Category Archives: Quantitative

GMAT Math Example Problem – Group Work

It would take a Brooklyn native 10 seconds to tell a stranger they’re from New York, and it would take a Manhattan native 2 seconds to tell a stranger they’re from New York. If the two New Yorkers were able … Continue reading

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GMAT Math Example Problem – Permutation

The coach of a certain Philadelphia basketball team must arrange 5 centers and 2 point guards in a row of 7 seats inside a tank. If the first and last seats in the tank must be occupied by a point … Continue reading

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GMAT Math Example Problem – Word Problems & System of Equations

A junior investment banker is paid hourly for her work at Sisyphus, Inc. If her current hourly rate were to be increased by $300, 30 fewer hours of work could be bought for $10,000, excluding income tax. What is her … Continue reading

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GMAT Example Problem – Multiple Variables

If each of the x employees of a tech startup produces one unit of false hope every t minutes, how many units of false hope does the startup produce in a standard 17 hour workday? This type of problem expects … Continue reading

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GMAT Math Example Problem Inclusive Multiples

How many multiples of 3 are there between 15 and 81, inclusive? For a problem like this, it may be tempting to simply count out all the multiples of 3 by hand. While this would work, it would certainly not … 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 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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