## Search found 16201 matches

#### Word Problems

##### Re: Word Problems

A steel rod $$50$$ meters long is cut into two pieces. If one piece is $$14$$ meters longer than the other, what is the length, in meters, of the shorter piece? A. $$10$$ B. $$18$$ C. $$32$$ D. $$36$$ E. $$40$$ The OA is B Source: Manhattan GMAT Let x = the length of the shorter piece One piece is ...

by [email protected]

Mon Apr 10, 2023 6:55 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Word Problems
Replies: 1
Views: 67

#### What is the thousandth term of S, a certain sequence of numbers? (1) For every n, the nth term of S is n^2.

##### Re: What is the thousandth term of S, a certain sequence of numbers? (1) For every n, the nth term of S is n^2.

What is the thousandth term of S, a certain sequence of numbers? (1) For every n, the nth term of S is n^2. (2) The first five terms of S are 1^2, 2^2, 3^2, 4^2, and 5^2. OA A Source: GMAT Prep Target question : What is the value of term_1000? Statement 1 : For every n, the nth term of S is n². Per...

#### On her way home from work, Janet drives through several tollbooths. Is there a pair of these tollbooths that are less

##### Re: On her way home from work, Janet drives through several tollbooths. Is there a pair of these tollbooths that are les

On her way home from work, Janet drives through several tollbooths. Is there a pair of these tollbooths that are less than 10 miles apart? (1) The first tollbooth and the last tollbooth are 25 miles apart. (2) Janet drives through 4 tollbooths on her way home from work. OA C Source: GMAT Prep Given...

#### If the capacity of tank X is less than the capacity of tank Y and both tanks begin to fill at the same time, which tank

##### Re: If the capacity of tank X is less than the capacity of tank Y and both tanks begin to fill at the same time, which t

If the capacity of tank X is less than the capacity of tank Y and both tanks begin to fill at the same time, which tank will be filled first? (1) Tank X is filled at a constant rate of 1.5 liters per minute. (2) Tank Y is filled at a constant rate of 120 liters per hour. OA E Source: GMAT Prep Give...

#### A manufacturer conducted a survey to determine how many people buy products P and Q. What fraction of the people

##### Re: A manufacturer conducted a survey to determine how many people buy products P and Q. What fraction of the people

A manufacturer conducted a survey to determine how many people buy products P and Q. What fraction of the people surveyed said that they buy neither product P nor product Q? (1) 1/3 of the people surveyed said that they buy product P but not product Q. (2) 1/2 of the people surveyed said that they ...

#### On a certain farm the ratio of horses to cows is 7:3. If the farm were to sell 15 horses and buy 15 cows, the ratio of

##### Re: On a certain farm the ratio of horses to cows is 7:3. If the farm were to sell 15 horses and buy 15 cows, the ratio

On a certain farm the ratio of horses to cows is 7:3. If the farm were to sell 15 horses and buy 15 cows, the ratio of horses to cows would then be 13:7. After the transaction, how many more horses than cows would the farm own? A. 30 B. 60 C. 75 D. 90 E. 105 OA D Source: Princeton Review We can als...

#### If x and y are greater than 0, is x = 1 ?

##### Re: If x and y are greater than 0, is x = 1 ?

If x and y are greater than 0, is x = 1 ? (1) x/y = 1 (2) xy = 1 OA C Source: GMAT Prep Target question : Is x = 1 ? Given : x and y are POSITIVE Statement 1 : x/y = 1 Let's TEST some values. There are several values of x and y that satisfy statement 1. Here are two: Case a : x = 1 and y = 1. In th...

by [email protected]

Fri Feb 17, 2023 1:27 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: If x and y are greater than 0, is x = 1 ?
Replies: 3
Views: 333

#### 7 teams compete in a track competition. If there are 20 events in the competition, no event ends in a tie, and no team

##### Re: 7 teams compete in a track competition. If there are 20 events in the competition, no event ends in a tie, and no te

7 teams compete in a track competition. If there are 20 events in the competition, no event ends in a tie, and no team wins more than 3 events, what is the minimum possible number of teams that won at least one event? A. 3 B. 4 C. 5 D. 6 E. 7 OA E Source: Manhattan Prep The first thing we should re...

#### If a club made a gross profit of $0.25 for each candy bar it sold, how many candy bars did the club sell? ###### Data Sufficiency ##### Re: If a club made a gross profit of$0.25 for each candy bar it sold, how many candy bars did the club sell?

If a club made a gross profit of $0.25 for each candy bar it sold, how many candy bars did the club sell? (1) The total revenue from the sale of the candy bars was$300. (2) If the club had sold 80 more candy bars, its gross profits would have increased by 20 percent. OA B Source: GMAT Prep Target ...

#### Janson's salary and Karen's salary were each p percent greater in 1998 than in 1995. What is the value of p?

##### Re: Janson's salary and Karen's salary were each p percent greater in 1998 than in 1995. What is the value of p?

Janson's salary and Karen's salary were each p percent greater in 1998 than in 1995. What is the value of p? (1) In 1995 Karen's salary was $2,000 greater than Jason's. (2) In 1998 Karen's salary was$2,440 greater than Jason's. OA C Source: GMAT Prep Target question : What is the value of p? Given...

#### When positive integer x is divided by 20, the remainder is 8. What is the remainder when x is divided by 5?

##### Re: When positive integer x is divided by 20, the remainder is 8. What is the remainder when x is divided by 5?

When positive integer x is divided by 20, the remainder is 8. What is the remainder when x is divided by 5? A. 1 B. 3 C. 5 D. 8 E. Cannot be determined OA B Source: Veritas Prep There's a nice rule that say, " If N divided by D equals Q with remainder R, then N = DQ + R " For example, sin...

#### PS General Strategy?

##### Re: PS General Strategy?

Hey all, I wanted to see if anyone had a general approach worked out for PS. This site had an interesting article the other day about two hypothetical high scorers who had a general approach for PS problems. I have an approach for DS and SC, but not PS. Currently, I read the problem, and an approac...

by [email protected]

Wed Jan 18, 2023 7:06 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: PS General Strategy?
Replies: 2
Views: 935

#### A contractor combined x tons of a gravel mixture that contained 10 percent gravel G, by weight, with y tons of a mixture

##### Re: A contractor combined x tons of a gravel mixture that contained 10 percent gravel G, by weight, with y tons of a mix

A contractor combined x tons of a gravel mixture that contained 10 percent gravel G, by weight, with y tons of a mixture that contained 2 percent gravel G, by weight, to produce z tons of a mixture that was 5 percent gravel G, by weight. What is the value of x ? (1) y = 10 (2) z = 16 OA D Source: G...

#### At a family summer party, each of the x members of the family chose whether or not to have a hamburger and whether or

##### Re: At a family summer party, each of the x members of the family chose whether or not to have a hamburger and whether o

At a family summer party, each of the x members of the family chose whether or not to have a hamburger and whether or not to have a hotdog. If 1/3 chose to have a hamburger, and of those 1/7 chose to also have a hotdog, then how many family members chose NOT to have both. A. x/21 B. x/10 C. 9x/10 D...

#### If there are more than two numbers in a certain list, is each of the numbers in the list equal to 0?

##### Re: If there are more than two numbers in a certain list, is each of the numbers in the list equal to 0?

If there are more than two numbers in a certain list, is each of the numbers in the list equal to 0? (1) The product of any two numbers in the list is equal to 0. (2) The sum of any two numbers in the list is equal to 0. OA B Source: GMAT Prep Target question : Is each of the numbers n the list equ...