## GMAT Tip of the Week: Thanksgiving Leftovers

*Posted on on November 25, 2011*

It’s the day after Thanksgiving, so as you read this you are probably eating a leftover turkey sandwich and hoping that there’s still a slice of your favorite pie left when you get back to the fridge. Us, too – having slept off our turkey coma it’s time to make something of the leftovers…namely the problem posted here yesterday about Thanskgiving.

That problem involved what looks on the surface to be a messy, messy algorithm involving fractions and multiple exponents (with variables in them!). But a closer inspection reveals at least a few things to be thankful for – common GMAT-style exponent “tells” that allow you to get to work: