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Research and development partnerships between investment funds and pharmaceutical corporations are experiencing considerable growth worldwide, even though products developed jointly by two or more corporations are less profitable than products developed by a single corporation. The advantage of res...

by shovan85

Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:10 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Investment funds and pharmaceutical corporations
Replies: 8
Views: 1335

1. Something must be done to ease traffic congestion. In traditional small towns, people used to work and shop in the same town in which they lived, but now that stores and workplaces are located far away from residential areas, people cannot avoid travelling long distances each day. Traffic conges...

by shovan85

Tue Mar 29, 2011 11:04 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: CR : 2 LSAT brainers
Replies: 16
Views: 3212

3. How many divisors does 39690 have? OA: 60 This is pretty well-discussed question in the forum. 1. Factorize the number. 39690 = (2^ 1 )*(3^4)*(5^1)*(7^2) 2. Total number of divisors N = ( 1 +1) * (4+1) * (1+1) * (2+1) = 60 The formula is: First break the number to all possible prime numbers (alo...

by shovan85

Tue Mar 15, 2011 10:01 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Number Properties
Replies: 7
Views: 2487

2. How many positive integers less than 1000 have no factors (other than 1) in common with 1000? OA: A a) 400 b) 410 c) 411 d) 412 e) None of the above I hardly doubt this one if it can be tested in GMAT. Essentially, we have to find out number of co-primes under 1000 above 1. We have to use Euler'...

by shovan85

Tue Mar 15, 2011 9:47 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Number Properties
Replies: 7
Views: 2487

1. What is the remainder when 2^91 is divided by 7? OA: 2 2^3 = 8 which is when divided by 7 leaves us a reminder 1. so write 2^91 = (2^90) * 2 = (8^30) * 2 When 8^30 is divided by 7, we have remainders as 1*1*.... 30 times, thus 8^30 divided by 7 leaves us 1 as remiader. Now we are left with 2 whi...

by shovan85

Tue Mar 15, 2011 9:36 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Number Properties
Replies: 7
Views: 2487
by shovan85

Fri Mar 11, 2011 10:37 am
Forum: Let's Meet Up
Topic: Panel Discussion on Post-MBA Career Paths in Bangalore
Replies: 2
Views: 2259

Advertisers are often criticized for their unscrupulous manipulation of people's tastes  and  wants.  There  is  evidence,  however,  that   some  advertisers  are  motivated   by   moral   as   well   as   financial   considerations .   A   particular   publication   decided ...

by shovan85

Fri Mar 11, 2011 2:58 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: CR - LSAT
Replies: 7
Views: 2250

Forget the mock test scores for a while and think are you really prepared? Have you taken these tests in actual examination condition? Have you taken AWA also? I have been seeing you for a while in BTG with sincere dedication to the GMAT. But the real thing is those 4 hrs at a stretch you are going ...

by shovan85

Fri Mar 11, 2011 2:33 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Am I ready?
Replies: 5
Views: 1607

There are 10 lamps in a hall.Each one of them can be switched independently.Then How many number of ways in which the hall can be illuminated? A.2^(10) -1 B.2^(10) C.2 D.2^(10) -2 E.None of these 10 lamps can be arranged in 2^10 ways. We need at least one light to be switched at a time. That means ...

by shovan85

Wed Mar 09, 2011 11:14 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: hall can be lighted
Replies: 3
Views: 4925

Issue could be with the browser you are using. I tried using this timer in Google Chrome and IE8. Try using Chrome. In case you are using internet explorer then make sure the scripting is enabled for the same. To enable scripting you need to go Internet Options > Security Settings > Custom Level.

by shovan85

Wed Mar 09, 2011 11:01 pm
Forum: Suggestions and Feedback
Topic: Elapsed Time not working ??
Replies: 2
Views: 2067

bblast wrote:hey guys, i rocked the AWA's

5.5

minimum prep, max result :))

thanks to rishi, jason, night reader, shovan and all others..
Thanks man!!

by shovan85

Wed Jan 26, 2011 4:15 am
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: An average show at the main stage
Replies: 30
Views: 6369

Great man!! Congratulations....

I guess you got a less score with that split 47/34... It should be around 670 :)
Mine 49/28 is 640..

Hard Luck man!! Verbal 34 is really good

Hope you get into your desired school. Best of Luck

by shovan85

Sat Jan 22, 2011 6:14 am
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: An average show at the main stage
Replies: 30
Views: 6369

Now when you combined two statement, a & b, you know that set is of even no of digits and 1st and last one can be negative or positive but you still dont know that rest of the numbers can be split up in negatives and positives. So there can be a chance if the set is of 6 (removing 1st and last) you...

by shovan85

Thu Jan 20, 2011 2:58 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: GMAT Prep DS 1
Replies: 3
Views: 735

Rumored declines in automobile-industry revenues are exaggerated . It is true that automobile manufactures’ share of the industry’s revenues fell from 65 percent two years ago to 50 percent today, but over the same period suppliers of automobile parts had their share increase from 15 percent to...

by shovan85

Mon Jan 17, 2011 4:04 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Powerscore CR---Automobile Industry
Replies: 1
Views: 1779