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The Quest for 700: Weekly GMAT Challenge (Answer)

Yesterday, Manhattan GMAT posted a GMAT question on our blog. Today, they have followed up with the answer: Imagine two lines in a plane. Either they cross, or they don’t. If they cross, then the “minimum distance” between a point on one line and a point on the other is zero (because you can pick the same … Read More →

July 5, 2012

The Quest for 700

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The Quest for 700: Weekly GMAT Challenge

Each week Manhattan GMAT posts a GMAT question on our blog and follows up with the answer the next day. Are you up for the challenge? In the x-y coordinate plane, what is the minimum distance between a point on line L and a point on line M? (1) The absolute value of the difference between the … Read More →

July 4, 2012

The Quest for 700

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The Quest for 700: Weekly GMAT Challenge (Answer)

Yesterday, Manhattan GMAT posted a GMAT question on our blog. Today, they have followed up with the answer: Get concrete right away. Say n = 5. Then Z = {1, 3, 5, 7, 9}. Since n > k, pick a k that’s less than n—say, k = 3. x = max value of the sum of k … Read More →

June 21, 2012

The Quest for 700

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The Quest for 700: Weekly GMAT Challenge

Each week Manhattan GMAT posts a GMAT question on our blog and follows up with the answer the next day. Are you up for the challenge? Z is the set of the first n positive odd numbers, where n is a positive integer. Given that n > k, where k is also a positive integer, x is … Read More →

June 20, 2012

The Quest for 700

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The Quest for 700: Weekly GMAT Challenge (Answer)

Yesterday, Manhattan GMAT posted a GMAT question on our blog. Today, they have followed up with the answer: The question stem isn’t so bad—it just defines the min and max functions, and then asks whether b is between a and c, given that c is bigger than a. The statements, however, are another matter, because the functions … Read More →

June 14, 2012

The Quest for 700

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