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December 2, 2011



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Today's Practice GMAT Question:

For a finite sequence of nonzero integers, the consecutiveness of the sequences is defined by the number of pairs of consecutive terms of the sequence for which the difference between the two consecutive terms is 1. What is the consecutiveness for the sequence {1, 4, 5, 6, -3, -4} ?
(A) One
(B) Two
(C) Three
(D) Four
(E) Five


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