GMAT Problem Solving Question | Algebraic Inequalities A 650 level GMAT Practice question. A GMAT sample question in algebraic inequalities - problem solving Question In a test comprising 50 questions, a student attempts all questions. For every correct answer the student is awarded 1 mark. She will get negative marks for incorrect answers as per the following rule.1. 0.25 … [Read more...] about GMAT Practice | Problem Solving | Equations

# GMAT Linear Equations

## Linear Equations : Common Multiples

QuestionA shop sells two variants of chocolates - one that costs $3 and the other that costs $5. If the shop sold $108 chocolates on a given day, how many different combinations of (number of $3 sold, number of $5 sold) exist?A. 6B. 7C. 15D. 8E. 12Correct Answer : Choice D. 8Explanatory AnswerLet the shop sell x numbers of the $3variant and y numbers of the $5 variant.So, 3x + … [Read more...] about Linear Equations : Common Multiples

## Data Sufficiency | Coordinate Geometry : Quadrants

Data Sufficiency in Coordinate Geometry. Here is an interesting GMAT data sufficiency question on intercepts and points of intersection of two perpendicular lines. A medium difficulty GMAT 650 to 700 level sample question. Data Sufficiency Question Line L is perpendicular to line K whose equation is 3y = 4x + 12; Lines L and K intersect at (p, q).Is p + q > 0? 1. x intercept … [Read more...] about Data Sufficiency | Coordinate Geometry : Quadrants

## GMAT Equations, Number Properties

Here is an interesting question that combines linear equations and properties of numbers to get an answer.QuestionA children’s gift store sells gift certificates in denominations of $3 and $5. The store sold ‘m’ $3 certificates and ‘n’ $5 certificates worth $93 on a Saturday afternoon. If ‘m’ and ‘n’ are natural numbers, how many different values can ‘m’ take?A. 5B. 7C. 6D. … [Read more...] about GMAT Equations, Number Properties

## DS Equations, Roots

A DS question on equations and roots. QuestionIs y = 7?1. (x - 3) = 02. (x - 3)(y - 7) = 0Correct Answer : Choice E. Data is insufficientExplanatory AnswerThe given question is an "Is" question. The data provided is sufficient to answer the question if we are able to conclusively answer with an Yes or a No to the question. Else the data is … [Read more...] about DS Equations, Roots