GMAT Math Articles

  • Know Your GMAT Conversions

    Know Your GMAT Conversions

    by on February 10th, 2016

    Powerball fever took over the U.S. in recent weeks, and it culminated in an aspirational post last week when someone suggested that if the winner split the $1.3 billion equally amongst 300 million Americans, it would … Read More

  • How to Solve GMAT Percentage Questions

    How to Solve GMAT Percentage Questions

    by on February 7th, 2016

    One of the challenges with percentage questions on the GMAT is often the wording of the question itself. The mathematical calculations required to solve the questions are often not that hard. Consider the following … Read More

  • Land Your Score: Data Sufficiency Problems – Part 1

    Land Your Score: Data Sufficiency Problems – Part 1

    by on February 4th, 2016

    Welcome to “Land Your Score,” a blog series in which Kaplan instructor Jennifer Land shares key insights and strategies for improving your GMAT performance on Test Day. This week, Jennifer discusses how to solve Data … Read More

  • How to Solve GMAT Sequence Questions

    How to Solve GMAT Sequence Questions

    by on January 30th, 2016

    An important area of GMAT quant is sequences. Some little-known information about these arranged sets of numbers will save you a lot of time in answering questions in this area. Consider the following question from … Read More

  • Solving GMAT Properties of Integers Questions: Odd and Even Integers

    Solving GMAT Properties of Integers Questions: Odd and Even Integers

    by on January 22nd, 2016

    Properties of integers questions are common on the GMAT. The good news is that by following a few simple rules you will be able to solve them quickly and with certainty. Over the next few weeks we’ll be guiding you … Read More

  • GMAT Ratio and Proportion Problems

    GMAT Ratio and Proportion Problems

    by on January 14th, 2016

    One type of question on the GMAT quantitative section that can appear tricky is a question involving ratios and proportions. However, with the right strategy you can make these easy for yourself. Consider the following … Read More

  • Land Your Score: Quantitative Reasoning Problems – Part 2

    Land Your Score: Quantitative Reasoning Problems – Part 2

    by on January 10th, 2016

    Welcome to “Land Your Score,” a blog series in which Kaplan instructor Jennifer Land shares key insights and strategies for improving your GMAT performance on Test Day. This week, Jennifer discusses how to solve … Read More

  • Land Your Score: Quantitative Reasoning Problems – Part 1

    Land Your Score: Quantitative Reasoning Problems – Part 1

    by on January 7th, 2016

    Welcome to “Land Your Score,” a blog series in which Kaplan instructor Jennifer Land shares key insights and strategies for improving your GMAT performance on Test Day. This week, Jennifer discusses how to solve … Read More

  • Decoding Number Properties on the GMAT – Part 3

    Decoding Number Properties on the GMAT – Part 3

    by on January 5th, 2016

    Welcome to the 3rd and final installment of our mini-series on Number Properties. We’ve been doing a deep dive into Divisibility and Prime issues (see Part 1 and Part 2), exploring how the GMAT can disguise these … Read More

  • Data Sufficiency: Always Follow Directions

    Data Sufficiency: Always Follow Directions

    by on December 31st, 2015

    If you have any children in your life, you know that with that and the holidays comes toys … and directions. Lots and lots of directions. If you’re wondering what late night toy assembly has to do with Data … Read More

  • Decoding Number Properties on the GMAT – Part 2

    Decoding Number Properties on the GMAT – Part 2

    by on December 28th, 2015

    Welcome to the 2nd installment of our dive into Number Properties. If you haven’t yet tried the first problem, start with the first article in the series. Let’s dive right into our second problem from the GMATPrep® … Read More

  • Decoding Divisibility and Prime on the GMAT – Part 1

    Decoding Divisibility and Prime on the GMAT – Part 1

    by on December 27th, 2015

    Most of my students are driven crazy by Number Properties. On the face of it, the topic seems straightforward: I know what positive and negative, odd and even are. Divisibility stuff is a little more complicated, but … Read More

  • GMAT Statistics 101

    GMAT Statistics 101

    by on December 12th, 2015

    Three of the most important statistical measures on the GMAT are the mean (or average), median and standard deviation. Familiarize yourself with these terms and these questions will become much easier. The Mean To … Read More

  • How to Solve GMAT Overlapping Sets Problems

    How to Solve GMAT Overlapping Sets Problems

    by on December 9th, 2015

    On the day I took my GMAT there were a surprisingly high number of questions involving overlapping sets. Of course, this may not always be the case, but it is worthwhile having a quick method to solve such questions. … Read More