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

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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).

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GRE Practice Test 2 Second Edition. (Quantitative Reasoning Section 5 solution for question 18)

18. Which of the following could be the median length of unemployment, in weeks, for manufacturing industry workers who were unemployed for at least 1 week?

A 4

B 8

C 12

D 16

E 20

GRE Practice Test 2 Second Edition. (Quantitative Reasoning Section 5 solution for question 19)

19. If one of the workers in the manufacturing and service industries who were unemployed for at least 1 week will be randomly selected, what is the probability that the person selected will be a service industry worker who was unemployed for 26 weeks or more?

A 0.04

B 0.09

C 0.21

D 0.40

E 0.90

20. The ratio of the number of manufacturing industry workers who were unemployed for 5 to 10 weeks to the number of service industry workers who were unemployed for 5 to 10 weeks is closest to which of the following?

A 5 to 4

B 6 to 5

C 3 to 2

D 5 to 2

E 7 to 6

GRE Practice Test 2 Second Edition. (Quantitative Reasoning Section 5 solution for question 21)

21. If |t+3| > 5, which of the following could be the value of t ?

Indicate all such values.

A −9

B −6

C −2

D 0

E 2

F 3

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