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OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY
by beatthegmat »
Join the discussion as you work through your Official Guide and gain...
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Last post by gentvenus
Wed Sep 09, 2020 12:49 pm
If -1 < x < 0, which of the following must be true?
by BTGmoderatorDC »
If -1 < x < 0, which of the following must be true? I. x^3 <...
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Last post by BTGmoderatorDC
Sun Feb 05, 2023 5:51 pm
The number of flights leaving a certain airport doubles during every one-hour period between its 9 A.M. opening and noon
by Gmat_mission »
The number of flights leaving a certain airport doubles during every...
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Last post by ArmaniPhillips
Fri Feb 03, 2023 6:10 am
A certain taxi fare consists of an initial charge of $$\1.25$$ and an additional charge of $$\0.25$$ for each
by BTGmoderatorLU »
Source: GMAT Paper Tests A certain taxi fare consists of an initial...
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Last post by [email protected]
Fri Feb 03, 2023 6:01 am
At the end of the first quarter, the share price of a certain mutual fund was 20 percent higher than it was at the
by AAPL »
GMAT Prep At the end of the first quarter, the share price of a...
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Last post by [email protected]
Fri Feb 03, 2023 5:58 am
If x>100, what is the smallest value of x for which (3+x)/12 is an integer.
by BTGmoderatorDC »
If x>100, what is the smallest value of x for which (3+x)/12 is an...
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Last post by [email protected]
Fri Feb 03, 2023 5:54 am
Company H distributed $4,000 and 180 pencils evenly among its employees, with each employee getting an equal integer by BTGmoderatorDC » Company H distributed$4,000 and 180 pencils evenly among its...
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Last post by [email protected]
Thu Feb 02, 2023 12:00 pm
A woman has seven cookies - four chocolate chip and three oatmeal. She gives one cookie to each of her six children
by BTGmoderatorDC »
A woman has seven cookies - four chocolate chip and three oatmeal....
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Last post by [email protected]
Thu Feb 02, 2023 11:40 am
If Jake loses $$8$$ pounds, he will weigh twice as much as his sister. Together they now weigh $$278$$ pounds. What is
by BTGmoderatorLU »
Source: GMAT Paper Tests If Jake loses $$8$$ pounds, he will weigh...
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Last post by [email protected]
Thu Feb 02, 2023 11:38 am
Every day in the morning Ross cycles for 2 hours. He always starts at a constant rate of 1 mile of distance in every 12
by BTGmoderatorDC »
Every day in the morning Ross cycles for 2 hours. He always starts at...
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Last post by [email protected]
Thu Feb 02, 2023 11:35 am
On a game show, there are five boxes, each of which contains a prize. Each box has two locks on it, and to open the box
by BTGmoderatorDC »
On a game show, there are five boxes, each of which contains a prize....
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Last post by BTGmoderatorDC
Tue Jan 31, 2023 7:51 pm
At a certain company, operating expenses are measured as the sum of payroll expenses and infrastructure spending. During
by BTGmoderatorDC »
At a certain company, operating expenses are measured as the sum of...
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Last post by [email protected]
Tue Jan 31, 2023 5:55 pm
In how many ways can 10 different paintings be distributed between two collectors – Dave and Mona – if Dave should get
by BTGmoderatorDC »
In how many ways can 10 different paintings be distributed between...
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Last post by regor60
Tue Jan 31, 2023 7:52 am
In a survey of students, each student selected from a list of 12 songs the 2 songs that the student liked best. If each
by BTGmoderatorDC »
In a survey of students, each student selected from a list of 12...
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Last post by BTGmoderatorDC
Mon Jan 30, 2023 12:57 am
When running a mile during a recent track meet, Nuria was initially credited with a final time of 5 minutes, 44 seconds.
by BTGmoderatorDC »
When running a mile during a recent track meet, Nuria was initially...
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Last post by regor60
Sun Jan 29, 2023 9:40 am
There are y different travelers who each have a choice of vacationing at one of n different destinations.
by BTGmoderatorDC »
There are y different travelers who each have a choice of vacationing...
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Last post by regor60
Sun Jan 29, 2023 9:34 am
In a city where all streets run east-to-west, all avenues run north-to-south, and all intersections are right angles
by BTGmoderatorDC »
Street_Map.png In a city where all streets run east-to-west, all...
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Last post by regor60
Sun Jan 29, 2023 7:58 am
If m, p, and t are distinct positive prime numbers, then (m^3)(p)(t) has how many different positive factors greater
by BTGmoderatorDC »
If m, p, and t are distinct positive prime numbers, then (m^3)(p)(t)...
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Last post by [email protected]
Fri Jan 27, 2023 10:34 am
The sum of two integers is 27. The larger integer is 25% greater than the smaller integer. What is the positive
by BTGmoderatorLU »
Source: Princeton Review The sum of two integers is 27. The larger...
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Last post by [email protected]
Fri Jan 27, 2023 8:58 am
A shirt goes on sale for 80% of its original price. One week later, the sale price is marked down 10%. The final price
by BTGmoderatorDC »
A shirt goes on sale for 80% of its original price. One week later,...
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Last post by [email protected]
Fri Jan 27, 2023 8:54 am
If a certain coin is flipped, the probability that the coin will land heads is 1/2. If the coin is flipped 5 times, what
by BTGmoderatorDC »
If a certain coin is flipped, the probability that the coin will land...
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Last post by [email protected]
Fri Jan 27, 2023 8:24 am
John has 5 friends who want to ride in his new car that can accommodate only 3 passengers at a time. How many different
by BTGmoderatorDC »
John has 5 friends who want to ride in his new car that can...
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Last post by Scott[email protected]
Fri Jan 27, 2023 8:22 am
Six students are equally divided into 3 groups, then, the three groups were assigned to three different topics.
by BTGmoderatorDC »
Six students are equally divided into 3 groups, then, the three...
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Last post by BTGmoderatorDC
Fri Jan 27, 2023 12:42 am
Initially, the markers and pens in a drawer were in the ratio 5:7. Then, 6 pens were removed. If there are 35 markers in
by AAPL »
Manhattan Prep Initially, the markers and pens in a drawer were in...
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Last post by [email protected]
Wed Jan 25, 2023 10:55 am
Joey works at a clothing store and receives an employee discount of 10 percent off the regular price of any item.
by BTGmoderatorDC »
Joey works at a clothing store and receives an employee discount of...
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Last post by [email protected]
Wed Jan 25, 2023 10:53 am
On a certain day, Tim invested $1,000 at 10 percent annual interest by BTGmoderatorDC » On a certain day, Tim invested$1,000 at 10 percent annual interest,...
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Last post by BTGmoderatorDC
Wed Jan 25, 2023 4:25 am
Which of the following is the product of two integers whose sum is 11?
by BTGmoderatorDC »
Which of the following is the product of two integers whose sum is...
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Last post by BTGmoderatorDC
Tue Jan 24, 2023 6:57 am
Which of the following is the product of two integers whose sum is 11?
by BTGmoderatorDC »
Which of the following is the product of two integers whose sum is...
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Last post by BTGmoderatorDC
Tue Jan 24, 2023 6:43 am
A company interviewed 5 applicants each for the posts of the Director and the President. If Jack and Jill were the only
by BTGmoderatorDC »
A company interviewed 5 applicants each for the posts of the Director...
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Last post by [email protected]
Fri Jan 20, 2023 7:48 am
At a family summer party, each of the x members of the family chose whether or not to have a hamburger and whether or
by BTGmoderatorDC »
At a family summer party, each of the x members of the family chose...
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Last post by [email protected]
Fri Jan 20, 2023 7:44 am
A small, experimental plane has three engines, one of which is redundant. That is, as long as two of the engines are
by BTGmoderatorDC »
A small, experimental plane has three engines, one of which is...
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Last post by [email protected]
Fri Jan 20, 2023 7:41 am
When positive integer x is divided by 20, the remainder is 8. What is the remainder when x is divided by 5?
by BTGmoderatorDC »
When positive integer x is divided by 20, the remainder is 8. What is...
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Last post by [email protected]
Fri Jan 20, 2023 7:39 am
PS General Strategy?
by cbenk121 »
Hey all, I wanted to see if anyone had a general approach worked out...
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Last post by [email protected]
Wed Jan 18, 2023 7:06 am
An instructor scored a student's test of 50 questions by
by AAPL »
An instructor scored a student's test of 50 questions by...
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Last post by scotchsure
Thu Jan 12, 2023 6:17 pm
A furniture dealer purchased a desk for $150 and then set the selling price equal to the purchase price plus a markup by BTGmoderatorDC » A furniture dealer purchased a desk for$150 and then set the selling...
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Last post by [email protected]
Thu Jan 12, 2023 6:14 pm
Last fall, 40 percent of the students at a certain high school participated in after-school activities. Of those
by BTGmoderatorDC »
Last fall, 40 percent of the students at a certain high school...
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Last post by [email protected]
Thu Jan 12, 2023 6:11 pm
When positive integer x is divided by positive integer y, the quotient is 17 and the remainder is 3. When x is divided
by BTGmoderatorDC »
When positive integer x is divided by positive integer y, the...
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Last post by [email protected]
Thu Jan 12, 2023 6:08 pm
Pavel has to visit his aunt, who lives exactly eight blocks north and six blocks
by BTGmoderatorDC »
Pavel has to visit his aunt, who lives exactly eight blocks north and...
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Last post by [email protected]
Thu Jan 12, 2023 6:05 pm
The average (arithmetic mean) selling price of 5 houses in a certain neighborhood was \$250,000. If the average selling
by BTGmoderatorDC »
The average (arithmetic mean) selling price of 5 houses in a certain...
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Last post by BTGmoderatorDC
Thu Jan 12, 2023 3:03 am
What percent of 10 is 10 percent of 1?
by BTGmoderatorDC »
What percent of 10 is 10 percent of 1? a) 0.1% b) 1% c) 10% d) 90% e)...
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Last post by [email protected]
Wed Jan 11, 2023 9:48 am
Having received his weekly allowance, John spent 3/5 of his allowance at the arcade. The next day he spent one third of
by BTGmoderatorDC »
Having received his weekly allowance, John spent 3/5 of his allowance...
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Last post by [email protected]
Wed Jan 11, 2023 9:43 am
Whenever Bianca travels to Italy, she brings back Gucci bags to sell to her friends. The bags she buys in Italy are
by BTGmoderatorDC »
Whenever Bianca travels to Italy, she brings back Gucci bags to sell...
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Last post by [email protected]
Wed Jan 11, 2023 9:39 am
If 75 percent of all Americans own an automobile, 15 percent of all Americans own a bicycle, and 20 percent of all
by BTGmoderatorDC »
If 75 percent of all Americans own an automobile, 15 percent of all...
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Last post by [email protected]
Wed Jan 11, 2023 9:36 am
A set of numbers has an average of 50. If the largest element is 4 greater than 3 times the smallest element, which of
by BTGmoderatorDC »
A set of numbers has an average of 50. If the largest element is 4...
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Last post by [email protected]
Wed Jan 11, 2023 9:33 am
A tank has both an inlet pipe and an outlet pipe. Working alone, the inlet pipe can fill up the tank in 5 hours. Working
by BTGmoderatorDC »
A tank has both an inlet pipe and an outlet pipe. Working alone, the...
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Last post by BTGmoderatorDC
Mon Jan 09, 2023 9:14 pm
A right triangle has sides of a, b, and 11, respectively, where a and b are both integers. What is the value of
by BTGmoderatorDC »
A right triangle has sides of a, b, and 11, respectively, where a and...
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Last post by marceltr
Sat Jan 07, 2023 1:59 pm
Two integers x and y are chosen without replacement out of the set {1, 2, 3,......, 10}. Then the probability
by BTGmoderatorDC »
Two integers x and y are chosen without replacement out of the set...
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Last post by BTGmoderatorDC
Wed Jan 04, 2023 6:09 am
A rectangular photo has a 2mm thick frame uniformly around it. If the frame size is reduced to 1 mm, the total area of
by BTGmoderatorDC »
A rectangular photo has a 2mm thick frame uniformly around it. If the...
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Last post by BTGmoderatorDC
Tue Jan 03, 2023 2:22 am
In a certain month, a pizzeria sold $$75$$ pizzas in the first week, twice as many in the second week as in the first,
by BTGmoderatorLU »
Source: Princeton Review In a certain month, a pizzeria sold $$75$$...
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Last post by [email protected]
Fri Dec 30, 2022 8:09 am
A set of 51 different integers has a median of 30 and a range of 60. What is the value of the least possible
by BTGmoderatorDC »
A set of 51 different integers has a median of 30 and a range of 60....
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Last post by [email protected]
Fri Dec 30, 2022 8:06 am