# Data Sufficiency Articles

#### Data Sufficiency Strategies: Pieces of the Puzzle

Even though Data Sufficiency questions test the same math content as Problem Solving questions, most GMAT students find that they can’t use the same strategies on both question types. One of the common errors students … Read More

#### Inequalities

The best way to think of inequalities is as equations with slightly less specific information. Instead of providing an exact location, they provide a range of locations, all of which are satisfactory. With “=” … Read More

#### GMAT Myth #2: You Need to Actually Solve a Problem to Get the Correct Answer (Data Sufficiency Example)

FACT: So many students get caught up in the idea that one must solve a problem to get the correct answer. Well that is not the case for many questions on the GMAT. Sometimes it actually slows you down to fully work … Read More

#### Systems of Equations in Data Sufficiency

If the GMAT Quantitative section were 3 hours, all of our lives would be easier. We could take our time, work through each solution, check our choice, and sharpen our pencil before each question. Since we are not … Read More

#### All About Exponents

An exponent is a fancy way of writing the value of a number multiplied several times (up to infinity) by itself. 3 x 3 x 3 x 3 can also be written as and can be expressed as “three raised to the fourth power” or … Read More

#### Data Sufficiency Language

If an official looking man with a clipboard (clipboards automatically make the kookiest of the kooky look official) were to stop you on the street corner and ask for a number, what would you say? If you’re like most … Read More

#### Winning The Data Sufficiency Game

In many ways, Data Sufficiency is like a high-stakes poker game. The key to winning is to guess what your opponents want you to do – and do the exact opposite. In this case, your opponents are the GMAT test … Read More

#### Reasoning Strategies For Data Sufficiency Questions

Data sufficiency questions are typically not as straightforward as regular quantitative questions. Here are some strategies for eliminating definitively wrong answers: Read More