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VeritasGurgaon
Veritas Gurgaon @VeritasGurgaon 80
Traverton's city council wants to minimize the city's average yearly expenditures on its traffic signal lights and so is considering replacing the incandescent bulbs currently in use with arrays of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) as the incandescent bulbs burn out. Compared to incandescent bulb...


Traverton’s city council wants to minimize the city’s average yearly expenditures on its traffic signal lights and so is considering replacing the incandescent bulbs currently in use with arrays of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) as the incandescent bulbs burn out. Compared to incandescent bulbs, LED arrays consume significantly less energy and cost no more to purchase. Moreover, the costs associated with the conversion of existing fixtures so as to accept LED arrays would be minimal.

Which of the following would it be most useful to know in determining whether switching to LED arrays would be likely to help minimize Traverton’s yearly maintenance costs?

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j_anant
anant jain @j_anant 11
Guys , Pls suggest that which book is best for CR, i have to start with the basics. pls suggest......thanks......

Guys ,

Pls suggest that which book is best for CR, i have to start with the basics. pls suggest......thanks......

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  • is manhattan also good for CR if i have to start with the.... 2d.
  • Hi anant, Manhattan is certainly a good source however I.... 1d.
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j_anant
anant jain @j_anant 11

guys pls advise so that i can order the book ASAp.

rishabh2198
@rishabh2198 1

you can buy the 'OFFICIAL GUIDE-2015' or there is a set of 10 or 12 books (not sure) of Manhattan, based upon the topics of GMAT. you can get the one for CR.

GMATinsight
GMAT INSIGHT @GMATinsight 139

For Basic of CR, I would suggest OG 10. In addition, you can also refer to CR Bible to start preparation.

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j_anant
anant jain @j_anant 11

is manhattan also good for CR if i have to start with the basic

GMATinsight
GMAT INSIGHT @GMATinsight 139

Hi anant,

Manhattan is certainly a good source however I would suggest that to start with CR one should refer OG (Preferably OG-10 first) in the beginning and then switch to Manhattan.

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Hi All, Just starting with GMAT preparation now and planning to give by October end. Targeting around 720. I have started with Manhattan SC and CR ebooks. Can anyone please guide me. I am good in quant(98.4% in CAT) but weak in English..I am working with TCS.....Please guide...Thanks.

Hi All, Just starting with GMAT preparation now and planning to give by October end. Targeting around 720. I have started with Manhattan SC and CR ebooks. Can anyone please guide me. I am good in quant(98.4% in CAT) but weak in English..I am working with TCS.....Please guide...Thanks.

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  • @right : Your suggestion is applicable to everyone :smiley:. 1d.
  • Your English preparation may take time so try to reschedu.... 1d.
peterparker123
Radhakrishna Lambu @peterparker123 45

I think you may need to join a professional course. I have done this mistake of not joining, but I really cannot help. But I will suggest you to join a tutorial or hire private tutor. And on quant of CAT, GMAT quant and CAT quant are not comparable. 

right
Raajit Ranjan @right 147

I see you need to improve upon your Verbal score to get the target score of 720. As I have mentioned earlier in some posts, Verbal score is very important for a good GMAT score. The formula for GMAT works in such a way that a higher verbal score means a higher GMAT score. Now, to improve your verbal score, I would suggest you study Wren n Martin for Grammar. Start it now. Because good grammar is going to help you in not just GMAT but also the life afterwards. You can also start speaking in English and reading newspapers(online or offline). The Hindu is a very good paper. Since you are preparing for MBA, you should read some business magazines like Business Today or Outlook Business. And don't read it in your mind- you should read it loud and clear. And remember to try different ways of reading, like reading as fast as you can. You may also read some novels like that of Sir Arthur Canon Doyle (Sherlock Holmes). You may listen to English songs like those of Bryan Adams. Speak in English. Try to be precise, when you do so. Watch some English series (Modern Family, Game of Thrones , The Mentalist) so you basically know things about diction and to help you express yourself.

right
Raajit Ranjan @right 147

Your English preparation may take time so try to reschedule your test. Take the GMAT when you are ready.

Phoenix2687
RUCHISMITA SAHU @Phoenix2687 400
Guys... A small doubt I already own Powerscore CR's 1st edition, should I buy the second edition too?! Have there been a lot of changes incorporated or will the 1st edition do? I am aiming for a GMAT score of 750. Advise please!!

Guys... A small doubt

I already own Powerscore CR's 1st edition, should I buy the second edition too?! Have  there been a lot of changes incorporated or will the 1st edition do? I am aiming for a GMAT score of 750. Advise please!!

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  • Thanks a lot @Late.Thinker , though along with Powerscore.... 2d.
  • ywc @Phoenix2687 , i've prepared from Manhattan CR-5th ed.... 1d.
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Phoenix2687
RUCHISMITA SAHU @Phoenix2687 400

Thanks a lot @Late.Thinker , though along with Powerscore, would you suggest another source? just for additional practice... Also, which edition did you practice from!? TIA!

Late.Thinker
Late Thinker @Late.Thinker 1

ywc @Phoenix2687 , i've prepared from Manhattan CR-5th ed and Powerscore CR-2nd ed (red cover), both ebooks. Additionally, i keep going thru various forums for practice. Hope this helps

VeritasGurgaon
Veritas Gurgaon @VeritasGurgaon 80
“Life expectancy” is the average age at death of the entire live-born population. In the middle of the nineteenth century, life expectancy in North America was 40 years, whereas now it is nearly 80 years. Thus, in those days, people must have been considered old at an age that we now conside...


“Life expectancy” is the average age at death of the entire live-born population. In the middle of the nineteenth century, life expectancy in North America was 40 years, whereas now it is nearly 80 years. Thus, in those days, people must have been considered old at an age that we now consider the prime of life.
Which of the following, if true, undermines the argument above?

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VeritasGurgaon
Veritas Gurgaon @VeritasGurgaon 80
The pharmaceutical industry argues that because new drugs will not be developed unless heavy development costs can be recouped in later sales, the current 20 years of protection provided by patents should be extended in the case of newly developed drugs. However, in other industries new-prod...


The pharmaceutical industry argues that because new drugs will not be developed unless heavy development costs can be recouped in later sales, the current 20 years of protection provided by patents should be extended in the case of newly developed drugs. However, in other industries new-product development continues despite high development costs, a fact that indicates that the extension is unnecessary.

Which of the following, if true, most strongly supports the pharmaceutical industry’s argument against the challenge made above?

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VeritasGurgaon
Veritas Gurgaon @VeritasGurgaon 80
Environmentalist: The commissioner of the Fish and Game Authority would have the public believe that increases in the number of marine fish caught demonstrate that this resource is no longer endangered. This is a specious argument, as unsound as it would be to assert that the ever-increasing...


Environmentalist: The commissioner of the Fish and Game Authority would have the public believe that increases in the number of marine fish caught demonstrate that this resource is no longer endangered. This is a specious argument, as unsound as it would be to assert that the ever-increasing rate at which rain forests are being cut down demonstrates a lack of danger to that resource. The real cause of the increased fish-catch is a greater efficiency in using technologies that deplete resources.

The environmentalist’s statements, if true, best support which of the following as a conclusion?

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VeritasGurgaon
Veritas Gurgaon @VeritasGurgaon 80
In the United States, about $5,200 per person per year is spent on health care, while in Britain the amount is about half that. A recent study indicated that middle-aged white Americans have a significantly higher rate of diabetes and heart disease than do middle-aged white Britons. Even aft...


In the United States, about $5,200 per person per year is spent on health care, while in Britain the amount is about half that. A recent study indicated that middle-aged white Americans have a significantly higher rate of diabetes and heart disease than do middle-aged white Britons. Even after eliminating from the study the lifestyle differences of diet, exercise, smoking, and drinking, the data showed that the Americans have poorer health than their British counterparts. 

The statements above, if true, best support which of the following assertions?

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VeritasGurgaon
Veritas Gurgaon @VeritasGurgaon 80
Most pain relievers come with warnings against continuous use longer than 7 consecutive days. While some people might be able to safely use a particular pain reliever for a longer period of time, many people will begin to experience side effects if the warnings are ignored. The informat...


Most pain relievers come with warnings against continuous use longer than 7 consecutive days. While some people might be able to safely use a particular pain reliever for a longer period of time, many people will begin to experience side effects if the warnings are ignored.

The information above most strongly supports which of the following?

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mattjeff
@mattjeff 19
statement-Some sacks are backs.All backs are bons.No bone is muscle. conclusion-1)some sack are not muscle. conclusion-2)some sack are not bones. conclusion-3)all sack are bones. conclusion-4)no sack is muscle. 1)1 and either 2 or 4 follow 2)only 1 follow 3)only 2 follow


statement-Some sacks are backs.All backs are bons.No bone is muscle.  conclusion-1)some sack are not muscle.

 conclusion-2)some sack are not bones.

conclusion-3)all sack are bones.

conclusion-4)no sack is muscle.

1)1 and either 2 or 4 follow

2)only 1 follow

3)only 2 follow 

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  • @kinji.at.pg1 Which level of questions are expected for .... 21 Jul.
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rafiq41cb
Rafique Ahmed @rafiq41cb 2

@kinji.at.pg1 Thats right. Thats what I was thinking. I've never seen this type of questions on GMAT OG.

rafiq41cb
Rafique Ahmed @rafiq41cb 2

@kinji.at.pg1  Which level of questions are expected for score more than 750. Please give some reference (books/materials) for VERBAL as well as QUANTITATIVE ABILITY section.

VeritasGurgaon
Veritas Gurgaon @VeritasGurgaon 80
After Company K released its low-fat butter substitute into European markets for the first time, it found that it was unable to achieve any appreciable market share. To combat this problem, Company K re-released the product under a new name with great fanfare and a substantial marketing budg...


After Company K released its low-fat butter substitute into European markets for the first time, it found that it was unable to achieve any appreciable market share. To combat this problem, Company K re-released the product under a new name with great fanfare and a substantial marketing budget, calling it the “new low-fat alternative to butter.”

Which of the following, if true, casts the most doubt on the effectiveness of the solution proposed above?

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I have done btech(computer science).I m about to give my GMAT exam in month of sept. I have exp of 2 years in MNC. Can somebody tell me the scope of MBA IT in usa?????

I have done btech(computer science).I m  about to give my GMAT exam in month of sept. I have exp of 2 years in MNC. Can somebody tell me the scope of MBA IT in usa?????  

  • u need to be more specific if u need helpful replies dude.... 28 Jul.
quantaddict
Kailash Suresh @quantaddict 4

u need to be more specific if u need helpful replies dude! What exactly do u want to know? If u are a little more specific , you would get better answers than " it has a good scope "

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