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Re: An insurance company has a contract with a medical laboratory to pay a discounted price for a certain medical test

GMAT Prep An insurance company has a contract with a medical laboratory to pay a discounted price for a certain medical test performed on patients referred to the laboratory by the insurance company. If the laboratory's original bill for this medical test on a patient referred by the insurance comp...


Re: The figure above shows a rectangular parcel of undeveloped land partitioned into four regions, P, Q, R, and S.

Source: GMAT Paper Tests AreaGeometry.PNG The figure above shows a rectangular parcel of undeveloped land partitioned into four regions, P, Q, R, and S. In square meters, the area of square region Q is x^2, the area of rectangular region R is 5x, and the area of rectangular region P is 4x. What is ...


Re: A company accountant estimates that airfares next year for business trips of a thousand miles or less will increase

Source: GMAT Paper Tests A company accountant estimates that airfares next year for business trips of a thousand miles or less will increase by 20 percent and airfares for all other business trips will increase by 10 percent. This year total airfares for business trips of a thousand miles or less w...


Re: A man spends $48 to buy 6 hamburgers and 8 colas for his office workers. The next day, he buys 5 hamburgers and 4

A man spends $48 to buy 6 hamburgers and 8 colas for his office workers. The next day, he buys 5 hamburgers and 4 colas and spends $32. Assuming the prices of hamburgers and colas remain constant, what is the price of one hamburger and one cola? A. $6 B. $7 C. $8 D. $9 E. $10 OA B Source: EMPOWERgm...


Re: Jolene began building a picket fence by planting stakes in a row; the stakes were evenly spaced. After planting the

Jolene began building a picket fence by planting stakes in a row; the stakes were evenly spaced. After planting the first 10 stakes, Jolene measured the length of the row and found that the row was 27 feet long. She continued the row by planting another 10 stakes, then measured the length of the en...


Re: At a certain fruit stand, the price of each apple is 40 cents and the price of each orange is 60 cents. Mary selects

At a certain fruit stand, the price of each apple is 40 cents and the price of each orange is 60 cents. Mary selects a total of 10 apples and oranges from the fruit stand, and the average (arithmetic mean) price of the 10 pieces of fruit is 56 cents. How many oranges must Mary put back so that the ...


Re: Before being simplified, the instructions for computing income tax in Country \(R\) were to add \(2\) percent of one

Before being simplified, the instructions for computing income tax in Country \(R\) were to add \(2\) percent of one's annual income to the average (arithmetic mean) of \(100\) units of Country \(R\)'s currency and \(1\) percent of one's annual income. Which of the following represents the simplifi...


Word Problems

Pete works at three part-time jobs to make extra money. What are his average earnings per hour? 1) Pete earned $500 for 20 hours at the first job, $150 for 10 hours at the second job, and $100 for 5 hours at the third job 2) Pete an average of $25 per hour at the first job, $15 per hour at the secon...

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Tue Jul 20, 2021 6:54 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Word Problems
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Geometry

A square playground has the same area as a rectangular playground that is 30 meters longer but 20 meters narrower. What is the length, in meters, of a side of the square playground?

A. \(10\sqrt{5}\)
B. \(10\sqrt{6}\)
C. 25
D. 50
E. 60

The OA is E

Source: GMAT Paper Tests

by swerve

Tue Jul 20, 2021 6:45 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Geometry
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Word Problems

A certain store sells all maps at one price and all books at another price. On Monday the store sold 12 maps and 10 books for a total of $38.00, and on Tuesday the store sold 20 maps and 15 books for a total of $60.00. At this store, how much less does a map sell for than a book? A. $0.25 B. $0.50 C...

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Tue Jul 20, 2021 6:40 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Word Problems
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Re: A merchant reduces the original price of a coat by 20 percent for a spring sale. Finding that the coat did not sell,

A merchant reduces the original price of a coat by 20 percent for a spring sale. Finding that the coat did not sell, the merchant reduces the spring price by a further 15 percent at the start of the summer. The coat’s summer price is what percent of its original price? A. 35% B. 64% C. 65% D. 68% E...


Re: ACME’s manufacturing costs for sets of horseshoes include a $11,450 initial outlay, and $19.75 per set. They can sel

ACME’s manufacturing costs for sets of horseshoes include a $11,450 initial outlay, and $19.75 per set. They can sell the sets $52.50. If profit is revenue from sales minus manufacturing costs, and the company produces & sells 987 sets of horseshoes, what was their profit? (A) $20,874.25 (B) $30,94...


Re: For a certain pair of non-zero numbers on the number line, is 0 between the two numbers?

For a certain pair of non-zero numbers on the number line, is 0 between the two numbers? (1) the sum of two non-zero numbers is negative. (2) the product of two no zero numbers is negative. Answer: B Source: GMAT Prep (1) Case I: \(a=-2, b=1,\) then sum \(a+b=-1\) and \(0\) Is between them. Case II...


Re: Of 200 people surveyed, 80 percent own a cellular phone and 45 percent own a pager. If all 200 people surveyed own a

Of 200 people surveyed, 80 percent own a cellular phone and 45 percent own a pager. If all 200 people surveyed own a cellular phone, or a pager, or both, what percent of those surveyed either do not own a cellular phone or do not own a pager? (A) 35% (B) 45% (C) 55% (D) 65% (E) 75% Answer: E Source...


Re: If a portion of a half water/half alcohol mix is replaced with 25% alcohol solution, resulting in a 30% alcohol solu

If a portion of a half water/half alcohol mix is replaced with 25% alcohol solution, resulting in a 30% alcohol solution, what percentage of the original alcohol was replaced? A. 3% B. 20% C. 66% D. 75% E. 80% Answer: E Source: GMAT Club Tests Use Smart Numbers Give \(100\) for the initial amount T...