Questions and Solutions for GRE Practice Test Second Edition. (Quantitative Reasoning Section 6 Part 4)

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These are explanations and step by step solutions for the second edition of the ETS Practice Book for the Paper-Based GRE Revised General Test (Quantitative Reasoning Section 6).

GRE Practice Test Second Edition - Complete Paper (pdf)

Questions 10 to 25 have several different formats. Unless otherwise directed, select a single answer choice.

For Numeric Entry questions, follow the instructions below.

Numeric Entry Questions

To answer these questions, enter a number by filling in circles in a grid.

• Your answer may be an integer, a decimal, or a fraction, and it may be negative.

• Equivalent forms of the correct answer, such as 2.5 and 2.50, are all correct. Fractions do not need to be reduced to lowest terms, though you may need to reduce your fraction to fit in the grid.

• Enter the exact answer unless the question asks you to round your answer.

• If a question asks for a fraction, the grid will have a built-in division slash (/). Otherwise, the grid will have a decimal point available.

• Start your answer in any column, space permitting. Fill in no more than one circle in any column of the grid. Columns not needed should be left blank.

• Write your answer in the boxes at the top of the grid and fill in the corresponding circles. You will receive credit only if the circles are filled in correctly, regardless of the number written in the boxes at the top.

GRE Practice Test Second Edition. (Quantitative Reasoning Section 6 solution for question 14)

14. A base of a triangle has length b, the altitude corresponding to the base has length h, and b = 2h. Which of the following expresses the area of the triangle, in terms of h ?

A 1/2 h

B 3/4 h

C h

D 3/2 h

E 2h

GRE Practice Test Second Edition. (Quantitative Reasoning Section 6 solution for question 15)

15. How many different two-digit positive integers are there in which the tens digit is greater than 6 and the units digit is less than 4 ?

A. 7

B. 9

C. 10

D. 12

E. 24

16. Chris entered a number in his calculator and erroneously multiplied the number by 2,073 instead of 2.073, getting an incorrect product. Which of the following is a single operation that Chris could perform on his calculator to correct the error?

Indicate all such operations.

A. Multiply the incorrect product by 0.001

B. Divide the incorrect product by 0.001

C. Multiply the incorrect product by 1,000

D. Divide the incorrect product by 1,000

GRE Practice Test Second Edition. (Quantitative Reasoning Section 6 solution for question 17)

17. How many of the 50 states were in the five population categories from A through E ?

A. 47

B. 43

C. 35

D. 20

E. 19

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