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Re: In the figure above, what is the perimeter of rectangle ABPQ?

Official Guide Untitled (6).png In the figure above, what is the perimeter of rectangle ABPQ? 1) The area of rectangular region ABCD is 3 times the area of rectangular region ABPQ 2) The perimeter of rectangle ABCD is 54 OA E Target question : What is the perimeter of rectangle ABPQ? Statement 1 : ...


Re: On a recent trip, Mary drove 50 miles. What was the average speed at which she drove the 50 miles?

On a recent trip, Mary drove 50 miles. What was the average speed at which she drove the 50 miles? (1) She drove 30 miles at an average speed of 60 miles per hour and then drove the remaining 20 miles at an average speed of 50 miles per hour. (2) She drove a total of 54 minutes. Answer: D Source: O...


Re: A machine, working at a constant rate, manufactures 36 staplers in 28 minutes. How many staplers does it make in 1 h

A machine, working at a constant rate, manufactures 36 staplers in 28 minutes. How many staplers does it make in 1 hr 45 min? A. 125 B. 128 C. 135 D. 144 E. 150 Answer: C Source: Magoosh We can solve this using equivalent ratios We're comparing machine output (measured in # of staplers) with time (...


Re: To determine her state income tax last year, Elena computed \(5\) percent of her gross income, rounded the resulting

To determine her state income tax last year, Elena computed \(5\) percent of her gross income, rounded the resulting figure down to the nearest \(\$100,\) and subtracted \(\$50\) for each dependent that she claimed. If Elena's gross income was \(\$34,500\) and she claimed \(2\) dependents, how much...


Re: Janson's salary and Karen's salary were each \(p\) percent greater in \(1998\) than in \(1995.\) What is the value o

Janson's salary and Karen's salary were each \(p\) percent greater in \(1998\) than in \(1995.\) What is the value of \(p?\) (1) In \(1995\) Karen's salary was \(\$2,000\) greater than Jason's. (2) In \(1998\) Karen's salary was \(\$2,440\) greater than Jason's. Answer: C Source: GMAT Prep Target q...


Re: At a constant Rate of flow, it takes \(20\) minutes to fill a swimming pool if a large hose is used and \(30\) minut

At a constant Rate of flow, it takes \(20\) minutes to fill a swimming pool if a large hose is used and \(30\) minutes if a small hose is Used. At these constant rates, how many minutes will it take to fill the pool when both hoses are used simultaneously? A. 10 B. 12 C. 15 D. 25 E. 50 Answer: B So...


Re: Line Q passes through (s,0) and (0,s) for some number s, where s isn't equal to 0. What is the slope of line Q?

Source: Magoosh Line Q passes through (s,0), and (0,s) for some number s, where s isn't equal to 0. What is the slope of line Q? A. \(-1\) B. \(1\) C. \(\dfrac{1}{2}\) D. \(\dfrac{1}{\sqrt{2}}\) E. \(\sqrt{2}\) The OA is A One approach is to choose a value for s. For example, if s = 2, then we must...


Re: Two coal carts, A and B, started simultaneously from opposite ends of a 400-yard track. Cart A traveled at a constan

Two coal carts, A and B, started simultaneously from opposite ends of a 400-yard track. Cart A traveled at a constant rate of 40 feet per second; Cart B traveled at a constant rate of 56 feet per second. After how many seconds of travel did the two carts collide? (1 yard = 3 feet) (A) 75 (B) 48 (C)...


Re: Chan and Mieko drove separate cars along the entire length of a certain route. If Chan made the trip in 15 minutes,

GMAT Paper Tests Chan and Mieko drove separate cars along the entire length of a certain route. If Chan made the trip in 15 minutes, how many minutes did it take Mieko to make the same trip? 1) Mieko's average speed for the trip was 3/4 of Chan's average speed 2) The route is 14 miles long OA A Giv...


Re: Which of the following inequalities represents the entire solution set for x if |x| > x?

Which of the following inequalities represents the entire solution set for x if |x| > x? A. x ≥ 0 B. x > 0 C. x ≤ 0 D. x < 0 E. x < −1 OA D Source: Veritas Prep One approach is to test numbers... For example, does x = 1 satisfy the given inequality? When we test, we get |1| > 1, which is not true. ...


Re: 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

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 each year. Answer: B Source: GMAT Prep Given : A poplar tree was 3 feet high when it was planted on Januar...


Re: A technician makes a round-trip to and from a certain service center by the same route. If the technician completes

A technician makes a round-trip to and from a certain service center by the same route. If the technician completes the drive to the center and then completes \(10\) percent of the drive from the center, what percent of the round-trip has the technician completed? A) \(5\%\) B) \(10\%\) C) \(25\%\)...


Re: What is the surface area of the solid right circular cylinder with a height of \(10\) above?

Cylinder.png What is the surface area of the solid right circular cylinder with a height of \(10\) above? A. \(18\pi\) B. \(32\pi\) C. \(60\pi\) D. \(78\pi\) E. \(90\pi\) Answer: D Source: Veritas Prep Given: radius = 3 Height = 10 Surface area of cylinder = 2πr² + 2πrh = 2π( 3 ²) + 2π( 3 )( 10 ) =...


Re: How many liters of apple juice were added to the cranberry juice in a certain container?

Source: Manhattan Prep How many liters of apple juice were added to the cranberry juice in a certain container? 1) The amount of apple juice that was added was 3/2 times the amount of cranberry juice in the container 2) There were 5 liters of cranberry juice in the container The OA is C Target ques...


Re: It would take one machine \(4\) hours to complete a large production order and another machine \(3\) hours to comple

It would take one machine \(4\) hours to complete a large production order and another machine \(3\) hours to complete the same order. How many hours would it take both machines, working simultaneously at their respective constant rates, to complete the order? (A) \(\dfrac7{12}\) (B) \(1\frac12\) (...