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What are the important topics one should focus on in quants?

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What are the important topics one should focus on in quants?

Post Mon Nov 06, 2017 5:21 am
I'm new to GMAT. Please tell me which important topics should i focus on to start my prep.

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Post Tue Nov 07, 2017 11:05 pm
Hi pratj05,

If you are starting out then I would focus on the core topics of Arithmetic, Algebra, and Word Problems and put on emphasis on data sufficiency, because that is unique to GMAT only. Once you have a handle on these, you can branch out to the other topics. Of course a lot will depend on your initial base line and how many of the concepts you are already familiar with.

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Post Thu Nov 09, 2017 5:47 pm
Arithmetic, algebra, and word problems. If you have a solid grasp of those, you're in pretty good shape: most GMAT problems will test those (and only those) directly, and the other problems typically test them indirectly (you still need good arithmetic and algebra to do geometry, probability, etc.)

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