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#### Doubt in CR

###### Critical Reasoning

Watch for the modifiers.

Options (C) says that it CAN reduce... means if the program is implement then it may reduce the crime. But nothing provides about program implementation.

However, option (B) has strong reason that why people will not be interested in installing the new alarm system.

by lkm

Wed Sep 22, 2010 7:36 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Doubt in CR
Replies: 3
Views: 1279

#### Find the sum of the areas of the squares ...................

###### Problem Solving

IMO the answer should be (A). I don't remember the exact mathematical rule but the area cannot be go beyond the double of the initial square. Some observations:- Side of 1st square = 4 Area of 1st square = 16 Side of 2nd square = 2 root 2 Area of 2nd square = 8 Side of 3rd square = 2 Area of 3rd squ...

by lkm

Wed Sep 22, 2010 6:12 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Find the sum of the areas of the squares ...................
Replies: 5
Views: 1451

#### An intresting question from ps..............

###### Problem Solving

There is another way to solve the question without using the equation. Since B is twice old as C and age cannot be in fraction, therefore age of B will be always even number. So you can easily eliminate choices (B) (C) and (E). Now if you choose (A), then B = 10, A = 12 and C = 5 Total = 27 Choose (...

by lkm

Wed Sep 22, 2010 5:38 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: An intresting question from ps..............
Replies: 5
Views: 871

#### Work schedule

###### Sentence Correction

Hi iWill The question is nearly based on conditional sentences. In all the options, first condition is defined and then result is expressed. (A) he said that it must be posted on the bulletin board so that both management and labor will know what everyone is This is 1st conditional form, in which, c...

by lkm

Wed Sep 15, 2010 1:22 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Work schedule
Replies: 5
Views: 4297

#### Milk Mixture

##### Milk Mixture

Question:

A container contains 40 liters of milk. From this container 4 liters of milk was taken out and replaced by water. This process was repeated further two times. How much milk is now contained by the container?

A) 26.35 liters
B) 27.36 liters
C) 28 liters
D) 29.16 liters
E) 29.26 liters

by lkm

Mon Aug 02, 2010 6:31 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Milk Mixture
Replies: 3
Views: 1199

#### Tea Mixture problem

##### Tea Mixture problem

Question:

Tea worth Rs 126 per kg and Rs 135 per kg are mixed with a third variety in the ratio 1:1:2. If the new mixture is worth Rs 153 per kg, the price of the third variety per kg will be:

A) 164.25
B) 169.50
C) 170.0
D) 175.50
E) 180

Please also tell how to deal with such problems.

by lkm

Mon Aug 02, 2010 6:14 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Tea Mixture problem
Replies: 2
Views: 989

#### Chemical pregnancy tests

###### Critical Reasoning

One more for (E)

by lkm

Fri Jul 09, 2010 11:47 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Chemical pregnancy tests
Replies: 6
Views: 1198

#### The labeling of otherwise high-calorie foods

###### Critical Reasoning

I would also go with (B).

(E) no wheres weakens the passage. So leave it.

by lkm

Fri Jul 09, 2010 11:47 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: The labeling of otherwise high-calorie foods
Replies: 21
Views: 3693

#### ...dont understand this problem

###### Problem Solving

Question wrote: he takes 6 coins out of his pocket that amount to \$.70.

by lkm

Fri Jul 09, 2010 10:48 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: ...dont understand this problem
Replies: 7
Views: 2703

#### ...dont understand this problem

###### Problem Solving

1 quarter = 25 cents
1 dime = 10 cents
1 nickel = 5 cents

So, total you have collect 70 cents using 6 coins.

So you need 4 nickels + 2 quarter to make 70 cents. None other combination is possible.

by lkm

Fri Jul 09, 2010 10:23 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: ...dont understand this problem
Replies: 7
Views: 2703

#### plug-in problem

###### Problem Solving

The second step is wrong.

let 50 be total number of students

50*3/5 = 30 - so 30 students live on campus dormitory.
20*1/10 = 2 - so 2 students live in a university-owned apartment.

Remaining students = 18

= 18/50
= 9/25 should be the answer.

by lkm

Fri Jul 09, 2010 9:39 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: plug-in problem
Replies: 4
Views: 2507

#### Neither...nor and not ... or/not ... nor constructions

###### Sentence Correction

Neither ... nor constructions are correct on GMAT and do occur frequently. In a similar way Can not ... or construction be used to express two negative ideas ? AND Can not ... nor constrictions also be used in a similar way ? eg- 1) He does not smoke or drink -> not ... or constrn OR He neither smo...

by lkm

Tue Apr 27, 2010 1:55 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Neither...nor and not ... or/not ... nor constructions
Replies: 2
Views: 2519

#### sentence correction

###### Sentence Correction

iamseer wrote:IMO B

you have rightly pointed reason #1
b'cos it is "intrigues" and not "intrigue" it has to be "is"

It intrigues - It is the implied subject
They intrigue - they is the implied subject
Nice catch!!!

by lkm

Tue Apr 27, 2010 1:46 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: sentence correction
Replies: 10
Views: 1108

#### medical experiments

###### Sentence Correction

Here two things are important. 1. Parallelism 2. Subject-Verb agreement. For, first thing, we need the THAT after the conjunction AND. So, option (A) and (D) are ruled out. For, second thing, we need the either the plural subject or something that agrees with the verb EVALUATE Since the subject [ind...

by lkm

Tue Apr 27, 2010 1:42 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: medical experiments
Replies: 1
Views: 663

#### Probability - Leap Year

###### Problem Solving

Is the probability of a person to have born in a leap year is 1/4?? If so, please explain? No. It's not. Reason: Since the duration of a solar year is slightly less than 365.25 days, so years that are evenly divisible by 100 are not leap years, unless they are also evenly divisible by 400, in which...

by lkm

Sun Apr 25, 2010 6:00 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Probability - Leap Year
Replies: 2
Views: 1855