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Hi, according to me option A is correct and there is a subject verb mismatch in option E. The reason is , in E we have " the devastation and enslavement". Since in sentence "the" is used only once so basically we need to consider that "devastation and enslavement" as single unit.. so we cannot use ...

by crackgmat007

Wed Nov 04, 2009 10:15 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Columbus
Replies: 12
Views: 3784

I think it should be E.

1. Third vertex can be (4,3) or (0,0)

2. Doesnt help much

1&2 - we already know that one side is 4 (stmt1), so info in 2 doesnt help.

by crackgmat007

Wed Nov 04, 2009 10:02 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Coordinate Geometry
Replies: 5
Views: 1155

The team needs to win the remaining 3 matches to get a score of 15-13.. so , 1/8 is right But the team only need ttwo wins to be 14-13 ? What if the last game is lost? It will be a draw. Since theq uestion requires us to calculate the probability that the team will finish the season with a winning ...

by crackgmat007

Wed Nov 04, 2009 9:52 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Prob
Replies: 6
Views: 1112

GMAT Club challenges

by crackgmat007

Wed Nov 04, 2009 9:47 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Set S
Replies: 6
Views: 1173

Re: ans

It is the distance between (0,0) and (0,2) (use the dist. formula you get answer as 2) How did you get OA as sqrt(2)? OA is given as sqrt(2). I am not clear about the explanation. The mistake in your calculations is that you considered one of the vertex of the square. But the question is asking whi...

by crackgmat007

Wed Nov 04, 2009 8:59 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Square
Replies: 4
Views: 1283

Paper Sets. There is no OE. In A, subj doesnt agree with verb (HAS). E makes sense to me. I guess, OA must be wrong.

by crackgmat007

Wed Nov 04, 2009 8:11 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Columbus
Replies: 12
Views: 3784

Columbus

For many revisionist historians, Christopher Columbus has come to personify devastation and enslavement in the name of progress that has decimated native peoples of the Western Hemisphere. A. devastation and enslavement in the name of progress that has decimated native peoples of the Western Hemisph...

by crackgmat007

Wed Nov 04, 2009 7:19 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Columbus
Replies: 12
Views: 3784

Curve

How many points of intersection does the curve x^2 + y^2 = 4 have with line x + y = 4?

oa - 2

Can someone solve this using equations

by crackgmat007

Wed Nov 04, 2009 5:00 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Curve
Replies: 5
Views: 1151

Square

If on the coordinate plane (6,2) and (0,6) are the endpoints of the diagonal of a square, what is the distance between point (0,0) and the closest vertex of the square? OA - Sqrt 2 Adding the link for explanation that I found very helful. Also, looks like the question was wrong. Updated with the cor...

by crackgmat007

Wed Nov 04, 2009 4:46 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Square
Replies: 4
Views: 1283

OA - C Can anyone solve this question?

by crackgmat007

Wed Nov 04, 2009 4:16 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Set S
Replies: 6
Views: 1173

Range

Is the range of a combined set (S,T) bigger than the sum of ranges of sets S and T ?

1. The largest element of T is bigger than the largest element of S.
2. The smallest element of T is bigger than the largest element of S.

by crackgmat007

Wed Nov 04, 2009 4:00 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Range
Replies: 5
Views: 1607
by crackgmat007

Wed Nov 04, 2009 12:29 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: gmat prep question
Replies: 12
Views: 6517

Re: confused

yvonne12 wrote:ok, but it does not say whether its consecutive numbers.

thats what throws me off. Please explain further
This is a good question. I dont think we can assume that the integers are consecutive in stmt 2. Can we?

by crackgmat007

Wed Nov 04, 2009 9:41 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: gmat prep question
Replies: 12
Views: 6517

[spoiler]Honestly, process of elimination is not efficient[/spoiler] Very nice explanation. One question with regard to strategy. Is there any reason why POE is ineffecient? Did you mean, once we know the answer is A, no need of POE. Coz sometimes, credited answer can be identified by getting rid of...

by crackgmat007

Tue Nov 03, 2009 10:08 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: rainfall problem
Replies: 40
Views: 9466

Any thoughts. IMO E coz of parallelism.

which idiom is correct

potential to be or

potential as

by crackgmat007

Tue Nov 03, 2009 7:47 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Gas hydrates
Replies: 10
Views: 6969