GMAT Math Articles

No introduction to this one—see what you can figure out and then we’ll talk about it! This is a GMATPrep® problem from the free exams. * “If n and y are positive integers and , which of the following must be an … Read More

This Past Saturday, we did a session on ‘Triangles’ which show up all over the GMAT. We will often find them hiding in problems that seem to be about rectangles or other shapes. To begin with, let’s share the … Read More

The absolute value of x, x, is the distance of x from zero on the number line. Of course, it’s always positive, because distance is away positive. To extend that further: x – 4 is the distance of x from 4; x … Read More

In life, it is important to have a hobby or pastime that you find interesting. Sometimes, when the daily grind of work, school, family, social responsibilities, and preparing for the GMAT just seems like too much to … Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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