Category: GRE Math

GRE Math Review (2024)
GRE Math—also known as GRE Quantitative Reasoning—is NOT a test of advanced math. In fact, you don’t need to remember all the geometry proofs, calculus, and trigonometry that you learned back in high school. (Phew! That certainly makes GRE Math prep easier.) The difficulty of GRE Math comes from the need to logically reason your…

Coming Back to Math after Years Away
Suppose you have been away from math for a while, perhaps since Algebra Two and the SAT in high school. After these necessarily evils, you bid it a hasty farewell and gave it the bum’s rush from your entire life. Now, several years later, you have completed a Baccalaureate degree in something, and wish to…

How to Round to the Nearest Integer  GRE Math
What does it mean to round a number? Rounding means to make a number shorter or simpler, but keeping it as close in value as possible to the original number. Let’s take a closer look in this edition of GRE Math Tips. Rounding to the Nearest Integer The most common type of rounding is to…

GRE Math Formulas Cheat Sheet (Downloadable PDF Included)
Having trouble remembering your GRE math formulas on the fly? We’ve created a GRE math formula cheat sheet with PDF to help you get them down solid.

15 GRE Math Practice Questions with Explanations
GRE math questions cover a wide range of topics including arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and data interpretation. With so many areas to study, practice is the key to mastering the GRE math section. Don’t worry—Magoosh is here to help! The GRE math practice questions in this post will help you identify which areas you need to…

GRE Exponents: Basics & Exponent Practice Question Set
The content in this post applies in 2024 to the new, shorter GRE! Exponents have long been the bane of many students—and GRE exponents even more so. To do that, you’ll need a solid understanding of GRE arithmetic and plenty of practice with exponents. In this post, we’ll take a look at GRE exponent basics…

Navigating Geometry for GRE: Essential Concepts and Test Strategies
Geometry is a fundamental branch of mathematics that plays a significant role in the GRE. A solid understanding of geometry concepts and effective test strategies are essential for tackling geometryrelated questions and achieving a competitive GRE score. In this article, we’ll guide you through the essential geometry concepts tested on the GRE and provide valuable…

Mastering Probability Questions on the GRE
Probability questions in the GRE are both intriguing and challenging–testing your ability to analyze uncertain events and make informed decisions based on statistical principles. While there won’t be many Probability questions on the GRE, we have some strategies to help you enhance your problemsolving skills and get a competitive GRE score! Understanding probability questions Probability…

Is Calculus on the GRE? Preparing for Advanced Math Concepts
The Quantitative Reasoning section of the GRE can be quite challenging for many testtakers. You may be wondering if you’ll need to know advanced math concepts like Calculus for this test. Well, here’s the scoop: while the GRE doesn’t directly test calculus, it does include some advanced math topics. In this article, we’ll dive in…

Mastering Quantitative Comparison Questions on the GRE
The Quantitative Reasoning section of the GRE is all about flexing your math muscles and solving problems. One unique—and sometimes tricky—type of question you’ll encounter here is the Quantitative Comparison (QC). These questions require you to compare two quantities and determine their relationship, rather than providing a single numerical answer. In this article, we will…