Quantitative Reasoning Example Problem #6

March 8, 2013 in Example Problems, Quantitative

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: 3x + 2 = -4 – 6x 3x = (-4) – 6x – 2 3x + 6x = -4 -2 9x = -6 x = -(6/9) x = – (2/3) Now that we have solved [...]

GMAT Verbal: Sentence Correction Example Problem #9

January 24, 2013 in Example Problems, Verbal - Sentence Correction

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 the sentence is underlined. The underlined portion may or may not contain an error; if it does, you must pick the best revised version of that portion of the sentence from among the answer choices. [...]

Notre Dame: what is a good GMAT score to get into the University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business?

December 10, 2012 in School Profiles

The University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business “Whether we are overwhelmed and diminished by our challenges, or create value-added solutions for our collective communities – this is where you will make a difference. At the Mendoza College of Business, we believe that an education worthy of you and these challenges must teach you how to address difficult problems with integrity and strong habits of mind.” Quick facts: Location:  Notre Dame, Indiana Size: 382 [...]

GMAT Verbal: Sentence Correction Example Problem #7

November 9, 2012 in Example Problems, Verbal - Sentence Correction

Problem: Like many self-taught artists, Perle Hessing did not begin to paint until she was well into middle age. (A) Like (B) As have (C) Just as with (D) Just like (E) As did Solution: Grammar Rule Tested: Like vs. As This question is a test of the age-old debate about when to use like and when to use as.  For the purposes of the GMAT verbal section, here’s what you need to remember. When [...]

GMAT Verbal: Sentence Correction Example Problem #5

October 12, 2012 in Example Problems, Verbal - Sentence Correction

Problem: The root systems of most flowering perennials either become too crowded, which results in loss in vigor, and spread too far outward, producing a bare center. (A) which results in loss in vigor, and spread (B) resulting in loss in vigor, or spreading (C) with the result of loss of vigor, or spreading (D) resulting in loss of vigor, or spread (E) with a resulting loss of vigor, and spread Solution: Grammar Rule Tested! [...]

GMAT Verbal: Sentence Correction Example Problem #6

September 7, 2012 in Example Problems, Verbal - Sentence Correction

Problem: In contrast to large steel plants that take iron ore through all the steps needed to produce several different kinds of steel, processing steel scrap into a specialized group of products has enabled small mills to put capital into new technology and remain economically viable. (A) processing steel scrap into a specialized group of products has enabled small mills to put capital into new technology and remain (B) processing steel scrap into a specialized [...]

GMAT Verbal: Critical Reading Example Problem #3

July 2, 2012 in Example Problems

Problem: Question Type! Specific The author quotes Snyder et al in lines 38-43 most probably in order to (A) reveal some of the assumptions underlying their theory (B) summarize a major finding of their experiments (C) point out that their experiments were limited to the mouse (D) indicate that their experiments resulted only in general correlations (E) refute the objections made by supporters of the older theory Tip! Always read the question first.  Then find [...]

GMAT Verbal: Sentence Correction Example Problem #4

June 15, 2012 in Example Problems, Verbal - Sentence Correction

Problem: Though the term “graphic design” may suggest laying out corporate brochures and annual reports, they have come to signify widely ranging work, from package designs and company logotypes to signs, book jackets, computer graphics, and film titles. (A) suggest laying out corporate brochures and annual reports, they have come to signify widely ranging (B) suggest laying out corporate brochures and annual reports, it has come to signify a wide range of (C) suggest corporate [...]

Integrated Reasoning: Two-Part Analysis Example Problem #2

June 4, 2012 in Example Problems

In June of 2012, the GMAT will contain a new 12 problem Integrated Reasoning section. To help you prepare for the IR section, we are working out the problems for you! Below is a sample IR Two-Part Analysis problem from the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) at www.mba.com. You can find this and other integrated reasoning problems from the GMAT here. Problem: Solution: Question type! Two-Part Analysis There is a ton of highly pertinent information [...]

Integrated Reasoning: Table Analysis Example Problem #2

May 23, 2012 in Example Problems

In June of 2012, the GMAT will contain a new 12 problem Integrated Reasoning section. To help you prepare for the IR section, we are working out the problems for you! Below is a sample IR Table Analysis problem from the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) at www.mba.com. You can find this and other integrated reasoning problems from the GMAT here. Problem:                       Solution: Question [...]

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