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700 GMAT with low IR

Hi I am a 35 yrs Indian IT guy with 12 years of experience in technical and management together. I recently took my first GMAT and scored decent in all sections except IR. Quant: 50, Verbal: 33, AWA:5, Total:700. But surprisingly I just got 1 on IR, must have done something terribly wrong. I am plan...

by crackinggmat

Mon Oct 15, 2012 6:46 pm
Forum: Ask Veritas Prep Admissions Consulting
Topic: 700 GMAT with low IR
Replies: 2
Views: 1686

i have read somewhere ,....use by for actual doer of action and use through /with for non actual doer....

eg ...the piza was eaten by hungry students.

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by crackinggmat

Wed Oct 19, 2011 7:11 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: hard question
Replies: 46
Views: 18257

Hi ron...thank you very much.... this is from page no 140 ....on side notes in powerscore cr i received a pm regarding this thread. Hi all I am specially struggling in CR ...i have been reading powerscore CR bible....it says the more u look for patterns in reasoning ..the better u r .... what is the...

by crackinggmat

Wed Oct 19, 2011 6:40 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: what is recognizing patterns in CR
Replies: 6
Views: 5440

i agree with the answer D but i am unable to cancel out B ...

B says "The Patient Advocacy Association has a reputation as a biased third party that does not always objectively weigh the evidence regarding quality of care."

isnt B weakning the conclusion

by crackinggmat

Wed Oct 19, 2011 6:29 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Healthcare, always an issue
Replies: 46
Views: 17995

permutations

Pls help me find my mistake..... Will must choose a 3 character computer password consisting of 1 letter from the alphabet and 2 distinct digits ,in any order. From how many different passwords can will choose?? A 390 B 2340 C 4680 D 7020 E 14040 My Solution will can choose from 26 alphabets in 26 w...

by crackinggmat

Tue Oct 11, 2011 10:08 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: permutations
Replies: 5
Views: 1261

No reply yet .... Hi all I am specially struggling in CR ...i have been reading powerscore CR bible....it says the more u look for patterns in reasoning ..the better u r .... But what does that mean , almost everyother other question has its own different reasoning .. Or may be iam not getting what ...

by crackinggmat

Mon Oct 10, 2011 6:56 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: what is recognizing patterns in CR
Replies: 6
Views: 5440

what is recognizing patterns in CR

Hi all I am specially struggling in CR ...i have been reading powerscore CR bible....it says the more u look for patterns in reasoning ..the better u r .... But what does that mean , almost everyother other question has its own different reasoning .. Or may be iam not getting what they want to say p...

by crackinggmat

Fri Sep 23, 2011 8:08 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: what is recognizing patterns in CR
Replies: 6
Views: 5440

My reasoning says PERCENTAGES ALWAYS INCREASE OR DECREASE .....THEY ARE NEVER MORE OR LESS. i DEVELOPED THIS THOUGHT by reading one of Ron's explanation that says HEIGHT IS NEVER TALL OR SHORT A PERSON IS , SIMILARLY A BANK ACCOUNT IS NEVER RICH OR POOR ,ITS A PERSON If u think i am wrong pls correct.

by crackinggmat

Thu Sep 15, 2011 9:35 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Og 12 - 94
Replies: 13
Views: 4233

"A substance to promote" is UNIDIOMATIC. Substance --> Concrete Noun Promote --> Verb papgust i doubt this rule.In manhattan SC guide where they talk about which verbal to use infinitive or gerund ...they have provided an example "There is a book to read." here book is a concrete noun . i some wher...

by crackinggmat

Mon Sep 12, 2011 3:30 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Papgust's GMAT SENTENCE CORRECTION FLASHCARDS directory
Replies: 348
Views: 175500

BKNY718 wrote:Hello, can someone explain the following:

If -2<a<11 and 3<b<12, then which of the following is NOT true?

1<a+b<23
-14<a-b<8
-7<b-a<14
1<b+a<23
-24<ab<132

Thanks
good question ...C is the correct answer

by crackinggmat

Thu Aug 25, 2011 7:47 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Combining Inequalities
Replies: 7
Views: 1167

In E it says [people over age 47 recycled more 10 yrs back....


consider those people who are presently say 70 yrs old then 10 yrs back they were 60 , and we dont have any info about this age group...hence E is may be or may not be case

Clearly C is the winner

by crackinggmat

Thu Aug 25, 2011 12:42 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Potentially recyclable
Replies: 10
Views: 1547

work done by exp chef in 1 hr 1/8 work done by novice chef in 1 hr is 1/12 combined rate 1/8 + 1/12 = 5/24 now let n exp chef and n novice chef work together combined work done in 1 hr is n/8 + n/12 = 5n/24 thus work done combined in 1.6 hrs(1 hr and 36 min) is 5n/24 *1.6 , which is equal to 1 job t...

by crackinggmat

Wed Aug 24, 2011 7:02 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: PS Caterers
Replies: 3
Views: 1323

probability doubt

Sam and jessica are invited to a dance .if there are 7 women and 7 womenin total at the dance, and one woman and one man are chosen to lead the dance , what is the probability that sam and jessica will not be the pair chosen to lead the dance? 1/49 1/7 6/7 47/49 48/49 I have solved this Q ,so obviou...

by crackinggmat

Wed Aug 24, 2011 5:32 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: probability doubt
Replies: 3
Views: 931

The duality between how Raccine lived in the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen not only as an internal division but also as a possible reason that Raccine, in an age of optimism, selected tragedy as the preferred form. 1) between how Raccine lived in the theatre and his life...

by crackinggmat

Wed Aug 24, 2011 9:10 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Duality
Replies: 18
Views: 2304

India, like Italy and China, has no single dominant cuisine: Indian food comprises many different styles of cooking, with each a product of their regional influences, from the fiery vegetarian dishes of the south to the Portuguese-influenced Goan cooking of the West, to the more familiar Mogul food...

by crackinggmat

Wed Aug 24, 2011 9:02 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: India Italy China
Replies: 9
Views: 1974