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Re: A wood beam \(48\) inches in length is cut into two smaller beams. If one of the new beams is \(20\) inches longer t

Veritas Prep A wood beam \(48\) inches in length is cut into two smaller beams. If one of the new beams is \(20\) inches longer than the other, what is the length of the longer beam? A. \(14\) B. \(18\) C. \(28\) D. \(30\) E. \(34\) OA E Using one variable is preferable to 2 variables, but, for &qu...


Re: If a child is randomly selected from Columbus elementary school, what is the probability that the child will be a bo

Source: Magoosh If a child is randomly selected from Columbus elementary school, what is the probability that the child will be a boy? 1) If \(25\) boys are removed from the school, the probability of selecting a boy will be \(0.75\) 2) There are \(35\) more boys than there are girls The OA is C Ta...


Re: In the coordinate plane, Line \(H\) has a positive slope, and Line \(J\) never passes through the first quadrant. W

Source: Magoosh In the coordinate plane, line \(H\) has a positive slope, and line \(J\) never passes through the first quadrant. Which of the following could be true? I. Line \(J\) is perpendicular to line \(H\) II. Line \(J\) is parallel to line \(H\) III. Line \(J\) intersects line \(H\) on the ...


Re: If a child is randomly selected from Columbus elementary school, what is the probability that the child will be a bo

Magoosh If a child is randomly selected from Columbus elementary school, what is the probability that the child will be a boy? 1) If \(25\) boys are removed from the school, the probability of selecting a boy will be \(0.75\) 2) There are \(35\) more boys than there are girls OA C Target question :...


Re: Of the science books in a certain supply room, \(50\) are on botany, \(65\) are on zoology, \(90\) are on physics,

GMAT Paper Tests Of the science books in a certain supply room, \(50\) are on botany, \(65\) are on zoology, \(90\) are on physics, \(50\) are on geology, and \(110\) are on chemistry. If science books are removed randomly from the supply room, how many must be removed to ensure \(80\) of the books...


Re: Word Problems

How many people contributed to the Charity? 1. The average contribution to Charity \(Y\) was \(\$100\) 2. Charity \(Y\) collected a total of \(\$47,000\) in contributions The OA is C Source: Princeton Review Target question : How many people contributed to Charity Y? Statement 1 : The average contr...

by Brent@GMATPrepNow

Tue Jun 06, 2023 6:06 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Word Problems
Replies: 1
Views: 1504

Re: If a number between 0 and 1 is selected at random, which of the following will the number most likely be between?

If a number between 0 and 1 is selected at random, which of the following will the number most likely be between? A. 0 and 3/20 B. 3/20 and 1/5 C. 1/5 and 1/4 D. 1/4 and 3/10 E. 3/10 and 1/2 OA E Source: GMAT Prep We need to determine the LENGTH OF EACH INTERVAL. The interval that has the greatest ...


Re: Are all of the terms in Set A equal?

Are all of the terms in Set A equal? (1) The sum of all 14 terms in Set A is 98. (2) The sum of any 3 terms in Set A is 21. OA C Source: Veritas Prep Target question : Are all of the terms in Set A equal? Statement 1 : The sum of all 14 terms in Set A is 98 There are several possible scenarios that...

by Brent@GMATPrepNow

Sat May 27, 2023 5:48 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Are all of the terms in Set A equal?
Replies: 1
Views: 829

Re: If a rectangle of area \(24\) can be partitioned into exactly \(3\) nonoverlapping squares of equal area, what is th

Source: Official Guide If a rectangle of area \(24\) can be partitioned into exactly \(3\) nonoverlapping squares of equal area, what is the length of the longest side of the rectangle? A. \(2\sqrt{2}\) B. \(6\) C. \(8\) D. \(6\sqrt{2}\) E. \(12\sqrt{2}\) The OA is D Let's work backwards Here are 3...


Re: Probability

A basket contains \(5\) apples, of which \(1\) is spoiled and the rest are good. If Henry is to select \(2\) apples from the basket simultaneously and at random, what is the probability that the \(2\) apples selected will include the spoiled apple? A. \(1/5\) B. \(3/10\) C. \(2/5\) D. \(1/2\) E. \(...

by Brent@GMATPrepNow

Fri May 26, 2023 5:57 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Probability
Replies: 1
Views: 833

Re: In a two-story apartment complex, each apartment on the upper floor rents for 75 percent as much as each apartment o

In a two-story apartment complex, each apartment on the upper floor rents for 75 percent as much as each apartment on the lower floor. If the total monthly rent is $15,300 when rent is collected on all of the apartments, what is the monthly rent on each apartment on the lower floor? (1) An apartmen...


Re: A couple decides to have \(4\) children. If they succeed in having \(4\) children and each child is equally likely t

Source: Official Guide A couple decides to have \(4\) children. If they succeed in having \(4\) children and each child is equally likely to be a boy or a girl, what is the probability that they will have \(2\) girls and \(2\) boys? A. \(3/8\) B. \(1/4\) C. \(3/16\) D. \(1/8\) E. \(1/16\) The OA is...


Re: If a and b are positive integers such that a/b = 82.024, which of the following can be the value of b?

If a and b are positive integers such that a/b = 82.024, which of the following can be the value of b? (A) 100 (B) 150 (C) 200 (D) 250 (E) 550 OA D Source: Veritas Prep Notice that we can rewrite 82.024 as 82 + 24/1000 So, 82.024 = 82 + 24/1000 Simplify to get: 82.024 = 82 + 3/125 Rewritten as an E...


Re: Is integer k a prime number?

Is integer k a prime number? (1) k = 10! + m, where 1 < m < 8 (2) k is a multiple of 7 OA A Source: Veritas Prep Target question : Is integer k a prime number? Statement 1 : k = 10! + m, where 1 < m < 8 Let's check a few values of m and look for a pattern. m = 2 k = 10! + 2 k = (10)(9)(8)(8)(6)(5)(...

by Brent@GMATPrepNow

Thu May 18, 2023 5:42 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Is integer k a prime number?
Replies: 1
Views: 857

Re: A "descending number" is a three-digit number, such that the units digit is less than the tens digit and the tens di

Source: Magoosh A “descending number” is a three-digit number, such that the units digit is less than the tens digits and the tens digit is less than the hundreds digit. What is the probability that a three-digit number chosen at random is a “descending number”? A) \(3/25\) B) \(2/9\) C) \(2/15\) D...