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How to Beat Overlapping Sets GMAT Problems

by PrepScholar GMAT on December 12, 2017

Overlapping sets make for particularly hard GMAT math questions. While they technically fall into the category of arithmetic—a type of math most people feel comfortable [...]


The GMAT Avengers Challenge of the Week: Overlapping Sets – Part 2

by Sorin Istrate on August 21, 2017

Can you solve this week's Avengers challenge?


The GMAT Avengers Challenge of the Week: Overlapping Sets – Part 1

by Sorin Istrate on August 7, 2017

Can you solve this week's Avengers challenge?


Know the GMAT Code: Overlapping Sets – Part 2

by Manhattan Prep on November 2, 2016

Push yourself to find the patterns or to articulate the underlying principles behind what you’re seeing.


Know the GMAT Code: Overlapping Sets – Part 1

by Manhattan Prep on October 25, 2016

Push yourself to find the patterns or to articulate the underlying principles behind what you’re seeing.


GMAT Overlapping Sets Problems for a High Quant Score

by Target Test Prep on September 18, 2016

Practice high-value GMAT Overlapping Sets Problems with Target Test Prep GMAT experts Scott Woodbury Stewart and Jeffrey Miller.


How to Solve GMAT Overlapping Sets Problems

by Economist GMAT Tutor on December 9, 2015

Here is some quick advice for the next time you run into one of these word problems on the GMAT.


3-Criteria Overlapping Sets on the GMAT

by GMAT Prep Now on August 30, 2015

In this video, we examine how to solve questions involving populations in which each member of that population has three criteria associated with it. Once you’ve [...]


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: Graphs & Illustrations

by Rahul Sehgal on February 20, 2015

Gain valuable tips on how to tackle Graphs & Illustrations from our GMAT Avengers group.


The Word “Or” in GMAT Math

by Magoosh GMAT on February 11, 2015

Remember this piece of advice—it will save you trouble in counting and probability problems.


GMAT Avengers Study Group: Overlapping Sets (Venn Diagrams)

by Helen Xia on December 5, 2014

Gain valuable tips on how to tackle Overlapping Sets from our GMAT Avengers group.


Thinking Inside the Box on Challenging GMAT Questions

by Veritas Prep on November 26, 2014

Setting up a proper matrix box essentially helps you solve the problem automatically.


GMAT Practice Problems: Sets

by Magoosh GMAT on October 17, 2014

Practice for the GMAT with these four reasonably challenging problems about sets.


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.