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Learning from GRE Math Practice

I’m going to ask you a question whose answer seems painfully obvious. What is the purpose of doing practice GRE math questions? Take a minute to really consider that question in its entirety and explore the implications of your answer. If your answer was any of these, or something similar to these, then it’s too […]

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GRE Article of the Month – August 2014: The Game of Math

Don’t Teach Math, Coach It By Jordan Ellenberg for The New York Times In a recent New York Times article, Don’t Teach Math, Coach It, Jordan Ellenberg, a mathematic professor at the University of Wisconsin, talks about how to get kids excited about math. He starts off with a short anecdote about how the young […]

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Mean, Median and Mode on the GRE

Over the last six months, I’ve gone through quite a few Revised GRE prep books. One thing I’ve noticed missing is difficult questions relating to mean, median, and mode. Sure, most books describe how to find the average, and what the difference between the mean and the median. Many already know the above, but mean, […]

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Does Order Matter? Combinations vs. the Fundamental Counting Principle on the GRE

When trying to decide whether to use the combination formula, many students have trouble applying the “does order matter” test–deciding if outcomes differ. It’s easy to say order doesn’t matter when it in fact does, and vice versa. Once you get it, it’s really useful, but it can take a bit of thinking and re-thinking. […]

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GRE Math – Exponent Challenge

A relatively common exponent question on the GRE will ask you to figure out the units digit of some number raised to an exponent, which usually results in a number roughly equivalent to the number of grains of sand in the Sahara, and thus out of reach of the GRE calculator. Take a look at […]

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GRE Math Practice Questions

Since readers are always asking for more GRE math practice, I’ve rounded up some of my favorite questions from Magoosh’s premium GRE prep to make them available to you for free. The truth is, when it comes to studying for GRE quant, you can never get your hands on enough practice questions. I’ve broken down […]

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