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Nailya wrote:In GMAT this is wrong. Someone, anyone, everyone is singular, thus the pronoun should also be singular.

Did everyone bring his lunch?
Someone left her book on the table.
So is the GMAT right in making this wrong? I guess there could be an argument since both could be technically right.

by tritrantran

Thu Mar 12, 2009 7:21 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: his/her or their
Replies: 9
Views: 1220

That's what I thought too. But according to dictionary.com, that's not always the case. their: 2. (used after an indefinite singular antecedent in place of the definite masculine form his or the definite feminine form her): Someone left their book on the table. Did everyone bring their lunch? Does t...

by tritrantran

Wed Mar 11, 2009 7:32 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: his/her or their
Replies: 9
Views: 1220

his/her or their

Which one is correct?

A) "I wouldn't want anyone to lose his/her job."

B) "I wouldn't want anyone to lose their job."

by tritrantran

Wed Mar 11, 2009 7:13 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: his/her or their
Replies: 9
Views: 1220

Re: Answer is 90 Choice E

suragga wrote:

As line segment CD is twice of line segment DB. Angle CAD is 30.
How did you get this?

by tritrantran

Thu Dec 25, 2008 7:44 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: triangle problem
Replies: 2
Views: 921

I'm trying to solve it another way, but I don't know if it works. Can someone else tell me if this is valid...

1st heat:

delta time = 6 sec

delta distance = 48 m

T = D/(Sb-Sa)

6 = 48/(Sb-Sa) valid equation?

by tritrantran

Mon Dec 22, 2008 2:21 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: speed
Replies: 12
Views: 2559

Re: modulus

Vignesh.4384 wrote:Pls help.
Question is asking if -1<x<1 ?

(1)
x+1 = 2|x-1|, x = 3

x+1 = 2*(-x+1), x = 1/3

INSUFF

(2)
x not = 3

INSUFF

(1) and (2)

X = 1/3

Answer C

by tritrantran

Mon Dec 22, 2008 12:52 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: modulus
Replies: 5
Views: 1011
by tritrantran

Mon Dec 22, 2008 12:23 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Mothers and Babies
Replies: 7
Views: 1576

Mothers and Babies

Medical researcher: As expected, records covering the last four years of ten major hospitals indicate that babies born prematurely were more likely to have low birth weights and to suffer from health problems than were babies not born prematurely. These records also indicate that mothers who had rec...

by tritrantran

Sun Dec 21, 2008 3:30 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Mothers and Babies
Replies: 7
Views: 1576

OA is E. This is from the LSAT in 2000.

by tritrantran

Sun Dec 21, 2008 12:54 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Organisms
Replies: 5
Views: 2147

Re: MGMAT SC Exercise

1. The driver took the people who had been waiting for a ride This is from MGMAT exercises. My question is, what is wrong with waiting for a ride ? According to MGMAT, there is change in meaning. Can anyone please explain? Is it because this sentence is not clear? "Who" could refer to the driver or...

by tritrantran

Sat Dec 20, 2008 3:36 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: MGMAT SC Exercise
Replies: 7
Views: 1196

Organisms

Some types of organisms originated through endosymbiosis, the engulfing of one organism by another so that a part of the former becomes a functioning part of the latter. An unusual nucleomorph, a structure that contains DNA and resembles a cell nucleus, has been discovered within a plant known as a ...

by tritrantran

Sat Dec 20, 2008 2:00 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Organisms
Replies: 5
Views: 2147

amitabhprasad wrote:Diff in velocity = +5
total time = t+1
Distance covered = 70
==> 70 = 5(t+1) ==> t = 13
if relative velocity = +10
extra time = +2
then distance = (13+2)*10 = 150
I like this method. Clear and efficient!

by tritrantran

Fri Dec 19, 2008 10:22 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: If a motorist
Replies: 8
Views: 3089

ninkorn wrote:I actually had few people that emailed me about T DIAGRAM method.

I made this (MS Excel file) based on my MGMAT notes. I hope this makes sense.
Is there a book from MGMAT that has more examples of this T-diagram? I would like to practice this method and see how effective it is.

by tritrantran

Thu Dec 18, 2008 11:26 pm
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: Beat the GMAT!!! From 500 to 770 in 3 months!!!
Replies: 25
Views: 24542

Re: Topic of the Post....subject: Exam is Dec 27th 2208:Advi

However if you are looking to write the GMAT in 2008 I do have some advice for you. For SC Manhattan GMAT guide tops the list and that too by a huge margin. For math I suggest finding Kaplan 800 and doing the questions for the math part. It is supposed to be tougher than the real GMAT so it will gi...

by tritrantran

Thu Dec 18, 2008 11:13 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Exam is Dec 27th 2008:Advice on Strategy Please?
Replies: 11
Views: 2427

Strategy for Critical Reasoning

I'm having difficulty in this area. I've been browsing some of CR problems in this forum attempting to answer the questions, but I just can't get it down correctly.

Any suggestions, strategies, study materials to help improve my CR skills would be appreciated.

Thanks

by tritrantran

Thu Dec 18, 2008 9:27 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Strategy for Critical Reasoning
Replies: 1
Views: 1035