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OG 61 - scoops

61. At a certain picnic, each of the guests was served either a single scoop or a double scoop of ice cream. How many of the guests were served a double scoop of ice cream? (1) At the picnic, 60 percent of the guests were served a double scoop of ice cream. (2) A total of 120 scoops of ice cream wer...

by szDave

Thu Apr 11, 2013 1:28 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: OG 61 - scoops
Replies: 5
Views: 1387

Labor market - level 600

Hello, During the past decade, the labor market in France has not been operating according to free market principles, but instead stifling functioning through its various government regulations restricting the hiring and firing of workers . a) principles, but instead stifling functioning through its...

by szDave

Mon Jan 28, 2013 11:48 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Labor market - level 600
Replies: 2
Views: 813

Great explanation!
Yes, this problem was in MGMAT cat test.

by szDave

Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:57 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Mobster combinatorics
Replies: 9
Views: 3988

Thanks for the shortener. I calculated it like this:

slot method, 2 stand behind each other: then there is 4*3*2*1 ways for this, then a simple combination solves how many ways can the 2 in the 6 spaces arranged, that is : 6!/(2!*4!) - 24*15=360.

by szDave

Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:31 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Mobster combinatorics
Replies: 9
Views: 3988

Mobster combinatorics

Hello all, Found a good one! Six mobsters have arrived atthe theater forthe premiere of the film Goodbuddies. One ofthe mobsters, Frankie, is an informer, and hes afraid that another member of his crew, Joey, is on to him. Frankie, wanting to keep Joey in his sights, insists upon standing behind Joe...

by szDave

Mon Jan 28, 2013 7:36 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Mobster combinatorics
Replies: 9
Views: 3988

PowerScore Crit Reasoning Bible is really good! Buy that one.

by szDave

Fri Jan 25, 2013 10:30 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: where to study CR from?
Replies: 5
Views: 905
by szDave

Fri Jan 25, 2013 8:34 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Holstein cows
Replies: 5
Views: 1021
by szDave

Fri Jan 25, 2013 8:32 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Severance packages
Replies: 5
Views: 958

Severance packages

Unlike most severance packages, which require workers to stay until the last day scheduled to collect, workers at the automobile company are eligible for its severance package even if they find a new job before they are terminated. a) the last day scheduled to collect, workers at the automobile comp...

by szDave

Fri Jan 25, 2013 4:38 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Severance packages
Replies: 5
Views: 958

Holstein cows

Hello, For the farmer who takes care to keep them cool, providing them with high-energy feed, and milking them regularly, Holstein cows are producing an average of 2,275 gallons of milk each per year. a) providing them with high-energy feed, and milking them regularly, Holstein cows are producing b)...

by szDave

Fri Jan 25, 2013 4:17 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Holstein cows
Replies: 5
Views: 1021

Carlos the racer

If it took Carlos 1/2 hour to cycle from his house to the library yesterday, was the distance that he cycled greater than 6 miles? (Note: 1 mile = 5,280 feet) (1) The average speed at which Carlos cycled from his house to the library yesterday was greater than 16 feet per second. (2) The average spe...

by szDave

Thu Jan 24, 2013 7:26 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Carlos the racer
Replies: 4
Views: 3031

Formula

Hello,

it seems really easy, and it is, but I don't get it :D


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So: isn't 9=3m, so m is 3 * 6=1/2m, then m is 12- answer is 36.

OA 27

by szDave

Thu Jan 24, 2013 7:14 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Formula
Replies: 1
Views: 748

65 or older overlapping sets

Are at least 10 percent of the people in Country X who are 65 years old or older employed? (1) In Country X, 11.3 percent of the population is 65 years old or older. (2) In Country X, of the population 65 years old or older, 20 percent of the men and 10 percent of the women are employed. a) Statemen...

by szDave

Thu Jan 24, 2013 7:11 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: 65 or older overlapping sets
Replies: 2
Views: 1041

Equation Km - m

If the speed of x meters per second is equivalent to the speed of y kilometers per hour, what is y in terms of x? (1 kilometer = 1,000 meters)

Answer: [spoiler]18x/5[/spoiler]

Please give me an explanation, thanks!

by szDave

Thu Jan 24, 2013 6:53 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Equation Km - m
Replies: 1
Views: 668

Word translation - circular gears

Hello, Please give me a proper equation for this. Circular gears P and Q start rotating at the same time at constant speeds. Gear P makes 10 revolutions per minute, and gear Q makes 40 revolutions per minute. How many seconds after the gears start rotating will gear Q have made exactly 6 more revolu...

by szDave

Thu Jan 24, 2013 6:51 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Word translation - circular gears
Replies: 4
Views: 1131