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Use of with |The thirteen original British colonies

The thirteen original British colonies in North America, some formed as commercial ventures, others as religious havens, each had a written charter that set forth its form of government and the rights of the colonists. A. some formed as commercial ventures, others as religious havens, each had a wri...

by gocoder

Mon Oct 16, 2017 3:40 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Use of with |The thirteen original British colonies
Replies: 0
Views: 485

Shrinking faster than any other nation's, the projected decline of Japan's population is 17 percent during the next half century. (E) Japan's population is shrinking faster than that of any other nation, with a projected decline at ( Keep this) COMMA + with at the end of a sentence generally serves...

by gocoder

Mon Oct 16, 2017 1:38 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: GMATPrep - usage of WITH
Replies: 17
Views: 8769

only one[of the three mathematicians] recognized the brilliance of these theorems, but thanks to Hardy's recognition, Ramanujan was eventually elected to the Royal Society of London From OA, I am unable to make out the purpose of ' but thank to '. Well, Hardy is the one only who recognized Ramanuja...

by gocoder

Sun Oct 15, 2017 1:08 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: OG2018 SC 684- In 1913, the largely self-taught Indian
Replies: 3
Views: 5615

(E) Except during periods of extreme drought, algae levels tend to be higher in rivers in which the flow has been controlled by damming than in rivers that flow freely. Any answer that starts "except during extreme drought" can't possibly tell us what it is about extreme drought that makes things d...

by gocoder

Sat Oct 14, 2017 4:40 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: When there is less rainfall
Replies: 11
Views: 4819

(E) Except during periods of extreme drought, algae levels tend to be higher in rivers in which the flow has been controlled by damming than in rivers that flow freely. Any answer that starts "except during extreme drought" can't possibly tell us what it is about extreme drought that makes things d...

by gocoder

Sat Oct 14, 2017 4:40 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: When there is less rainfall
Replies: 11
Views: 4819

Well, a finding would be some kind of fact or premise. The notion that black bears are responsible for the decrease in the deer population is an alternative conclusion that's informed by two facts. 1) The black bear population is up 2) black bears feed on deer The author isn't trying to explain tho...

by gocoder

Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:48 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Many people blame hunters
Replies: 10
Views: 3910

I was stuck between A and D on the test.


Can someone explain why A is not a weakener, please.

by gocoder

Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: weakening argument
Replies: 15
Views: 6748

57 billion is 1/3rd of the automobile installment credit, which is 36% of the total pending credit.
so 57 billion is 12% of the total credit.
to find the total credit, we can do this
57*100/12=19*3*100/(4*3)=475 billion

by gocoder

Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Automobile installment credit
Replies: 10
Views: 4771

Generally, COMMA + with serves to introduce something that accompanies the preceding action. If one arm is lost it is quickly replaced , with the animal sometimes overcompensating and growing an extra one or two . Here, the usage of COMMA + with logically implies that the portion in green ( the ani...

by gocoder

Tue Oct 03, 2017 11:43 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: The results of the company's cost-cutting measures are
Replies: 14
Views: 5109

This question hinges on another difference: between 'lie' and 'lay'. Lie( used in the question at hand) doesn't take a direct object. However, verb form 'lay' two uses: Lay (past tense): past form of the verb 'to lie' --this usage is tested in the question at hand. lay (present tense): Put in a hor...

by gocoder

Tue Oct 03, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Primary distinction
Replies: 9
Views: 5261

Coffee shop owner: A large number of customers will pay at least the fair market value for a cup of coffee, even if there is no formal charge. Some will pay more than this out of appreciation of the trust that is placed in them. And our total number of customers is likely to increase. We could ther...

by gocoder

Tue Oct 03, 2017 6:25 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: A large number of customers will pay
Replies: 3
Views: 2273

OA: the theory that a black hole lies at the center of the Milky Way and of many of the 100 billion other galaxies . Here, the inclusion of the second of makes it clear that the two of -phrases in green are parallel and thus serve the SAME FUNCTION. Both clearly serve to modify the center , conveyi...

by gocoder

Tue Oct 03, 2017 6:12 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Parallelism - GMATPrep SC
Replies: 4
Views: 840

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When we say "with," it means 2 things are working together or happening together. Here, "a five percent increase" is PART of the results/profits, not a separate idea. MEANING and MODIFICATION can definitely go hand in hand! Starfish, with anywhere from five to eight arms, have a strong regenerative...

by gocoder

Sun Oct 01, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: The results of the company's cost-cutting measures are
Replies: 14
Views: 5109

Both X and Y must serve to connect PARALLEL FORMS. B and C: both IN and TOKYO Here, in (preposition) and Tokyo (noun) are not parallel forms. Eliminate B and C. The correct answer is D . I heard that following construction is generally wrong on gmat. John plays soccer in the afternoons and he swims...

by gocoder

Sun Oct 01, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: OG 2016 SC 97
Replies: 8
Views: 4232

Hunter: Many people blame hunters alone for the decline in Greenrock National Forest's deer population over the past ten years. Yet clearly, black bears have also played an important role in this decline. In the past ten years, the forest's protected black bear population has risen sharply, and exa...

by gocoder

Sat Sep 30, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Many people blame hunters
Replies: 10
Views: 3910