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Word Problems

Crazy Eddie has a key chain factory. Eddie managed to decrease the cost of manufacturing his key chains, and thus to increase the profit from the sale of each key chain from 25% of the selling price to 30% of the selling price. The selling price did not change. If the manufacturing price is now $140...

by swerve

Mon Feb 17, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Word Problems
Replies: 0
Views: 5

Remainders

Eight consecutive integers are selected from the integers \(1\) to \(50\), inclusive. What is the sum of the remainders when each of the integers is divided by \(x\)? 1. The remainder when the largest of the consecutive integers is divided by \(x\) is 0. 2. The remainder when the second largest of t...

by swerve

Mon Feb 17, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Remainders
Replies: 0
Views: 5

Overlapping Sets

A certain hospital has 400 patients, who are classified in one of two categories: intensive care (IC) and regular care (RC). What percent of the hospital's patients are in IC? 1) 60% of the patients are male, and the rest are female. 2) 25% of the male patients are in IC, and 80% of the female patie...

by swerve

Sun Feb 16, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Overlapping Sets
Replies: 0
Views: 17

Word Problems

Jaime earned enough money by selling seashells at 25 cents each to buy several used paperback books at 55 cents each. If he spent all of the money he earned selling seashells to buy the books, what is the least number of seashells he could have sold? A. 5 B. 11 C. 17 D. 25 E. 30 The OA is B Source: ...

by swerve

Sun Feb 16, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Word Problems
Replies: 1
Views: 11

Re: What is the greatest value y for which 4^y is a factor of 12!?

BTGmoderatorDC wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 4:03 pm
What is the greatest value y for which 4^y is a factor of 12!?

A. 2
B. 3
C. 4
D. 5
E. 6


OA D

Source: Veritas Prep
\(4^5\) is the biggest factor in terms of \(4^y\) of \(12!\).

Therefore, \(y\)'s maximum value can be \(5\).

by swerve

Sun Feb 16, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: What is the greatest value y for which 4^y is a factor of 12!?
Replies: 2
Views: 33

Re: Andrew sells vintage clothing at a flea market at which he pays $150 per day to rent a table plus $10 per hour to hi

Manhattan Prep Andrew sells vintage clothing at a flea market at which he pays $150 per day to rent a table plus $10 per hour to his assistant. He sells an average of $78 worth of clothes per hour. Assuming no other costs, which of the functions below best represents profit per day, \(P\), in terms...


Word Problems

Julia purchased a car on an installment plan. She made a down payment of $2,550 and then made n monthly payments of $155 each. If Julia paid a total of $9,060 for the car, how many monthly payments did she make?

A. 30
B. 36
C. 42
D. 48
E. 54

The OA is C

Source: GMAT Prep

by swerve

Fri Feb 14, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Word Problems
Replies: 1
Views: 27

Re: Will at least three identical cubes fit inside a cylindrical shipping container? (1) The edge of one of the cubical

Will at least three identical cubes fit inside a cylindrical shipping container? (1) The edge of one of the cubical boxes is 4/5 as wide as the diameter of the cylinder. (2) If the cylinder had 50% more capacity, seven of the identical cubical boxes could fit inside the cylinder OA A Source: Prince...


Arithmetic, Word Problems

At an amusement park, tom bought a number of red tokens and green tokens. Each red token costs $0.09, and each green token costs $0.14. If Tom spent a total of exactly $2.06, how many tokens in total did Tom buy?

A. 16
B. 17
C. 18
D. 19
E. 20

The OA is D

Source: Economist GMAT

by swerve

Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:01 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Arithmetic, Word Problems
Replies: 1
Views: 50

Statistics and Sets Problems

Quick Sell Outlet sold a total of \(40\) televisions, each of which was either a Model \(P\) television or a Model \(Q\) television. Each Model \(P\) television sold for \(\$p\) and each Model \(Q\) sold for \(\$q\). The average (arithmetic mean) selling price of the \(40\) televisions was \(\$141\)...

by swerve

Thu Feb 13, 2020 7:33 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Statistics and Sets Problems
Replies: 1
Views: 28

Re: The ratio of men to women in a class is 6 to 5. If 2 men and 1 woman drop out of the class and the ratio of men to w

The ratio of men to women in a class is 6 to 5. If 2 men and 1 woman drop out of the class and the ratio of men to women after the drop out is 8 to 7, then how many men are currently in the class? A. 14 B. 16 C. 18 D. 20 E. 22 OA C Source: Princeton Review Let men be \(m\) and women be \(w\) in the...


Re: On the coordinate plane (6, 2) and (0, 6) are the endpoints of the diagonal of a square. What are the coordinates of

On the coordinate plane (6, 2) and (0, 6) are the endpoints of the diagonal of a square. What are the coordinates of the point on the corner of the square which is closest to the origin? (A) (0, 1) (B) (1, 0) (C) (1, 1) (D) (2, 0) (E) (2, 2) OA C Source: Veritas Prep Length of the diagonal \(=\sqrt...


Percent and Interest Problems

Samantha invests i1 dollars in bond X, which pays r1 percent simple interest annually, and she invests i2 dollars in bond Y, which pays r2 percent simple interest annually. After one year, will she have earned more interest, in dollars, from bond X than from bond Y? 1) \((r1)^2 > (r2)^2\) 2) The rat...

by swerve

Tue Feb 11, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Percent and Interest Problems
Replies: 1
Views: 28

Distance/Rate Problems

Danny drove his old car 100 kilometers, from his home to a friend. To prevent the engine from overheating, he stopped his car for 10 minutes every time he completed 40 kilometers of continuous driving. When the car was moving, Danny drove it at an average speed of 60 kilometers per hour. What was Da...

by swerve

Tue Feb 11, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Distance/Rate Problems
Replies: 2
Views: 45

Coordinate Geometry

Points \(J(3,1)\) and \(K(-1,-3)\) are two vertices of an isosceles triangle. If \(L\) is the third vertex and has a \(y\)-coordinate of \(6\), what is the \(x\)-coordinate of \(L\)?

A. \(-3\)
B. \(-4\)
C. \(-5\)
D. \(-6\)
E. \(-7\)

The OA is D

Source: Magoosh

by swerve

Sat Feb 08, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Coordinate Geometry
Replies: 0
Views: 23