Questions and Solutions for The Official Guide to the GRE Revised General Test, 2nd Edition. (Quantitative Reasoning Section 5 Part 4)

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These are explanations and step by step solutions for The Official Guide to the GRE Revised General Test, 2nd Edition (Practice Test 2, Quantitative Reasoning Section 5, begins on page 456).

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 2 Second Edition. (Quantitative Reasoning Section 5 solution for question 14)

14. List K consists of the numbers −10, −5, 0, 5, and 10. Which of the following lists of numbers have the same range as the numbers in list K ?

Indicate all such lists.

A −15, −1, 0, 1, 15

B −7, −4, −2, 1, 13

C 0, 1, 2, 5, 8, 10

D 2, 3, 5, 15, 19, 22

E 4, 5, 6, 24

GRE Practice Test 2 Second Edition. (Quantitative Reasoning Section 5 solution for question 15)

15. Aisha’s income in 2004 was 20 percent greater than her income in 2003. What is the ratio of Aisha’s income in 2004 to her income in 2003 ?

A 1 to 5

B 5 to 6

C 6 to 5

D 5 to 1

E 20 to 1

GRE Practice Test 2 Second Edition. (Quantitative Reasoning Section 5 solution for question 16)

16. Jacob’s weekly take-home pay is n dollars. Each week he uses dollars for 4n/5 dollars for expenses and saves the rest. At those rates, how many weeks will it take Jacob to save $500, in terms of n ?

A 500/n

B 2,500/n

C n/625

D n/2,500

E 625n

GRE Practice Test 2 Second Edition. (Quantitative Reasoning Section 5 solution for question 17)

17. In the circle graphs, the degree measure of the central angle of the sector representing the number of workers unemployed for 11 to 14 weeks is how much greater in the manufacturing industry graph than in the service industry graph?

A

B 10

C 15

D

E 20

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These are explanations and step by step solutions for The Official Guide to the GRE Revised General Test, 2nd Edition (Practice Test 2, Quantitative Reasoning Section 5, begins on page 456).

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 2 Second Edition. (Quantitative Reasoning Section 5 solution for question 14)

14. List K consists of the numbers −10, −5, 0, 5, and 10. Which of the following lists of numbers have the same range as the numbers in list K ?

Indicate all such lists.

A −15, −1, 0, 1, 15

B −7, −4, −2, 1, 13

C 0, 1, 2, 5, 8, 10

D 2, 3, 5, 15, 19, 22

E 4, 5, 6, 24

GRE Practice Test 2 Second Edition. (Quantitative Reasoning Section 5 solution for question 15)

15. Aisha’s income in 2004 was 20 percent greater than her income in 2003. What is the ratio of Aisha’s income in 2004 to her income in 2003 ?

A 1 to 5

B 5 to 6

C 6 to 5

D 5 to 1

E 20 to 1

16. Jacob’s weekly take-home pay is n dollars. Each week he uses dollars for 4n/5 dollars for expenses and saves the rest. At those rates, how many weeks will it take Jacob to save $500, in terms of n ?

A 500/n

B 2,500/n

C n/625

D n/2,500

E 625n

GRE Practice Test 2 Second Edition. (Quantitative Reasoning Section 5 solution for question 17)

17. In the circle graphs, the degree measure of the central angle of the sector representing the number of workers unemployed for 11 to 14 weeks is how much greater in the manufacturing industry graph than in the service industry graph?

A

B 10

C 15

D

E 20

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