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GMAT Work - Combined Rates

by ejkiv


July 19, 2015


These problems are often referred to as combined work or even simultaneous work problems. In reality they are combined rate problems, but worth their individual attention. The rate equation is the exact same here, but typically, instead of distance we are computing some output. This means: GMAT work problems are just like a rate problem in which you add the rates for a combined rate. Thus, the sum of two rates will give you the combined output. Or: These problems will typically entail ...

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GMAT Rates

by ejkiv


July 19, 2015


Honestly, a rate is exactly the same thing as a ratio. You are simply comparing two numbers with GMAT rates. However, because GMAT rates typically are based on some unit of time the question types are a little different than the ratio question types. Most often this is some output per unit of time: miles per hour meter per second sales per year However, rates can also be between other things: sales per customer window per building customers to table Ratios can be used to show this re...

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