Ebook
The Official Guide for GMAT Review, 12th EditionISBN: 9781119991700
840 pages
October 2010

The Official Guide for GMAT Review  12th Edition
Here's what you'll find inside the only book on the market written by the creators of the exam.
 More than 800 questions from past GMAT tests  including 250 that have never before been published
 Full answers and detailed explanations for all questions
 Grammar review covering concepts tested on the GMAT Verbal section
 Comprehensive math review of the topics tested on the GMAT Quantitative section
 Actual essay topics, sample responses, and scoring information
 Questions organized in order of difficulty to save study time
Also available:
 The Official Guide to GMAT Quantitative Review, 2nd Edition
 The Official Guide to GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd Edition
1.1 Why Take the GMAT Test? 7
1.2 GMAT Test Format 8
1.3 What Is the Content of the Test Like? 10
1.4 Quantitative Section 10
1.5 Verbal Section 10
1.6 What Computer Skills Will I Need? 11
1.7 What Are the Test Centers Like? 11
1.8 How Are Scores Calculated? 11
1.9 Analytical Writing Assessment Scores 12
1.10 Test Development Process 13
2.0 How to Prepare 14
2.1 How Can I Best 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 TestTaking Suggestions 16
3.0 Diagnostic Test 18
3.1 Quantitative Sample Questions 20
3.2 Verbal Sample 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
4.1 Arithmetic 108
4.2 Algebra 120
4.3 Geometry 127
4.4 Word Problems 140
5.0 Problem Solving 148
5.1 TestTaking Strategies 150
5.2 The Directions 150
5.3 Sample Questions 152
5.4 Answer Key 186
5.5 Answer Explanations 188
6.0 Data Sufficiency 266
6.1 TestTaking Strategies 268
6.2 The Directions 270
6.3 Sample Questions 272
6.4 Answer Key 289
6.5 Answer Explanations 290
7.0 Reading Comprehension 352
7.1 What Is Measured 354
7.2 TestTaking Strategies 356
7.3 The Directions 357
7.4 Sample Questions 358
7.5 Answer Key 408
7.6 Answer Explanations 409
8.0 Critical Reasoning 482
8.1 What Is Measured 484
8.2 TestTaking Strategies 484
8.3 The Directions 485
8.4 Sample Questions 486
8.5 Answer Key 525
8.6 Answer Explanations 526
9.0 Sentence Correction 650
9.1 Basic English Grammar Rules 651
9.2 Study Suggestions 656
9.3 What Is Measured 656
9.4 TestTaking Strategies 656
9.5 The Directions 657
9.6 Sample Questions 658
9.7 Answer Key 684
9.8 Answer Explanations 685
10.0 Analytical Writing Assessment 758
10.1 What Is Measured 759
10.2 TestTaking Strategies 760
10.3 The Directions 761
10.4 GMAT® Scoring Guide: Analysis of an Issue 762
10.5 Sample: Analysis of an Issue 764
10.6 Analysis of an Issue Sample Topics 769
10.7 GMAT® Scoring Guide: Analysis of an Argument 790
10.8 Sample: Analysis of an Argument 792
10.9 Analysis of an Argument Sample Topics 796
Appendix A Percentile Ranking Tables 828
Appendix B Answer Sheets 834
Diagnostic Answer Sheet 835
Problem Solving Answer Sheet 836
Data Sufficiency Answer Sheet 837
Reading Comprehension Answer Sheet 838
Critical Reasoning Answer Sheet 839
Sentence Correction Answer Sheet 840