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Learn the GMAT ! Learn the GMAT Learn the Content Learn Yourself 200 - 800 is the range of possible GMAT scores.
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Learn the GMAT ! Learn the GMAT Learn the Content Learn Yourself 540 is the 50 th percentile score.
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Learn the GMAT ! Learn the GMAT Learn the Content Learn Yourself 650 is the 82 th percentile score.
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Learn the GMAT ! Learn the GMAT Learn the Content Learn Yourself 750 is the 98 th percentile score.
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Learn the GMAT ! Learn the GMAT Learn the Content Learn Yourself 49 quant A score of 49 in the quantitative section is the 89%tile. Quant subsection scores range from 6 – 51.
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Learn the GMAT ! Learn the GMAT Learn the Content Learn Yourself 40 verbal A score of 40 in the verbal section is the 89%tile. Verbal subsection scores range from 6 – 51.
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Focus on learning content and rules before guessing strategies. Learn rules, not problems.
Improve efficiency
Poor time management is typically a consequence of lack of knowledge.
Decrease anxiety
Anxiety is often caused by awareness of deficiencies.
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Algebra
Manipulating equations, inequalities, exponents, roots, quadratic equations, and functions
Geometry
Lines, circles, triangles, quadrilaterals, and coordinate plane
Arithmetic
Number properties, work and rates, ratios, percent change, and word problems
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Learn the Content ! Learn the GMAT Learn the Content Learn Yourself Which of the following is both divisible by 5 and a multiple of 6? (A) 80 (B) 90 (C) 102 (D) 105 (E) 132
A number is divisible by 5 if it ends in 0 or 5.
A number is divisible by 6 if it ends in an even number and the sum of the digits is a multiple of 3.
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Learn the Content ! Learn the GMAT Learn the Content Learn Yourself A certain roller coaster ride has between 79 and 131 people waiting in line to board. If riders are let on only in groups of 5 there will be 2 riders that do not get on. If the riders are let on only in groups of 6 all riders will be able to get on the roller coaster. How many riders are in the line? (A) 84 (B) 90 (C) 102 (D) 105 (E) 132
A number is divisible by 5 if it ends in 0 or 5.
A number that has a remainder of 2 when divided by 5 will end in either 2 or 7.
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Learn the Content ! Learn the GMAT Learn the Content Learn Yourself A certain roller coaster ride has between 79 and 131 people waiting in line to board. If riders are let on only in groups of 5 there will be 2 riders that do not get on. If the riders are let on only in groups of 6 all riders will be able to get on the roller coaster. How many riders are in the line? (A) 84 (B) 90 (C) 102 (D) 105 (E) 132
Separating things that must be integers into groups is another way to introduce divisibility.
Discussions of remainders generally involve divisibility.
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Strategies for Data Sufficiency Questions:
Translate the question
Translate the statements
Eliminate choices in groups
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Memorize rules, directions, and test structure
(A) Statement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (2) alone is not sufficient. (B) Statement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (1) alone is not sufficient. (C) Both statements TOGETHER are sufficient, but NEITHER statement ALONE is sufficient. (D) Each statement ALONE is sufficient. (E) Statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are NOT sufficient.
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Learn the Content ! Learn the GMAT Learn the Content Learn Yourself What is the value of ? AD B C E (1) a + b = 9 (2) c = 5
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Learn the Content ! Learn the GMAT Learn the Content Learn Yourself AD B C E What is the value of a + b and what is c ? (1 and 2) a + b = 9 and c = 5 (1) a + b = 9 (2) c = 5 What is the value of ?
Translate DS questions to find the real question
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Questions that deal with fractions often require you to consider a common denominator.
The addition in the fraction indicates that rules for adding fractions are being tested.
AD B C E What is the value of a + b and what is c ? (1 and 2) a + b = 9 and c = 5 (1) a + b = 9 (2) c = 5 What is the value of ?
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Learn the Content ! Learn the GMAT Learn the Content Learn Yourself What is the value of ? AD B C E (1) (2) c = 5
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Learn the Content ! Learn the GMAT Learn the Content Learn Yourself What is the value of ? AD B C E What is the value of ? (2) c = 5 (1)
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Grammar
Modifiers, Pronouns, Lists, Comparisons, Verbs and Idioms
Logical reasoning
Identifying assumptions and drawing inferences from passages
Reading comprehension
Drawing inferences from statements in passages
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Sentence Correction tests:
Modifiers: proper placement
Pronouns: agreement and clarity
Lists: parallel and logical construction
Comparisons: parallel and logical construction
Verbs: tense and agreement
Idioms: memorization
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Like Cordozar Calvin Broadus, the music of Christopher Wallace is honest, biographical, and complex – combining street vernacular with complex syntactic riffs.
Like Cordozar Calvin Broadus, the music of Christopher Wallace
(B) Like Cordozar Calvin Broadus, Christopher Wallace’s music
(C) Like Cordozar Calvin Broadus’, Christopher Wallace’s music
(D) As with Cordozar Calvin Broadus, Christopher Wallace’s music
(E) As is Cordozar Calvin Broadus’, the music of Christopher Wallace
Comparisons must be between structurally and logically parallel.
Comparison words (like, unlike, than, etc.) indicate that comparisons are being tested.
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Tips for Critical Reasoning Questions:
Learn the common argument types and patterns
Learn the common question types
Learn the common mistakes
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Learn the Content ! Learn the GMAT Learn the Content Learn Yourself In the country of Slovenia, the average life expectancy for the population as a whole is 63.5 years. However, children born in the Manzia province will live an average of 68 years while those born in the Turkania province will live 61.5 years. It follows that if a newly married couple from Turkania were to begin their family in Manzia, their children would be expected to live longer than if the family stayed in Turkania. Which of the following, if true, would most seriously weaken the passage’s conclusion?
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Causal arguments assume no other possible cause.
Premises: Differences in average life expectancy between the two cities. Conclusion: Were the couple to begin a family in Manzia, the children would be expected to live longer. Assumptions: No factor other than location is involved. This couple is similar to the population at large.
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Learn the Content ! Learn the GMAT Learn the Content Learn Yourself Which of the following, if true, would most seriously weaken the passage’s conclusion? (A) Slovenia’s Census Bureau statisticians do not believe that moving to Manzia will significantly lengthen the average Turkanian’s life. (B) The Minister of Turkania has falsely alleged that statistics for his province are not accurate. (C) The longer life of Manzia’s current population is due mostly to factors of genetics. (D) Twenty percent of all Turkanians can expect to live past age 68. (E) Most of the cities in Manzia have levels of water pollution well below the national average for Slovenia.
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