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Thanks Margaret! First of all, from my own experience, let me suggest you to not completely trust the mock test scores. Although, they do give you a good indication of your current capability, they're not the real exam! I, for instance, was very dejected when just a couple of days prior to the big d...

by Elena89

Mon Jan 02, 2012 10:59 pm
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: 590 (Q-41 V-31) Relieved and happy! :)
Replies: 4
Views: 2164

590 (Q-41 V-31) Relieved and happy! :)

I wouldn't say that my score ain't a biggy, beacause for me IT IS! :D Studying for the GMAT for about 2.5 months has been a grueling experience. Not to mention the emotional ups and downs during the last two weeks. But they say, all's well that ends well! And so did in my case. I was only expecting ...

by Elena89

Sat Dec 31, 2011 7:40 am
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: 590 (Q-41 V-31) Relieved and happy! :)
Replies: 4
Views: 2164
by Elena89

Fri Dec 30, 2011 5:11 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: SC 6
Replies: 7
Views: 1601

OG-12 DS (Geometry)

In triangle ABC, point X is the midpoint of side AC and point Y is the midpoint of side BC. If point R is the midpoint of line segment XC and if point S is the midpoint of line segment YC, what is the area of triangular region RCS ? (1) The area of triangular region ABX is 32. (2) The length of one ...

by Elena89

Mon Dec 26, 2011 7:48 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: OG-12 DS (Geometry)
Replies: 7
Views: 1323

OG-12 DS (Inequalities)

The annual rent collected by a corporation from a certain building was x percent more in 1998 than in 1997 and y percent less in 1999 than in 1998. Was the annual rent collected by the corporation from the building more in 1999 than in 1997 ? (1) x > y (2)(xy/100) < x – y Again, OG gives a very cu...

by Elena89

Mon Dec 26, 2011 12:07 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: OG-12 DS (Inequalities)
Replies: 1
Views: 741

yeah, I get that.. thanks =)

by Elena89

Fri Dec 23, 2011 8:52 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: (OG-12 DS) Joanna...
Replies: 12
Views: 1737

yeah, well all that is written in OG too.. but I don't think all that calculation can be done in just 2 minutes.. :?

by Elena89

Fri Dec 23, 2011 8:24 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: (OG-12 DS) Joanna...
Replies: 12
Views: 1737

@pemdas Wrong! The OA is 'A' What I do not understand is how we can find the value of one unknown from only one equation. What I do understand from OG's explanation is that since both unknowns are 'integers'(whole numbers) therefore from the properties of integer constraints, only one value of any o...

by Elena89

Fri Dec 23, 2011 8:15 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: (OG-12 DS) Joanna...
Replies: 12
Views: 1737

@rijul007

yeah, that's what I did, however that's incorrect!
The correct answer is A

by Elena89

Fri Dec 23, 2011 7:35 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: (OG-12 DS) Joanna...
Replies: 12
Views: 1737

(OG-12 DS) Joanna...

Joanna bought only $0.15 stamps and $0.29 stamps.How many $0.15 stamps did she buy?

(1) She bought $4.40 worth of stamps.

(2) She bought an equal number of $0.15 stamps and $0.29 stamps.


OG has a weird explanation for this one. Can someone give a simpler one? Thanks..

by Elena89

Fri Dec 23, 2011 6:31 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: (OG-12 DS) Joanna...
Replies: 12
Views: 1737

OG-12 DS

Is the number of members of Club X greater than the number of members of Club Y ?

(1) Of the members of Club X, 20 percent are also
members of Club Y.
(2) Of the members of Club Y, 30 percent are also
members of Club X.

[spoiler]
How is the correct answer (C) ?[/spoiler]

by Elena89

Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:01 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: OG-12 DS
Replies: 3
Views: 886

A school administrator...

Source: OG-12 A school administrator will assign each student in a group of n students to one of m classrooms. If 3 < m < 13 < n, is it possible to assign each of the n students to one of the m classrooms so that each classroom has the same number of students assigned to it? (1) It is possible to as...

by Elena89

Fri Dec 16, 2011 6:02 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: A school administrator...
Replies: 2
Views: 1113

If positive integer x..

If positive integer x is a multiple of 6 and positive integer y is a multiple of 14, is xy a multiple of 105 ? (1) x is a multiple of 9 (2) y is a multiple of 25 Source: OG-12 [spoiler]OA: (B)[/spoiler] Im unable to understand OG's explanation for this problem. Can someone explain how to solve such ...

by Elena89

Wed Dec 14, 2011 2:35 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: If positive integer x..
Replies: 3
Views: 3293

To save time, one can tell from just looking at the answer choices. Its obvious from the figure that if y-coordinate of F lies in the negative y-axis then B being further below would also lie in the -ve y-axis, so this cancels out the first 3 answer choices. Now again looking at the coordinates of A...

by Elena89

Tue Dec 13, 2011 6:30 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Geometry
Replies: 3
Views: 844

Pat has to walk..

Pat will walk from Intersection X to Intersection Y along a route that is confined to the square grid of four streets and three avenues shown in the map above. How many routes from X to Y can Pat take that have the minimum possible length? (A) 6 (B) 8 (C) 10 (D) 14 (E) 16 [spoiler]OA: C[/spoiler] So...

by Elena89

Tue Dec 13, 2011 5:57 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Pat has to walk..
Replies: 2
Views: 861