E-book

# GMAT Official Guide 2018: Book + Online

ISBN: 978-1-119-40232-9
864 pages
June 2017

## Description

The definitive guide from the makers of the GMAT exam

The GMAT Official Guide 2018 is the definitive guide from the Graduate Management Admission Council, the makers of the GMAT exam. It contains over 900 real GMAT questions from past exams, including 130 never-before-seen questions, plus the following features:

• An overview of the exam to help you get familiar with the content and format
• Detailed answer explanations that explain how the test maker thinks about a question
• Actual essay topics, sample responses, and scoring information
• Comprehensive grammar and math review
• Questions organized in order of difficulty from easiest to hardest to focus your study
• Access to the same questions – plus additional integrated reasoning questions – online at gmat.wiley.com, where you can build your own practice sets

Don’t waste time practicing on fake GMAT questions. Optimize your study time with the GMAT Official Guide 2018 using real questions from actual past exams.

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Letter from the President and CEO, GMAC® v

1.0 What Is the GMAT® Exam? 2

1.0 What Is the GMAT® Exam? 3

1.1 Why Take the GMAT® Exam? 3

1.2 GMAT® Exam Format 4

1.3 What Is the Content of the Test Like? 5

1.4 Integrated Reasoning Section 6

1.5 Quantitative Section 6

1.6 Verbal Section 6

1.7 Analytical Writing Assessment 7

1.8 What Computer Skills Will I Need? 7

1.9 What Are the Test Centers Like? 7

1.10 How Are Scores Calculated? 7

1.11 Test Development Process 8

2.0 How to Prepare 10

2.0 How to Prepare 11

2.1 How Should I Prepare to Take the Test? 11

2.2 What About Practice Tests? 11

2.3 How Should I Use the Diagnostic Test? 12

2.4 Where Can I Get Additional Practice? 12

2.5 General Test-Taking Suggestions 12

3.0 Diagnostic Test 14

3.0 Diagnostic Test 15

3.1 Quantitative Questions 16

3.2 Verbal Questions 23

3.3 Quantitative and Verbal Answer Keys 40

3.4 Interpretive Guide 40

4.0 Math Review 100

4.0 Math Review 101

4.1 Arithmetic 102

4.2 Algebra 114

4.3 Geometry 122

4.4 Word Problems 134

5.0 Problem Solving 142

5.0 Problem Solving 143

5.1 Test-Taking Strategies 144

5.2 The Directions 144

5.3 Practice Questions 146

6.0 Data Sufficiency 264

6.0 Data Suffi ciency 265

6.1 Test-Taking Strategies 266

6.2 The Directions 268

6.3 Practice Questions 270

7.1 What Is Measured 358

7.2 Test-Taking Strategies 360

7.3 The Directions 361

7.4 Practice Questions 362

8.0 Critical Reasoning 504

8.0 Critical Reasoning 505

8.1 What Is Measured 506

8.2 Test-Taking Strategies 506

8.3 The Directions 507

8.4 Practice Questions 508

9.0 Sentence Correction 672

9.0 Sentence Correction 673

9.1 Basic English Grammar Rules 673

9.2 Study Suggestions 678

9.3 What Is Measured 678

9.4 Test-Taking Strategies 678

9.5 The Directions 679

9.6 Practice Questions 680

10.0 Integrated Reasoning 788

10.0 Integrated Reasoning 789

10.1 What Is Measured 789

10.2 The Question Types 790

10.3 Test-Taking Strategies 797

10.4 The Directions 799

11.0 Analytical Writing Assessment 800

11.0 Analytical Writing Assessment 801

11.1 What Is Measured 801

11.2 Test-Taking Strategies 802

11.3 The Directions 802

11.4 GMAT® Scoring Guide: Analysis of an Argument 803

11.5 Sample: Analysis of an Argument 805

11.6 Analysis of an Argument Sample Topics 809