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Remember:

if p/q = r/s then
p+r/q+s = p/q = r/s
p-r/q-s = p/q = r/s
ps = qr


From statement(1): m/y = x/r -- insufficient we cannot find value of m/r
From statement(2): (m+x)/(r+y) = x/y
=> my+xy = xr+xy
=> my = xr
=> m/r = x/y -- sufficient

Hence ans B

by prachipareekh

Wed Mar 26, 2008 11:08 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: GMAT Prep Question
Replies: 2
Views: 4239

According to Ronald: If interest rates do not drop housing prices should not increase According to Mark: When interest rates dropped, housing prices did not increase Thus Mark's and Ronald's statements are in a way converse of each other Thus Mark's interpretation of Ronald's argument = If rates dro...

by prachipareekh

Wed Mar 26, 2008 10:55 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: CR 1000 Test 2 q 17
Replies: 5
Views: 2239

IMO B - right comparison - .... . that of compared with comparably... - that here refers to average price A, C - incorrect - wrong comparison - comparing average price to cars and trucks D - incorrect - wrong comparison - comparing models to automobile company E - incorrect - wrong comparison - con...

by prachipareekh

Wed Mar 26, 2008 10:34 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Tricky SC
Replies: 3
Views: 3358

Must be D

A - incorrect - redundancy... although..however. Use of past perfect tense is wrong too in this choice.

by prachipareekh

Wed Jan 30, 2008 7:17 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: GMATPrep26
Replies: 3
Views: 1721

IMO D

From statement 1)--- The tenth digit of 10d is 7
=> 10d = 0.7x
=> d = 0.07x
=> hundredth digit is 7
Hence sufficient

From statement 2)--- d/10 = 0.007x
=> d = 0.07x
=> hundredth digit is 7
Hence sufficient

by prachipareekh

Tue Sep 11, 2007 11:34 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Find the number - D
Replies: 1
Views: 1254

ABCD is a rhombus.

=>AB=AC=AD => are all radii.

=>ABC is an equilateral triangle.

Thus 2x = angle A = 60

=> x = 30

Hence B

by prachipareekh

Tue Sep 11, 2007 11:13 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: set 4 - #10
Replies: 1
Views: 952

12. IMO - B

A - incorrect - provides no evidence that the mathematical model will help to evaluate weather forecasts

C, E - incorrect - Out of scope

D - incorrect - Forcasts being correct does not imply proper evaluation

by prachipareekh

Tue Sep 11, 2007 10:51 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: CR 500
Replies: 5
Views: 2313

IMO E It's a chicken and egg problem - a deadlock situation, where one cannot move without the consent of another. X and Y are nominees. X must know who is Y before giving consent. Similarly Y must know who is X before giving such consent. Thus no one can give consent because no one knows who is th...

by prachipareekh

Tue Sep 11, 2007 10:27 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: CR 500
Replies: 1
Views: 4584

2nd Ques

D - incorrect - wrong tense became - Make use of present tense -> 1. to state facts 2. to discuss one's own ideas 3. to discuss the ideas expressed by an author in a given work

by prachipareekh

Tue Apr 17, 2007 10:56 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Gmat prep question
Replies: 13
Views: 5786

For 1st question E - maintaining parallelism - ... in which X and in which Y and in which Z A - incorrect - violating parallelism - ... in which X, and Y, and Z. B - incorrect - violating parallelism - ... in which X, where Y, and where Z . C - incorrect - violating parallelism - ... in which X, for...

by prachipareekh

Tue Apr 17, 2007 10:29 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Gmat prep question
Replies: 13
Views: 5786

It is A Premise : It is hard to fire Civil Service Employees . Conclusion : This explains in large part why the government is so inefficient. Assumption : The total number of civil service employees in the goverment is large/more III. Most government workers are Civil Service employees - this is ju...

by prachipareekh

Wed Feb 21, 2007 10:03 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: 1000 CR : Terst - B (Q no. : 15)
Replies: 4
Views: 8325

IMO C is much better than D D has modifier problem - history and biology wrongly modifying the student . IMO C can be less preferred due to 2 reasons (not great though - it's like unnecessarily trying to find a flaw in the sentence) 1. One history class is shorter than one class in history 2. It is ...

by prachipareekh

Wed Feb 21, 2007 9:22 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Kaplan 800 question
Replies: 3
Views: 2623

A is the best choice - correct idiom - X is depicted as Y in films (depict X as Y) B, E - incorrect - unidiomatic C - incorrect - passive and misplaced modifier - coyotes are depicted - "in films" wrongly suggests that hills are in the films and not the depictions D - incorrect - ...if...usage wrong

by prachipareekh

Fri Feb 09, 2007 10:54 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: 1000 SC #80
Replies: 12
Views: 11379

Best option is E - here as is acting as an adverb and it means for instance

A, D - incorrect - violates subject verb agreement - each.....broadcasts
B - incorrect - awkward

C - incorrect - wrongly suggests that all networks were working together

by prachipareekh

Wed Feb 07, 2007 8:14 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: 1000 SC #83
Replies: 3
Views: 4938

Ans must be D - best out of given 5 options According to my analysis -- They in D --- is not ambiguous.... A majority of the international journalists surveyed view nuclear power stations as unsafe at present but a majority of the international journalists surveyed think that they will be (made - el...

by prachipareekh

Fri Dec 22, 2006 12:19 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Pronoun question in question # 13 (1000 SC)
Replies: 12
Views: 11504