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Quantitative Comparison Example Problem

The Quantitative Comparison question type on the GRE can be very challenging. Essentially, you are given some information (usually in the form of a sentence, equation, or picture) and then two quantities. You are then asked to determine: A if … Continue reading

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GRE Math: Two More Example Geometry Problems and Solutions

Example Geometry Problem #3 The problem states that the triangle depicted is an isosceles triangle. Remember, there are two qualities that define an isosceles triangle: 1) two identical sides 2) two identical angles If you have one, you will automatically … Continue reading

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GRE Math: Two Difficult Example Problems and Solutions

Example Difficult Arithmetic Problem These problems aren’t difficult because they use particularly complicated mathematical principles — they’re difficult because they’re a little tricky. They require you to think a little beyond what’s given directly to you. This problem looks a … Continue reading

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GRE Math: Two Example Math Problems

Example Problem #1 This is a fun problem.  The problem tells us that ∆ABC and ∆DEF have the same area.  It also tells us that AD > CF.  The problem is asking us about altitude, which is height. From this … Continue reading

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GRE Math: Two Example Geometry Problems and Solutions

I’m still trying to hammer out a coherent and apposite answer to the nightmare prompt from yesterday’s post, so I haven’t made much other progress on my applications.  Since there’s nothing to report, today we’ll just do a couple geometry … Continue reading

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