: market research
Replies: 4
Views: 986

Reporting that one of their more crippling malfunctions has been the sudden and unexpected failure of the liquid helium cooling system, the engineering squad supervising the Large Hadron Collider requested additional funding to develop better maintenance systems. A. their more crippling malfunction...

by shubhamkumar

Sun Apr 22, 2012 2:11 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Malfunction in LHC
Replies: 4
Views: 1136

OG Verbal Review:Superior Service

The fact that superior service can generate a competitive advantage for a company does not mean that every attempt at improving service will create such an advantage. Investments in service, like those in production and distribution, must be balanced against other types of investments on the basis o...

by shubhamkumar

Sat Apr 21, 2012 11:40 pm
Forum: Reading Comprehension
Topic: OG Verbal Review:Superior Service
Replies: 0
Views: 1284

OG Verbal Review:Competitive advantage

Seeking a competitive advantage, some professional service firms (for example, firms providing advertising, accounting, or health care services) have considered offering unconditional guarantees of satisfaction. Such guarantees specify what clients can expect and what the firm will do if it fails to...

by shubhamkumar

Sat Apr 21, 2012 11:20 pm
Forum: Reading Comprehension
Topic: OG Verbal Review:Competitive advantage
Replies: 3
Views: 3115

Before evaporation:
1% of cucumber was 1 pound(1% of 100 pounds)
After evaporation:
2% of cucumber is still 1 pound of cucumber.
So 100% now becomes 1/2*100= 50 pounds.

by shubhamkumar

Fri Apr 20, 2012 3:26 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Cucumber
Replies: 26
Views: 19177

I would go with D. If you are confused why Statement (2) is sufficient, please watch the session "Problems on which traditional algebra doesn't work" from 'Thursdays with Ron': http://vimeo.com/16699881 Statement 2 can be solved by using the equation 1.3A+1.5B=14.2 or 13A+15B=142 To buy max no of i...

by shubhamkumar

Thu Apr 19, 2012 11:07 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Veritas
Replies: 5
Views: 1184

Because a surfeit of undergraduate students has sent class sizes soaring, the university has announced that it will hire more faculty members for the next year. (A) Because a surfeit of undergraduate students has sent class sizes soaring, (B) Because of soaring class sizes, which is due to a surfei...

by shubhamkumar

Thu Apr 19, 2012 9:59 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: sc - veritas test
Replies: 8
Views: 2449

A law is being proposed that would require the installation of defibrillators, which are used to treat heart attacks, in new restaurants. However, a leading local restauranteur opposes the law, saying that the vast majority of preventable heart attack deaths can be prevented by the timely employmen...

by shubhamkumar

Wed Apr 18, 2012 10:14 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Kaplan:CPR
Replies: 13
Views: 2133

Soln:
1)Statement does not provide a value of y but we know from the expression that y-2 is positive,
as y-2=3|x^2-4|
Insufficient

2)|3-y|=11 gives 2 solutions
y=-8 and y =14
Insufficient

1&2 combined:
we know that y-2 is +ve from stmt 1,therefore y=14 from stmt 2 is correct.C

by shubhamkumar

Wed Apr 18, 2012 9:48 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Manhattan:Absolute value question
Replies: 2
Views: 684

Manhattan:Absolute value question

What is the value of y?

(1) 3|x^2 – 4| = y – 2

(2) |3 – y| = 11

OA:C

by shubhamkumar

Wed Apr 18, 2012 9:45 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Manhattan:Absolute value question
Replies: 2
Views: 684