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realtachyon replied to GMAT Sentence Correction Discussions
Hi guys..i have a clarification...pls see the below line:
"Forget, for a moment, whether marginal rates are too high or too low."
my doubt is...when we go with the parallelism....should there be an extra "are" in the above sentence ("or are too low")?
If not, can someone please explain ...
realtachyon replied to Gmat in July 2010 end for strategies
Hey Guys!!!.. am in too....the first attempt was badly screwed up!! but the good thing is now i think what are the weaknesses...so any strategies so far?? SC was the weakest for me...and for that i have been using Manhattan GMAT...its really good...though i am not a genius i would like to say tha...
realtachyon replied to GMAT Sentence Correction Discussions
4 is the most appropriate...out of the given options, we are always required to put only the most appropriate choice, even if it may look little abnormal...
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realtachyon replied to GMAT Sentence Correction Discussions
Guys..the answer is B...beats me too....
explanation:
Since amount is singular, the verb needs to be has been, so you can eliminate (A) and (C). Amount of research is better than cause research (which makes no sense at any rate), leaving you with (B) and (E). (E) creates a misplaced modifie...
realtachyon replied to GMAT Sentence Correction Discussions
Although the government's expenditures on law suits involving tobacco companies amounts to a sum dramatically lower than that spent by tobacco companies, many believe that the government should allocate no more funds to a battle they perceive as pointless.
(A) expenditures on law suits invol...
realtachyon replied to GMAT Critical Reasoning Discussions
Goood example...right on target..
realtachyon replied to GMAT Critical Reasoning Discussions
i too went for B...but the explanation says its wrong... sometimes it is really wierd...
Can anyone tell me if there is always one correct answer in critical reasoning? and what happens if we select second best answer (not the one GMAT thinks is best). We get zero or we get some marks? I belie...
realtachyon replied to GMAT Critical Reasoning Discussions
Bingo!!!
Answer is C:
Reason: (C): The study focuses entirely on nonsmokers married to smokers. Cases in which smokers are married to other smokers fall outside of this scope, so (C) has no power to clear up the mystery at hand.
realtachyon replied to GMAT Critical Reasoning Discussions
An international study recently examined the effects of second-hand smoke on health. Surprisingly, although the dosages of harmful chemicals from second-hand smoke are so small that their effect should be negligible, the study found that nonsmoking spouses of smokers displayed an incidence of hea...
realtachyon replied to GMAT Critical Reasoning Discussions
Here are the facts: In the early years, the prisons were 82% full, and just over 9% of the total possible occupancy arrived each year in the form of new prisoners. Now that the latter figure is down to 7.3%, the author is surprised that the prisons are more full: 89% full. She evidently expects t...
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