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rules intended to ensure- GMAT Prep2

Sentence Correction

The state has proposed new rules that would set minimum staffing levels for nurses,rules intended to ensure that at least one nurse is assigned for every four patients put through triage in a hospital emergency room. A. rules intended to ensure that at least one nurse is assigned for every four pati...

by neerajbansal

Sun Sep 12, 2010 8:13 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: rules intended to ensure- GMAT Prep2
Replies: 3
Views: 1766

Problem Solving

Cool question..

So say the question is

median=mean=20
smallest number = (largest/2)-5

what is the largest number in this 7 number set ?

by neerajbansal

Sat Aug 28, 2010 8:14 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Replies: 4
Views: 1579

paid in equal paychecks

Data Sufficiency

i am trying to understand the catch in this question..

(D) for me too

by neerajbansal

Fri Aug 27, 2010 4:17 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: paid in equal paychecks
Replies: 6
Views: 1022

5 x + 3 y = 17

Data Sufficiency

D in my opinion..The meat of the question is to evaluate the choice A. When the LCM of the x coeff and the y coeff added with the lowest of two is Greater than the constant, that equation has only one value.. 5x+3y=17 lcm(5,3) = 15 add 3 to it...===> 18 18>17 so there is only one solution possible.

by neerajbansal

Fri Aug 27, 2010 4:11 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: 5 x + 3 y = 17
Replies: 7
Views: 1325

Confine!

Sentence Correction

Rather than - shows preference. This expression is generally used in 'parallel' structures. e.g - with two nouns, adjectives, adverbs, infinitives or -ing forms. Usage --- instead of + noun phrase. Instead of is only a preposition and can introduce only a phrase i.e no verb Usage - So the sentence i...

by neerajbansal

Fri Aug 27, 2010 9:13 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Confine!
Replies: 6
Views: 1517

GMAT Prep 2 SC

Sentence Correction

Nice question There are no legal limits, as there are for cod and haddock, on the size of monkfish that can be caught, a circumstance that contributes to their depletion through overfishing. (A) There are no legal limits, as there are for cod and haddock, on the size of monkfish that can be caught, ...

by neerajbansal

Fri Aug 27, 2010 9:05 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: GMAT Prep 2 SC
Replies: 3
Views: 996

Word Problem on Percents - source: GmatPrep

Problem Solving

Q: A certain city with a population of 132,000 is to be divided into 11 voting districts, and no district is to have a population that is more than 10 percent greater than the population of any other district. What is the maximum [/b ]possible population that the populated district could have? i gue...

by neerajbansal

Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:14 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Word Problem on Percents - source: GmatPrep
Replies: 3
Views: 901

permuatations and probability

Problem Solving

gmat guru, What am I missing in my explanation ? Can you explain ? Q. TWO couples and a single person are to be seated on 5 chairs such that no couple is seated next to each other. What is the probability of the above?? --> p(event) --- Desired Outcomes/Total possible Total Possible --> 5! Desired O...

by neerajbansal

Sun Aug 15, 2010 7:20 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: permuatations and probability
Replies: 10
Views: 1618

Word Problem on Percents - source: GmatPrep

Problem Solving

This is how I go about problems which have maxima and minima questions. Its asking for minimum, so maximise all of the other. Lets say the town A with minimum possible population is ---> x So x + ( maximize all the other 10 districts ) = 132000 The max the each of the 10 districts can have are 1.1x...

by neerajbansal

Sun Aug 15, 2010 7:08 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Word Problem on Percents - source: GmatPrep
Replies: 3
Views: 901

The chairman of the board of directors have decided(kaplan)

Sentence Correction

excellent takeaway from such a simple questioin

by neerajbansal

Sat Aug 07, 2010 8:58 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: The chairman of the board of directors have decided(kaplan)
Replies: 7
Views: 3325

Can primes be negative?

GMAT Math

prime has 2 factors...

the number itself and 1

so for a negative number say -7

the factors are

1 -7 and -1 ==> three..

violates the definition of a prime

by neerajbansal

Sat Aug 07, 2010 6:50 pm
Forum: GMAT Math
Topic: Can primes be negative?
Replies: 7
Views: 1920

permuatations and probability

Problem Solving

Rahul, What am I missing in my explanation ? Can you explain ? Q. TWO couples and a single person are to be seated on 5 chairs such that no couple is seated next to each other. What is the probability of the above?? -- > p(event) --- Desired Outcomes/Total possible Total Possible --> 5! Desired Outc...

by neerajbansal

Sat Aug 07, 2010 4:56 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: permuatations and probability
Replies: 10
Views: 1618

Gum diseases and heart diseases

Critical Reasoning

Citing the frequency with which gum disease and heart disease occur in the same patients, many dentists believe that periodontal disease is a cause of a variety of cardiovascular problems, including Coronary Artery Disease Which of the following, if true, would most weaken the claim that periodontal...

by neerajbansal

Sat Jul 24, 2010 10:22 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Gum diseases and heart diseases
Replies: 14
Views: 2540

Personal Computers

Critical Reasoning

Approximately two hundred brands of personal computers are being manufactured, but we currently limit our inventory to only the eight most popular brands. We plan to increase greatly the number of computers we sell by expanding our inventory to include the ten best-selling brands. Which of the follo...

by neerajbansal

Sat Jul 24, 2010 9:50 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Personal Computers
Replies: 10
Views: 1635

job stress

Critical Reasoning

Workers may complain about many things at work, but stress is not high on the list. In fact, in a recent survey a majority placed boredom at the top of their list of complaints. The assumption that job-related stress is the most serious problem for workers in the corporate world is thus simply not w...

by neerajbansal

Sat Jul 24, 2010 9:37 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: job stress
Replies: 9
Views: 1919