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Sun and Moon: Difficult one

Because of the Sun, which is 400 times larger than the Moon, but also 400 times farther away from Earth, so both the Sun and the Moon have the same apparent size in the sky. A: Because of the Sun, which is 400 times larger than the Moon, but also 400 times farther away from Earth, so both the Sun a...

by vk_vinayak

Mon Sep 24, 2012 8:42 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Sun and Moon: Difficult one
Replies: 22
Views: 6276

As of this morning, none of my friends have been able to solve the puzzle contained in last week's newspaper. (A) none of my friends have been able to solve (B) none of my friends was able to solve (C) not one of my friends has yet been able to solve (D) none of my friends has been able to solve (E...

by vk_vinayak

Mon Sep 24, 2012 8:34 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Pls expalin
Replies: 8
Views: 1527

Extremophiles

Inhospitable places on our planet, from steaming Hot Springs to the thick ice of the polar regions, tend to be populated by the specially adapted microbes flourishing, it seems, in these extreme conditions and are therefore called "extremophiles." A. flourishing, it seems, in these extreme condition...

by vk_vinayak

Mon Sep 24, 2012 8:17 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Extremophiles
Replies: 7
Views: 4613

As of this morning, none of my friends have been able to solve the puzzle contained in last week's newspaper. (A) none of my friends have been able to solve (B) none of my friends was able to solve (C) not one of my friends has yet been able to solve (D) none of my friends has been able to solve (E...

by vk_vinayak

Mon Sep 24, 2012 8:01 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Pls expalin
Replies: 8
Views: 1527

So, to calculate EVEN POSITIVE FACTORS, we must find the total factors and subtract ODD POSITIVE FACTORS from it?

From 36 = 2^2 * 3^2. Why can't we say that only EVEN prime factor is 2, with an exponent of 2 and adding 1 to the exponent, we get 2+1 = 3 EVEN factors ?

by vk_vinayak

Mon Sep 24, 2012 3:36 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Gmat loves factors
Replies: 7
Views: 2566

A certain city with a population of 132,000 is to be divided into 11 voting districts, and no district is to have a population that is more than 10 percent greater than the population of any other district. What is the minimum possible population that the least populated district could have? a) 10,...

by vk_vinayak

Mon Sep 24, 2012 12:53 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Problem solving
Replies: 2
Views: 914

Need help with this one - Q: Currently 26 billion barrels a year, world consumption of oil is rising at a rate of 2 percent annually. - same - the world is consuming oil at an increasing rate of - the world's oil is being consumed at the increasing rate of - the rise in the rate of of the world's o...

by vk_vinayak

Thu Sep 20, 2012 8:42 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: GMAT Prep SC Question
Replies: 3
Views: 1298

Q: According to public health officials, in 1998 MA became the first state in which more babies were born to women over the age of thirty than under it. - same - than born - than they were - than there had been - than had been born I choose B "than born" because if I extended the sentence out it wo...

by vk_vinayak

Thu Sep 20, 2012 8:29 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Another (tricky) SC Question
Replies: 3
Views: 1178

In an attempt to produce premium oysters, a firm in Scotland has developed a prototype of a submersible oyster farm, sitting below the surface of the ocean, and it provides ideal conditions for the mollusks' growth. A. farm, sitting below the surface of the ocean, and it provides B. farm, sitting b...

by vk_vinayak

Thu Sep 20, 2012 8:14 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Prototype for premium oysters
Replies: 2
Views: 965

Posting a new thread as didn't find a good answer in earlier post.. The coyote is one of several recent ecological success stories: along with the white-tailed deer, the moose, and other species that are enlarging their natural domains, they have established themselves as supreme adapters in an era...

by vk_vinayak

Thu Sep 20, 2012 10:39 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: one of the or only one of the
Replies: 1
Views: 1372

Certain hockey players began wearing helmets before the National league required them to do so. These players were 20% less likely to suffer head injuries than other players. Obviously, hockey helmets are critical in preventing head injuries. Which of the following, if true, would weaken the argume...

by vk_vinayak

Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:33 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Kaplan CR problem
Replies: 8
Views: 1389

Raisins(R) are made by drying grapes(G) in the sun. Although some of the sugar in the grapes is caramelized in the process, nothing is added. Moreover, the only thing removed from the grapes is the water that evaporates during the drying and water contains no calories or nutrients. The fact that ra...

by vk_vinayak

Thu Sep 20, 2012 1:52 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Resolve the paradox
Replies: 4
Views: 987
by vk_vinayak

Tue Sep 18, 2012 3:16 am
Forum: GMAT Math
Topic: Venn Diagrams PS
Replies: 2
Views: 1273

In the search for alien life, astronomers have recently begun studying a promising region, a solar system that is populated by a number of potentially life-friendly planets formed by fragments of an exploding star some 7 million years ago and features many of the geological and climatic prerequisit...

by vk_vinayak

Mon Sep 17, 2012 10:05 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: verb form??
Replies: 3
Views: 1048

avik.ch wrote:So we can reasonably conclude that the OA is wrong.

Thanks !!
I searched for this question, and found that OA is technically correct, but the question is incomplete. Refer Stewart's explanation at: http://www.beatthegmat.com/a-data-from- ... 81048.html

B is the logical answer.

by vk_vinayak

Mon Sep 17, 2012 3:20 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: The value of B ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1159