Algebraic equations with fractions, more formally known as “rational expressions,” appear in some of the most challenging GMAT algebra questions in the Quant section. These are called “rational” in the sense of “having to do with a ratio”, as the word is used in the phrase “rational numbers“. Itching to get practicing? Click here to […]

# Author Archive | Mike MᶜGarry

## 3 Month GMAT Study Schedule (Verbal Focused)

Check out Magoosh’s GMAT verbal study plan for everything you need to boost your GMAT verbal score as high as possible within three months!

## GMAT Geometry Practice Problems

GMAT Geometry problems test your spatial reasoning ability. Can you look at a diagram of points, lines, and/or circles and extract the essential details that lead to a correct answer? If you answered no, well, have no fear! After reading this post, learning the fundamental geometry formulas, and working through these practice geometry questions, you […]

## GMAT Circles: An Introduction

Are you prepping for geometry questions on the GMAT? Feeling confused or in need of a refresher on circles? Read on to get a rundown of GMAT circles terminology, concepts, and practice questions. Table of Contents Basic Circle Terminology Chords Circle Formulas Circles and Angles + Arcs and Arclengths GMAT Circles Practice Questions […]

## Essential GMAT Algebra Formulas and Practice Questions

What are the most essential topics of algebra that you need to know to succeed in GMAT math? How many formulas and equations do you have to memorize? Why must we be tortured by all this math??? The good news is that it doesn’t take a huge amount of time or energy to master the […]

## 3 Month GMAT Study Schedule (Math Focused)

If your GMAT test date is coming up soon and you’re worried about the Quantitative section, it’s time to stop worrying and start preparing! In this GMAT quant study plan (3 months), we’ve put together everything you need to turn math from a weakness into a strength. In this plan, we’ll go over how to […]

## GMAT Study Plans and GMAT Study Guides

Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash Good GMAT study is planned GMAT study. It really is important to plan your GMAT practice activities carefully. You need a good set of prep materials, and a well-organized timeline for how to make the most of them. Whether you have one month or six months to study, one of the […]

## GMAT Diagnostic Test

Welcome to our GMAT Quiz page! Curious about where you would stack up compared to others taking the GMAT test? Take our Diagnostic GMAT exam here to get a sense of your current GMAT scores in Verbal and Quant. These free GMAT diagnostic tests are designed to gauge your skills on the GMAT exam. Answer explanations and a […]

## Complete Guide to GMAT Integrated Reasoning

GMAT Integrated Reasoning giving you trouble? You’re not alone! That’s why Magoosh is excited to present you with the ultimate GMAT Integrated Reasoning eBook: Magoosh’s Complete Guide to GMAT Integrated Reasoning! What is GMAT Integrated Reasoning? The GMAT Integrated Reasoning section tests your quant-based and verbal-based reasoning in 4 parts: multi-source reasoning, table analysis, two-part […]

## Common GMAT Math Mistakes

Learn the cluster of the most common GMAT math mistakes, mistakes that the exam regularly exploits so you can avoid these pitfalls. Pattern-Matching, Good and Bad The human brain is, far and away, the best pattern-matching machine we have ever seen. No computer comes close. We match patterns for all kinds of things: […]