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Oops, just realized, classic example of what nerves are capable of!Bullzi wrote:
110N/100 + 500 = 120N/100
So, the correct equation should be 110N/100 + 500 = 112N/100
Solving for N, we have N = 25000
So, 12% increase would be 28000. Ans - D
So, while this question looks simple, while attempting it, I couldn't somehow make out where I was going wrong. I started out with something like below,
Assuming the initial salary as N, we have,
110N/100 + 500 = 120N/100
Somehow, this doesn't seem to make sense. Please help!
A baseball player signs a new contract that includes a guaranteed 10 percent increase in salary over his old contract, plus a performance bonus of up to $500. If he earns the maximum possible performance bonus, his new salary including bonus will be equivalent to a 12 percent increase over his old ...
Is there an algebraic way of solving this question? I didn't think of testing values, started with algebra, but got stuck midway not able to reach a logical conclusion
Hello.. I had posted this very question under the Customer Service Questions forum here http://www.beatthegmat.com/quick-questions-t287186.html . However, there was hardly any activity on that forum, so, pasting my question here instead for help I had a few quick questions, it would help if you cou...
I recently created an account on the Veritas Prep Question Bank. While the interface is very intuitive, I couldn't make out if there was a way to repeat/reset already attempted questions. I know the site offers a facility to review questions though. Any ideas..?
You can see the "official" noteboard
Is there a limit on the number of noteboards one can use on test day?
Hello.. I had a few quick questions, it would help if you could clarify.. 1. How long is the Magoosh Premium course valid for? 2. Does the Premium course offer flexibility in terms of tweaking the schedule as per my requirements? For instance, assuming I need to give my GMAT in the next 4 months, d...
Hello.. This is slightly weird, still, I was curious whether I was the only one going through this. After going through quite a few SC questions, the moment I start working on an RC question, I sub-conclusively start looking for grammatical/other errors in the the passages! I see that it takes me a...
Hello.. So, I reviewed the answers to this question and wondered whether using 'works' for a singular 'an overwhelming proportion' would be more appropriate instead of 'work'. Can you please help me understand? an overwhelming proportion of women works an overwhelming proportion of women work Thank...
Hello.. Had a few queries I needed assistance with... 1. I noticed this passage has 4 long paragraphs. How often do we see such long passages on the actual GMAT? 2. If I do encounter such a question, what would be an ideal time to spend reading, taking notes and answering the 6 questions? 3. This p...
Thanks for your response Rich I actually started realizing that the issue may be with my note-taking skills and not actually with the note-taking strategy itself. I guess I may have to get used to taking short meaningful notes without bothering too much about the clock ticking away When done correc...