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

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 … Continue reading

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GMAT Verbal: Sentence Correction Example Problem #7

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. … Continue reading

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GMAT Verbal: Sentence Correction Example Problem #5

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 … Continue reading

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GMAT Verbal: Sentence Correction Example Problem #6

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 … Continue reading

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GMAT Verbal: Critical Reading Example Problem #3

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 … Continue reading

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