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Re: What is the degree measure of the largest angle in triangle PQR ?

What is the degree measure of the largest angle in triangle PQR ? (1) The degree of measure of angle P is 95. (2) triangle PQR is isosceles. Answer: A Source: GMATprep Target question : What is the degree measure of the largest angle in ΔPQR? Statement 1 : The degree of measure of ∠P is 95. APPROAC...


Re: If y does not equal 0, what is the value of x/y?

If y ≠ 0, what is the value of x/y? (1) x = 2y (2) x = y + 2 Answer: A Source: GMAT prep Target question : What is the value of x/y? Statement 1 : x = 2y Divide both sides by y to get: x/y = 2 Since we can answer the target question with certainty, statement 1 is SUFFICIENT Statement 2 : x = y + 2 ...

by Brent@GMATPrepNow

Tue May 26, 2020 5:11 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: If y does not equal 0, what is the value of x/y?
Replies: 1
Views: 13

Re: In Country X, 1/2 of the population can speak English, 1/3 can speak

In Country X, 1/2 of the population can speak English, 1/3 can speak French, and 1/5 can speak both English and French. What fraction of the population of Country X can speak neither English nor French? A. 2/15 B. 1/6 C. 3/10 D. 11/30 E. 13/30 Answer: D Source: GMAT prep One approach is to use the ...


Re: The area of a rectangular garden would be increased by 150

The area of a rectangular garden would be increased by 150 square feet if either the length were increased by 7.5 feet or the width were increased by 5 feet. What is the area of the garden, in square feet? A. 600 B. 525 C. 375 D. 300 E. 225 Answer; A Source: GMAT prep Let L = the ORIGINAL length of...


Re: The area of a rectangular garden would be increased by 150

BTGModeratorVI wrote:
Mon May 25, 2020 7:36 am
The area of a rectangular garden would be increased by 150 square feet if either the length were increased by 7.5 feet or the width were increased by 5 feet. What is the area of the garden, in square feet?

A. 600
B. 525
C. 375
D. 300
E. 225


Answer; A
Source: GMAT prep
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Re: An initial investment of $10,000 was deposited in a bank

An initial investment of $10,000 was deposited in a bank account one year ago, and additional deposits were made during the year. If no withdrawals were made, what was the total amount of interest earned on this account during the year? (1) The additional deposits during the year totaled $5,000. (2...


Re: If the capacity of tank X is less than the capacity of tank Y

If the capacity of tank X is less than the capacity of tank Y and both tanks begin to fill at the same time, which tank will be filled first? (1) Tank X is filled at a constant rate of 1.5 liters per minute. (2) Tank Y is filled at a constant rate of 120 liters per hour. Answer: E Source: GMAT prep...


Re: A poplar tree was 3 feet high when it was planted on January 1, 1970.

A poplar tree was 3 feet high when it was planted on January 1, 1970. During what year did it pass the height of 20 feet? (1) On January 1, 1973, it was 24 feet high. (2) It doubled its height during each year. Answer: B Source: GMAT prep Given : A poplar tree was 3 feet high when it was planted on...


Re: If 6x + 5 = 4x + 3, then x = ?

BTGModeratorVI wrote:
Mon May 25, 2020 7:38 am
If 6x + 5 = 4x + 3, then x = ?

A. 5
B. 4
C. –1
D. –2
E. –3

Answer: C
Source: GMAT prep
Given: 6x + 5 = 4x + 3
Subtract 4x from both sides: 2x + 5 = 3
Subtract 5 from both sides: 2x = -2
Divide both sides by 2 to get: x = -1

Answer: C

Cheers,
Brent

by Brent@GMATPrepNow

Mon May 25, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: If 6x + 5 = 4x + 3, then x = ?
Replies: 1
Views: 19

Re: If x^2 < x, then x must be

If x^2 < x, then x must be A. less than 0 B. equal to 0 C. between 0 and 1 D. equal to 1 E. greater than 1 Answer: C Source: GMAT prep Given: x² < x Subtract x from both sides to get: x² - x < 0 Factor: x(x - 1) < 0 We can already see that, when x = 0, we get: 0(0 - 1) < 0 , which results in 0 < 0 ...

by Brent@GMATPrepNow

Mon May 25, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: If x^2 < x, then x must be
Replies: 1
Views: 12

Re: The wholesale cost of a certain coat was $90, but when 15 of the

The wholesale cost of a certain coat was $90, but when 15 of the coats were purchased by a retailer, the cost was reduced so that the total cost of the coats was $1,200. By how much was the wholesale cost of each coat reduced? A. $6 B. $10 C. $20 D. $80 E. $150 Answer: B Source: GMAT prep ORIGINAL ...


Re: OG: If each of the 12 teams participating in a certain tournament plays exactly one game

If each of the 12 teams participating in a certain tournament plays exactly one game with each of the other teams, how many games will be played? A. 144 B. 132 C. 66 D. 33 E. 23 C A different approach: There are 12 teams. If we ask each team, "How many teams did you play?" we'll find that each team...


Re: A vending machine is designed to dispense 8 ounces of coffee into a cup. After a test that recorded the...

Source: GMAT Prep 7.51 8.22 7.86 8.36 8.09 7.83 8.30 8.01 7.73 8.25 7.96 8.53 A vending machine is designed to dispense 8 ounces of coffee into a cup. After a test that recorded the number of ounces of coffee in each of 1000 cups dispensed by the vending machine, the 12 listed amounts, in ounces, w...


Re: Virginia, Adrienne, and Dennis have taught history for a combined total of 96 years. If Virginia has taught...

Source: GMAT Prep Virginia, Adrienne, and Dennis have taught history for a combined total of 96 years. If Virginia has taught for 9 more years than Adrienne and for 9 fewer years than Dennis, for how many years has Dennis taught? A. 23 B. 32 C. 35 D. 41 E. 44 The OA is D We can solve this question ...