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The Hidden Tactic

By - Feb 3, 21:00 PM   Comments [0]

Although most students know how to determine the prime factorization of a number, only rarely will you see a question phrased so bluntly. More likely, the question will hint at the issue in a roundabout fashion:

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What Is The Author Trying To Prove?

By - Feb 3, 21:00 PM   Comments [0]

Today we will focus on how to identify a conclusion in an argument. A conclusion is a position, opinion or judgment reached after consideration of evidence or facts.

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The Modern GMAT’s Ancient Roots

By - Feb 3, 21:00 PM   Comments [0]

Mathematics credits its most famous formula to a legendary Greek, Pythagoras of Samos. This gem of trigonometry has had far-reaching impact in every sphere of mathematics and appears quite frequently on the GMAT.

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Finding Flaws in the Argument: Part II

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Yesterday we took a look at identifying assumptions in Argument essay questions, and today we’ll take a deeper look on how you can further dismantle the argument made.

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GMAT Problem Solving Practice: The Solution

By - Feb 3, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Did you try out Friday’s GMAT problem solving practice question? If not, give it a try before you look at the solution. Here’s a reminder: A theater charges $12 for seats in the orchestra and $8 for seats in the balcony.  On a certain night, a...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Feb 3): Coordinate Geometry and Critical Reasoning

By - Feb 3, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) Do lines and cross? 1. 2. Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Only Knewton Gmat prep gives you access to >3,400 GMAT practice questions, all...

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GMAT Problem Solving Practice

By - Jan 31, 09:33 AM   Comments [2]

It’s time again for some GMAT practice. Hey, I know you’re gearing up for a weekend of football and snacks, but why not set aside a few minutes to try this practice problem before you put on your beer hat? Here, I’ll even give you...

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Student Stories: Breaking the 700 GMAT barrier

By - Jan 31, 07:47 AM   Comments [0]

We are excited to launch a new series on our blog called Student Stories, which will feature Economist GMAT Tutor students sharing what worked—and more importantly, what didn’t work—on their GMAT journeys.

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GMAT Question of the Day (Jan 31): Special Operation and Critical Reasoning

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Math (PS) For any numbers and , . If , which of the following cannot be the value of ? (A) -2 (B) -1 (C) 0 (D) 1 (E) 2 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - D - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT...

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Technology and Your GMAT Prep

By - Jan 30, 13:28 PM   Comments [0]

The GMAT is in many ways a technological marvel. Thousands of locations across the globe instantly report scores on the same test. The computer-adaptive test adapts to your skill level, adjusting difficulty on a question by question basis. Every center is equipped with a state-of-the-art palm scanner for additional...

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