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Welcome to GMAT Math Questions and Intellectual Discussions forum.

I. Starting math from the begining
    1.Get necessary materials
    2.Learn the concepts
    3.Strategies, tips, tricks
    4.Practice questions
II. Advanced math


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I. Starting math from the begining

1.Get the necessary materials
Quite some time might have passed since your college math course, and if so, you will definitely need some books to learn or review the concepts. Fortunately, there is quite a number of books on a market that will help you in this task and, moreover, will provide with some useful strategies. The post dedicated to Math Preparation books - Best GMAT Math Prep Books (Reviews & Recommendations)
If you don't know where are the white spots in your knowledge consider doing some CAT to find it out. List of All CATs


2.Learn the concepts
You may also find loads of useful information on our forum. here some useful links from our forum

Basic Mathematical Principles
basic-mathematical-principles-14576.html

Number Properties
last-digit-of-a-power-70624.html#p520632

Inequalities
graphic-approach-to-problems-with-inequalities-68037.html
inequalities-review-69016.html
quick-way-to-graph-inequalities-76255.html

Understanding Coordinate Geometry
understanding-coordinate-geometry-40594.html

Equitations, Number Properties, Geometry formulas and shortcuts
math-formula-and-shortcuts-77949.html

Basics and tips from our GMAT Study Guide on Algebra, Arithmetic, Geometry,Combinatorics and Probability.
can be found on GMAT Club's wiki which is convenient and easy to use, even though it still need more work.
http://gmatclub.com/wiki/GMAT_Study_Guide

Below are the external links to web-sites that have explanations to various math concepts.

Math reference (includes many basics and valuable techniques e.g. guide to solving word problems, etc.)
http://www.purplemath.com/modules/index.htm

Math prep (includes logic, Venn diagrams, number properties, algebra, geometry, probability, formula sheet and more)
http://regentsprep.org/Regents/Math/math-a.cfm

Math prep (includes almost all you need for the GMAT but permutations and combinations)
http://www.onlinemathlearning.com/

Geometry atlas - a comprehensive geometry guide
http://www.geometryatlas.com/

Probability made simple
http://gwydir.demon.co.uk/jo/probability/index.htm

Word problems made easy (distance, work, mixture, ratio, interest problems and many more)
http://www.onlinemathlearning.com/algeb ... blems.html

Algebra cheat sheets (GMAT takers need only the first or second of those available)
http://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/cheat_table.aspx


3.Strategies, tips tricks
After mastering the concepts it's time to move on concuring some useful strategies. Find out what other forum users found useful from the posts bellow.

Trouble with Quant? Some tips/traps that might help you
trouble-with-quant-some-tips-traps-that-might-help-you-34329.html

Strategy for Picking Numbers on "Number Property"
strategy-for-picking-numbers-on-number-property-12083.html

Strategies for solving problems with Average
average-accelerated-guide-to-solve-averages-quickly-77148.html

Time Saving Project
time-saving-project-41436.html



4.Practice questions
Most likely by now you are anxious to start your practice. Great! Still please take time to read Etiquette for Forum Participation. And Don't forget to use the Error Log and GMAT Timer.
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Below are some links to specific question compilations.

Beginner's forum Reworked Questions
beginners-forum-re-worked-questions-17460.html

Remainder Problems Collection /w strategies
collection-of-remainder-problems-in-gmat-74776.html


Work-rate questions
work-rate-questions-i-collected-from-gmat-club-73382.html

Sequence Practices - List of Topics
sequence-practices-list-of-topics-updated-42629.html

XY Plan Practices
xy-plan-practices-list-of-topics-updated-40772.html

Absolute Practices
absolute-practices-list-of-topics-updated-39533.html
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Re: New to the Math forum? Please read this first [#permalink] New post 30 Jun 2010, 01:42
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