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Re: In January 1992, the Sylvanic Exterminator Service of Salem

A. No. Careful bookkeeping doesn't necessarily explain why they're still making money. B. No. However effective their machinery is, they might still be losing money to the do-it-yourself crowd. C. No. This still doesn't explain why Sylvanic kept making the same amount of money. D. No. Close, but the...

by rvgmat12

Mon Oct 04, 2021 5:42 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: In January 1992, the Sylvanic Exterminator Service of Salem
Replies: 2
Views: 618

Re: According to the city supervisor, the reason that we have seen so much sidewalk cracking in the last year is because

Evidence: We have had a particularly mild winter. Assumption: A mild winter is not a weather condition which can cause sidewalk cracking. Conclusion: It must be the case that the sidewalk cracking was caused by shoddy sidewalk materials and not weather conditions. When we add our information, does i...


Re: A broken piece of war plane wing found in the middle of an ocean had two propellers attached to it. Mid-tier war pla

A) Propellers were used only on war plane wings. WRONG. The argument talks of war planes . Not about whether war planes are only planes with propellers B) No mid-tier war plane design that is known only two propellers per wing. WRONG: Argument talks about "AT MOST THREE" Could be two, could be one C...


Re: Sentence Correction(700 level)

1: Use of verb-ed modifier - verb-ed modifiers modify the closest noun phrase. In the context of GMAT, I have not seen a single question in which these modifiers modify the preceding clause. Yes in normal English usage, we do use these modifiers the way we use verb-ing modifiers to modify the preced...

by rvgmat12

Sat Oct 02, 2021 12:45 am
Forum: GMAT Verbal & Essays
Topic: Sentence Correction(700 level)
Replies: 2
Views: 5018

Re: SC question

Here's a good general rule to follow (on both the GMAT and in real life): if you're using the word "hopefully", you're probably using it incorrectly. Hopefully is an adverb, so it generally modifies verbs (although adverbs can also modify adjectives and other adverbs). So, when you say "it hopefully...

by rvgmat12

Sat Oct 02, 2021 12:36 am
Forum: GMAT Verbal & Essays
Topic: SC question
Replies: 1
Views: 4259

Re: Sentence Correction

A. Spain’s governing coalition has come under strain as it pushes its painful austerity measures, and it must now enforce agreed-upon measures, laying off 4,000 civil servants by the end of August, which will push forward a stalled project to privatize state assets. which should always be followed b...

by rvgmat12

Sat Oct 02, 2021 12:34 am
Forum: GMAT Verbal & Essays
Topic: Sentence Correction
Replies: 3
Views: 4461

Re: SC question

This is a question of parallel structure. It can resize documents, lighten documents, collate documents and copy (or copying) documents. The form copy needs to be used, because this form is consistent with the rest of the sentence. That eliminates choices A, B and C. Choice D is incorrect as it chan...

by rvgmat12

Sat Oct 02, 2021 12:17 am
Forum: GMAT Verbal & Essays
Topic: SC question
Replies: 1
Views: 4397

Re: SC question

a) While due process will establish only if the charges against the Bishop, the accused, can stand in court, there is reason to be concerned that this process is not as rigorously executed as it should be. "Due process" will establish one of two things - can the charges against the Bishop stand in c...

by rvgmat12

Sat Oct 02, 2021 12:12 am
Forum: GMAT Verbal & Essays
Topic: SC question
Replies: 1
Views: 4313

Re: Agricultural societies cannot exist without staple crops. Several food plants, such as kola and okra, are known to h

Premise 1 - Agricultural Societies --> Staple Crops Premise 2 - Rice and yam --> First Staple Crops in Africa Conclusion - Time when rice and yam were introduced --> Start of Agricultural Societies in W.Africa Let us look at each of the answer options - A - let us negate this answer option. "people ...


Re: Older cats do not always get all the vitamins they need from regular cat food. Since a lack of nutrition leads to

The stimulus says that older cats that do not receive dietary supplements are at an increased risk for many feline diseases. Only choice E explains this - if older cats that do not receive dietary supplements develop ailments at a faster rate than those that do, the difference in the rates must be b...


Re: Sentence Correction

epithets to doctors , yet no one dared .

The sentence requires a contrast.
Between C and E
E is better as "being" is avoided

by rvgmat12

Fri Oct 01, 2021 11:47 pm
Forum: GMAT Verbal & Essays
Topic: Sentence Correction
Replies: 1
Views: 4488

Re: SC question

In the second part of the statement, the subject is "Washington Redskins organization", so in the original statement "it was at the time" -> it refers to the organization... followed by "the highest value". So the organization cannot be a value. Hence it is incorrect. Eliminate A. The same is the pr...

by rvgmat12

Fri Oct 01, 2021 11:45 pm
Forum: GMAT Verbal & Essays
Topic: SC question
Replies: 1
Views: 4285

Re: SC question

First of all we can eliminate A, B and E - because of semicolon. Semicolon is used in complex sentences with independent parts. Here it is not the case. A. ; - and B. ; - while E. ; - as D. This one is a little tricky. Sounds not bad. Yes, it was a number 90%, that fell to 20%. So what? Something is...

by rvgmat12

Fri Oct 01, 2021 11:37 pm
Forum: GMAT Verbal & Essays
Topic: SC question
Replies: 1
Views: 4368

Re: Data Sufficiency- 700 level

Each statement by itself is insufficient. Statement (1) tells us about the coordinates of Point A, but nothing about the coordinates of Point B. And Statement (2) tells us about the coordinates of Point B, but nothing about the coordinates of Point A. However, when the two statements are combined, w...

by rvgmat12

Fri Oct 01, 2021 11:34 pm
Forum: GMAT Verbal & Essays
Topic: Data Sufficiency- 700 level
Replies: 1
Views: 4406

Re: Data Sufficiency- 700 level

(1) The line y = mx – c passes through the point (p, q). Line y=mx-c is parallel to y=mx+c but they are same when c=0 which is not the case. so no intersection point exists. If (p,q) lie on line y=mx+c => (p,q) does not lie on y=mx-c SUFFICIENT (2) The line y = –mx + c passes through the point (p, q...

by rvgmat12

Fri Oct 01, 2021 11:28 pm
Forum: GMAT Verbal & Essays
Topic: Data Sufficiency- 700 level
Replies: 1
Views: 4456