Post your question in the Comment section below, and I’ll answer it as fast as humanly possible.

- Video Course
- Video Course Overview
- General GRE Info and Strategies - 7 videos (free)
- Quantitative Comparison - 7 videos (free)
- Arithmetic - 42 videos
- Powers and Roots - 43 videos
- Algebra and Equation Solving - 78 videos
- Word Problems - 54 videos
- Geometry - 48 videos
- Integer Properties - 34 videos
- Statistics - 28 videos
- Counting - 27 videos
- Probability - 25 videos
- Data Interpretation - 24 videos
- Analytical Writing - 9 videos (free)
- Sentence Equivalence - 39 videos (free)
- Text Completion - 51 videos
- Reading Comprehension - 16 videos

- Study Guide
- Your Instructor
- Office Hours
- Extras
- Prices

## Comment on

Adding k to a Set## I found this solution a

It simplified it in my mind to substitute the variables w+x+y+z=32 and then, w+x+y+z+k=50. I was able to clearly see what needed to be done next. When I substituted what I knew, I got the equation 32+k=50, which gives me k=18. It just made a little more sense in my brain this way.

## Fair enough! Whatever works

Fair enough! Whatever works best is best :-)

## I hope this difficulty level

## The GRE is computer adaptive,

The GRE is computer adaptive, so the second section of quant questions will be on the edge of your capabilities. For more, see: https://www.greenlighttestprep.com/module/general-gre-info-and-strategie... (starting around 1:40)

## So does that mean I should do

## :-)

:-)

## Funny though, I thought we

Need to be more careful reading the question.

## Good point!

Good point!

There's an important distinction between "When k is added to the four numbers" and "When k is added to EACH of the four numbers."

## Add a comment