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GMAT Quant Questions: Problem Solving

Note: GMAT Quant questions cover Problem Solving, and so much more. Be sure to practice GMAT Quant problems related to Data Sufficiency. And make sure you do practice questions that cover the most common GMAT Quant concepts too.

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/

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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.

Other GMAT Practice Questions

Magoosh has practice materials for all of the GMAT question types in GMAT Quantitative and in GMAT Verbal. Look at the table below, and click the links for more practice!

GMAT Problem Solving Practice QuestionsGMAT Critical Reasoning Practice QuestionsGMAT Reading Comprehension Practice Questions

In addition to the GMAT Problem Solving resources in this post, check out our tutorials and new practice questions we're releasing.

Try GMAT Problem SolvingTry GMAT Data Sufficiency
GMAT Critical Reasoning tests your ability to analyze written arguments.

Try GMAT Critical Reasoning
For this GMAT Verbal question type, you read longer passages and answer comprehension questions about them.

Try GMAT Reading Comprehension
GMAT DATA SUFFICIENCY PRACTICE QUESTIONSGMAT SENTENCE CORRECTION PRACTICE QUESTIONSWANT MORE PRACTICE?
GMAT Data sufficiency questions ask you whether you have been given enough information to solve a math problem.

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GMAT Sentence Correction questions are focused on grammar, style, and other conventions of formal English writing.

Try GMAT Sentence Correction
We have plenty of free GMAT Practice materials right here on the blog.

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Addendum to the table: A special note on Sentence Correction questions

Sentence Correction questions are the very shortest questions on the test, both in terms of word count and time. Ideally, you should complete any SC question in less than one minute. Make sure you set your speed for this question type carefully. And be aware that Sentence Correction questions do NOT have their own subsection in GMAT Verbal; instead, SC is mixed in with Critical Reasoning and Reading Comprehension on the GMAT.

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One Response to GMAT Quant Questions: Problem Solving

  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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