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There are four GRE math question types. (1) Quantitative Comparison Questions: you determine the relationship between the values in two columns. (2) Multiple-choice questions where you select one answer choice: the usual format with five answer choices. (3) Multiple-choice questions where you select one or more answer choices: there can be more than one correct answer! (4) Numeric Entry questions: your basic fill-in-the-blank question. Each question type requires a different strategy, so it's important to study them all!

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The quantity in Column A is greater The quantity in Column B is greater The two quantities are equal The relationship cannot be determined from the information given Many people dread choosing answer choice (D) on Quantitative Comparison (QC) Some feel it may be conceding defeat. Others think that the GRE is trying to trick them […]

Helpful Tips for the GRE Data Interpretation Section If I had to count the number of questions/concerns regarding combinations or permutations, I’d have to use some pretty mighty factorials to do so. On the other hand, if I had to count the number of times students have expressed the same misgivings regarding Data Interpretation, I’d […]

In my previous post, we examined the pros and cons of two approaches for tackling Quantitative Comparison (QC) questions involving variables. Those approaches are: Apply algebraic techniques Plug in numbers In today’s post, we’ll examine a useful strategy that can increase the effectiveness of the plug-in-numbers approach. To set up today’s strategy, please consider the […]