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13_problem_solving_ps_questions__gmat.doc (Size: 1.34 MB / Downloads: 48) 1. In Township K each property is taxed at 8 percent of its assessed value. If the assessed value of a property in Township K is increased from $20,000 to $24,000, by how much will the property tax increase? (A) $32 (B) $50 © $320 (D) $400 (E) $500 2. One night 18 percent of the female officers on a police force were on duty. If 180 officers were on duty that night and half of these were female officers, how many female officers were on the police force? (A) 90 (B) 180 © 270 (D) 500 (E) 1,000 3. If an integer n is divisible by both 6 and 8, then it must also be divisible by which of the following? (A) 10 (B) 12 © 14 (D) 16 (E) 18 4. On the number line, if x is halfway between 5 and 3, and if y is halfway between 2 and 6, what number is halfway between x and y ? (A) 1 (B) © 0 (D) (E) 1 5. In a certain company, the total monthly payroll for the 12 production workers is $18,000 and the total monthly payroll for the 36 office workers is $63,000. By how much does the average (arithmetic mean) monthly salary of an office worker exceed that of a production worker in this company? (A) $62.50 (B) $187.50 © $250.00 (D) $375.00 (E) $500.00 6. In the figure above, if the area of the rectangular region PQRS is 40, and if PT = TS, what is the area of the pentagonal region PQRST? (A) 15 (B) 20 © 25 (D) 30 (E) It cannot be determined from the information given. 7. (A) (B) © 1 (D) 8 (E) 10 8. Which of the following is the prime factorization of 2,520? (A) (B) C) (D) (E) 9. If (A) (B) © (D) (E) 10. Out of their annual net income, a couple spent 25 percent for food, 13.5 percent for entertainment, 20 percent for housing, 8 percent for car expenses, 15 percent for clothing, and saved the rest. What was the ratio of the amount saved to the amount spent for entertainment? (A) (B) © (D) (E) 11. If , then z = (A) 2 (B) 1 © 1 (D) 2 (E) 3 


