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Capacity : 4 Jugs / trip Total trips : 17 Total Jugs carried : 17 x 4 = 68 Number of jugs in a carton : 7 Total jugs : 68 Number of cartons filled : 68 / 7 = 9.something (The other decimal places are not required, since number of cartons is a whole number) Next whole number is 10 Total jugs needed f...

by eaakbari

Sun Mar 04, 2018 6:33 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: A worker carries jugs of liquid soap from a production line
Replies: 4
Views: 577

Question for eaakbari - what made you choose Median = Mean (a+c)/2 instead of just picking b? When we have Set R = {a, b, c} we have odd number of terms; isn't the median = middle value for consecutive integers when the # of terms are odd? If we do pick b, then the answer is 3/4 but if we do what y...

by eaakbari

Wed Jan 09, 2013 10:14 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Combination of sets
Replies: 10
Views: 1247

Jon, 99

Thanks for your valuable advice.
I shall follow the same.

Thank you

Regards

Ebrahim Akbari


Since, I am a little pressed for time,

I request your valued opinions at the earliest.

Sorry for the trouble.

Regards


Ivy, Jon, 99, I seek your valued advice at the earliest. My application process had been delayed by some personal issues and I just completed by GMAT. Unfortunately I bombed it: 670 (Q48, V34) Since I am already at the eleventh hour, I cannot take the re-take the GMAT in time. What are my chances of...


So, the reason I chose B is whose prices can fluctuate dramatically according to availability. We have a clear statement in the conclusion which depends on the availability of non-renewable sources. I did not choose C because even though we know it through common knowledge, the passage did not menti...

by eaakbari

Fri Dec 28, 2012 3:51 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: energy
Replies: 23
Views: 5629

On Monday, Daisy�s Lemonade Stand sold lemonade at 20 cents per cup. The Lemon Shack sold lemonade at 30 cents per cup. At the end of the day, Daisy�s Lemonade Stand and the Lemon Shack reported identical revenues and identical profits. The statements above best support which of the following a...

by eaakbari

Fri Dec 28, 2012 3:28 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Daisy’s Lemonade
Replies: 9
Views: 2143

Scorers with quant 50 are often interested what it takes to get a quant score of 51. In this thread I will post results from my experiments with GMATPrep to clarify the answer. The experimental result is: * You can answer wrong only 4 tough questions on GMATPrep and still get a Quant score of 51 (9...

by eaakbari

Fri Dec 28, 2012 1:51 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Strategies to get a 51 Quant score (98%) on GMATPrep ....
Replies: 9
Views: 31117

In their latest press release, the company's new management stated a plan for expansion of its operations into the global software market via a series of acquisitions in Asia and Latin America. A. the company's new management stated a plan for expansion of its operations B. the new company's manage...

by eaakbari

Wed Dec 26, 2012 11:54 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Manhattan CAT 4, SC
Replies: 4
Views: 1560

I am unable to comprehend as to why A is incorrect.

Views, please?

by eaakbari

Sat Dec 22, 2012 10:49 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Machine hydraulics
Replies: 11
Views: 3194

IMO B This is a geometric progression with a = x & d = 5/2 t(4) = x * (5/2)^3 t(2) = x * (5/2)^1 Difference = x * (5/2) [ (5/2)^2 - 1] = x * (5/2) [ 21/4] For the difference to be an integer x has to be divisible by 8. I) x cannot be conclusively div by 8. Hence Insuff II) x has to be div by 8. Henc...

by eaakbari

Thu Dec 13, 2012 10:29 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: After the first term, each term in a sequence is five t
Replies: 1
Views: 800

I prefer making a quick table in DST questions however easy the question. It helps avoid lousy mistakes. D S T d 400 3 d 450 t Distance is the same and & since D = S* T 400 * 3 = 450 * t Solving for t t = 3 *400 / 450 = 8/3 Time difference = 3-t = 3 - 8/3 = 1/3 (hours) 1/3 * 60 = 20 minutes Hence C

by eaakbari

Wed Dec 12, 2012 6:45 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Please take a look at this PS Speed-Time problem.
Replies: 5
Views: 1415

B & C are the only viable options. But C expresses the Idiom incorrectly X older than Y - Correct is the correct form of the idiom. But C fails to place a noun (Y) after older than but rather substitutes it with 'was' which makes it awkward. As Ceilidh rightly said so 'save concision decisions for l...

by eaakbari

Sat Dec 08, 2012 10:09 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Again confusion betweent the 2 options Experts help needed
Replies: 2
Views: 777

Choosing recommendors

I am into my Family business and have had negligible Work-ex otherwise. I am quite confused as to who would be apt for my recommendation letters. My option's include 1. Client's 2. Renowned businessmen I know (at least renowned in Oman where I reside) 3. Undergrad professor's 4. Client's from a few ...

by eaakbari

Fri Dec 07, 2012 2:49 am
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: Choosing recommendors
Replies: 2
Views: 774