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Word Problems

Anthony can purchase bagels at \(\$1.99\) for a specialty bagel and \(\$15.99\) for a package of one dozen plain bagels. If Anthony can purchase only specialty bagels or packages of plain bagels, did Anthony purchase any plain bagels? 1) Anthony spent less than \(\$32.00\) 2) Anthony spent more than...

by swerve

Sun Aug 01, 2021 2:34 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Word Problems
Replies: 0
Views: 7

Geometry

Triangle_with_extended_side.png
In the figure above, the angle marked at \(c\) has been created by extending the base of the triangle, as shown. What is the sum of \(a, b,\) and \(c?\)

1) \(a=85\)
2) \(b=60\)

The OA is A

Source: Veritas Prep

by swerve

Sun Aug 01, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Geometry
Replies: 0
Views: 3

Geometry

An equilateral triangle is inscribed in a circle. How many times greater is the area of the circle than the area of the triangle?

A. \(\dfrac{\pi}{\sqrt{3}}\)

B. \(\dfrac{3\pi}{4}\)

C. \(\dfrac{4\pi}{3\sqrt{3}}\)

D. \(3\)

E. \(\dfrac{2\pi}{\sqrt{3}}\)

The OA is C

Source: Princeton Review

by swerve

Sun Aug 01, 2021 2:20 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Geometry
Replies: 0
Views: 3

Word Problems

A square region has an area of \(b\) square inches and a perimeter of \(n\) inches. If \(n=\dfrac{b}{3}\) what is the length, in inches, of the side of the square?

A. 12
B. \(12\sqrt{2}\)
C. \(48\)
D. \(48\sqrt{2}\)
E. \(144\)

The OA is A

Source: Princeton Review

by swerve

Sun Aug 01, 2021 2:14 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Word Problems
Replies: 0
Views: 4

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...

by swerve

Tue Jul 20, 2021 6:54 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Word Problems
Replies: 0
Views: 63

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
Replies: 0
Views: 37

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...

by swerve

Tue Jul 20, 2021 6:40 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Word Problems
Replies: 0
Views: 29

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...