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1. Manhattan GMAT (MGMAT) Guides Recommended for best results if you have the time. Strengths: 1. Good balance between test taking strategies and background theory explanations 2. Single-topic focus of each guide allows the student to purchase only those guides that pertain to his/her weaknesses 3. Covered concepts are illustrated with examples that are conveniently assigned to either PS or DS section. 4. Access to 6 Online CAT's (same for each book) 5. Additional online practice question banks (different for each book) Weaknesses: 1. Time and Money 2. Books themselves do not contain many practice questions (though online and OG 12 references more than compensate) Notes: most often recommended guide is the Manhattan GMAT Number properties and MGMAT Word Translations

3. Veritas Prep Guides Rival of the MGMAT bundle though a bit higher priced. Strengths: 1. 12 total guides + an intro book for quant + test simulation booklet 2. Practice questions. Every one of the guides is packed with practice questions 3. Fresh questions; you probably have not seen them on forums/etc since these books have just been published

Weaknesses: 1. Price: $250 2. Spacing is a bit strange sometimes with only one question per page

3. Kaplan GMAT Math Workbook A solid supplement to the Official Guide Strengths: 1. Fairly comprehensive review of the basic math concepts needed for the GMAT 2. Structure of the book allows you to work from start to finish, building on previous skills learned 3. Sections devoted to Word problem and Data Sufficiency questions Weaknesses: 1. Statistics, Combinations/Permutations and Probability are not covered 2. Questions do not reflect GMAT questions, but rather are designed to insure that the material is mastered Notes: Recommended/most interesting problem compilation from Kaplan Math Workbook Faster than going through the math MGMAT Guides, but also not as thorough

4. Official Guide for GMAT Quantitative Review Great for additional math practice questions, but don't expect to find any strategies or math lessons here. Strengths: 1. 300 real GMAT questions 2. Real GMAT questions retired from past tests 3. The practice questions are organized by level of difficulty 4. The practice questions follow actual GMAT test patterns - great to have one's ear trained. Weaknesses: 1. The book does not contain any strategies 2. It does have a few short review sections but they are very weak 3. Mostly low and medium difficulty questions. Not very helpful to a person aiming to get above 700. Bottom Line: this book is optional; usually OG 12 is sufficient by itself.

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Dedicated Combinations and Probability Guide considered by many to be the best Strengths: 1. Good strategies 2. Plenty of practice questions 3. Well organized and laid out

Weaknesses: 1. Possibly crosses into non-gmat section but a very minor concern

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Contains material on Combinations and Probability Strengths: 1. Coverage of combinations and probability 2. Coverage of Statistics and Overlapping sets problems 3. Comes with 6 MGMAT tests Weaknesses: 1. As with all MGMAT Guides, lacks practice questions and relies on the Official Guide for additional practice. If you have covered the OG, you may have to look elsewhere for practice, such as GMAT Club's free collection of probability questions: http://gmatclub.com/forum/combinations- ... 56486.html

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Great for refreshing math concepts and building confidence in math Strengths: 1. Works well with other MGMAT books (structured in a similar way) 2. Best book for brushing up on long forgotten math concepts (fractions, powers, etc) 3. Comes with additional online practice questions Weaknesses: 1. The book has 400 practice questions but they are not in a GMAT format, rather a math-textbook format 2. Long! 300 full-size pages - I think the expectation is that you skip parts that you know 3. No access to MGMAT tests that usually are included with all of the other 8 guides Notes: recommended instead of the Kaplan Math Foundations. See a very detailed review of the Foundations of GMAT Math by a member

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31 Jul 2014, 04:19

Sweety04 wrote:

Has anyone read Total Gmat MAth by jeff sachmann. Please let me know your comments on the same

The book is good, but perhaps most effective for those with an already decent grasp of the material. For those who are starting at a more basic level, the Manhattan Math series is a superior product overall.

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31 Jul 2014, 23:05

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I highly recommend the GMATclub Math book, it has every core concept that can show up on the gmat. also, does not attempt to teach you short-cuts / tricks in place of vital concepts that need to be understood to have any chance of a good quant score

Truth be told, where I derived the most benefit and observable performance gains vs any study guides / instructional material, was by browsing the PS/DS sub-forums and studying Bunuel's approaches/solutions to all the various problem types and difficulties....and doing the necessary to make sure I truly understood what he did, and why he did it.

This is a post from 2009. I'm wondering what is the current standing considering numerous new editions of the products mentioned and also some new cool products? I'd be great to see the up to date version.

The original post was edited on Mar 19, 2013. So, info is up-to-date.
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One of the Math Prep eBook is available at the website 'aptiDude [dot] com' ... It contains all the important tips ,tricks and formulas for all quantitative aptitude topics. Must have a look...
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17 Feb 2016, 10:40

I wanna brush up my math skills, what's better between Manhattan GMAT and Veritas quant guides? I can get both for free from friends who took the GMAT before so don't consider the cost but only the actual content. Or it's better to review everything from the Gmatclub Math Book and use these guides later for strategies only?

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13 Sep 2016, 09:19

I recently scored Q46 in 15 days of practice and want to score Q50. I heared about "math revolution prep" by Mr. Lee Could anybody guide me? How is this source and kindy suggest if there is anything else good for refer to achieve Q50. Please help.

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18 Sep 2016, 13:01

Hi I recently started preparing the quant section of the Gmat. I find some of the approach given in the OG to be tedious one. Is there a link where certain OG problems are explained in a simple manner?

Hi I recently started preparing the quant section of the Gmat. I find some of the approach given in the OG to be tedious one. Is there a link where certain OG problems are explained in a simple manner?

Check the topics on the top of the main math forum.

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22 Sep 2016, 02:43

Do you think combining KapMath workbook with MGMAT's Number Properties and Word Translations books would work for building good understanding needed for the quant section?

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