Category: GMAT Geometry

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 GMAT geometry questions? 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 GMAT Circles:…

GMAT Practice Problems: Similar Geometric Figures
Here are four practice problems involving similar figures. 1) In the figure, KLMN is a square, and angle KJN = 45°. Find the area of figure JKLMN. 2) In the diagram, HJLM is a square, and GH = 10. Find the area of trapezoid GHJK. 3) In the diagram, BD = 5, CD = 10,…

GMAT Practice Problems on Coordinate Geometry
1) The line shown passes through the point (A, 30). Which of the following is closest to the value of A? (A) 58 (B) 59 (C) 60 (D) 61 (E) 62 2) Line A has a slope of and passes through the point (–2, 7). What is the xintercept of Line A? 3) Line J…

Circle Problems on the GMAT
Here are eight practice problems involving circles. The difficulty of these problems ranges from medium to very challenging. 1) In the diagram above, O is the center of the circle and angle AOB = 144º. What is the area of the circle? Statement #1: The area of sector AOB is 40% of the area of…

GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Challenge Question — Tour through Geometry
Hello! 🙂 This week, I’m solving a tough challenge question that you might have seen on our blog if you visit often! This challenge question draws on a whole host of geometry concepts and formulas, so it’s a great test for how much of geometry you really know. And just in case the board…

Challenging Coordinate Geometry Practice Questions
Earlier, we featured a blog of Coordinate Geometry practice questions. Here are eight more questions, some of which are challenging. 1) Graph G has a line of symmetry of x = –5/2. Graph G passes through the point (3, 3). What is the xcoordinate of another point that must have a ycoordinate of 3? (A)…

GMAT Quant: Coordinate Geometry Practice Questions
For more information on Coordinate Geometry on the GMAT, see these articles: 1) Quadrants in the xy Plane 2) Special Properties of y = x 3) Distance between Two Points 4) Slopes 5) Midpoints and Parallel & Perpendicular lines Here are five new practice problems on these topics. 1. The center of circle Q…

Angles and Parallel Lines on the GMAT
First, a couple of relatively easy practice problems. 1) In the diagram above, what is the measure of angle y? Statement #1: x = 30° Statement #2: line AB is parallel to line CD 2) In the diagram above, line m and line n are parallel. Given that angle a = 40° and angle c…

GMAT Math: How to Find the Height of a Triangle?
If you have a right triangle and are given two sides and would like to find the third, use the Pythagorean Theorem: . Suppose you need to know how to find the height of a triangle △ABC given 3 sides, {6,7,8}. This is a question some GMAT test takers ask. They know they…