Posts Tagged ‘gmat math’
By dzyubam
 Dec 6, 09:23 AM
Inequalities on the GMAT should be approached in the same way as regular equations. We can manipulate inequalities the same way that you can manipulate equations. As with equations on the GMAT, you first must simplify the equation in order to answer the...
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By dzyubam
 Nov 15, 09:00 AM
To succeed on the GMAT, there is a general rule of Algebra that you should know: to solve for all variables in a system of equations, you need as many distinct linear equations as variables. So if you get 2 variables, you need two...
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By dzyubam
 Nov 12, 09:00 AM
You might remember back in the day in Algebra class that you learned how to work with systems of linear equations. These are problems when you have multiple equations and multiple variables, and you have to find a way to solve for each variable....
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By dzyubam
 Nov 2, 10:00 AM
Basic math content knowledge, such as the formula for the area of a triangle or the equation for calculating an average, is often the wolf in sheep’s clothing on the GMAT – test takers who lack proficiency in the basics find it very challenging to...
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By dzyubam
 Oct 30, 10:00 AM
Before students begin studying for the GMAT – before they even know anything about it beyond that it tests math and verbal – one question type worries students more than any other: a question about two trains traveling on parallel tracks.
Every time I start to...
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By dzyubam
 Aug 26, 04:00 AM
1,960 = 49 x 16 x y. What is the value of y?
When most testtakers encounter problems such as the one above, they have a predictable, yet incorrect, reaction. Most people fret when faced with large numbers that would take more than two minutes to...
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By dzyubam
 Aug 21, 04:00 AM
The key to ratio problems on the GMAT is to remember all of the different ways a ratio can be written. Most students are used to seeing ratios denoted by a colon; the ratio of 3 to 5 would be written as 3:5. ...
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By dzyubam
 Aug 19, 04:00 AM
If you have a limited amount of time to study, you are probably unsure of how to divide your time between the math and verbal sections. In determining how to split up your study time, there are a few factors that you should consider.
Above...
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By Knewton
 Jun 10, 07:50 AM
Remember how to find the volume of a cylinder? It’s okay most people don’t; grade school was a long time ago!
Knewton teacher Cole Entress helps you refresh your memory.
Also, in honor of the World Cup(!), we’re discounting our GMAT course by 10% through Monday night...
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By Knewton
 May 14, 07:15 AM
David Yourdon is a Content Developer at Knewton. He specializes in finding the underlying structure of GMAT math problems.
A few weeks back, I wrote a post that discussed Dan Meyer’s visionary talk about the future of math education. Halfway through the talk, Meyer mentions a...
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