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Still not sure on why choices B is incorrect, can someone please help :( B says that " Both federal and state income tax rates have been lowered considerably during Verdant's term in office" , doesnt this mean that lowered revenues are the cause of lowered spending.. lowered revenues is the alternat...

by Focus_gmat

Wed Feb 10, 2010 8:54 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: State’s budget
Replies: 8
Views: 1294

IMO A should be the answer, as this option shows that money in the special savings a/c is not increasing because SUBSTANTIAL no of people are withdrawing.D actually strengthens the conclusion as money in the special savings a/c is increasing as people are transferring additional funds

by Focus_gmat

Tue Feb 09, 2010 8:44 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: weakens
Replies: 4
Views: 1562

IMO D a)Country Z, which also neighbors Country Y, has not experienced an increase in cases of tuberculosis. Irrelevant. b)Current medical technology is not capable of detecting all carriers of tuberculosis. [Even though it doesnt catch all carriers, may be it will catch some and help curb the disea...

by Focus_gmat

Tue Feb 02, 2010 6:34 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: weaken the argument
Replies: 8
Views: 1319

IMO C should be the answer a)High schools would be wise to incorporate personal finance classes into their core curricula. Arg doesnt say what is wise b)At least one-third of high school seniors work part-time jobs after school. Not evident from arg C)The number of high school seniors with significa...

by Focus_gmat

Tue Feb 02, 2010 6:12 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: inference
Replies: 12
Views: 1909

I chose C because the argument says.."The purpose of the proposed law requiring a doctor's prescription for obtaining hypodermic needles is to lower the incidence of drug-related deaths" C says...the law would not be helpful in lowering the incidence of deaths and hence does not achieve its purpose....

by Focus_gmat

Sun Jan 31, 2010 10:09 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: hypodermic needles
Replies: 9
Views: 3391

You would need to type the essay onto the screen itself.

by Focus_gmat

Mon Jan 11, 2010 12:29 pm
Forum: GMAT Essays (AWA)
Topic: How is the Essay Writing.?
Replies: 1
Views: 960

C shows an issue with the treatise from the early 1500’s , but the conclusion of the argument is about
treatises from the late 1500’s. Hence C cannot be the answer

by Focus_gmat

Fri Jan 08, 2010 5:06 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: 1
Replies: 6
Views: 4669

A,C and D can be eliminated due to wrong tense.The context is in nineteenth century , so a past tense should be used.Past perfect ( had visited ) and present perfect ( have visited ) are wrong here.'that were forming' sounds wrong in B.

by Focus_gmat

Wed Jan 06, 2010 5:42 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Need explanation
Replies: 5
Views: 3379
by Focus_gmat

Tue Dec 29, 2009 9:45 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Computerization and modern methods..
Replies: 2
Views: 1191

Computerization and modern methods..

Computerization and modern methods of managing voter registration have improved the integrity of election results while at the same time they have placed unprecedented trust in a few private corporations, having been ignored by the mainstream press since their nearly silent rise to power more than a...

by Focus_gmat

Tue Dec 29, 2009 9:33 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Computerization and modern methods..
Replies: 2
Views: 1191

IMO D is the answer. A and E are out of scope.The argument is that strigent rules led to increase in more problems being reported.The missing link here is that airlines are now made to report the problems due to stricter rules.B and C talk about mech problems but not about reports. Whats the OA ?

by Focus_gmat

Wed Dec 23, 2009 10:55 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Airplane Crash
Replies: 7
Views: 1673

Testluv,

Could you please clarify this, not sure which one to choose between A and C

by Focus_gmat

Tue Dec 22, 2009 9:16 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Smithtown University
Replies: 16
Views: 9180

Testluv,

Could you please help me understand why A is incorrect.

by Focus_gmat

Tue Dec 22, 2009 5:02 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: alligator population
Replies: 11
Views: 7248

IMO B if spill happened 5 yrs ago... and the female turtles come after 1o yrs.. then it can happen that when the spill happened the female turtles were in sea and were not ready to lay eggs.. and are now returning to lay eggs from last 5 yrs..( increase in number of turtles coming to Baker's beach ...

by Focus_gmat

Tue Dec 22, 2009 4:27 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: turtles
Replies: 8
Views: 1739

IMO D is the answer. Prediction of environmentalist:Turtle population will decline. Author's argument:Turtle population will not decline due to increase in no of egg laying turtles. We need to undermine author's argument.The author is assuming that increase of egg laying turtles will lead to more no...

by Focus_gmat

Mon Dec 21, 2009 10:45 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: turtles
Replies: 8
Views: 1739