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## GMAT Problem Solving – 3 mistakes you must avoid in Time and Work questions

Jan 25, 2023

A 10 min read GMAT problem solving questions on Time and Work can be solved easily and quickly provided you do not make mistakes while solving them. In the last article, we compared the conventional methods of solving Time and...

Read More## GMAT Word Problems | Application of Average Speed in Time – Distance Problems

Jan 24, 2023

A 12 min read GMAT Word problems on Time, and Speed, and Distance are based on the simple formula of D = S x T, where D is the distance, S is speed and T is time. These GMAT word problems might look easy at first but if...

Read More## If Car A took n hours to travel 2 miles and Car B took m hours to travel 3 miles, which of the following expresses the time it would take Car C, traveling at the average (arithmetic mean) of those rates, to travel 5 miles? – OGQR 2020 Question #79 with Solution

May 21, 2022

A < 1 min read OGQR 2020: Question No. 79 If Car A took n hours to travel 2 miles and Car B took m hours to travel 3 miles, which of the following expresses the time it would take Car C, traveling at the average (arithmetic...

Read More## How to use Tree Structures to solve GMAT arithmetic problems

Jan 8, 2020

A 8 min read The objective of this article The primary objective of this article is to explain the use of Visualizing the information given in a question and representing it in the form of a Tree Diagram.This article is helpful...

Read More## PĀ is a particle on the circle shown above. What is the length of the path travelled byĀ PĀ in one complete revolution around the circle? – OGQR 2020 Question #212 with Solution

May 21, 2019

A 2 min read OGQR 2020: Question No. 212 P is a particle on the circle shown above. What is the length of the path traveled by P in one complete revolution around the circle? The diameter of the circle is...

Read More## Carl averaged 2m miles per hour on a trip that took him h hours. If Ruth made the same trip in h hours, what was her average speed in miles per hour? – OGQR 2020 Question #82 with Solution

May 21, 2019

A < 1 min read OGQR 2020: Question No. 82 Carl averaged 2m miles per hour on a trip that took him h hours. If Ruth made the same trip in (2/3)h hours, what was her average speed in miles per hour? Source OGQR 2020 Type...

Read More## What was the population of CityĀ X in 2002? – OGQR 2020 Question #209 with Solution

May 21, 2019

A < 1 min read OGQR 2020: Question No. 209 What was the population of CityĀ X in 2002? X’s population in 2002 increased by 2Ā percent, or 20,000 people, over 2001. In 2001, X’s population was 1,000,000. Source OGQR...

Read More## A paint mixture was formed by mixing exactly 3 colors of paint. By volume, the mixture was x% blue paint, y% green paint, and z% red paint. If exactly 1 gallon of blue paint and 3 gallons of red paint were used, how many gallons of green paint were used? – OG 2020 Question #346 with Solution

May 20, 2019

A 2 min read OG 2020: Question No. 346 A paint mixture was formed by mixing exactly 3 colors of paint. By volume, the mixture was x% blue paint, y% green paint, and z% red paint. If exactly 1 gallon of blue paint and 3 gallons...

Read More## A company produces a certain toy in only 2 sizes, small or large, and in only 2 colors, red or green. If, for each size, there are equal numbers of red and green toys in a certain production lot, what fraction of the total number of green toys is large? – OG 2020 Question #323 with Solution

May 20, 2019

A 2 min read OG 2020: Question No. 323 A company produces a certain toy in only 2 sizes, small or large, and in only 2 colors, red or green. If, for each size, there are equal numbers of red and green toys in a certain...

Read More## A certain painting job requires a mixture of yellow, green, and white paint. If 12 quarts of paint are needed for the job, how many quarts of green paint are needed? – OG 2020 Question #319 with Solution

May 20, 2019

A 2 min read OG 2020: Question No. 319 A certain painting job requires a mixture of yellow, green, and white paint. If 12 quarts of paint are needed for the job, how many quarts of green paint are needed? The ratio of the amount...

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