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By pressing a tiny amount of nitrogen between two diamonds to a pressure of 25 million pounds per square inch, scientist

By pressing a tiny amount of nitrogen between two diamonds to a pressure of 25 million pounds per square inch, scientists not only were able to transform the gas into a solid, but they also created a semiconductor similar to silicon. (A) not only were able to transform the gas into a solid, but they...


The headmaster at Leawood Day School noticed that scores on math tests were lower this year than in previous years. This

The headmaster at Leawood Day School noticed that scores on math tests were lower this year than in previous years. This year, all students took math courses during the first period of the school day; in years past, they had taken math during the final period of the day. Reasoning that the students ...


The graph above shows line H. Line J (not shown) does not pass through the first quadrant. Which of the following could

line H graph.JPG The graph above shows line H. Line J (not shown) does not pass through the first quadrant. Which of the following could be true? I. line J is perpendicular to line H II. line J is parallel to line H III. line J intersect line H in the third quadrant (A) I only (B) II only (C) I and...


If a – b = c, what is the value of b ?

If a – b = c, what is the value of b ?

(1) c + 6 = a

(2) a = 6


OA A

Source: Princeton Review

by BTGmoderatorDC

Mon Oct 26, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: If a – b = c, what is the value of b ?
Replies: 1
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The Norwegian government started legal action recently to try and block the so-called Robin Hood tax because it could

The Norwegian government started legal action recently to try and block the so-called Robin Hood tax because it could ensnare countries outside the Eurozone that do not adopt the law. 1) to try and block the so-called Robin Hood tax because it could ensnare countries outside the Euro Zone that do no...


Bamian Politician: We , as leaders of Bamia, need to implement, and supplement, reforms in the Solomon Senior Care Act

Bamian Politician: We , as leaders of Bamia, need to implement, and supplement, reforms in the Solomon Senior Care Act that begin to bend the cost curve. In drafting any new reform, we should not penalize the most vulnerable among us by increasing their costs because they are older or sicker. The ar...


A chili recipe calls for the final mixture to consist of 1/2 meat and 1/3 beans, with the remainder an even mixture of

A chili recipe calls for the final mixture to consist of 1/2 meat and 1/3 beans, with the remainder an even mixture of sauce and various spices. If a total of 6 pounds of sauce and spices are used, how many pounds of beans are used?

A. 3
B. 6
C. 12
D. 18
E. 24


OA C

Source: Veritas Prep


At the beginning of last year, a furniture store had 75 armchairs in stock, which had cost the store $600 each. During

At the beginning of last year, a furniture store had 75 armchairs in stock, which had cost the store $600 each. During the same year, the store purchased a number of additional armchairs. What is the total amount spent by the store on the armchairs it had in stock at the end of last year? (1) Last y...


Prior to 1975, commercial banks could offer more varied account services than thrift institutions, albeit to a limited

Prior to 1975, commercial banks could offer more varied account services than thrift institutions, albeit to a limited segment of the population. A. more varied account services than thrift institutions B. more varied account services than could thrift institutions C. varied account services more th...


Marketing director: If we make our jigsaw puzzles easier to complete then people will not take as long to do each puzzle

Marketing director: If we make our jigsaw puzzles easier to complete then people will not take as long to do each puzzle and will, therefore, buy more of our puzzles. Additionally, easier puzzles will make people feel more intelligent and accomplished, without the frustration that often accompanies ...


If xy = 5 and x^2 + y^2 = 12, then x/y + y/x =

If xy = 5 and x^2 + y^2 = 12, then x/y + y/x =

A. 2 2/5
B. 3 1/7
C. 5 1/3
D. 7
E. 60


OA A

Source: Magoosh

by BTGmoderatorDC

Sun Oct 25, 2020 3:31 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: If xy = 5 and x^2 + y^2 = 12, then x/y + y/x =
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x is a positive integer less than 20. What is the value of x?

x is a positive integer less than 20. What is the value of x?

(1) x is the sum of two consecutive integers.
(2) x is the sum of five consecutive integers.


OA E

Source: Veritas Prep


While spark ignitions start the combustion in gasoline engines, typical in automobiles, high compression of gases, with

While spark ignitions start the combustion in gasoline engines, typical in automobiles, high compression of gases, with high temperatures, are igniting the combustion in diesel engines. (A) high compression of gases, with high temperatures, are igniting the combustion in diesel engines (B) the high ...


A survey of 1,200 residents of a certain state revealed that 34 percent found hunting to be morally wrong. Of those same

A survey of 1,200 residents of a certain state revealed that 34 percent found hunting to be morally wrong. Of those same 1,200 respondents, 59 percent said that they had never hunted before. From this information, the surveyors concluded that ________. Which of the following best completes the passa...


Given that a is the average (arithmetic mean) of the first nine positive multiples of six and b is the median of the

Given that a is the average (arithmetic mean) of the first nine positive multiples of six and b is the median of the first twelve positive multiples of six, what is the ratio of a to b?

A. 3:4
B. 10:13
C. 5:6
D. 13:10
E. 4:3


OA B

Source: Manhattan Prep