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GRE Math Multi-subject Challenge Question

Once in a while it is fun to take a concept in an official GRE question and run with it. The question below is inspired by a question from the 2nd edition Official Guide. That is not to say it is that similar; I have only extracted a couple of concepts from that problem. I’ve […]

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Breakdown of the Most Commonly Tested GRE Quant Concepts

The 2nd edition Official Guide has just been released. At the back of the book is a new test (GRE Practice Test 2). In general, the concept break down is not surprising, if you look at the concepts that pop up in Practice Test 1 (which is the same as the practice test in the […]

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Don’t Despair – Strategies for Dealing with Convoluted Word Problems

*Note: the scores discussed in this post refer to the old (pre-August 2011) GRE Meet the Word Problem The GRE Math contains a medley of word problems. You can see probability, interest, rates, combinations and even geometry problems. In general, the problems are worded in such a way that they can be vague or even […]

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