Learn this powerful method for unlocking devilishly complicated problems about sets. Practice questions First, try these challenging 700-level practice questions. 1) At Veridux Corporation, there are 250 employees. Of these, 90 are female, and the rest are males. There are a total of 40 managers, and the rest of the employees are associates. If […]

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Understand how to handle these tricky upper level Quant problems! Definitions A sequence is a list of numbers that follow some mathematical patterns. More formally, a sequence is a function whose inputs are limited to the positive integers. Terms are denoted by a letter for the whole sequence, and in the subscript, the index, which […]

Fact: On GMAT Problem Solving, some of the prompts will state quantities in terms of variables, and then expect you to answer in terms of those variables. Such questions are known as “variable in the answer choice” questions (or VICs in some circles). Fact: There are two basic strategies you can use to solve these: […]

Formulas A rate is how fast something is growing, changing, or being performed. The overarching rate formula is: Amount = Rate x Time When the rate is a speed, this simplifies to the familiar formula: Distance = Speed x Time In questions about speed, especially where an object travels at one speed for […]