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Parallel Reasoning Q

Consumer advocate: According to Toiko’s director of operations, if she is made aware that even one of the company’s toys, used properly, has caused an injury, she temporarily stops production until the problem is fixed or permanently stops production of that toy. If that is true, then I assume t...

by mparakala

Sat Feb 09, 2013 12:13 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Parallel Reasoning Q
Replies: 1
Views: 1673

patient vs surgeon

Patient: I have read that particles of my artificial hip can wear off and be absorbed by surrounding tissues. I believe that this is responsible for the discomfort that I am now experiencing. Surgeon: Your surgery was so recent that with normal use it is almost impossible for the artificial hip to h...

by mparakala

Fri Feb 08, 2013 12:52 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: patient vs surgeon
Replies: 1
Views: 1762

Thats right OA is B

A talks about what is mentioned in the stimulus already. The stimulus talks about making long hours of work efficient. So, A is incorrect as it tries to prove that the premise is incorrect.

by mparakala

Fri Feb 08, 2013 12:47 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: payroll and economy
Replies: 6
Views: 1604

Lets denote A and B as follows: probability of "A" OCCURRING = a probability of "A" NOT OCCURRING = (1-a) similarly, B occurring = b B NOT occurring = (1-b) given, ab = 0.21; a * (1-b) = 0.49 => a-ab = 0.49 (substitute ab=0.21) a = 0.70 ; (1-a) = 0.30 b = 0.30 ; (1-b) = 0.70 ATLEAST one of A and B o...

by mparakala

Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:53 am
Forum: GMAT Math
Topic: Kalpan probability question
Replies: 7
Views: 11129

that vs which

The reason that lean meats, such as salmon, improve mood in some people is because these foods contain the chemical tryptophan that promotes the same increase in serotonin as do relaxation and exercise ; this increase helps to keep emotions under control by aiding sleep, calming anxiety, and reliev...

by mparakala

Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:03 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: that vs which
Replies: 3
Views: 1589

payroll and economy

Economist: Drastically cutting payroll costs by reducing employees will bolster corporate profits and the national economy. In such a restructuring, the remaining employees must be organized to work more efficiently, which includes increasing their amount of overtime work, rather than hiring new und...

by mparakala

Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:34 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: payroll and economy
Replies: 6
Views: 1604

tapes vs DVDs

Noting the success of DVDs in the marketplace, the newly opened video store Movie Tapes, which sells specialty videocassettes, began an ambitious publicity campaign to promote the sale of their tapes over more technologically advanced DVDs. After six months in business, Movie Tapes found that its sa...

by mparakala

Mon Feb 04, 2013 6:48 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: tapes vs DVDs
Replies: 2
Views: 1152

Pronoun singular/plural

Unique among the Romance languages, Portuguese features days that are not named but numbered, evidence of their strong mercantile heritage. A) features days that are not named but numbered, evidence of their strong mercantile heritage B) features days that are not named but numbered, evidence of its...

by mparakala

Sun Feb 03, 2013 12:35 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Pronoun singular/plural
Replies: 3
Views: 1341

Can you tell us the origin of this question? It does not seem like an official GMAT question for one crucial reason: the GMAT does not use the second person "I" or "we" in Sentence Correction. Be wary of studying from questions that are not similar to real GMAT questions. Hi, I do not know the sour...

by mparakala

Sun Feb 03, 2013 6:17 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: "who"
Replies: 2
Views: 782

computer chip modifier

Embedded in the back cover, biometric data, electronic fingerprints, pictures of the holder, and a wireless RFID transmitter contained in a computer chip have been inserted in every new U.S. passport since 2007. A) Embedded in the back cover, biometric data, electronic fingerprints, pictures of the...

by mparakala

Sat Feb 02, 2013 6:18 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: computer chip modifier
Replies: 3
Views: 2240

conclusion: tha diatonic scale was used thousands of years ago.

Any proof that supports this statement will strengthen the argument.

D does exactly that. All other options do not.

ANs: D

by mparakala

Sat Feb 02, 2013 5:31 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: The spacing of the four holes on a fragment of a bone flute
Replies: 9
Views: 4732

@GMAT GURUNY

Mitch, thank you so much for your answer on the usage of "which". This info has helped me in getting various questions right!

Greatly appreciate your help. Thank you !!

by mparakala

Sat Feb 02, 2013 5:25 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Spanish Armada (modifier prob)
Replies: 11
Views: 1981

"who"

We who graduated from high school in the Unites States in the early '60s were caught in the middle of the crisis in education created by the Soviet Union's "Sputnik" success. A. We who graduated from high school in the United States in the early '60s were B. We, who graduated from high school in th...

by mparakala

Sat Feb 02, 2013 5:18 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: "who"
Replies: 2
Views: 782

In A & B, "which" incorrectly modifies population instead of remedies - INCORRECT

C - no parallelism - INCORRECT

D - Parallel - establishing, closing, requiring - CORRECT

E - no parallelism - INCORRECT

ANSWER: D

by mparakala

Sat Feb 02, 2013 5:05 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: why e is wrong
Replies: 18
Views: 9990

Thank you for your response Mitch! Could you kindly clarify one more thing? In option C, C) The defeat of the Spanish Armada, which stymied the Armada’s plans I thought "which" modified "the defeat of the Spanish Armada" but not just "Armada". SO, should I understand that "which" modifies the word...

by mparakala

Wed Jan 30, 2013 5:08 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Spanish Armada (modifier prob)
Replies: 11
Views: 1981