According to ETS (the makers of the GRE), the GRE Quantitative Reasoning measure is a test that assesses your basic math skills, understanding of simple math concepts, ability to reason quantitatively, and aptitude for solving problems using quantitative methods. This is really just a fancy way of saying that you better know your math concepts […]

# Archive | Numeric Entry

## GRE Parallelogram Challenge Question

This is a very high-difficulty problem! This is a Numeric Entry question, so no answer choices– you’ll have to just type in your answer. Give yourself 2 minutes to do this question, and let me know how it goes! 🙂 Parallelogram PQRS has a perimeter of 24. PQ = 2QR and Angle PQR = 120 degrees. Parallelogram […]

## GRE Math Challenge – Numeric Entry

Below are some tough word problems that require both close reading and sharp problem solving skills. To make these already difficult questions even more fiendish, I’ve made each a Numeric Entry question (sorry, no cool boxes). In some of the questions below, there are a few possible solution paths, some more elegant than others. If […]

## GRE Numeric Entry Questions

One of the most dread-inducing additions to the GRE—back when it changed in Aug. 2011—was the Numeric Entry question. The reason is apparent: instead of five answer choices to guide you, suddenly there is nothing more than a box, a big blank waiting for you to cough up one number out of millions (if not […]

## How to Approach Complicated Math Problems

Every GRE test is going to have a few math questions that are very difficult. Upon seeing them, you may become completely flustered and believe that there is no way you are able to solve such a question. Oftentimes this is not the case. Rather, you fall into any number of traps that prevent you […]

## GRE Perfect Math Score Challenge

The Revised GRE is a long, grueling test. To get a perfect score on the quantitative section (a 170) you will not only have to answer the difficult questions correctly, but you will also have to answer all of the easy ones. Nonetheless, I’ve focused on the difficult questions for the 170-challenge. I can’t promise […]

## Numeric Entry Practice Question of the Week #21 Answer

Here are the answer and explanation to yesterday’s practice question. Thanks for submitting your answers! Video Explanation:

## Numeric Entry Practice Question of the Week #21

This week’s practice question is Numeric Entry, so no answer choices are given! You’ll have to type the number in to submit your answer. Good luck, we’ll be posting the answer and explanation tomorrow! If , what is the value of n? Update: Here’s the answer/explanation post!

## Statistics Practice Question of the Week #17 Answer

Here’s the answer to yesterday’s numeric entry question: Video Explanation: Hope the explanations helped! We’ll be posting the practice questions and answers on Monday and Tuesday, respectively, from now on so see you next Monday for another practice problem!

## Statistics Practice Question of the Week #17

This week’s practice problem is a Numeric Entry question, so instead of choosing an answer from a set of given possibilities, you’ll type in your answer before you submit. Set A: {x, x, x, y, y, y, 3x+y, x–y } If the median of set A is 10 and 0 < x < y, what […]