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710 92% (Q49, V38) - Not my best but whatever.

Dear all, I am glad to report that I got 710(Q49, V38) on my first attempt in GMAT exam that I took on October 26, 2010. Not really excited about my score, just satisfied. I was expecting around 730, as my mock tests were converging to that score. Also, I had bit of brain freeze during verbal sectio...

by ajayiitr

Wed Oct 27, 2010 8:08 pm
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: 710 92% (Q49, V38) - Not my best but whatever.
Replies: 1
Views: 1684

Awesome, Thanks so much.

by ajayiitr

Thu Oct 14, 2010 1:30 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: how many triangles?
Replies: 29
Views: 24947

Can someone please answer my question? Thanks. My confusion is that to draw a line PR, we have 10 points and we have to select 2. So, I did 10C2 = 10*9/2. Now, I know my answer will not match to the correct answer because of this denominator 2. Why should we multiply 10C2 by 2? My understanding is t...

by ajayiitr

Thu Oct 14, 2010 12:44 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: how many triangles?
Replies: 29
Views: 24947

My confusion is that to draw a line PR, we have 10 points and we have to select 2. So, I did 10C2 = 10*9/2. Now, I know my answer will not match to the correct answer because of this denominator 2. Why should we multiply 10C2 by 2? My understanding is that a line can be drawn by just selecting 2 po...

by ajayiitr

Wed Oct 06, 2010 7:05 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: how many triangles?
Replies: 29
Views: 24947

A. Biographer DM presented an in-depth study of HTs rise to the presidency, his leadership during his 8 years in office, and his return to private life in the acclaimed tome, Truman. A is wrong because "his return to private life in the acclaimed tome, Truman" distorts the meaning and implies his re...

by ajayiitr

Sat Oct 02, 2010 3:34 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Kaplan SC
Replies: 10
Views: 1461

There is "If...then" conditional construction in this sentence that got me confused. I understood from MGMAT guide that in the conditional construction that happened in the past tense, we would use If past perfect tense, then conditional perfect tense. Eg: If Sophie had eaten pizza yesterday, she wo...

by ajayiitr

Wed Aug 25, 2010 8:45 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Affording strategic proximity to the Strait of Gibraltar
Replies: 46
Views: 21428

The events A and B are independent. The probability that both events A and B occur is 0.21. The probability that event A occurs and event B does not occur is 0.49. What is the probability that at least one of the events A and B occur? A and B are independent = probability of A happening is not affec...

by ajayiitr

Mon Jun 21, 2010 7:48 pm
Forum: GMAT Math
Topic: Kalpan probability question
Replies: 7
Views: 11129

OG 11, SC Q19

"In virtually all types of tissue in every animal species, dioxin induces the production of enzymes that are the organism's trying to metabolize, or render harmless, the chemical that is irritating it ." Although I understand that answer, but explanation says that 'chemical that is irritating it' or...

by ajayiitr

Mon May 24, 2010 8:25 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: OG 11, SC Q19
Replies: 1
Views: 887

I don't think that I have rock-solid entire process laid out for SC. But, when I see a SC question, I take it like a puzzle, and read word by word or 2-3 words together, thinking if any word i find wrong, suspicious or a signal. So, when there is a pronoun, just try to link it with its antecedent, w...

by ajayiitr

Wed Dec 16, 2009 3:17 pm
Forum: GMAT Verbal & Essays
Topic: How to approach SC's
Replies: 4
Views: 2411

Correct answer is C, though, when I was doing this problem, I picked best answer as A. My breakdown of problem is that there can be three thoughts for assumption - 1. Increase its profits 2. In the long-term 3. by opening a factory in Country X. 1. Increase its profits is for granted since, company ...

by ajayiitr

Wed Dec 16, 2009 3:02 pm
Forum: GMAT Verbal & Essays
Topic: MGMAT Exam Question
Replies: 6
Views: 2865

I think it was a great buy for me, as, The Princeton Review doesn't go in details about CR or any other thing. Powerscore CR Bible has dedicated chapters for each question type with impressive strategy for each one.

by ajayiitr

Sun Nov 08, 2009 8:37 pm
Forum: GMAT Verbal & Essays
Topic: Powerscore CR bible?
Replies: 15
Views: 13123