I. Starting math from the begining1.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 CATs2.Learn the concepts
You may also find loads of useful information on our forum. here some useful links from our forumBasic Mathematical Principlesbasic-mathematical-principles-14576.htmlNumber Propertieslast-digit-of-a-power-70624.html#p520632Inequalitiesgraphic-approach-to-problems-with-inequalities-68037.htmlinequalities-review-69016.htmlquick-way-to-graph-inequalities-76255.htmlUnderstanding Coordinate Geometryunderstanding-coordinate-geometry-40594.htmlEquitations, Number Properties, Geometry formulas and shortcutsmath-formula-and-shortcuts-77949.htmlBasics 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_GuideBelow 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 guidehttp://www.geometryatlas.com/
Probability made simplehttp://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.aspx3.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 youtrouble-with-quant-some-tips-traps-that-might-help-you-34329.htmlStrategy for Picking Numbers on "Number Property"strategy-for-picking-numbers-on-number-property-12083.htmlStrategies for solving problems with Averageaverage-accelerated-guide-to-solve-averages-quickly-77148.htmlTime Saving Projecttime-saving-project-41436.html4.Practice questions
Most likely by now you are anxious to start your practice. Great! Still please take time to read Etiquette for Forum Participation
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Below are some links to specific question compilations.Beginner's forum Reworked Questionsbeginners-forum-re-worked-questions-17460.htmlRemainder Problems Collection /w strategiescollection-of-remainder-problems-in-gmat-74776.htmlWork-rate questionswork-rate-questions-i-collected-from-gmat-club-73382.htmlSequence Practices - List of Topicssequence-practices-list-of-topics-updated-42629.htmlXY Plan Practicesxy-plan-practices-list-of-topics-updated-40772.htmlAbsolute Practicesabsolute-practices-list-of-topics-updated-39533.html
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