# Category: Algebra

# Browse recent posts

# More articles

## GMAT Algebra and Algebraic Expressions | Linear & Quadratic Equations

Oct 29, 2020

A 9 min read The word Algebra was derived from the Arabic word “al-jabr” meaning “reunion of...

Read More## If x, y, and k are positive and x is less than y, then (x + k) / (y + k) is – OGQR 2020 Question #80 with Solution

May 21, 2019

A < 1 min read OGQR 2020: Question No. 80 If x, y, and k are positive and x is less than y, then (x + k) / (y + k) is SourceOGQR 2020TypeProblem SolvingTopicAlgebraSub-TopicRatio / InequalityDifficultyMedium Solution Given In...

Read More## If half the result obtained when 2 is subtracted from 5x is equal to the sum of 10 and 3x, what is the value of x? – OGQR 2020 Question #77 with Solution

May 21, 2019

A < 1 min read OGQR 2020: Question No. 77 If half the result obtained when 2 is subtracted from 5x is equal to the sum of 10 and 3x, what is the value of x? Source OGQR 2020 Type Problem Solving Topic Algebra Sub-Topic Linear...

Read More## How old is Jane? – OGQR 2020 Question #208 with Solution

May 20, 2019

A < 1 min read OGQR 2020: Question No. 208 How old is Jane? Ten years ago, she was one-third as old as she is now. In 15 years, she will be twice as old as she is now. Source OGQR 2020 Type Data Sufficiency Topic Algebra...

Read More## Last year Publisher X published 1,100 books, consisting of first editions, revised editions, and reprints. How many first editions did Publisher X publish last year? – OGQR 2020 Question #207 with Solution

May 20, 2019

A 2 min read OGQR 2020: Question No. 207 Last year Publisher X published 1,100 books, consisting of first editions, revised editions, and reprints. How many first editions did Publisher X publish last year? The...

Read More## GMAT Quant OG 2020 Question #312 with Solution – “In any sequence of n nonzero numbers…”

May 20, 2019

A 2 min read PQID: DS57502.01 | OG 2020: Question No. 312 In any sequence of n nonzero numbers, a pair of consecutive terms with opposite signs represents a sign change. For example, the sequence –2, 3, –4, 5 has three sign...

Read More## If a and b are integers, and b > 0, does a-1 /b+1 = a/b? – OG 2020 Question #297 with Solution

May 20, 2019

A < 1 min read OG 2020: Question No. 297 If a and b are integers, and b > 0, does a-1 /b+1 = a/b? a = b − 4 a = –b Source OG 2020 Type Data Sufficiency Topic Algebra Sub-Topic Linear Equations Difficulty Easy –...

Read More## Is x = y? – OG 2020 Question #373 with Solution

May 20, 2019

A < 1 min read OG 2020: Question No. 373 Is x = y? 2x/3 – y/3 = 1/3 x/ 4 – y/4 = 0 Source OG 2020 Type Data Sufficiency Topic Algebra Sub-Topic Simple Algebric Expression Difficulty Easy – Medium Solution...

Read More## Is the average (arithmetic mean) of the numbers x, y, and z greater than z? – OG 2020 Question #320 with Solution

May 20, 2019

A 2 min read OG 2020: Question No. 320 Is the average (arithmetic mean) of the numbers x, y, and z greater than z? z − x < y − z x < z < y Source OG 2020 Type Data Sufficiency Topic Algebra, Number Properties Sub-Topic...

Read More## Jack picked 76 apples. Of these, he sold 4y apples to Juanita and 3t apples to Sylvia. If he kept the remaining apples, how many apples did he keep? (t and y are positive integers.) – OG 2020 Question #313 with Solution

May 20, 2019

A 2 min read OG 2020: Question No. 313 Jack picked 76 apples. Of these, he sold 4y apples to Juanita and 3t apples to Sylvia. If he kept the remaining apples, how many apples did he keep? (t and y are positive integers.) y ≥ 15...

Read More###### Don't limit yourself!

# Achieve 740+

on the GMAT in 30 days!

Sign up for our free trial and get:

**400+** Practice questions with detailed solutions

**10+ hours** of AI-driven video lessons

**Adaptive mock test** with ESR+ analysis