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Hi Ilyana, I reached to the correct ans by following these steps 1) Spending vs Spends split. 2) Any vs any other split. However i was still confused with the structure of this sentence. Also in your explanation when you said ''As'' creates ambiguity - I m not able to understand this clearly, i am s...

by AbhiS

Tue Dec 03, 2013 9:01 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: On a glacier in the high Himalayas
Replies: 7
Views: 5853

On a glacier in the high Himalayas

On a glacier in the high Himalayas, a Japanese zoologist has found a species of midge that is unlike any other known insect in its spending its entire life cycle in the snow and ice of glacier. a) that is unlike any other known insect in its spending b) that is unlike any insect known as it spends c...

by AbhiS

Tue Dec 03, 2013 1:12 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: On a glacier in the high Himalayas
Replies: 7
Views: 5853

The word "mathematics" has 11 letters, however only 8 letters and distinct (AMT) are repeated. I broke this in stages so it will be easier to understand 1) There are 8 letters to select from 8x7x6x5 = 1680 (This part is fairly simple) 2) Now since there are 3 letters that are repeated, we ...

by AbhiS

Sat Nov 30, 2013 3:30 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Combinatorics
Replies: 3
Views: 1865

What i understand of and ING modifier is this: If the ING modifier is after a comma, it acts like an adverbial modifier and modify the preceding verb closet to it. Since - A New York City ordinance of 1897 has no verb it would be wrong Hello, AbhiS! I'm not sure this rule exists. Where did you read...

by AbhiS

Sat Nov 30, 2013 2:11 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: New York City
Replies: 14
Views: 2762

I think IMO B

Please post OA

by AbhiS

Wed Nov 27, 2013 1:36 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Electricity
Replies: 6
Views: 2108

I cant explain the first one, I got it wrong myself. But this is where you can find some good explanation http://www.manhattangmat.com/forums/less-than-35-years-after-the-release-of-t4355.html -------------- The 2nd one should be [spoiler]''E''[/spoiler] A and he earned them at a time when avation w...

by AbhiS

Wed Nov 27, 2013 10:18 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: GMATPrep:Pls help with explaination of each to eliminate...
Replies: 4
Views: 1841

Hi, Somehow i m not convinced by the OA. I think choice E is better: This is my reasoning (A) According to the National Pasta Association, per-capita consumption of pasta in the United States, which has already been approaching 19 pounds a year, will achieve 30 pounds a year by the twenty-first cent...

by AbhiS

Wed Nov 27, 2013 9:29 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: National Pasta Association
Replies: 6
Views: 2775

Hi Soumita, This sentence (your version) as you have posted - A New York City ordinance of 1897, regulating the use of bicycles, mandated a maximum speed of eight miles an hour, required cyclists to keep feet on pedals and hands on handlebars at all times, and granted pedestrians right-of-way What i...

by AbhiS

Wed Nov 27, 2013 9:16 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: New York City
Replies: 14
Views: 2762

2) The word "both": this word implies 2 things are factors, but the sentence lists 3 things ("size", "climate" and "altitude"). Eliminate A Final Answer: C GMAT assassins aren't born, they're made, Rich HI Rich, Please correct me if I am wrong. In the sentenc...

by AbhiS

Wed Nov 27, 2013 6:28 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: The yield per acre of coffee berries varies
Replies: 10
Views: 4724

Evolutionary psychology holds that - GMAT Prep

Evolutionary psychology holds that the human mind is not a "blank slate," but instead that it comprises specialized mental mechanisms that were developed as a way of solving specific problems human ancestors faced millions of years ago. (A) the human mind is not a "blank slate," ...

by AbhiS

Mon Nov 18, 2013 9:21 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Evolutionary psychology holds that - GMAT Prep
Replies: 2
Views: 3254

@ Dominhtri1995 I should say the problem you have posted is a nice question. And IMO is C ------ Now there are 2 things which you should consider when you have relative pronoun in hand - (Which & That) 1) as a generic rule relative pronoun modifies the closest noun it touches, 2) or the subject ...

by AbhiS

Mon Nov 18, 2013 9:03 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: An obstacle
Replies: 9
Views: 1957

The IMO is C

This one was very tricky and i was confused between B & C

B is wrong because it separates "a concern" from "that the bank’s loans will help'' and you can not separate the noun from its modifier

Hope it helps

Thanks

by AbhiS

Mon Nov 18, 2013 6:48 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: An obstacle
Replies: 9
Views: 1957

The correct idiom is --- Think of "X" as "Y" Also in A,B, C & E- Consumers are plural and this creates Pronoun ambiguity The "them" in the non-underlined part of the sentence refers to hazardous substances. Only option D corrects it by using singular form - Consumer

by AbhiS

Mon Nov 18, 2013 4:21 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Gmat verbal review Question
Replies: 5
Views: 1465

The choice is between a,b & c It correctly refers to retailer. In between b & c "recently is incorrectly used. We need the adjective recent to describe the sales slump and not recently (adverb) Also -had been is correct, since it says that a recent extended sales slump took place prior ...

by AbhiS

Mon Nov 18, 2013 4:08 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Sales slump
Replies: 9
Views: 2274

Sentence 2 is better - Indicate that

by AbhiS

Sat Nov 16, 2013 9:56 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Which one is correct?
Replies: 2
Views: 957