The first forty questions on the MAT are labeled “easy” by the test makers. This can be a bit deceptive; it is doubtful that the average student
In “How the MAT Tests Math, Part 1,” I laid the groundwork for understanding how the MAT does (and doesn’t) test math. This time, we’ll take a closer look at some of the math topics you’re most likely to see. Some of these will likely be familiar, but don’t be fooled. Because they have to […]
As I noted in a recent post comparing MAT to GRE, the MAT can’t test your math skills in the same way as a more traditional standardized test, such as the GRE or GMAT. Those two exams love charts (sometimes multiple charts per question!), diagrams (warning: not to scale!), and lengthy arithmetic. The MAT, in contrast, […]
Our previous blog focused on Semantic analogies (please read if you have not already). The next of the MAT analogy subcategories is Classification.
the various relationships can help you spot a connection. Starting with semantic analogies, we will go one by one through the MAT analogy subcategories.
the one we are going over here is the best way to figure out the relationships in MAT analogies. It should be your starting point on every question.
There are four broad analogy types on the MAT: Semantic, Classification, Association, Logical/Mathematical. You can see how many of each will be on the exam in