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vk_vinayak
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Sun and Moon: Difficult one

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Sentence Correction
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Mon Sep 24, 2012 8:42 am
Because of the Sun, which is 400 times larger than the Moon, but also 400 times farther away from Earth, so both the Sun and the Moon have the same apparent size in the sky.

A: Because of the Sun, ...
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Pls expalin

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Sentence Correction
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Mon Sep 24, 2012 8:34 am
As of this morning, none of my friends have been able to solve the puzzle contained in last week's newspaper.
(A) none of my friends have been able to solve
(B) none of my friends was able to solve ...
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Extremophiles

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Sentence Correction
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Mon Sep 24, 2012 8:17 am
Inhospitable places on our planet, from steaming Hot Springs to the thick ice of the polar regions, tend to be populated by the specially adapted microbes flourishing, it seems, in these extreme condi ...
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Pls expalin

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Sentence Correction
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Mon Sep 24, 2012 8:01 am
As of this morning, none of my friends have been able to solve the puzzle contained in last week's newspaper.
(A) none of my friends have been able to solve
(B) none of my friends was able to solve ...
vk_vinayak
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Gmat loves factors

Forum:
Problem Solving
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Mon Sep 24, 2012 3:36 am
So, to calculate EVEN POSITIVE FACTORS, we must find the total factors and subtract ODD POSITIVE FACTORS from it?

From 36 = 2^2 * 3^2. Why can't we say that only EVEN prime factor is 2, with an exp ...
vk_vinayak
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Problem solving

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Problem Solving
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Mon Sep 24, 2012 12:53 am
A certain city with a population of 132,000 is to be divided into 11 voting districts, and no district is to have a population that is more than 10 percent greater than the population of any other dis ...
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GMAT Prep SC Question

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Sentence Correction
Posted:
Thu Sep 20, 2012 8:42 pm
Need help with this one -

Q: Currently 26 billion barrels a year, world consumption of oil is rising at a rate of 2 percent annually.

- same
- the world is consuming oil at an increasing rate ...
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Another (tricky) SC Question

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Sentence Correction
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Thu Sep 20, 2012 8:29 pm
Q: According to public health officials, in 1998 MA became the first state in which more babies were born to women over the age of thirty than under it.

- same
- than born
- than they were
- th ...
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Prototype for premium oysters

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Sentence Correction
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Thu Sep 20, 2012 8:14 pm
In an attempt to produce premium oysters, a firm in Scotland has developed a prototype of a submersible oyster farm, sitting below the surface of the ocean, and it provides ideal conditions for the mo ...
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one of the or only one of the

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Sentence Correction
Posted:
Thu Sep 20, 2012 10:39 am
Posting a new thread as didn't find a good answer in earlier post..

The coyote is one of several recent ecological success stories: along with the
white-tailed deer, the moose, and other species t ...
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Kaplan CR problem

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Critical Reasoning
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Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:33 am
Certain hockey players began wearing helmets before the National league required them to do so. These players were 20% less likely to suffer head injuries than other players. Obviously, hockey helmets ...
vk_vinayak
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Resolve the paradox

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Critical Reasoning
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Thu Sep 20, 2012 1:52 am
Raisins(R) are made by drying grapes(G) in the sun. Although some of the sugar in the grapes is caramelized in the process, nothing is added. Moreover, the only thing removed from the grapes is the wa ...
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Venn Diagrams PS

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GMAT Math
Posted:
Tue Sep 18, 2012 3:16 am
http://s18.postimage.org/rnyftasol/Math_Prob.jpg
vk_vinayak
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verb form??

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Sentence Correction
Posted:
Mon Sep 17, 2012 10:05 pm
In the search for alien life, astronomers have recently begun studying a promising region, a solar system that is populated by a number of potentially life-friendly planets formed by fragments of an e ...
vk_vinayak
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The value of B ?

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Data Sufficiency
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Mon Sep 17, 2012 3:20 am
So we can reasonably conclude that the OA is wrong.

Thanks !!

I searched for this question, and found that OA is technically correct, but the question is incomplete. Refer Stewart's explanation ...
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