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New post 31 Jul 2011, 21:11
Hi guys,have been giving mgmat tests (4 tillnow)and I have observed that I tend to
make a lot of sillly mistakes in calculations/interpretation of the question stem.Each time i ensure that i do not make silly mistakes yet some do happen,how does one overcome this problem

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New post 01 Aug 2011, 14:58
see these topics man
http://gmatclub.com/forum/help-how-to-avoid-silly-mistakes-108219.html
http://www.gmatclub.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=31499
http://gmatclub.com/forum/guide-to-avoiding-stupid-mistakes-on-gmat-31499-20.html
http://gmatclub.com/forum/i-keep-making-stupid-mistakes-in-quant-54109.html
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New post 02 Aug 2011, 14:00
Try to write down the problem at hand/ formula on your scratch pad as you read the question. It may be slower but at least you don't have to keep reading the question over and over again.

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New post 07 Aug 2011, 04:16
well i think it can waste lot of time

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