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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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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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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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GRE Verbal Reasoning Problem: Alaskan wildlife

“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 few simple … Continue reading

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Sample Math Problem: Two trains leave the station…

“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. This week we will turn our attention … Continue reading

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GRE Verbal Reasoning Problem: An arduous hike

  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 … Continue reading

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