Here is an easy Descriptive Statistics Data Sufficiency Question What is the median of a set of 10 positive integers? 1. The numbers are in an AP with the first term being 10 2. The arithmetic mean of these 10 numbers is 55 Answer - Choice C Explanatory Answer Break down the process of solving any DS question into 3 mandatory steps and 1 optional step. Step 1 : … [Read more...] about Arithmetic Mean – Data Sufficiency

# GMAT Data Sufficiency

## GMAT DS : Number Properties : Even numbers

Is the positive integer x even?1. (x - 1) is a prime number2. (x^2 - 1) is a prime number … [Read more...] about GMAT DS : Number Properties : Even numbers

## GMAT DS : Percents, Profits

QuestionTwo products A and B that cost $2000 and $1000 respectively were marked up with a profit of x%. What is x?1. If a discount of (2x/5)% is offered on the marked price of product A and if product B is sold at the marked price, the profit made on both products will be the same.2. If the markup on Product A is half that of product B, the profit made on both the products will … [Read more...] about GMAT DS : Percents, Profits

## GMAT Data Sufficiency Practice : Inequalities & Number Properties

QuestionIs a + b > 0?1. a - b > 02. |a| < |b|Correct Answer is Choice C. Both statements together are sufficient to answer the question.Explanatory AnswerAn "IS" question is answered when you can provide a definite YES or a definite NO as an answer to the question using the data.We need to answer if a + b > 0.Statement 1: a - b > 0.We can infer that a > b.If … [Read more...] about GMAT Data Sufficiency Practice : Inequalities & Number Properties

## DS Number Properties – Divisibility – Prime Divisors

This is an interesting Data Sufficiency question that tests your understanding of divisibility, indices and prime factors.QuestionIf n is an integer, is n3 divisible by 54? 1. n2 is divisible by 6. 2. n3 is divisible by 36.Correct Answer : Choice D. Each statement is independently sufficient to answer the question.Explanatory AnswerFor "is" questions in DS, we … [Read more...] about DS Number Properties – Divisibility – Prime Divisors