GMAT Math Articles

  • Could Algebra Be Your Key to Success on the GMAT?

    Could Algebra Be Your Key to Success on the GMAT?

    by on August 4th, 2014

    Today’s article comes courtesy of Veritas Prep GMAT instructor, David Newland. If you want to bring your “A Game” on the Quant section you need to be very comfortable with Algebra. There is one mathematical … Read More

  • Listing Possible Values in a Remainder Question

    Listing Possible Values in a Remainder Question

    by on July 28th, 2014

    To set up this article, please try solving the following question. Here is the practice problem:   x and y are positive integers. When x is divided by 11, the remainder is 5, and when x is divided by 34, the … Read More

  • GMAT Avengers Study Group: Lines & Angles

    GMAT Avengers Study Group: Lines & Angles

    by on July 21st, 2014

    Here’s some common definitions to get us started: Line – a geometrical object that is straight, infinitely long and infinitely thin. Two points determine a straight line. Given any two points, there is exactly … Read More

  • GMAT Problem Solving Practice: The Solution

    GMAT Problem Solving Practice: The Solution

    by on July 12th, 2014

    Did you try out our GMAT problem solving practice question? If not, give it a try before you look at the solution. Here’s a reminder: A theater charges $12 for seats in the orchestra and $8 for seats in the … Read More

  • How Much Time Should You Spend on Quant Questions?

    How Much Time Should You Spend on Quant Questions?

    by on July 10th, 2014

    On the GMAT, you will be asked to answer multiple questions in a relatively short period of time. One of the main difficulties test takers have with the GMAT is that they run out of time before finishing all the … Read More

  • How Fast Can You Solve this GMAT Prep Quant Problem?

    How Fast Can You Solve this GMAT Prep Quant Problem?

    by on July 7th, 2014

    Try this problem from the free problem sets that come with the GMATPrep® software and see whether you can spot the most efficient solution. Here is the problem:   * “If a is a positive integer, and if the units … Read More

  • Rephrasing the Target Question

    Rephrasing the Target Question

    by on June 30th, 2014

    In this article, we’ll examine how to make Data Sufficiency questions easier by simplifying the target question before examining the two statements. To set the stage, try solving the following question: Is ? 1) xy < … Read More

  • GMAT Avengers Study Group: Powers & Roots

    GMAT Avengers Study Group: Powers & Roots

    by on June 29th, 2014

    Have you encountered a Quant problem that involves imperfect square roots? How did you react? Here’s an article on approximating square roots that will help you approach these problems with more ease. … Read More

  • GMAT Problem Solving Practice

    GMAT Problem Solving Practice

    by on June 26th, 2014

    It’s time again for some GMAT practice. Hey, I know you’re gearing up for a weekend of football and snacks, but why not set aside a few minutes to try this practice problem before you put on your beer hat? … Read More

  • How Would You Solve This Data Sufficiency Question?

    How Would You Solve This Data Sufficiency Question?

    by on June 24th, 2014

    The question format least familiar to most prospective GMAT students is unquestionably Data Sufficiency. As a test exclusive question type, it is unlikely that you have come across such a question without having at least … Read More

  • GMAT Avengers Study Group: Number Properties

    GMAT Avengers Study Group: Number Properties

    by on June 13th, 2014

    Number Properties are all about categories and rules. Certain kinds of numbers behave the same ways in all cases. When discussing number properties, do not assume that they apply exclusively to integers. Integers are … Read More

  • Solve Simple Math Equations on the GMAT

    Solve Simple Math Equations on the GMAT

    by on June 11th, 2014

    Many students who take the GMAT come from backgrounds focused on mathematics. A significant percentage of GMAT test takers come from engineering backgrounds or other fields that require strong analytical skills. However, … Read More

  • GMAT Avengers Study Group: Sequence & Series

    GMAT Avengers Study Group: Sequence & Series

    by on June 3rd, 2014

    Number sequence & series is all about identifying the patterns. What better way to start this topic than learning the 4 main categories of sequences that are tested on the GMAT. Sequences on the GMAT Math … Read More

  • Know When to Do the Math

    Know When to Do the Math

    by on May 30th, 2014

    On GMAT Data Sufficiency questions, it is important to note that you don’t have to do any calculations to get the right answer. In theory, it is entirely possible to simply look at a problem and determine that the … Read More