GMAT Math Articles

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

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

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

An important area of GMAT quant is sequences. Some littleknown 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

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

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

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

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

Welcome to the 3rd and final installment of our miniseries 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

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

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

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

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

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