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cramya, Below is one of the questions in 11th edition OG, plz look at the non underlined sentence it uses 'were' ..plz clarify Among the objects found in the excavated temple were small terra-cotta effigies left by supplicants who were either asking the goddess Bona Dea’s aid in healing physical and...

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Sun Apr 26, 2009 7:29 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: 1000 sc
Replies: 4
Views: 1190

1000 sc

Among the emotions on display in the negotiating room were anger for repeatedly raising the issue over and over again andpreventing the raw wounds from earlier battles from ever beginning to heal. (A) were anger for repeatedly raising the issue over and over again and preventing the raw wounds from ...

by srn

Sun Apr 26, 2009 7:08 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: 1000 sc
Replies: 4
Views: 1190

Hi sanju09,

Could you please post the answer. I am not able to solve it.

by srn

Mon Apr 13, 2009 8:06 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: kinds of candy bars
Replies: 2
Views: 849

A and B alone are insufficient consider both together few examples A = 2,4,6,8,10 Sum 30 Median 6 B = 1,3,5,7,9 Sum 25 Avg 5 A = 2,4,6,8 Median 5 B = 1,3,5,7 Avg 4 The starting number of B must be less than the starting number of A, else sum of number's in B would be greater than A Hence sufficient. C

by srn

Thu Apr 09, 2009 11:43 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Consec int+avg
Replies: 6
Views: 1037

I could not get it. Could you plz tell where I am wrong? Given: x is a factor of y; y is a factor of z i.e y/x and z/y are integers. 1. x.z is even The cases possible are a. x is even z is even b. x is odd z is even c. x is even z is odd If x is even, y is even and hence z should be even. But what i...

by srn

Wed Apr 08, 2009 8:29 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Is z even?
Replies: 6
Views: 1907

Re: Help on 4 DS questions

1. On a certain day it took Bill three times as long to drive from home to work as it took Sue to drive from home to work. How many kilometers did Bill drive from home to work? (1) Sue drove 10 kilometers from home to work, and the ratio of distance driven from home to work time to drive from home ...

by srn

Wed Apr 08, 2009 8:16 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Help on 4 DS questions
Replies: 5
Views: 1829

This is how I came to the conclusion, please correct me if I am wrong 1. xy>0...so x and y both should either be +ve or negative Insufficient 2. ax>0...nothing has been told about y...so insufficient Both together..... ax > 0 is given....a is positive(since signs is only to represent the quadrant).....

by srn

Mon Apr 06, 2009 4:09 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: GMAt Prep- Quant 4
Replies: 4
Views: 912

Question on numbers

If x and y are positive integers, is the product xy even?

a. 5x-4y is even.
b.6x+7y is even.

ans -d

Please explain how you came to the conclusion.

by srn

Sun Apr 05, 2009 6:23 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Question on numbers
Replies: 2
Views: 865

Farm

Of the 60 animals on a certain farm, 2/3 are either pigs or cows. How many of the animals are cows?
a. the farm has more than twicw as many cows as it has pigs.
b.the farm has more than 12 pigs.

ans - c

Please explain how you came to the conclusion.

by srn

Sun Apr 05, 2009 6:21 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Farm
Replies: 3
Views: 1193

Inequality

Is sqrt((x-3)^2) = 3 -x ?
a. x is not equal to 3
b. -x * mod x > 0

Ans - b

Please explain how you came to the conclusion.

by srn

Sun Apr 05, 2009 6:16 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Inequality
Replies: 7
Views: 1547

Manufacturer

A manufacturer conducted a survey to determine how many people buy products P and Q. What fraction of the people surveyed said that they neither buy product P nor product Q? a. 1/3 of the people surveyed said that they buy product P but not product Q. b. 1/2 of the people surveyed said that they buy...

by srn

Sun Apr 05, 2009 6:14 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Manufacturer
Replies: 7
Views: 1505

gmat prep question

Is m+z > 0 ?

1. m-3z>0
2. 4z-m>0

Please explain how you came to the conclusion.

by srn

Sun Apr 05, 2009 6:10 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: gmat prep question
Replies: 2
Views: 1917

Grades of milk

Three grades of milk are 1%, 2%, 3% fat by volume. If x gallons of the 1% grade, y gallons of 2% grade and z gallons of 3% grade are mixed to give x+y+z gallons of a 1.5 % grade, what is x in terms of y and z. a. y+3z b.(y+z)/4 c.2y+3z d.3y+z e.3y+4.5z Ans - y+3z. Please explain how you came to the ...

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Sun Apr 05, 2009 6:05 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Grades of milk
Replies: 3
Views: 1174

gmat prep question

If n is a multiple of 5 & n = p^2q where p and q are prime numbers which of the following is a multiple of 25?
a. p^2
b.q^2
c.pq
d.p^2.q^2
d.p^3.q


Please explain how you came to the conclusion.

by srn

Sun Apr 05, 2009 6:01 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: gmat prep question
Replies: 4
Views: 1198

k..I overlooked it. But I tried looking at it in a different way Consider 100 ppl were considered for the survey of which say 50 ppl were severely injured. 80% of 50 ie 40 ppl did not wear seat bealts. (i.e 20% ppl still wore seat belts and got severely injured) Now the conclusion says that 'by wear...

by srn

Mon Mar 09, 2009 12:12 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: percent and ratio
Replies: 9
Views: 1509