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According to a review of 61 studies of patients suffering from severely debilitating depression, a large majority of the patients reported that missing a night's sleep immediately lifted their depression. Yet sleep-deprivation is not used to treat depression even though the conventional treatments,...

by mevicks

Mon Nov 04, 2013 7:59 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Sleep Deprivation for Depressed Patients
Replies: 4
Views: 1520

The value of the farming equipment manufacturer’s shares have risen nearly 200 percent this year as more investors have started to believe that the company will make more efficient tractors that people will flock to buy. A. The value of the farming equipment manufacturer’s shares have risen nea...

by mevicks

Mon Nov 04, 2013 7:41 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: SC from Veritas Free test
Replies: 15
Views: 3264

Until you get your hands on the app and its videos you might wanna check this out:
http://dvgcc.com/lessonnotes.html

Hope that helps.

by mevicks

Mon Nov 04, 2013 8:07 am
Forum: Ask a Veritas Prep representative
Topic: Complete GMAT Video Course By Veritas Prep - free
Replies: 1
Views: 13602

How many times will the digit 7 be written when listing the integers from 1 to 1000? (A) 110 (B) 111 (C) 271 (D) 300 (E) 304 Use the slot method to find the number of appearances of 7: 1 - 9 --> only 7 --> 1 10 - 99 --> _ _ --> _ 7 & 7 _ First case: tens digit can take 1 - 9 = 9 Values Second case:...

by mevicks

Mon Nov 04, 2013 5:29 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: How many times will the digit 7 be written when
Replies: 7
Views: 7328

Hello, I was just wondering how to solve the following using the Double Set Matrix: I think we cannot solve this question with the double set matrix approach as we don't have overlapping sets here which can ultimately be summed up to reach a final total i.e. we need mutually exclusive options (a, n...

by mevicks

Mon Nov 04, 2013 4:15 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Students that attended the science fair on all three days
Replies: 3
Views: 1334

Second question is already discussed here: www.beatthegmat.com/distance-between-x-y-and-z-t271155.html On the number line, the distance between x and y is greater than the distance between x and z. Does z lie between x and y on the number line? (1) xyz<0 (2) xy< 0 Given: Distance between x&y is GREA...

by mevicks

Mon Nov 04, 2013 2:11 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Please help on these DS questions!
Replies: 3
Views: 1551

Firstly, please post a single question per thread to avoid confusion. Now, coming back to the original question: http://i.imgur.com/zoveR5s.png In the figure shown, what is the value of x ? (1) The length of line segment QR is equal to the length of line segment RS. (2) The length of line segment ST...

by mevicks

Mon Nov 04, 2013 1:58 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Please help on these DS questions!
Replies: 3
Views: 1551

Hi Himu,

Can we have the OA and the source of the question ?

by mevicks

Mon Nov 04, 2013 1:35 am
Forum: Reading Comprehension
Topic: a hot enough flame
Replies: 3
Views: 2026

A follow up Q to practice: What's the greatest power of 12 that is a factor of 60!? Hi Matt, Is the answer 28 for the above question? My reasoning: We need to find the greatest power of 12 that is a factor of 60! So basically how many 12s are there in 60! Breaking it down to the lowest prime factor...

by mevicks

Sat Nov 02, 2013 11:36 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: How to find the number of trailing zeroes ?
Replies: 5
Views: 6028

Hi Ryan,

Congrats on the great score & good luck with the apps :)

As a side note, would you recommend someone to buy just the video course included in the 60 day guide if they don't have more than a month to prepare for the GMAT?

Thanks & Regards,
Vivek

by mevicks

Sat Nov 02, 2013 9:16 pm
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: 60 Day Guide - AMAZING from 590 - 750!
Replies: 9
Views: 8773

Many airline carriers are attempting to increase profitability while keeping overhead low by offering, in terms of flights, an equal amount as last year, doing so by using larger planes that fly more efficiently. A. an equal amount as last year,doing so by B. the same number offered last year C. an...

by mevicks

Sat Nov 02, 2013 9:02 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: GMAT prep question-Confusing one !
Replies: 8
Views: 6527

Chemical reactions in aqueous solutions usually proceed at rates that depend on the concentrations of the reactants. Consider a solution containing freely moving lead ions and iodide ions. As the ions combine to form lead iodide, a nearly insoluble solid that precipitates out of the solution, the s...

by mevicks

Sat Nov 02, 2013 8:46 pm
Forum: Reading Comprehension
Topic: a hot enough flame
Replies: 3
Views: 2026

2009 had fewer new individual buyers of life insurance than any year since Limca, a market research firm, began tracking the data in 1988. A. 2009 had fewer new individual buyers of life insurance than any year since Limca, a market research firm, began tracking the data in 1988. B. 2009 had fewer ...

by mevicks

Sat Nov 02, 2013 9:46 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Need help on this SC
Replies: 2
Views: 1070

This is an old quant review question: http://i.imgur.com/SY7Z7wc.png If the variables, X, Y, and Z take on only the values 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, or 70 with frequencies indicated by the shaded regions above, for which of the frequency distributions is the mean equal to the median? (A) X only (8) Y ...

by mevicks

Sat Nov 02, 2013 8:51 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Can't Recognize Shaded Regions, Help Please
Replies: 2
Views: 2773