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Hi Jim, The official answer is C the answer "D. In cases where " is wrong because...where can only be used with physical location However I see an issue with answer choice C In the case of a sufficiently low carbohydrate intake, the human body enters ketosis, a state in which it directly metabolize...

by diebeatsthegmat

Tue Jun 26, 2012 6:19 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: MGMAT
Replies: 12
Views: 2804

I saw some debate on the following problem. This needs some expert's opinion. Following concepts are being tested in this problem: usage of the more than , usage of over , usage of Although vs. Despite . I think this problem is worthy of some discussion. Although about 99 percent of the more than 5...

by diebeatsthegmat

Tue Jun 26, 2012 6:12 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Experts opinion needed: Turks Problem
Replies: 11
Views: 1332

hey_thr67 wrote:The number of integral values of x, that satisfy the inequation |x-3|+|x-4| <= 7is ,

A: 7
B: 6
C: 8
D: 9
E: 10
i dont understand... my answer is A and B, we have to find x which when replaced in the inequation give the resuld <=7

by diebeatsthegmat

Tue Jun 05, 2012 10:55 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: number of solutions
Replies: 7
Views: 1203

It was a typo my mistake. A company has two sales divisions: foreign and domestic. If the average sales person from the former sells 3/4 as much as the average sales person from the latter, what fraction of the total sales from the two divisions were sold by the division dedicated to foreign sales ...

by diebeatsthegmat

Mon Jun 04, 2012 8:14 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Ratio Problem
Replies: 6
Views: 1440

If 15 employees working independently and at the same rate can manufacture 27 baskets in an hour, how many baskets would 45 employees working independently and at the same rate manufacture in 40 min.? a) 27 b) 35 c) 40 d) 54 e) 81 this is easy, make a table... 15 people make 25 basket in 60 mins so...

by diebeatsthegmat

Mon Jun 04, 2012 7:56 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Rate problem 1
Replies: 4
Views: 5832

eagleeye wrote:Easy way, let p=3, then 1 person is 201 and other 2 are 150 each.
Hence average =( 201+ 2*150)/3 = 501/3 = 167

Let me know if this helps :)
what if p=3 and 2 is 201 and 1 is 150??

by diebeatsthegmat

Thu May 31, 2012 9:21 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Problem Solving
Replies: 3
Views: 617

http://s13.postimage.org/5nrncu6ir/Veritas_Prep_GMAT_Simulator_1003_0.jpg this one is quite easy step 1: one of 3 schools he will get in : 3!/2!* 20/100*80/100*80/100=48/125 step 2: he will get in 2 in three: 3!/2!*20/100*20/100*80/100=12/125 step 3: he is able to get in all the whole three 3!/3!*2...

by diebeatsthegmat

Sun May 20, 2012 10:28 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Veritas Probability Explanation required
Replies: 6
Views: 964

duongthang wrote:gmat only accept "not only ... but also" not "not only but" , I will not study this question.
this is a good idea... i think we should not study this kinda of question ... anyways are you vietnamese?

by diebeatsthegmat

Wed Apr 11, 2012 6:12 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Kaplan:Nomenclature
Replies: 9
Views: 1382

Not only did the systematic clearing of forests in the US create farmland (especially in the Northeast) and gave consumers relatively inexpensive houses and furniture, but it also caused erosion and very quickly deforested whole regions. a. same b. Not only did the systematic clearing of forests in...

by diebeatsthegmat

Sun Apr 08, 2012 8:56 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Farmland Prep #1 GMAT
Replies: 11
Views: 1923

The on-air fundraiser enabled the station,which was praised for its brevity,to continue broadcasting in the indefinite future A.The on-air fundraiser enabled the station,which was praised for its brevity,to continue broadcasting into the indefinite future B.The on-air fundraiser,which was praised f...

by diebeatsthegmat

Thu Apr 05, 2012 8:43 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Kaplan:Fundraiser
Replies: 10
Views: 1264

Still employing the system of binomial nomenclature devised in the eighteenth century by Linnaeus, new technology enables modern day biological taxonomists to not only classify species, but to sort their evolutionary relationships by an approach that analyzes the sequences of DNA A- new technology ...

by diebeatsthegmat

Thu Apr 05, 2012 8:36 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Kaplan:Nomenclature
Replies: 9
Views: 1382

If p is an integer and m = -p +(-2)^p, is m^3>1? 1) P is even 2) P^3 <= -1 OA C with this kind of problem, i prefer to add number and count... statement1: p is even so p could be 0,2,4,6... if P=0 so m=1 if P=2 so m=2 >>>insufficient statement 2 P must be odd, P could be -1,-2,-3 if P=-1 m=-3/2 if ...

by diebeatsthegmat

Tue Mar 27, 2012 10:37 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Kaplan:Is m^3>1?
Replies: 2
Views: 565

Moe invested a total of $5000 at 5 percent simple annual interest for n years. Is n > 4? (1) At the end of n years; Moe’s investment with interest was more than $5500. (2) At the end of n years; Moe’s investment with interest was less than $6500. i think the answer should be E... the formular i...

by diebeatsthegmat

Mon Mar 26, 2012 11:36 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Moe invested
Replies: 6
Views: 709

Hi, Is anybody aware of a faster method for solving Q. 78 in the PS section in the OG ed 12? This is the question: Leona bought a 1-yr $10,000 certificate of deposit that paid interest at an annual rate of 8% compounded semianually. What was the total amount of interest paid on this certificate of ...

by diebeatsthegmat

Mon Mar 26, 2012 5:52 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Faster method for OG 12th ED Q. 78 in PS?
Replies: 3
Views: 1122

but I am confused on (1) only because this is the solution: |t-3|<1 -1<t<-3 can someone explain this concept to me 2<t<4 and then this part, where i got lost as well. shouldnt it be |t-3|<1 t<4??? Hi Danny! Let's first attack the problem of solving an inequality when there is an absolute value. Thi...

by diebeatsthegmat

Sun Mar 25, 2012 8:42 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: silly inequality question :)
Replies: 3
Views: 1048