Category: GRE Math Tips

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
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.

Acing GRE Math: Essential Strategies for Success
If the math section of the GRE feels like a mountain you’re not quite ready to climb, we’ve got your back. With the right strategies and a solid game plan, you can conquer that math section and boost your overall GRE score. Let’s dive into how you can turn this challenge into a triumph. Understand…

The Best GRE Math Tips to Get Your Dream Score
Scoring high on the GRE is an important part of getting into the graduate program of your choice. In fact, many business schools require the GRE test as part of their admission process for an MBA degree. The Quantitative Reasoning section (a.k.a. GRE Quantitative Section or just GRE Math) is perhaps the one section that causes…

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 Study GRE Math
So you’ve bought a few of the major test prep books, and you’re ready to rip into the quantitative part. You’ll read through each book, page by page, and by the end, GRE math mastery will be yours. If only! Studying for GRE quant is actually much more complicated than the above. Indeed many become…

Help! I’m Terrible at GRE Math!
This is the sister post to I’m Terrible at GRE Verbal! Help! 🙂 Sometimes we all need a little GRE math help. It usually doesn’t take more than the first session for a new student/tutee to look over me and confide sheepishly, “I need help with GRE math. I’m so bad at it!” Mind you, I…

How to Do GRE Math Faster
Practice Question Solve this question. Allot yourself a strict 1.5 minute time limit. 1) In the figure, ABCD is a square, and all the dots are evenly spaced: each vertical or horizontal distance between two adjacent dots is 3 units. Find the area of the shaded region. 60 72 81 96 120 An explanation will…

What Unit Conversions Should You Know For The GRE?
Many times, if units are involved in a GRE Math question, the question itself will supply the relative conversions. Sometimes, though, it expects you to have a few basic ones memorized. What should you know? The very basic, very common conversions Even the ones in this category, the test may supply, but sometimes it…

Pacing on the GRE Math Sections
The GRE math sections each contain 20 questions. You are given 35 minutes for each section, which works out to 1:45 seconds per question. Below are some helpful GRE math tips to help you wisely use these 35 minutes. Go for the lowhanging fruit Each question in the GRE quantitative section is worth the…