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Think you’re ready for the GMAT? Try these ten basic — but deceptively tricky — math and verbal sample GMAT questions. Post your questions and share your answers in the “comments” area at the bottom. Good luck!

 True False Question If the ratio of domestic stamps to foreign stamps in a collection is 1:5, then 20 percent of the total stamp collection is represented by domestic stamps. A store item that has been discounted first by 20 percent and then by 25 percent is now selling at 45 percent of its original price. The probability of tossing a normal six-sided die twice and getting at least one six is calculated as 1/6 + 1/6 = 1/3. Multiplying a number by 1.3 is the same as dividing that same number by 0.7. The ratios of the length of the sides of a right triangle with corresponding angle measures of 30°-60°-90° is 1-2-√3. The following is a grammatically correct sentence: “Jonathan not only likes movies but also books.” The statement “some lawyers are rich people” does not imply reciprocality because “some rich people might not be lawyers.” Whereas the conclusion and evidence of an argument are always explicit, the assumption of an argument may or may not be explicit. The Analysis of an Argument essay is more effective if written using some personal examples and anecdotes. The best way to read a GMAT Reading Comprehension passage is to read line by line, starting from the top and proceeding to the bottom

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