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GRE Test Prep : Quantitative Comparison VII


Compare the two quantities and choose the best answer from four choices given.

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1.

For any positive integer n,
S(n) is defined as the sum of all the positive integers < n and
E(n) is defined as the sum of all the positive even integers < n.
Quantity A = S(12)
Quantity B = E(25)/2

  Quantity A is greater

  Quantity B is greater

  The two quantities are equal

  The relationship cannot be determined from the information given

 
Hint      

2.

square in circle
A circle of radius r has its center at C.
Quantity A = The area of the colored square
Quantity B = 0.5r2

  Quantity A is greater

  Quantity B is greater

  The two quantities are equal

  The relationship cannot be determined from the information given

 
Hint      

3.

four small circles in big circle
Diagram is illustrative and is not drawn to scale.
The total area of the four identical small circles equals the area of the colored region.
Quantity A = Radius of the large circle
Quantity B = Diameter of the small circle

  Quantity A is greater

  Quantity B is greater

  The two quantities are equal

  The relationship cannot be determined from the information given

 
Hint      

4.

All of Debbie's crayons are red, green or blue. One-eighth of Debbie's crayons are blue. Debbie has thrice as many blue crayons as red crayons.
Quantity A = The total number of blue and red crayons
Quantity B = The number of green crayons

  Quantity A is greater

  Quantity B is greater

  The two quantities are equal

  The relationship cannot be determined from the information given

 
Hint      

5.

p < q < r < s < 0
Quantity A = pq
Quantity B = rs

  Quantity A is greater

  Quantity B is greater

  The two quantities are equal

  The relationship cannot be determined from the information given

 
Hint      

6.

Each edge of a wooden cube is 4 inches. It is painted blue. Then it is cut into 64 small cubes. Each edge of these small cubes is 1 inch.
Quantity A = The number of small cubes with exactly one blue face
Quantity B = The number of small cubes with exactly two blue faces

  Quantity A is greater

  Quantity B is greater

  The two quantities are equal

  The relationship cannot be determined from the information given

 
Hint      

7.

Quantity A = 5/6
Quantity B = (5/6)4

  Quantity A is greater

  Quantity B is greater

  The two quantities are equal

  The relationship cannot be determined from the information given

 
Hint      


 
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