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SAT Question of the Day July 18th 2013

In a certain lawn-mower factory, percent of all mowers produced are defective. On the average, there will be defective mowers out of how many produced? A.      B.      C.      D.      E.      We have a percentage problem on our hands. We recall that 1% means 1 out of a hundred. If we …

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SAT Question of the Day July 15th 2013

A number cube, with faces numbered through , is to be rolled twice. What is the probability that the number that comes up on the first roll will be less than the number that comes up on the second roll? A.      B.      C.      D.      E.      We have a probability question …

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SAT Question of The Day July 12th 2013

Triangle  is isosceles, and the measure of angle  is . What must be the measure of another angle of this triangle? A.      B.      C.      D.      E.     It cannot be determined from the information given. If a triangle is an isosceles two of its sides are equal and two of his angles are equal. We …

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SAT Question of The Day July 9th 2013

If , what is the value of ? A.      B.      C.      D.      E.      Yet again, in the SAT it is useful to think backwards. If b-3=6 it means that b=9 If a-b=6 and b=9 then a must be 15. Simplify and solve – this question tries to confuse by a non standard …

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SAT Question of The Day 6th July 2013

, , ,, … The first four terms of a sequence are shown above. Which of the following could be the formula that gives the th term of this sequence for all positive integers ? A.      B.      C.      D.      E.      One approach is plug in – n stands for the position of the term …

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SAT Question of The Day July 3rd 2013

In the figure above, all intersecting sides of the polygon meet at right angles. What is the area of the polygon? A.      B.      C.      D.      E.      My approach is to close the rectangle (12X9=108 units) and then subtract two small rectangles. One is  2X2 and the other is 2X3 or …

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SAT Question of The Day June 30th 2013

Ten cars containing a total of  people passed through a checkpoint. If none of these cars contained more than people, what is the greatest possible number of these cars that could have contained exactly  people? A.     One B.     Two C.     Three D.     Four E.     Five This is a “logic” question. We have 10 cars and 32 people. None …

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SAT Question of The Day June 27th 2013

In the quadratic equation above,  is a constant. The graph of the equation in the  contains the points  and. What is the value of ? A.      B.      C.      D.      E.      Well – this is a nice question as you are actually given too much information. We have the equation that correlates between X values and …

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SAT Question of The Day June 24th 2013

It costs  dollars to ship a package that weighs  pounds if and only if . If Alan’s package weighs  pounds and costs  dollars to ship, which of the following must be true? A.      B.      C.      D.      E.      The wording of this question is horrible. It tells you about Allan who shipped a package and it …

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SAT Question of the Day June 21 2013

A woman drove to work at an average speed of miles per hour and returned along the same route at miles per hour. If her total traveling time was hour, what was the total number of miles in the round trip? A.      B.      C.      D.      E.      Let’s start with the …

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