# The Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-10979-3
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March 2012
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1.0 What Is the GMATExam? 6

1.0 What Is the GMAT Exam? 7

1.1 Why Take the GMAT Exam? 7

1.2 GMAT Exam Format 8

1.3 What Is the Content of the Test Like? 9

1.4 Integrated Reasoning Section 10

1.5 Quantitative Section 10

1.6 Verbal Section 11

1.7 Analytical Writing Assessment 11

1.8 What Computer Skills Will I Need? 11

1.9 What Are the Test Centers Like? 12

1.10 How Are Scores Calculated? 12

1.11 Test Development Process 13

2.0 How to Prepare 14

2.0 How to Prepare 15

2.1 How Should I Prepare to Take the Test? 15

2.2 What About Practice Tests? 15

2.3 How Should I Use the Diagnostic Test? 16

2.4 Where Can I Get Additional Practice? 16

2.5 General Test-Taking Suggestions 16

3.0 Diagnostic Test 18

3.0 Diagnostic Test 19

3.1 Quantitative Questions 20

3.2 Verbal Questions 27

3.3 Quantitative and Verbal Answer Keys 45

3.4 Interpretive Guide 45

3.5 Quantitative Answer Explanations 46

3.6 Verbal Answer Explanations 65

4.0 Math Review 106

4.0 Math Review 107

4.1 Arithmetic 108

4.2 Algebra 120

4.3 Geometry 127

4.4 Word Problems 140

5.0 Problem Solving 148

5.0 Problem Solving 149

5.1 Test-Taking Strategies 150

5.2 The Directions 150

5.3 Practice Questions 152

5.4 Answer Key 186

5.5 Answer Explanations 188

6.0 Data Sufficiency 268

6.0 Data Sufficiency 269

6.1 Test-Taking Strategies 270

6.2 The Directions 272

6.3 Practice Questions 274

6.4 Answer Key 292

6.5 Answer Explanations 293

7.0 Reading Comprehension 358

7.0 Reading Comprehension 359

7.1 What Is Measured 360

7.2 Test-Taking Strategies 362

7.3 The Directions 363

7.4 Practice Questions 364

7.5 Answer Key 418

7.6 Answer Explanations 419

8.0 Critical Reasoning 496

8.0 Critical Reasoning 497

8.1 What Is Measured 498

8.2 Test-Taking Strategies 498

8.3 The Directions 499

8.4 Practice Questions 500

8.5 Answer Key 539

8.6 Answer Explanations 540

9.0 Sentence Correction 664

9.0 Sentence Correction 665

9.1 Basic English Grammar Rules 665

9.2 Study Suggestions 670

9.3 What Is Measured 670

9.4 Test-Taking Strategies 670

9.5 The Directions 671

9.6 Practice Questions 672

9.7 Answer Key 698

9.8 Answer Explanations 699

10.0 Integrated Reasoning 776

10.0 Integrated Reasoning 777

10.1 What Is Measured 777

10.2 The Question Types 778

10.3 Test-Taking Strategies 785

10.4 The Directions 787

11.0 Analytical Writing Assessment 788

11.0 Analytical Writing Assessment 789

11.1 What Is Measured 789

11.2 Test-Taking Strategies 790

11.3 The Directions 790

11.4 GMAT Scoring Guide: Analysis of an Argument 791

11.5 Sample: Analysis of an Argument 793

11.6 Analysis of an Argument Sample Topics 797

Appendix A Percentile Ranking Tables 829

Appendix B Answer Sheets 832

Diagnostic Answer Sheet - Quantitative 833

Diagnostic Answer Sheet - Verbal 833

Problem Solving Answer Sheet 834

Data Sufficiency Answer Sheet 835

Reading Comprehension Answer Sheet 836

Critical Reasoning Answer Sheet 837

Sentence Correction Answer Sheet 838

Integrated Reasoning Answer Sheet 839