GMAT Question of the Day

December 14, 2009

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Today's Practice GMAT Question:

What is the value of 0.5(x^2) - 1.4x - 0.7 for x = 1.4 ?
(A) -0.28
(B) -0.54
(C) -0.72
(D) -1.42
(E) -1.68


 

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Need more work in this area? Check out the Algebra: Fundamentals set of (100) practice problems.There is also a full chapter covering Decimals in Total GMAT Math. It includes additional practice problems, as well.

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About the author: Jeff Sackmann is a GMAT tutor based in New York City. He has created many resources for GMAT preparation, including the popular Total GMAT Math and Total GMAT Verbal, as well as 1,800 practice GMAT math questions.

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