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DS - Number properties/Find the median

Hello everybody, I completed an MGMAT exam yesterday and got the following question wrong: If x is a positive integer, what is the median of the set of consecutive integers from 1 to x inclusive? (1) The average of the set of integers from 1 to x inclusive is 11. (2) The range of the set of integers...

by krithika1993

Fri Nov 04, 2016 5:06 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: DS - Number properties/Find the median
Replies: 3
Views: 1751

Permutations vs. Combinations

Hello, I got this question wrong when I tried an MGMAT practice exam. The Carson family will purchase three used cars. There are two models of cars available, Model A and Model B, each of which is available in four colors: blue, black, red, and green. How many different combinations of three cars ca...

by krithika1993

Mon Oct 17, 2016 8:38 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Permutations vs. Combinations
Replies: 4
Views: 1806

Critical reasoning q4

Hello, I'm having trouble understanding why my response to the following question was considered incorrect; I don't understand how the actual answer chosen by the test makers would be the best choice for this question: According to a study by the Human Resources Ministry, between 1950 and 1980, the ...

by krithika1993

Sat Oct 08, 2016 1:36 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Critical reasoning q4
Replies: 2
Views: 1546

Sentence correction q3

Hello, I'm having some difficulty understanding why my response was not the best choice in this question. The new drug Prozac and the old one Elavil are about equally effective in treating various forms of depression, although patients on the newer drug may have slightly fewer side effects. Thus, re...

by krithika1993

Sat Oct 08, 2016 1:32 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Sentence correction q3
Replies: 1
Views: 1141

Sentence correction q2

Hello, I'm having some difficulty understanding how my response to this question is incorrect/why the correct answer is indeed the best choice. Question After two years of research, the professor came up with the rather incredible theory that the Darwinian Theory of evolution is cyclical, implying t...

by krithika1993

Sat Oct 08, 2016 1:27 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Sentence correction q2
Replies: 1
Views: 1171

Sentence Correction q 1

Hello, I've had some trouble figuring out how they arrived at the answer for this problem - I'd appreciate any help. Question Some people are of the opinion that the police is incapable of curbing crime successfully because they have limited power. a) the police is incapable of curbing crime success...

by krithika1993

Sat Oct 08, 2016 1:23 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Sentence Correction q 1
Replies: 1
Views: 1164

Ahhh I understand now. I was misinterpreting the question and got a bit confused there. Thank you for clarifying! :)

by krithika1993

Tue Sep 20, 2016 6:12 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Data Suff - coordinate system question
Replies: 8
Views: 2625

Data Suff - coordinate system question

Hi there, I was taking the Kaplan practice test and I got this question wrong. Tried doing it again after my test and still got it wrong. Would someone be able to help? In the rectangular coordinate system, lines m and n cross at the origin. Is line m perpendicular to line n ? (1) If the slope of m ...

by krithika1993

Tue Sep 20, 2016 4:46 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Data Suff - coordinate system question
Replies: 8
Views: 2625

"Triangle JKL measures 90 deg" - Veritas Prep Test

Hi there, I took the Veritas Prep test this morning, which included the following question on the IR section: For triangle JKL, angle JKL measures 90 degrees, and side JL has a length of 260 centimeters. If side JK > side KL, which of the following could be a combination of the lengths of sides JK a...

by krithika1993

Sat Sep 10, 2016 3:10 pm
Forum: GMAT Integrated Reasoning
Topic: "Triangle JKL measures 90 deg" - Veritas Prep Test
Replies: 2
Views: 5373

Oops! Will keep what you said in mind for future posts - sorry about that; I'm a new member to the site.

Thank you very much for the help by the way. Your explanation makes complete sense. Appreciate it!

by krithika1993

Wed Sep 07, 2016 5:09 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Data Suff - "Is y=3?" / "If p is a prime # gr
Replies: 2
Views: 999

Large exponents

Hi there, I was wondering if someone could help me determine an efficient approach to solving problem-solving questions that ask for what the exponent of a product would be in a mathematical equation. For instance, here is a question that illustrates my concern: QUESTION If 5^21 x 4^11 = 2 x 10^n, w...

by krithika1993

Wed Sep 07, 2016 2:29 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Large exponents
Replies: 5
Views: 1256

Data Suff - "Is y=3?" / "If p is a prime # gr

Hi there, I was trying some practice questions online when I came across 2 tough ones. QUESTION 1 1. Is y = 3? (1) (y - 3)(x - 4) = 0 (2) (x - 4) = 0 Correct Answer: (E). I'm not sure how they determined the answer to be E. I think it should be A because in statement 1, if each factor is set equal t...

by krithika1993

Wed Sep 07, 2016 2:24 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Data Suff - "Is y=3?" / "If p is a prime # gr
Replies: 2
Views: 999

This makes a lot more sense now that you have explained it. I guess I wasn't understanding that each subsequent supervisor would also review the document if one member reviewed it (not just the immediate supervisor of the member). If I could do the question again based on what I've learned, I would ...

by krithika1993

Mon Sep 05, 2016 6:14 pm
Forum: GMAT Integrated Reasoning
Topic: IR Question from gmat.wiley.com
Replies: 2
Views: 7953

GMAT IR Cause/Effect Questions

Hi there, I'm having some difficulty answering IR questions that have to do with cause & effect. I manage to get the two responses correct but mix up the matching process (I choose the effect response to be the one that is really the cause, and vice versa). This question that I am attaching is quite...

by krithika1993

Mon Sep 05, 2016 10:22 am
Forum: GMAT Integrated Reasoning
Topic: GMAT IR Cause/Effect Questions
Replies: 1
Views: 4842

IR Question from gmat.wiley.com

Hi there, I had some difficulty in interpreting this question correctly and needed your help with it: QUESTION: Adiliah, Bao, Davi, Laszlo, Saleema, and Yarah work in a firm's legal department. Adiliah supervises Bao and Davi, Davi supervises Laszlo, and Laszlo supervises Saleema and Yarah. These ar...

by krithika1993

Mon Sep 05, 2016 9:26 am
Forum: GMAT Integrated Reasoning
Topic: IR Question from gmat.wiley.com
Replies: 2
Views: 7953