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Quantitative Reasoning Sample: Making Percents Less Perplexing

For the GRE’s quantitative reasoning section, you will have to show your ability to work with both fractions and percents. Occasionally, problems will combine both, but because percents and fractions are closely related, even problems that use both can be … Continue reading

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Sample GRE Multiple Choice Math Problem – Mean Means

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 – Fun with Fractions!

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

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 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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GRE Graph Analysis Word Problem

For which of the following years was the ratio of the median sale price of a new home minus the median sale price of an existing home to per capita income least? (A) 1960 (B) 1965 (C) 1970 (D) 1975 … Continue reading

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