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GMAT Tip of the Week

GMAT Tip of the Week

Positively Uncertain – Prognosis Negative

(This is one of a series of GMAT tips that we offer on our blog.)

One of the greatest contributions that Jerry Seinfeld has made to society is his array of fake movie titles from his sitcom. Mention the terms “Chunnel”, “Sack Lunch”, or “The Muted Heart” to any Seinfeld fan and he’ll have spent at least a few hours imagining what the plot for that movie could have been. Perhaps the one that inspired the greatest enthusiasm for the characters on the show was the faux film “Prognosis Negative” — which should also serve as a warning to you when you take the GMAT…

A common theme, particularly on Data Sufficiency questions, is the use of variables with inequalities. For example, a question might ask: