An interesting number properties question that tests your understanding of odd numbers, even numbers and inequalities. The best thing about a question of this kind is that there is no formula to get … [Read More...]

#### GMAT Problem Solving

## GMAT Number Theory LCM HCF

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An interesting Problem Solving question from Number Theory. You need to know all the basic … [Read More...]

## Simple Number Properties

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If the integer N = 139,k50 where k is the hundreds digit, N can NEVER be divisible by which of the … [Read More...]

## GMAT Mixtures & Ratio

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60% of the students in a class are instate students. 60% of the students in the class are women. If … [Read More...]

#### GMAT Data Sufficiency

## Inequalities & Number Properties

By K S Baskar

This one is an Inequalities and Number Properties Data Sufficiency Question. You will most … [Read More...]

## Number Properties & Probability

By K S Baskar

A Data Sufficiency Question - Number properties and ProbabilitySet A contains distinct integers: A = … [Read More...]

## Arithmetic Mean

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Here is an easy Descriptive Statistics Data Sufficiency QuestionWhat is the median of a set of 10 … [Read More...]

#### GMAT Algebra

## Equations

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GMAT Problem Solving QuestionIn a test comprising 50 questions, a student attempts all questions. For every correct answer the student is awarded 1 mark. She will get negative marks for incorrect … [Read More...]

## Number Properties : Factors

By K S Baskar

Here is an interesting GMAT number property problem solving question. Concept tested : number of factors.Integer x has n factors; 3x has 3 factors; Which of the following values can n take? I. 1 II. … [Read More...]

#### GMAT Arithmetic

## GMAT : Descriptive Statistics

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Here is a simple descriptive statistics question.When a student Joe, weighing 41 kg, joins a group of students whose average weight is 30 kg, the average weight goes up by 1 kg. Subsequently, if two … [Read More...]

## GMAT : Number Properties : Even numbers

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Is the positive integer x even?1. (x - 1) is a prime number2. (x^2 - 1) is a prime number … [Read More...]

#### GMAT Word Problems

## GMAT Word Problem : Quadratic Equations

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This question is a word problem. A problem solving question that tests your ability to frame an equation and solve it to get the answer.Question3 women and a few men participated in a chess … [Read More...]

#### GMAT Geometry

## Coordinate Geometry DS – Lines and Circles

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A data sufficiency question in coordinate geometryDoes the line x + y = 6 intersect or touch circle C with radius 5 units?1. Center of the circle lies in the third quadrant.2. Point (-4, -4) does not … [Read More...]

## DS Coordinate Geometry : Quadrants

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Data Sufficiency in Coordinate Geometry.Here is an interesting question on intercepts and points of intersection of two perpendicular lines.QuestionLine L is perpendicular to line K whose equation is … [Read More...]