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GMAT Problem Solving Sample Questions

On the GMAT Quantitative section, the Problem Solving questions are just the familiar five-choice multiple choice math problems you have seen on every standardized test since well before puberty.  Here, you have discovered a veritable treasure chest of Problem Solving sample questions.   Below is a link to thirty-two different articles on this blog, each with at least two Problem Solving questions.  The sample GMAT Problem Solving questions are often at the top of the article, although sometimes they are further down in the text.  The total number of sample Problem Solving problems available from this page is far more than 37, the total number of math questions you will see on a full Quantitative section of the GMAT.  In each blog, the solutions & explanations to the sample questions are at the ends of the articles.  (If the topic is less than crystal clear for you, you may find the article itself enlightening.)

 

1. Problems with Averages

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/gmat-averages-and-sums-formulas/

 

2. Distance, Rate, Time

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/gmat-distance-and-work-rate-formula/

 

3. Permutations & Combinations

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/gmat-permutations-and-combinations/

 

4. Factors & Prime Factorizations (five practice PS questions at the bottom of the article)

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/gmat-math-factors/

 

5. Advanced Geometric Solids

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/gmat-math-advanced-geometric-solids/

 

6. Estimation questions

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/the-power-of-estimation-for-gmat-quant/

 

7. Difficult Dice Questions

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/gmat-probability-difficult-dice-questions/

 

8. Difference of Two Squares

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/gmat-quant-difference-of-two-squares/

 

9. Sequences (five PS practice questions scattered through article)

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/sequences-on-the-gmat/

 

10. Remainders

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/gmat-quant-thoughts-on-remainders/

 

11. Work & Work Rate

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/gmat-work-rate-questions/

 

12. Circle & Line Diagrams

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/circle-and-line-diagrams-on-the-gmat/

 

13. Polygons

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/polygons-and-regular-polygons-on-the-gmat/

 

14. Set Problems, with Double Matrix Method

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/gmat-sets-double-matrix-method/

 

15. Set Problems, with Venn Diagrams

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/gmat-sets-venn-diagrams/

 

16. Scale Factor & Percent Change

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/scale-factors-on-the-gmat-percent-increases-and-decreases/

 

17. Standard Deviation

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/standard-deviation-on-the-gmat/

 

18. Radicals

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/simplifying-radical-expressions-on-the-gmat/

 

19. Function Notation

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/function-notation-on-the-gmat/

 

20. Algebraic Factoring

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/algebra-on-the-gmat-how-to-factor/

 

21. Hard Factorial Problems

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/gmat-factorials/

 

22. Backsolving from the answers

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/gmat-plugging-in-strategy-always-start-with-answer-choice-c/

 

23. Distance in the x-y plane

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/gmat-coordinate-geometry-distance-between-two-points/

 

24. Pythagoras!

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/pythagorean-triplets-to-memorize-for-the-gmat/

 

25. Lines in the x-y plane

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/gmat-math-lines-slope-in-the-x-y-plane/

 

26. Tricks for Calculating Combinations

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/gmat-math-calculating-combinations/

 

27. Parallel & Perpendicular Lines and Midpoints in the x-y plane

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/gmat-math-midpoints-and-parallel-vs-perpendicular-lines/

 

28. Probability: AND & OR Rules

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/gmat-math-probability-rules/

 

29. Probability: “at least” statements

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/gmat-math-the-probability-at-least-question/

 

30. Probability: counting problems

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2013/gmat-probability-and-counting-techniques/

 

31. Hard counting problems

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2013/gmat-counting-with-restrictions/

 

32. Probability: geometric probability

http://magoosh.com/gmat/2013/geometric-probability-on-the-gmat/

 

Also check out these GMAT Probability questions.

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One Response to GMAT Problem Solving Sample Questions

  1. Bello September 2, 2015 at 7:21 am #

    this work is fantastics job, i need more of the solved problems


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