## Articles tagged "challenge problem"

### The Math Beast Challenge Problem of the Week – December 9, 2013

Each week, we post a new GRE Challenge Problem for you to attempt. If you submit the correct answer, you will be entered into that week’s drawing for two free Manhattan Prep GRE Strategy Guides.

If x and y are integers such that x < y and xy = 4, which of the following could be the value of 2x + 4y?

### The Math Beast Challenge Problem of the Week – December 2, 2013

Each week, we post a new GRE Challenge Problem for you to attempt. If you submit the correct answer, you will be entered into that week’s drawing for two free Manhattan Prep GRE Strategy Guides.

What is the greatest prime factor of 399?

### The Math Beast Challenge Problem of the Week – November 25, 2013

Each week, we post a new GRE Challenge Problem for you to attempt. If you submit the correct answer, you will be entered into that week’s drawing for two free Manhattan Prep GRE Strategy Guides.

If n is a positive integer greater than 1, then the function p(n) represents the product of all the prime numbers less than or equal to n. Which of the following is the second smallest prime factor of p(11) + 12?

### The Math Beast Challenge Problem of the Week – November 18, 2013

Each week, we post a new GRE Challenge Problem for you to attempt. If you submit the correct answer, you will be entered into that week’s drawing for two free Manhattan Prep GRE Strategy Guides.

Orren drove from his home to work in the morning at x miles per hour, and returned home in the evening at y miles per hour. His average speed for the round trip was 60 miles per hour.

Quantity A                                                              Quantity B

x                                                                               30

• Quantity A is greater.
• Quantity B is greater.
• The two quantities are equal.
• The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.

### The Math Beast Challenge Problem of the Week – November 11, 2013

Each week, we post a new GRE Challenge Problem for you to attempt. If you submit the correct answer, you will be entered into that week’s drawing for two free Manhattan Prep GRE Strategy Guides.

• Quantity A is greater.
• Quantity B is greater.
• The two quantities are equal.
• The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.

### The Math Beast Challenge Problem of the Week – November 4, 2013

Each week, we post a new GRE Challenge Problem for you to attempt. If you submit the correct answer, you will be entered into that week’s drawing for two free Manhattan Prep GRE Strategy Guides.

Positive integer n leaves a remainder of 2 after division by 6 and a remainder of 4 after division by 5. What is the remainder when n is divided by 30?

### The Math Beast Challenge Problem of the Week – October 28, 2013

Each week, we post a new GRE Challenge Problem for you to attempt. If you submit the correct answer, you will be entered into that week’s drawing for two free Manhattan Prep GRE Strategy Guides.

If x is a positive integer and the first nonzero digit in the decimal expansion of  is in the hundredths place, what is the value of x?

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### The Math Beast Challenge Problem of the Week – October 21, 2013

Each week, we post a new GRE Challenge Problem for you to attempt. If you submit the correct answer, you will be entered into that week’s drawing for two free Manhattan Prep GRE Strategy Guides.

The outer figure above is a rectangle with four rounded corners of radius equal to 2.  The inner figure is a circle.

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### The Math Beast Challenge Problem of the Week – October 14, 2013

Each week, we post a new GRE Challenge Problem for you to attempt. If you submit the correct answer, you will be entered into that week’s drawing for two free Manhattan Prep GRE Strategy Guides.

Xander, Yolanda, and Zelda each have at least one hat. Zelda has more hats than Yolanda, who has more than Xander. Together, the total number of hats the three people have is 12. If Zelda has no more than 5 hats more than Xander, which of the following could be the number of hats that Yolanda has?

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### The Math Beast Challenge Problem of the Week – October 7, 2013

Each week, we post a new GRE Challenge Problem for you to attempt. If you submit the correct answer, you will be entered into that week’s drawing for two free Manhattan Prep GRE Strategy Guides.

See the answer choices and submit your pick over on our Challenge Problem page.