Category Archives: Example Problems

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

Data sufficiency problems can be tricky, even for students who have studied a high level of mathematics. The problems often involve simple concepts such as fractions, percentages, multiples, and prime numbers. There are never questions involving trigonometry or calculus, and … Continue reading

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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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GMAT Verbal: Sentence Correction Example Problem #9

Here at the GMAT Project, we know a thorough knowledge of English grammar is essential to excelling on the GMAT, especially when it comes to Sentence Correction questions. These questions present you with a sentence in which a portion of … Continue reading

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GMAT Quantitative Reasoning: Data Sufficiency Example Problem #4

  “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 … Continue reading

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GMAT Quantitave Reasoning: Data Sufficiency Example Problem #3

“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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GMAT Verbal: Sentence Correction Example Problem #8

Problem: Because the financial review covered only the fiscal years of July 1992 through June 1994, so the investigators were unable to determine the extent of possibly earlier overpayments. (A)   1994, so the investigators were unable to determine the extent … Continue reading

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