Category Archives: Example Problems

GMAT Data Sufficiency Example Problem

Data sufficiency questions can often be a thorn in the side for even the most diligent of GMAT test takers. Rather than test your ability to solve a math problem and get an answer at the end, data sufficiency problems … Continue reading

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GMAT Math Example Problem with Variable Proportions

Today, a GMAT Math expert from Testmasters will explain a GMAT Quantitative Reasoning example problem dealing with variable proportions. Consider the following question: A chemical container is being filled with benzene at a constant rate. It took 2 hours to … Continue reading

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GMAT Quantitative Reasoning – Fun with Percentages

A grad student possesses 5 liters of blood that is 0.16% alcohol by volume. If the grad student injects 2 liters of blood in a ritual to improve his research results, his new blood alcohol content will be approximately what?

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GMAT Math Example Problem

Today we’ll be solving a GMAT Math Word Problem. Consider the following question: Tickets for all but 10 seats in a 500 seat theater were sold. Of the tickets sold, 20% were sold at half price, and the remaining tickets were … Continue reading

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More Fun With Ratios

Well, since the last ratios problem seemed to be such a huge hit, I thought you guys might like another one. This ratios problem is not really mathematically that much more difficult than any other, but the wording of the … Continue reading

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Fun with Ratios — Quantitative Reasoning Example Problem

Hope everyone had a fun Halloween! Let’s kick off November with a super fun ratios problem. The ratio of men to women in a room is 5:6. If there are 121 people in the room, how many of them are … Continue reading

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GMAT Math Solutions: Data Sufficiency

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Quantitative Reasoning Example Problem #7

If a = (b+c)/e, then c = a. (a-b)e b. ae – b c. (ae)/b d. (b+a)/e e. (a/e) – b In this question, you are solving for c. To solve for c you must first isolate it. These types … Continue reading

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Quantitative Reasoning Example Problem #6

If y=3x + 2 and y = -4 – 6x, what is the value of y? The first step to answering this question is to recognize these equations are equal; both equations equal y, therefore each equation equals the other: … Continue reading

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GMAT Quantitative Reasoning #5

“The GMAT Project” intends to ensure its readers are well prepared for all aspects of the GMAT. If you follow our weekly postings of example problems and solutions, we expect you to be more prepared than ever to not only succeed on the … Continue reading

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