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Sample GRE Multiple Choice Math Problem – Finding the Sum of Way Too Many Numbers

On every GRE Math section, the test makers try to come up with a few extremely difficult problems that will leave even the cleverest students scratching their heads. The really evil part, though, is that even these problems can be … Continue reading

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Sample GRE Multiple Choice Math Problem – Way Too Many Variables

On every GRE Math section, the test makers try to come up with a few extremely difficult problems that will leave even the cleverest students scratching their heads. The really evil part, though, is that even these problems can be … Continue reading

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Sample GRE Multiple Choice Math Problem – FOIL or Factor?

On every GRE Math section, the test makers try to come up with a few extremely difficult problems that will leave even the cleverest students scratching their heads. The really evil part, though, is that even these problems can be … Continue reading

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Sample GRE Multiple Choice Math Problem – Combinations

On every GRE Math section, the test makers try to come up with a few extremely difficult problems that will leave even the cleverest students scratching their heads. The really evil part, though, is that even these problems can be … Continue reading

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GRE Reading Comprehension Example Problem

In this passage you are presented with an unsupported hypothesis about the use of “wheeled utility vehicles” in 12th century Veracruz; namely, despite the lack of evidence, anthropologists hypothesize that the discovery of “wheeled ceramic toys” might indicate that “wheeled … Continue reading

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GRE Multiple Choice Math Problem – Speed Trap

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GRE Multiple Choice Math Problem – Prime Factorization

On every GRE Math section, the test makers try to come up with a few extremely difficult problems that will leave even the cleverest students scratching their heads. The really evil part, though, is that even these problems can be … Continue reading

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GRE Quantitative Comparison Problem: Exponents

Consider the following quantitative comparison problem: Column A Column B (8^6)/(4^4) (2^4)*(4^3) Remember, with quantitative comparison questions, you are to grid (A) if the quantity in Column A is greater; (B) if the quantity in Column B is greater; (C) … Continue reading

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