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You are given the final selling point, $96/share. One share was sold at a 20% profit meaning $96=1.2*Original Price, so the the Original Price=96/1.2 (convert 1.2 to the fraction 6/5), OP=96/(6/5), OP=96*(5/6), OP = $80, which gives a profit of +$16. Share 2 is sold at a 20% loss indicating $96=.8*O...

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Thu May 15, 2008 6:42 pm- Forum: Problem Solving
- Topic: GMAT Prep2 ?? (bobbystocks)
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Utilize Pythagorean theorem to see that the left triangle is a 3-4-5 and that the right triangle is 5-12-13. This means that the middle triangle is a isosceles have 2 sides being 5 and 5. This means the angles opposite of the equivalent sides are also equal, meaning the bottom left angle that is 55 ...

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Thu May 15, 2008 6:34 pm- Forum: Problem Solving
- Topic: GMAT prep2?? (Geometry)
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Thu May 15, 2008 6:28 pm- Forum: GMAT Verbal & Essays
- Topic: Any audio study tools?
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Thu May 15, 2008 6:15 pm- Forum: Ask Stacy Blackman
- Topic: MBA or MSA?
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Thu May 15, 2008 5:08 am- Forum: Data Sufficiency
- Topic: Geometry Question II
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If n is a positive integer and r is the remainder when n^2-1 is divided by 8, what is the value of r? (1) n is odd (2) n is not divisible by 8 (1) plug in the numbers 3 and 5 for n, 3^2 - 1=8 so remainder is 0, use 5 to confirm 5^2 - 1=24, so remainder is 0 again (2)since odd numbers give you a rema...

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Wed May 14, 2008 9:15 pm- Forum: Data Sufficiency
- Topic: GMAT Prep2 ?? Help...
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(1) At the stand, 1 sandwich and 2 soft drinks cost a total of $3.15. (2) At the stand, 3 sandwiches and 1 soft drink cost a total of $5.70 s=sandwich and d=soft drink (1) s+2d=3.15, therefore s=3.15-2d (2) 3s+d=5.70 substitute 3.15-2d for s in equation 2 giving you 9.45-6d+d=5.70, then 3.75-5d=0, t...

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Wed May 14, 2008 8:29 pm- Forum: Data Sufficiency
- Topic: GMAT Prep2 ?? (Sandwiches)
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Is the positive integer j divisible by a greater number of different prime numbers than the positive integer k? (1) j is divisible by 30 (2) k = 1000 (1)plug in 30 for j, 30 is divisible by 2, 3, & 5 (2) 1000 is divisible by 2 & 5 therefore (1) & (2) together the are sufficient, but insufficient alone

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Wed May 14, 2008 6:29 pm- Forum: Data Sufficiency
- Topic: GMAT Prep2?? (J Divisible)
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(1) indicates b>a and c>b, therefore c>b>a

(2) indicates c>b and c>a, and since c=b+5 and c=a+8, substitute for c and you get b+5=a+8 then b=a+3, indicating b>a so again c>b>a

each answer by itself is sufficient

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Wed May 14, 2008 6:07 pm- Forum: Data Sufficiency
- Topic: GMAT Prep2?? (b and c)
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Wed May 14, 2008 2:24 pm- Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
- Topic: What should I do to improve my profile?
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Wed May 14, 2008 9:23 am- Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
- Topic: What should I do to improve my profile?
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Wed May 14, 2008 8:50 am- Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
- Topic: What should I do to improve my profile?
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Wed May 14, 2008 7:45 am- Forum: Ask Stacy Blackman
- Topic: Profile Evaluation/How to Improve
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Wed May 14, 2008 7:44 am- Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
- Topic: What should I do to improve my profile?
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Tue May 06, 2008 6:17 am- Forum: GMAT Strategy
- Topic: The GMAT Life
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