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GRE Quantitative Comparison Example Problem: Percent Change Problems

Testmasters helps students to increase their score on the GRE. While many students are interested in only improving their scores by a certain number of points, others want to see how their scores increase as a percentage of their original … Continue reading

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Quantitative Comparison: Secrets of Surface Area and Volume in a Comparison Problem

It’s time to once again practice a problem for the GRE exam. This time, the professional GRE preppers at Testmasters bring you a step-by-step solution to solving surface area, volume, and quantitative comparison problems. First, a brief note about quantitative … Continue reading

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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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The New GRE – Sentence Equivalence

Sentence equivalence problems are a new type of question on the Verbal Reasoning section of the new GRE. In this type of question, you will be given a sentence with an omitted word. You will choose two answers from a … Continue reading

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Ask Test Masters: Which Study Book Should I Use for the GRE?

“Ask Test Masters” is a free informational service offered by Test Masters, the fastest growing professional exam preparation company in the United States. You ask, we answer. KJ, a graduate school hopeful, wants to know which GRE study book to … Continue reading

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GRE Verbal Reasoning Problem: 17th c. Chinese Pleasure Garden

Each week “It’s not GREek!” will present you with question types you are likely to see on the GRE, as well as a brief explanation on how to arrive at the answer for each question. We’ll start by examining a … Continue reading

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GRE Verbal Reasoning Problem: A judicious biography

Each week “It’s not GREek!” will present you with question types you are likely to see on the GRE, as well as a brief explanation on how to arrive at the answer for each question. We’ll start by examining a … Continue reading

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Sample Math Problem: It’s hip to be a square…or a cube!

Geometry is heavily tested on the GRE Math section, and a thorough review of geometrical concepts is essential to a high score. Consider the following problem: “If the length of an edge of a cube X is twice the length … Continue reading

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