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A median of 140 , tells us that our lengths (in ascending order ) are ?, ?, 140 , ?, ? To MAXIMIZE the length of the shortest piece, we need to MINIMIZE the lengths of the 2 longest pieces (and keep a median of 140 ) So, we get ?, ?, 140 , 140, 140 The two remaining numbers must add to 200 (to get ...
Statement 2: Each prime factor of xÂ² is greater than 7. Since each prime factor of xÂ² is greater than 7, each prime factor of X ITSELF must be greater than 7. Options for x: 11, 13, 17, 19, 23... Notice that only ODD VALUES FOR X will satisfy statement 2. As we saw in statement 1, if x is odd, th...
What is the tens digit of the positive integer r?
1) The tens digit of r/10 is 3.
2) The hundreds digit of 10r is 6
If x is an integer, is(x^2+)(x+5) an even number?
1) x is an odd number
2) Each prime factor of x^2 is greater than 7.
For a certain race, 3 teams allowed to enter 3 members each. A team earned 6-n points whenever one of its team members finished in nth place, where 1<equal n <equal 5 . There were no ties, disqualifications, or withdrawals. If no team earned more than 6 points, what is the least possible score a tea...
Hi Aflaam ,
I eliminated option A,C, and E because in isolation is not correct idiom.
Correct Idiom -- IS ISOLATED FROM
@Experts , please correct me if I am wrong.
Sure. There's no rule that limits the number of pronouns you can use in a sentence. Just make sure that any pronouns are used logically and agree with their referents. [/quote] Hi David , Many thanks for your reply sir. Also In GMAT we can not use two different pronoun in a sentence for one particu...
Inuits of the Bering Sea were in isolation from contact with Europeans longer than Aleuts or Inuits of the North Pacific and northern Alaska. (A) in isolation from contact with Europeans longer than (B) isolated from contact with Europeans longer than (C) in isolation from contact with Europeans lon...
The OA employs this usage, so clearly it's okay! Think of it this way: typically (though not always), when a pronoun is used as the subject of a clause, the pronoun's antecedent will be the subject of the previous clause. Examine the three clauses (subjects in red) Our first clause: schistosomiasis...
Statement 1: There are x unique factors of x If x=2, the statement above becomes: There are 2 unique factors of 2 . This works, since 2 has two unique factors: 1 and 2. If x=3, the statement above becomes: There are 3 unique factors of 3. This does NOT work, since 3 has two unique factors: 1 and 3....
Hi GMATGuruNY ,
I really don't understand the question. Is the question is asking for exact value of x? If yes, then statement 1 shows that x has different value.
Please clear me sir.
Many thanks in advance.