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80% it is.

In case you find it difficult to use the fractions, assume the total no of rooms to be a value, say 100........problem becomes easier

by countingdolls

Thu Oct 26, 2006 7:31 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Sets
Replies: 2
Views: 3498

SC #317 from 1000SC

317.Freedman’s survey showed that people living in small towns and rural areas consider themselves no happier than do people living in big cities. (A) no happier than do people living (B) not any happier than do people living (C) not any happier than do people who live (D) no happier than are people...

by countingdolls

Thu Oct 26, 2006 7:10 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: SC #317 from 1000SC
Replies: 7
Views: 7903

Prachi, I was hoping ud stumble upon this question :-)

Its from another post that id seen. dont know if its from this forum.

thanks

by countingdolls

Tue Oct 17, 2006 10:33 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: An SC
Replies: 9
Views: 3387

hi, problem says -- From the time the first paperback copy was sold until the last copy of the novel was sold. 9 times as many paperback copies as hardback copies were sold. So if 'n' is no of hardbacks sold since first paperback copy was sold, then 9n is the no of paperbacks sold. total sold=441000...

by countingdolls

Tue Oct 17, 2006 10:20 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: problem
Replies: 2
Views: 5784

No.
(A)

take M as (6n + 1), N as (6n+3).
so, M+N= 2(6n) + 4.

now all you have to do is choose that option which isnt greater than a multiple of 6 by 4.So, 86.

by countingdolls

Tue Oct 17, 2006 10:12 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: another one
Replies: 3
Views: 3098

Hi khilker, (1) tells you that the LAST TWO numbers sum is 30. since we do not know how many numbers are there in the series, its not enough to find the answer. Also, how does the question imply that there are only four numbers in the series? Using what is given, assuming nothing, u cant conclude th...

by countingdolls

Tue Oct 17, 2006 10:06 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Difficult Math Question #27 - Series
Replies: 12
Views: 10034

Find the fourth consecutive even number: (I) the sum of the last two numbers is 30 (II) the sum of the first two numbers is 22 If, the above is all that is given as the q, then from (I), u CANNOT find which two number in the series result in a sum of 30 (8th & 9th or 15th & the 16th)...there in no w...

by countingdolls

Mon Oct 16, 2006 12:39 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Difficult Math Question #27 - Series
Replies: 12
Views: 10034

On coming back to the question after some time....i too feel (too mild, need concrete stuff) (2) is more appropriate but can someone provide grounds on which to reject (5)

abby_g,
u wrote that (5) is awkward.............that apart, are there other reasons to reject (5)?


thanks

by countingdolls

Mon Oct 16, 2006 12:29 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: An SC
Replies: 9
Views: 3387

(II) is enough, (I) isnt...so, B

by countingdolls

Thu Oct 12, 2006 12:02 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Difficult Math Question #27 - Series
Replies: 12
Views: 10034

could someone help?

by countingdolls

Thu Oct 12, 2006 3:34 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: An SC
Replies: 9
Views: 3387

Hi, doesnt the option (A) , Rank order might indicate insignificant differences, rather than large differences, in numbers of patient deaths mean hospitals that are ranked farther apart from each other will not have a large difference in the no. of patient deaths? instead of, as aunrag pointed out, ...

by countingdolls

Thu Oct 12, 2006 3:27 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: CR-1000 Test3#!7
Replies: 12
Views: 8988
by countingdolls

Thu Oct 12, 2006 3:08 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Boldface Questions
Replies: 10
Views: 31100

An SC

Hi, This question was raised beofre but didnt get much attention.Pls explain Children who watch a great deal of Television and their families have a history of near-sightedness will probably require glasses sooner than their peers who are not predisposed to myopia in these ways 1. and their families...

by countingdolls

Thu Oct 05, 2006 12:31 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: An SC
Replies: 9
Views: 3387