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I have hit a wall in prep- how to break it?

Hi all, I am posting this question after getting tired of looking at the same results of every mock test. The funny thing is that the quant score in my diagnostic test, that I took 4-5 months before, is exactly the same as on the most recent test, even after studying so diligently. I have used up al...

by sukriti2hats

Fri Sep 26, 2014 11:34 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: I have hit a wall in prep- how to break it?
Replies: 1
Views: 1077

Rectangular game board

A rectangular game board is composed of identical squares arranged in a rectangular array of r rows and r+1 columns. The r rows are numbered from 1 through r and the r+1 columns are numbered from 1 through r+1. If r>10 then which of the following represents number of squares that are neither in the ...

by sukriti2hats

Fri Aug 29, 2014 10:27 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Rectangular game board
Replies: 3
Views: 15825

Circles and tangents

Looking for a different strategy..

In the given figure, if PQ=9 cm and O is the centre of the circle, then find the length of PO when angle QOR= 60, and PQO =PRO=90.

A) 18 cm
B) 28 cm
C) 13.5 cm
D) 9√3/2 cm
E) 15√3/2 cm

OA: A

by sukriti2hats

Fri Jun 13, 2014 1:34 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Circles and tangents
Replies: 3
Views: 1678

If x and y are positive integers, is x/y < (x+5)/(y+5) ? Statement #1: y = 5 Statement #2: x > y OA Statement 2 is sufficient Hi akhilsuhag, It is a YES/NO type question. Statement 1: y=5 Substitute the value of y in x/y and x+5/y+5 You will get, x/5 and x+5/10 We cannot answer which one is greater...

by sukriti2hats

Sat Jun 07, 2014 7:50 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: x and y
Replies: 5
Views: 4213

John would have reduced the time it took him to drive from his home to a certain store by 1/3 if he had increased his average speed by 15 miles per hour. What was John's actual average speed, in miles per hour, when he drove from his home to the store? (A) 25 (B) 30 (C) 40 (D) 45 (E) 50 looking for...

by sukriti2hats

Wed Jun 04, 2014 10:31 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: john would have reduced the time
Replies: 3
Views: 1856

Hi Sukriti, Thank you for getting this thread started off. It is not really true that top schools in the US do not accept 3-year bachelor degrees from India. Schools such as Harvard, Stanford, MIT Sloan, Kellogg, Columbia, Tuck, and Duke (list not exhaustive) do accept 3-year degrees from India. Yo...


Hi GyanOne, I am a college senior. GPA - till now aggregate 80% (will be graduating in May 2015) Highest marks in college Degree - B.A. (Hons) Economics, University of Delhi GMAT - Will be writing in September 14 (expected score around 700) Extracurriculars - Editior-in-chief of Annual Economics Jou...


The vertices of a rectangle in the standard (x,y) coordinate plane are (0,0), (0,4), (7,0), and (7,4). If a line through (2,2) partitions the interior of this rectangle into 2 regions that have equal areas, what is the slope of this line? (A) 0 (B) 2/5 (C) 4/7 (D) 1 (E) 7/4 OA: A A rectangle can be...

by sukriti2hats

Tue Jun 03, 2014 7:37 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Line (2,2) Partitions Interior of Rectangle
Replies: 5
Views: 2448

Hi MBA Crystal Ball, I am a college senior. GPA - till now aggregate 80% (will be graduating in May 2015) Highest marks in college Degree - B.A. (Hons) Economics, University of Delhi GMAT - Will be writing in September 14 (expected score around 700) Extracurriculars - Editior-in-chief of Annual Econ...

by sukriti2hats

Tue Jun 03, 2014 4:05 am
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: Ask MBA Crystal Ball
Replies: 524
Views: 142891

Masters in Management - Europe

Hi, GPA - I am a college senior and till now my aggregate is 80%, Economics major, University of Delhi(ranked no.1 in India ) GMAT- will be writing in September 2014 Extracurricular - Editor-in-chief of the Annual Economics journal of college consecutively for 2 years Internships- 1 summer at a lead...

by sukriti2hats

Tue Jun 03, 2014 3:50 am
Forum: Ask Stacy Blackman
Topic: Masters in Management - Europe
Replies: 1
Views: 1263

Let the centre of the circle be O. AO=BO=EO because they represent the radius. Statement 1- measure of arc AB is 120 degrees. The angle AOB is 120. The angles AOE and BOE will also be equal to 120. So the measure of arc AE = BE =120. In triangles AOB , AOE and BOE, sides AO=BO=EO because they are ra...

by sukriti2hats

Tue Jun 03, 2014 1:54 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Geometry
Replies: 3
Views: 929

Hi [email protected].com, The way I would do this question is as follows, Change in median base salary from 1999-2000 = 14% It means the salary in 2000 is 14% higher than that of 2000. Let the salary in 1999 be x So, salary in 2000 = salary in 1999 + 14% of salary in 1999 100000 = x + 0.14x 100000 = 1....

by sukriti2hats

Mon Jun 02, 2014 11:16 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Median Compensation
Replies: 5
Views: 1558

Hi gmattesttaker2, This is a problem based on greatest integer function [x] . In greatest integer function, x takes the value of the greatest nearest integer. For example if x=2.3 then [x]=[2.3]=3 and if x=-2.3 then [-2.3] = -2. In this case it is given [x/2]=0, this can happen only when x/2 lies be...

by sukriti2hats

Mon Jun 02, 2014 11:02 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: [x] denotes the least integer greater than or equal to x ...
Replies: 8
Views: 13365

Hi s91arvindh, The shortcut that you have mentioned in this problem is based on a simple fact - when we multiply a number with an improper fraction its value incrases and when we multiply a number with proper fraction its value decreases. In this case the number of days is found out in three steps, ...

by sukriti2hats

Mon Jun 02, 2014 10:40 pm
Forum: GMAT Math
Topic: Time and Work - Understanding the Method
Replies: 3
Views: 1909

K is a set of numbers such that i) if x is in K, then (-x) is in K and, ii) if each of x and y is in K, then xy is in K Is 12 in K? 1) 2 is in K 2) 3 is in K Target question : Is 12 in K? Statement 1 : 2 is in K By rule i, -2 is also in set K By rule ii, if 2 and -2 are in set K, then -4 is in set ...

by sukriti2hats

Mon Jun 02, 2014 6:27 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: DS problem
Replies: 3
Views: 2209