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Solving Mixture Questions on the GMAT

by GMAT Prep Now on September 4, 2015

Learn a useful strategy for solving a wide range of mixture questions on the GMAT. Once you’ve watched the video, use the technique to answer the [...]


GMAT Algebra: How Many Variables Should You Use?

by GMAT Prep Now on August 7, 2015

Consider the following word problem: A certain store sells apples for $0.75 each and bananas for $0.50 each. Lila bought 20 pieces of fruit consisting of [...]


GMAT Avengers Study Group: Mixture Quant Problems

by Helen Xia on December 3, 2014

Gain valuable tips on how to tackle Mixture Quant problems from our GMAT Avengers group.


Using “Word Equations” to Help Write Algebraic Equations

by Brent Hanneson on September 3, 2014

Use this intermediate step to help you transition from words to equations.


Divide and Conquer: Breaking Problems Apart

by Economist GMAT Tutor on May 17, 2013

Here are 5 points that sum up the optimal line of attack when it comes to solving GMAT problems.


How to Make Weighted Average Problems Easy

by Manhattan Prep on November 3, 2012

Discover some techniques to help you solve weighted averages problems easier.


Breaking Down GMATPrep Average + Arithmetic Problems

by Manhattan Prep on January 26, 2011

In the past, we’ve discussed weighted average Data Sufficiency problems (twice:  first here and then here) and we’ve also discussed how to turn algebra problems [...]


Mixture Problems on the GMAT

by Kaplan GMAT on December 9, 2010

Two types of mixture problems often appear on the GMAT.  Because these types of problems fall into two very specific categories, we can simply learn [...]


How to Analyze a GMATPrep Data Sufficiency Question

by Manhattan Prep on March 13, 2010

This is the latest in a series of “How To Analyze” articles that began with the general “How To Analyze A Practice Problem” article (click [...]