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#### A group of 8 friends

##### A group of 8 friends

A group of 8 friends want to play doubles tennis. How many different ways can the group be divided into 4 teams of 2 people? A. 420 B. 2520 C. 168 D. 90 E. 105 OA E This is how I did it, 1st pair = 8 * 7 = 56 2nd pair = 6 * 5 = 30 3rd pair = 4 * 3 = 12 4th pair = 2 * 1 = 2 Total = 100 Which is not t...

by pesfunk

Sat Apr 23, 2011 5:42 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: A group of 8 friends
Replies: 6
Views: 3326

#### Religious beliefs - Quite confusing

##### Religious beliefs - Quite confusing

Religious beliefs of Thomas Hardy are debatable but, but no one can dispute his compelling literary genius exemplified by far from the madding crowd or Tess of the d'ubervilles. A. but no one can dispute his compelling literary genius B. but none can dispute his compelling literary genius C. but not...

by pesfunk

Fri Apr 22, 2011 8:58 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Religious beliefs - Quite confusing
Replies: 2
Views: 1041

#### a/b > b/c - inequality

##### a/b > b/c - inequality

Hi,

I have this as an inequality:

a/b > b/c

Mathematically, can we cross multiply to make it ac > b^2 ??

by pesfunk

Mon Apr 18, 2011 5:25 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: a/b > b/c - inequality
Replies: 3
Views: 962

#### Greater VS Higher

##### Greater VS Higher

Hi,

Could someone kindly help me understand the difference between GREATER and HIGHER ?

Regards
Manish

by pesfunk

Sun Apr 17, 2011 5:45 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Greater VS Higher
Replies: 4
Views: 33406

#### distinct points A, B, C , and D

##### distinct points A, B, C , and D

If distinct points A, B, C , and D form a right triangle ABC with a height BD , what is the value of AB times BC ?

1) AB=6
2) The product of the non-hypotenuse sides is equal to 24

[spoiler]OA is B but I don't get how !![/spoiler]

by pesfunk

Fri Apr 15, 2011 9:27 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: distinct points A, B, C , and D
Replies: 2
Views: 1027

#### Confused with the signs :(

##### Confused with the signs :(

Hi Guys

I'm a little confused with the signs. Could someone please let me know the 2 values of K in this case ?

K^2 - 7K - 18 > 0

Regards

by pesfunk

Fri Apr 15, 2011 6:37 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Confused with the signs :(
Replies: 1
Views: 903

###### Data Sufficiency

Could someone help me with this one please ? ABCD is a quadrilateral. A rhombus is a quadrilateral whose sides are all congruent. BCEF is a rhombus and shares a common side with the quadrilateral ABCD. The area of which one is greater: ABCD or BCEF ? (1) ABCD is a square. (2) BCEF is not a square. O...

by pesfunk

Fri Apr 15, 2011 5:41 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Replies: 4
Views: 1791

#### Some patients who do not respond to therapies

##### Some patients who do not respond to therapies

Why is C incorrect ? Some patients who do not respond to therapies of depression may simply have received inadequate treatment, having, for example been prescribed a drug as a dosage too low to be effective or having been taken off a drug too soon. A -- having, for example been prescribed a drug as ...

by pesfunk

Fri Apr 15, 2011 1:37 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Some patients who do not respond to therapies
Replies: 5
Views: 5206

#### Amount

###### Sentence Correction

Thanks guys !!
This explains...

AIM GMAT wrote:
pesfunk wrote:Could you please tell me why "higher" is incorrect in this case ?

Money[Number] cannot be higher or lower , it can be expressed as more than or less than .

Ex - The profit was higher than $100 million OR The profit was more than$100 million.

by pesfunk

Wed Apr 13, 2011 9:09 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Amount
Replies: 6
Views: 1162

#### Amount

###### Sentence Correction

Could you please tell me why "higher" is incorrect in this case ?

AIM GMAT wrote:A. amounts to a sum more
B. amounts to more
C. amounted to more
D. amounted to higher
E. amounted to a higher sum

IMO C.

by pesfunk

Wed Apr 13, 2011 7:14 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Amount
Replies: 6
Views: 1162

Although the total ticket revenues from independent movie theaters amounts to a sum more than $300 million last year, many analysts predict that such theaters will struggle this year and in the future. A. amounts to a sum more B. amounts to more C. amounted to more D. amounted to higher E. amounted ... by pesfunk Wed Apr 13, 2011 6:57 pm Forum: Sentence Correction Topic: Amount Replies: 6 Views: 1162 #### faced with an estimated$2 billon

###### Sentence Correction

even i'm struggling with C

by pesfunk

Thu Mar 31, 2011 6:57 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: faced with an estimated \$2 billon
Replies: 21
Views: 10092

#### Overlapping sets - Confusion Confusion -

##### Overlapping sets - Confusion Confusion -

I can see 2 overlapping sets questions that are solved in 2 different types with different formulas. Could someone please help me understand these ? Question from MGMAT word translation: Q1: Workers are grouped by their areas of expertise, and are placed on at least one team. 20 are on the marketing...

by pesfunk

Sun Mar 27, 2011 1:04 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Overlapping sets - Confusion Confusion -
Replies: 2
Views: 1465

#### A professional gambler

###### Problem Solving

25 is indeed the right answer.

This is how i solved it.

10 out of 25 already won.
If he plays x more games...he will win 0.8x out of them.

( 10 + 0.8x ) / (25 + X ) = 0.6

X = 25

force5 wrote:25 games indeed.

by pesfunk

Sat Mar 26, 2011 9:29 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: A professional gambler
Replies: 9
Views: 4283

#### GMAT Prep

###### Sentence Correction

Congratulations....the OA is indeed B

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