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Jacket Price

A merchant purchased a jacket for $60 and then determined a selling price that equaled the purchase price of the jacket plus a markup that was 25 percent of the selling price. During a sale, the merchant discounted the selling price by 20 percent and sold the jacket. What was the merchant’s gross ...

by heshamelaziry

Sat Jan 16, 2010 9:40 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Jacket Price
Replies: 2
Views: 1143

Number Properties

The sum of the first 100 positive integers is 5,050. What is the sum of the first 200 positive integers?

(A) 10,100
(B) 10,200
(C) 15,050
(D) 20,050
(E) 20,100

by heshamelaziry

Fri Jan 08, 2010 9:25 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Number Properties
Replies: 2
Views: 893

LOGIC

Pam and Ed are in a line to purchase tickets. How many people are in the line?

(1) There are 20 people behind Pam and 20 people in front of Ed.
(2) There are 5 people between Pam and Ed.


OA E. WHY NOT C

by heshamelaziry

Mon Jan 04, 2010 9:42 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: LOGIC
Replies: 3
Views: 978

IMO C for the first one. I know why some answers choices are wrong, but the rest I don't know why they are wrong. I lean towards C

by heshamelaziry

Sat Jan 02, 2010 1:25 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Confused Scientist (tough CR)
Replies: 7
Views: 4896

Indeed OA is C, but i'm curious why not E. If non citizens were allowed to invest and more of them were investing than the citizens doesn't that affects the intended plan? E is out of scope, look at the conclusion of the argument and you will see that we do not care if people from out of town are a...

by heshamelaziry

Sat Jan 02, 2010 11:55 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Savings Rate
Replies: 8
Views: 3714
by heshamelaziry

Sat Jan 02, 2010 12:39 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Snowmobiles
Replies: 11
Views: 4722
by heshamelaziry

Sat Jan 02, 2010 12:37 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Savings Rate
Replies: 8
Views: 3714

IMO B because it shows that Express has more customers than the other company but the other company has more complaint calls-as stated in the passage- so the ratio of call complaints to the number of users for the other company is higher that that for Express.

by heshamelaziry

Tue Dec 29, 2009 12:33 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Wrutewell vs Express write
Replies: 10
Views: 3750

bhumika.k.shah wrote:thanks :)

bhumika.k.shah


I understand you have just joined the site. PLease play with the tabs and find the spoiler tab and use it to hide OA
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Cheers man :)

by heshamelaziry

Mon Dec 28, 2009 10:58 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: OG 10th edition SC
Replies: 6
Views: 3463

bhumika.k.shah


I understand you have just joined the site. PLease play with the tabs and find the spoiler tab and use it to hide OA

by heshamelaziry

Mon Dec 28, 2009 10:52 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: OG 10th edition SC
Replies: 6
Views: 3463

Most Corporations pay at least twice as much to full-time employees, if the value of benefits, sick days, and paid vacation days are included in earnings, than to part-time employees, whose hourly wages are often higher than those of their full-time colleagues. (A) are included in earnings, than (B...

by heshamelaziry

Mon Dec 28, 2009 10:49 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Employees Pay
Replies: 4
Views: 1377

Employees Pay

Most Corporations pay at least twice as much to full-time employees, if the value of benefits, sick days, and paid vacation days are included in earnings, than to part-time employees, whose hourly wages are often higher than those of their full-time colleagues. (A) are included in earnings, than (B)...

by heshamelaziry

Mon Dec 28, 2009 12:59 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Employees Pay
Replies: 4
Views: 1377

As usual, I am stuck between B and C. I picked B

by heshamelaziry

Mon Dec 28, 2009 1:01 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: suntan lotion
Replies: 5
Views: 2338