Fact: On GMAT Problem Solving, some of the prompts will state quantities in terms of variables, and then expect you to answer in terms of those variables. Such questions are known as “variable in the answer choice” questions (or VICs in some circles). Fact: There are two basic strategies you can use to solve these: […]

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Formulas A rate is how fast something is growing, changing, or being performed. The overarching rate formula is: Amount = Rate x Time When the rate is a speed, this simplifies to the familiar formula: Distance = Speed x Time In questions about speed, especially where an object travels at one speed for […]