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When 242 is divided by a certain divisor the remainder is 8

When 242 is divided by a certain divisor the remainder obtained is 8. When 698 is divided by the same divisor the remainder obtained is 9. When the sum of the two numbers 242 and 698 is divided by the divisor, the remainder obtained is 4. What is the value of the divisor? A 11 B 17 C 13 D 23 E None...

by Musicat

Mon May 16, 2016 11:11 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: When 242 is divided by a certain divisor the remainder is 8
Replies: 3
Views: 3633

Best Buy Co. is reporting a 90 percent drop in net income...

Reporting a 90 percent drop in net income during the second quarter, dragged down by restructuring charges and weak sales, the earnings guidance for the year was withdrawn by Best Buy Co. A Reporting a 90 percent drop in net income during the second quarter, dragged down by restructuring charges an...

by Musicat

Sun May 15, 2016 11:08 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Best Buy Co. is reporting a 90 percent drop in net income...
Replies: 1
Views: 925

Fought on 22 August 1485, the Lancastrians won The Battle...

Fought on 22 August 1485, the Lancastrians won The Battle of Bosworth Field, the last significant battle of the Wars of the Roses, the civil war between the House of Lancaster and the House of York that raged across England in the latter half of the 15th century. A Fought on 22 August 1485, the Lan...

by Musicat

Sun May 15, 2016 11:01 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Fought on 22 August 1485, the Lancastrians won The Battle...
Replies: 1
Views: 912

How many more chickens were there in the farm?

A poultry farm has only chickens and pigs. When the manager of the poultry counted the heads of the stock in the farm, the number totalled up to 200. However, when the number of legs was counted, the number totalled up to 540. How many more chickens were there in the farm? Note: Each pig had 4 legs ...

by Musicat

Sun May 15, 2016 10:52 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: How many more chickens were there in the farm?
Replies: 1
Views: 3525

What is the basic fare for the journey for an adult?

The basic one-way air fare for a child aged between 3 and 10 years costs half the regular fare for an adult plus a reservation charge that is the same on the child's ticket as on the adult's ticket. One reserved ticket for an adult costs $216 and the cost of a reserved ticket for an adult and a chil...

by Musicat

Sun May 15, 2016 10:50 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: What is the basic fare for the journey for an adult?
Replies: 2
Views: 786

What is the difference between the sum of elements of sets

Set A contains all the even numbers between 2 and 50 inclusive. Set B contains all the even numbers between 102 and 150 inclusive. What is the difference between the sum of elements of set B and the sum of the elements of set A?

A 2500
B 5050
C 11325
D 6275
E 2550

OA: A

by Musicat

Thu May 12, 2016 10:24 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: What is the difference between the sum of elements of sets
Replies: 2
Views: 677

Thank you for this! I love the fact that everyone helps everyone out here. These were some pretty nice tips, as my own motivation has sometimes been a little low too. I tend to listen to some chill music while sipping some coffee/tea and sometimes i even sing my study material aloud along with the s...

by Musicat

Tue May 10, 2016 11:09 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: GMAT Tuesday: How to Stay Positive While Studying
Replies: 1
Views: 1416

Shawn invested one half of his savings in a bond

Shawn invested one half of his savings in a bond that paid simple interest for 2 years and received $550 as interest. He invested the remaining in a bond that paid compound interest, interest being compounded annually, for the same 2 years at the same rate of interest and received $605 as interest. ...

by Musicat

Tue May 10, 2016 10:59 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Shawn invested one half of his savings in a bond
Replies: 2
Views: 1113

An analysis of the monthly incentives received by 5 salesmen

An analysis of the monthly incentives received by 5 salesmen : The mean and median of the incentives is $7000. The only mode among the observations is $12,000. Incentives paid to each salesman were in full thousands. What is the difference between the highest and the lowest incentive received by the...

by Musicat

Mon May 09, 2016 12:15 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: An analysis of the monthly incentives received by 5 salesmen
Replies: 4
Views: 1264

You should also take your best method for learning into consideration; do you learn best by writing/listening etc. For me it definitely helps to absorb information, and later apply the information, if i write everything down AND read them out loud as i write, as i learn best both ways. Combining the...

by Musicat

Mon May 09, 2016 12:13 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Studying Hard, Hardly Learning
Replies: 8
Views: 2147

The arithmetic mean of the 5 consecutive integers...

The arithmetic mean of the 5 consecutive integers starting with 's' is 'a'. What is the arithmetic mean of 9 consecutive integers that start with s + 2?


A 2 + s + a
B 22 + a
C 2s
D 2a + 2
E 4 + a

OA: E

by Musicat

Mon May 09, 2016 12:00 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: The arithmetic mean of the 5 consecutive integers...
Replies: 6
Views: 6041

Thanks for this, helps alot. I've been scrapping together various study materials and checking which ones have the best material for me specially, connecting the best bits and kinda creating my own study material that reflects to my plans. Makes life a bit easier this way and my studying is more pre...

by Musicat

Thu May 05, 2016 11:08 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: The Power Of PowerPrep GMAT Practice Tests
Replies: 10
Views: 4417

How long will p litres of water last?

In a certain village, m litres of water are required per household per month. At this rate, if there are n households in the village, how long (in months) will p litres of water last?


A. p /mn
B. mn / p
C. mp / n
D. np / m
E. npm

OA: A

by Musicat

Thu May 05, 2016 10:55 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: How long will p litres of water last?
Replies: 1
Views: 781

Manhattan over Kaplan (the ones i've tried) just because the test seems to be better thought through + it gives you the explanations very clearly. Manhattan ftw wooot wooot!

by Musicat

Wed May 04, 2016 12:05 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Best Practice Tests?
Replies: 280
Views: 293320