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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 ...

by jain2016

Sun May 15, 2016 9:03 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: 5 pieces of Wood
Replies: 10
Views: 3507

Statement 2: Each prime factor of x² is greater than 7. Since each prime factor of x² 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...

by jain2016

Sun May 15, 2016 4:31 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: (x^2+)(x+5) an even number
Replies: 3
Views: 870

tens digit of the positive integer r

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

OA B

by jain2016

Sun May 15, 2016 12:03 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: tens digit of the positive integer r
Replies: 4
Views: 1007

(x^2+)(x+5) an even number

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.

OAD

by jain2016

Sat May 14, 2016 11:40 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: (x^2+)(x+5) an even number
Replies: 3
Views: 870

least possible score a team could have earned

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...

by jain2016

Sat May 14, 2016 10:27 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: least possible score a team could have earned
Replies: 9
Views: 2383

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.

Thanks,

SJ

by jain2016

Sat May 14, 2016 5:36 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Aleuts or Inuits
Replies: 3
Views: 1120

Hi All ,

Please give me a reason to eliminate option E.

Many thanks in advance.

SJ

by jain2016

Fri May 13, 2016 10:31 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Frank Lloyd Wright
Replies: 6
Views: 2788

Hi Experts ,

Please give a reason to eliminate option D.

Many thanks in advance.

SJ

by jain2016

Fri May 13, 2016 10:24 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Output of ironwork
Replies: 3
Views: 2259

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...

by jain2016

Fri May 13, 2016 9:44 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: 2016 OG SC 34
Replies: 8
Views: 1863

Aleuts or Inuits

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...

by jain2016

Fri May 13, 2016 8:07 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Aleuts or Inuits
Replies: 3
Views: 1120

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...

by jain2016

Thu May 12, 2016 10:36 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: 2016 OG SC 34
Replies: 8
Views: 1863

Hi Experts,

Is the usage of two IT for the same antecedent correct?

Please explain.

Many thanks in advance.

SJ

by jain2016

Thu May 12, 2016 4:19 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: 2016 OG SC 34
Replies: 8
Views: 1863

Hi Experts ,

Can you please shed some light on this.

Many thanks in advance.

SJ

by jain2016

Wed May 11, 2016 9:12 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Defying efforts
Replies: 8
Views: 2554

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....

by jain2016

Wed May 11, 2016 9:11 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: If x > 1, what is the value of integer x?
Replies: 6
Views: 1554

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.

SJ

by jain2016

Wed May 11, 2016 8:48 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: If x > 1, what is the value of integer x?
Replies: 6
Views: 1554