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Everyone knows how to find an average, but the power of this formula is often underestimated.  We know: average = (sum of the items)/(number of items) Notice, we can also write this as: sum of items = (average)*(number of items) This latter form can be powerful.  For example, if we add or subtract one item […]

As you may remember from high school, , where b is the base and h is the height.  If you are having trouble remembering this, simply remember that a rectangle has an area of , and that a triangle is half a rectangle. Practice Question: Using the Area Formula The figure on the left is […]

There’s a reason this is the most famous theorem in mathematics!  This remarkable theorem is one of the most versatile and highly adaptable formulas in existence.  Of course, I’m sure you remember that it says: For any right triangle,                       Of course, if any question […]

Full-time or Part-time? One of the most important decisions you will have to make before considering which MBA program to apply to is whether to attend full or part time. As you make this decision, review a few key reasons for pursuing an MBA: 1. Knowledge—you’ve realized that your anthropology degree has left some key […]

Few people leave GMAT test centers feeling thrilled with their score. But, that does not necessarily mean it is time to start studying again. Here are a few factors to consider before logging back into Magoosh: 1. How far off is your score? If you scored within 20 points of your GMAT practice tests, it is […]

To be enamored means to be in love with or to really like something. So which of the following is the correct idiomatic usage? He was so enamored of/by/with beagles that he volunteered to adopt unwanted beagles from the dog kennel. Two of the above are appropriate. Indeed, all three prepositions could work, however one […]