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You're absolutely right. Given: firms with PRP contracts in place showed productivity per worker on average 13 percent higher than that of their competitors who used more traditional contracts Conclusion: PRP contracts increase worker productivity Assumption: Nothing else besides these PRP contract...

by manihar.sidharth

Wed Apr 13, 2016 7:01 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Firms adopting "profit-related-pay"(PRP) contracts
Replies: 5
Views: 3131

I am still not clear why is the cash being compared here.
I guess the thing that should be compared should be democrats reported X to republicans reported Y
Clause <comparision> Clause.

Can anybody shed more light on this one.


Had option A used "Explained By", then would it be correct

by manihar.sidharth

Tue Feb 16, 2016 9:07 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: OG 16
Replies: 14
Views: 11044

Can somebody explain why a is not the right answer.
Experts please comment on this question

by manihar.sidharth

Thu Feb 11, 2016 2:57 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: resources
Replies: 7
Views: 5494

Why is option d wrong.
Can somebody explain please

by manihar.sidharth

Thu Feb 11, 2016 2:45 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: 918
Replies: 8
Views: 4303

Why is option d wrong.
Can somebody explain please

by manihar.sidharth

Thu Feb 11, 2016 2:45 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: 918
Replies: 8
Views: 4303

Hi manihar.sidharth, First off, a 670/Q50 is a strong score (it's above the 80th percentile), so calling that score 'abysmal' makes you sound silly. It's also a strong enough score that it could help you get into a number of different Business Schools. Keep in mind that you need a strong OVERALL pr...

by manihar.sidharth

Mon Aug 24, 2015 9:58 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Need Help
Replies: 4
Views: 1374

Hi manihar.sidharth, First off, a 670/Q50 is a strong score (it's above the 80th percentile), so calling that score 'abysmal' makes you sound silly. It's also a strong enough score that it could help you get into a number of different Business Schools. Keep in mind that you need a strong OVERALL pr...

by manihar.sidharth

Mon Aug 24, 2015 9:54 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Need Help
Replies: 4
Views: 1374

Need Help

Just gave my GMAT last Saturday and ended up with an abysmal 670 (Q 50 and V30). I cancelled my score , because i had already decided that I will not take anything below 720. So here I am now perplexed on how to proceed further. Here are some of things I did for my last attempt : 1) E-GMAT Verbal Co...

by manihar.sidharth

Mon Aug 24, 2015 9:24 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Need Help
Replies: 4
Views: 1374

Confusion ! what is the source of this question ? each option has a comma before but . And If i am right , we need a clause after comma + but . in the idiom Not x But y , I don't think we have a comma unless X and Y both are parallel clauses. @ rveeraga , I think what you have written is correct . ...

by manihar.sidharth

Tue Aug 18, 2015 7:13 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Paleontologist Stephen Jay
Replies: 13
Views: 7432

Productivity ratio

Can anybody help me get the answer to this question.
I guess I need to get the language translation for this question,

If Machine A works for 80 minutes to produce X and has a productivity ratio of 4:5 to Machine B, how long does machine B take to produce X

by manihar.sidharth

Tue Aug 18, 2015 6:24 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Productivity ratio
Replies: 6
Views: 2297

Isn't that in Option A refers to singular skill ??

Please explain ??

by manihar.sidharth

Tue Aug 11, 2015 11:45 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Legislation in the Canadian province
Replies: 10
Views: 4357

OA is A. But in idiom, whether X or Y, is n't X & Y require to be ||? indeed they are parallel Whether obesity is a bilogical disorder .. or <obesity is> a condition Doesn't whether works like both. I assume Option A should be like this to maintain the 11elism "obesity is Whether a bilogical disord...

by manihar.sidharth

Thu Jul 30, 2015 9:36 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: SC Question.
Replies: 7
Views: 6046

Thanks for your prompt response Brandon. I have one more question : Can you tell what should be my Verbal accuracy to hit V40. I am asking because I do these verbal sets from GMAT prep qb1 and if I do 30 questions(10 questions each section) in a timed environment, then on an average I get 73-75% que...

by manihar.sidharth

Wed May 20, 2015 8:45 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: GMAT CR ISSUES
Replies: 3
Views: 1500

GMAT CR ISSUES

Hi Experts I have my GMAT scheduled on 20th June and I have been trying a lot of verbal sets of late to try and increase my stamina. I am seeing a usual pattern with my verbal sets. Whenever I read any CR question and if I understand the argument correctly then I am pretty sure that I will nail that...

by manihar.sidharth

Wed May 20, 2015 7:59 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: GMAT CR ISSUES
Replies: 3
Views: 1500