Quantitative Reasoning Example Problem #7

March 26, 2013 in Example Problems, Quantitative

If a = (b+c)/e, then c = a. (a-b)e b. ae – b c. (ae)/b d. (b+a)/e e. (a/e) – b In this question, you are solving for c. To solve for c you must first isolate it. These types of problems can be a little intimidating because they don’t contain any actual numbers. Don’t worry, all you have to do is adhere to the basic math principles of multiplication and division; really, all you’re […]

Quantitative Reasoning Example Problem #6

March 8, 2013 in Example Problems, Quantitative

If y=3x + 2 and y = -4 – 6x, what is the value of y? The first step to answering this question is to recognize these equations are equal; both equations equal y, therefore each equation equals the other: 3x + 2 = -4 – 6x 3x = (-4) – 6x – 2 3x + 6x = -4 -2 9x = -6 x = -(6/9) x = – (2/3) Now that we have solved […]

GMAT Quantitative Reasoning Example Problem

January 28, 2013 in Uncategorized

  “The GMAT Project” intends to ensure its readers are well prepared for all aspects of the GMAT. If you follow our weekly postings of example problems and solutions, we expect you to be more prepared than ever to not only succeed on the GMAT, but to get into your graduate school of choice. If [x] is the greatest integer less than or equal to x, what is the value of [-1.6] + [3.4] + [2.7]? 3 4 5 […]

GMAT Quantitave Reasoning: Data Sufficiency Example Problem #3

December 13, 2012 in Example Problems, Quantitative, Uncategorized

“The GMAT Project” intends to ensure its readers are well prepared for all aspects of the GMAT. If you follow our weekly postings of example problems and solutions, we expect you to be more prepared than ever to not only succeed on the GMAT, but to get into your graduate school of choice. This week we will turn our attention to a GMAT Data Sufficiency question. Because the instructions regarding Data Sufficiency questions are highly specific we have included […]

GMAT Quantitative Reasoning: Data Sufficiency Example Problem #2

November 29, 2012 in Example Problems, Quantitative

  “The GMAT Project” intends to ensure its readers are well prepared for all aspects of the GMAT. If you follow our weekly postings of example problems and solutions, we expect you to be more prepared than ever to not only succeed on the GMAT, but to get into your graduate school of choice. This week we will turn our attention to a GMAT Data Sufficiency question. Because the instructions regarding Data Sufficiency questions are highly specific we have […]

GMAT Quantitative Reasoning: Data Sufficiency Example Problem #1

November 15, 2012 in Example Problems, Quantitative

“The GMAT Project” intends to ensure its readers are well prepared for all aspects of the GMAT. If you follow our weekly postings of example problems and solutions, we expect you to be more prepared than ever to not only succeed on the GMAT, but to get into your graduate school of choice. This week we will turn our attention to a GMAT Data Sufficiency question. Because the instructions regarding Data Sufficiency questions are highly specific we have included […]

How is the new GMAT scored?

April 3, 2012 in FAQs, GMAT Scores, New GMAT

Old GMAT (prior to June 2012) The old GMAT was scored on a scale of 200 – 800.  This score was a combination of examinees’ Verbal and Quantitative scores.  The old GMAT also had a separate Analytical Writing score graded between 0 and 6.  The Analytical Writing score does not affect the total score. New GMAT (post June 2012) The new GMAT will still be scored on a scale of 200 – 800.  The score […]

How will the new GMAT affect my old GMAT score?

March 12, 2012 in FAQs, GMAT Scores, New GMAT

Your GMAT Total Score (on a scale from 200 to 800) is the combination of your Verbal and Quantitative section scores.  Since the Verbal and Quantitative sections are not changing, the changes to the new GMAT should not greatly affect your GMAT score.  You will need to do additional preparation for the new Integrated Reasoning section, but it will be scored separately, like the Analytical Writing section, and not factor into your Total Score.

What are the differences between the question types on the old GMAT versus the new GMAT?

March 9, 2012 in FAQs, New GMAT

Old GMAT The Analytical Writing Assessment section of the old GMAT consists of two essays: Analysis of an Argument and Analysis of an Issue.  In the Argument Analysis, you are asked to analyze the reason behind a given argument and write a critique of the argument.  In the Issue Analysis, you are asked to give your point of view based on an analysis of an issue. The Verbal Reasoning section of the old GMAT consists […]

What are the changes to the new GMAT?

March 2, 2012 in FAQs, New GMAT

In June 2012 the GMAC introduced a new section called Integrated Reasoning.   The Integrated Reasoning section will have eight questions and last 30 minutes.  It now has four question types: graphics interpretation, table analysis, two-part analysis, and multi-source reasoning.  It is now scored on a scale of 1-8, but this does not affect your Total Score (the combination of your Quantitative and Verbal section scores). Also in June 2012, GMAC removed the Analyze an Issue […]

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