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Scoring in Quant

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Scoring in Quant Post Tue Sep 25, 2007 8:13 am
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    Hi,
    I wanted to know that in order to score a 51 on Quant, one needs to answer all the questions (actual scoring questions & not experimental) correctly or this can be achieved with say 1 or 2 actual questions going wrong out of the 37.

    Thanks in Advance.

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    Post Wed Sep 26, 2007 11:43 am
    You will not get all of the questions right - it doesn't matter how high you score.

    A 99th percentile score in quant or verbal probably translates to answering about 75-90% of the questions right. They don't publish the actual algorithm, so this is just a guess based upon our attempts to rebuild their algorithm as closely as possible.

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    Post Wed Sep 26, 2007 10:44 pm
    Thanks very much Stacey for the reply, it has really reassured me to focus on my target.

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    Post Wed Sep 26, 2007 11:11 pm
    Moved this discussion to 'GMAT Math' section...

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