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Can someone help me answering this exercise?

If 'a' and 'b' are the roots of the quadratic equation x2 - x + 1 = 0, what is the value of a2 + b2? Note: x2 is x squared, and a2 and b2 ate a and b squared. The answer is -1. The source of the exercise is: http://free-quiz.4gmat.com/quizzes/math_quiz_17/question_3.shtml ===== How the hell does one...

by torres.oriana

Sun Jun 27, 2010 6:25 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Can someone help me answering this exercise?
Replies: 4
Views: 1158

Where to find "free", yet good quality CATs?

Hi friends, My name is Oriana, Colombian and you can read a bit of my story in my blog!! http://gmatresilience.blogspot.com/ I want to ask you for an advice! I am in need of CATs, many, many of them, since I am basing my current strategy on doing as many of them as possible and focusing on strategic...

by torres.oriana

Sat Jun 26, 2010 4:35 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Where to find "free", yet good quality CATs?
Replies: 1
Views: 738

I found the GMAT Error Logs to be a pretty interesting tool to use to correct the CATs I plan to start doing weekly. Though I wanted to put them into practice first, to see how they really work and if my assumption of them being a great tool made sense. I did therefore 2 timed short tests today (one...

by torres.oriana

Sat Jun 19, 2010 12:01 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: GMAT Practice Grid - Use this to analyze your errors
Replies: 79
Views: 165834

Thanks too both!
Yeah - attempt 3 should have never happen ...
Let´s see how it goes!!

Any other tip will be very welcomed!!!

Oriana

by torres.oriana

Tue Jun 15, 2010 4:31 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: CAT based strategy to fight tension - does it make sense?
Replies: 4
Views: 976

CAT based strategy to fight tension - does it make sense?

Hello all! I`ve been exploring BEAT THE GMAT since couple of days and the more I read, the more amazed I am! My name is Oriana Torres, I am Colombian. Since pretty much a year I started preparing for the GMAT. So far, within a period of 8 months, I have presented it 3 times, being the last one prett...

by torres.oriana

Mon Jun 14, 2010 5:46 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: CAT based strategy to fight tension - does it make sense?
Replies: 4
Views: 976
by torres.oriana

Mon Jun 14, 2010 4:32 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Download my free GMAT Flashcards!
Replies: 406
Views: 706888

Hello! My name is Oriana Torres, and I recently added a blog to your Blog Section, under the PRE - MBA section. I was wondering if the blog was already approved or linked to your site. I think it can be of great help. I just have published one post - partly waiting for your approval - but I will sta...

by torres.oriana

Mon Jun 14, 2010 10:18 am
Forum: Suggestions and Feedback
Topic: how can I contact someone at "beat the gmat" webs.
Replies: 20
Views: 15484