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mv12 wrote:I also picked D
Why is E wrong ?

D and E almost say the same thing right ?

by mmslf75

Thu Aug 15, 2013 10:10 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Haglut Corporation
Replies: 11
Views: 6467

Keyboarding Ability

Keyboarding ability is an important skill now of even senior-level managers. A is an important skill now of even senior-level managers B is an important skill even for senior-level managers now C is a skill of even important senior-level managers now D is now important even for senior-level managers...

by mmslf75

Sun Aug 11, 2013 8:35 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Keyboarding Ability
Replies: 2
Views: 2104

Bill@VeritasPrep wrote:"Attributed to..." is a participial phrase, so it serves as an adjective and not as a conjugated verb.
Can't this be considered as a sequential event in the past

HAD WRITTEN - Past Perfect
ATTRIBUTED - 'ed' form of the verb Attribute, Simple past

by mmslf75

Sun Aug 11, 2013 6:55 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Oxfordians maintain that
Replies: 5
Views: 2127

resolehtmai wrote:thanks for the guidance jonathan.
Hey,, just had query

are Kaplan Online Tests (5 CATs) a good indicator of the current preparation ?

by mmslf75

Sun Jul 28, 2013 1:13 am
Forum: Ask a Kaplan representative
Topic: Online Tests with Kaplan GMAT Premier 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 8924

Thanks ! Hi! A great way to determine whether to use "whom" or "who" is to turn the sentence into a question and answer it with "he" or "him". For example, for (B) we'd ask "by whom were the mountains named?" We'd answer: "they were named by HIM"; since we use "him", "whom" is correct. For (D) we'd ...

by mmslf75

Thu Jul 18, 2013 10:43 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Usage of whom
Replies: 6
Views: 3511

Most recovering heroin addicts seek to be free o f drug dependency and others' prejudicial treatment as well. (A) of drug dependency and others' prejudicial treatment as well. (B) both of drug dependency and also of prejudicial treatment. (C) both of drug dependency and also from prejudicial treatm...

by mmslf75

Sun Mar 11, 2012 6:47 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: drug dependency
Replies: 7
Views: 854

Answer is E

as explained above, NOUN to NOUN parallelism
and the idiom (as much X as Y)...

You can add FOR (prepositions) before X and Y elements so long as the basic skeleton of idiom remains intact

Example,

#BOTH X AND Y
#BOTH FOR X and FOR Y

by mmslf75

Sun Jul 18, 2010 8:12 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Wax!
Replies: 4
Views: 1316

Maureen, a smoker, is a resident of the State of Wissesota. Wissesota has instituted a very high tax on cigarettes to discourage smoking. Maureen lives about 40 miles away from the neighboring State of Minconsin, a tobacco-growing state where cigarettes are tax free. It is cheaper for Maureen to ob...

by mmslf75

Sun Jul 18, 2010 8:07 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: CR SMOKER
Replies: 6
Views: 1302

Hey Nikhil, I understand the confusion here. Firstly, E is the right answer The idea here is to weaken the argument that the doctors had some vested interests. Allegation is being made on the doctor that they performed the surgery only to practice and make money But this would have been true had the...

by mmslf75

Sun Jul 18, 2010 7:53 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Undermine the argument
Replies: 15
Views: 7706

has to be E.

wats the OA by the way ?

by mmslf75

Sun Jul 18, 2010 7:44 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Kaplan Cat 3
Replies: 10
Views: 1277

Statement 1: x^2 + y^2 > 0 z^2 > 0 x^2 + y^2 > z^2 SQUARE ON BOTH SIDES x^4 + y^4 + 2 * x^2 * y^2 > z^4 2 * x^2 * y^2 --- this can have any value to make RHS = or > than LHS x^4 + y^4 >, = OR z^4 Insufficient Statement 2: x + y > z SQUARE BOTH SIDES x^2 + y^2 + 2xy > z^2 2xy takes any value to make ...

by mmslf75

Sun Jun 13, 2010 3:50 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: GMATPrep-- Is x^4 + y^4 > z^4?
Replies: 8
Views: 8156

Try to get the Manhattan GMAT Sentence Correction Guide and the Powerscore critical reasoning bible. Those are two good resources that should help you. I used this book. After reading it SC bocame my strongest side among all verbal part. but in majority of CR i can not understend argument, although...

by mmslf75

Sun May 23, 2010 10:32 am
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: 540 (Q48,V17) It is awful (((((
Replies: 29
Views: 5764

This says, Baltic Sea Sediments, where the growth of industrial activity is consistent with these findings. Now we cannot have BaLTIC SEA SEDIMENT, SEDIMENTS THE GROWTH OF INDSL. ACTIVITY IS CONSISTENT.... I have HIGHLIGHTED the second SEDIMENTS to signify "WHERE" Re-read the sentence and you will n...

by mmslf75

Sun May 09, 2010 7:44 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Baltic Sea Sediments
Replies: 12
Views: 4470

Duverger’s research findings were that women voted somewhat less frequently than men (the difference narrowing the longer women had the vote)

The difference narrowing longer the women had the vote--- implies the SHORTEST TIME !!

by mmslf75

Sun May 09, 2010 7:59 am
Forum: Reading Comprehension
Topic: Duverger published
Replies: 10
Views: 3227

Is x < y? (1) The ratio of x to y is 7/9 (2) xy>0[/quote} IMO E Stm1 X/Y = 7/9 X=7 and Y=9 therefore, X < Y X/Y = (-7)/(-9) X=-7 and Y=-9 therefore, X > Y Thus, Stm1 INVALID Stm2 XY>0 -7 * -9 > 0 X = -7, Y = -9 therefore, X > Y X = -9, Y = -7 therefore, X < Y 9 * 7 > 0 X = 9, Y = 7 therefore , X > ...

by mmslf75

Sun May 09, 2010 7:23 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Is x < y?
Replies: 2
Views: 1907