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# The Official Guide for GMAT Quantitative Review

ISBN: 978-1-4051-5211-2
216 pages
February 2009, Wiley-Blackwell

## Description

THE OFFICIAL GUIDE FOR GMAT® QUANTITATIVE REVIEW is the only book of its kind on the market:

• brand-new study guide to help you focus on your math skills
• written by the creators of the GMAT® exam
• contains real GMAT® questions from previous GMAT® exams
• nearly 300 answers and explanations cover the following areas: Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, Problem Solving, Data Sufficiency

Whether you’re just out of school or returning after a long absence, THE OFFICIAL GUIDE FOR GMAT® QUANTITATIVE REVIEW will help you solve equations, interpret data, coordinate geometry, and determine probability with assurance and ease.

Practice with hundreds of different math questions coupled with easy-to-understand annotations. This targeted review helps you get the most out of your study time, become familiar with the kinds of questions on the GMAT® exam, and improve your math skills.

Also available - The Official Guide for GMAT® Review and The Official Guide for GMAT® Verbal Review. Visit www.blackwellpublishing.com/gmat for details.

Please note, this book is only available through Blackwell Publishing for orders outside the USA. If you reside in the US and want to order this book, please visit www.mba.com. Canadian customers should order through our US office at 800-216-2522 or fax orders to 802-864-7626.

GMAC®, GMAT®, GMAT CAT®, Graduate Management Admission Council® and Graduate Management Admission Test®, are registered trademarks of the Graduate Management Admission Council® (GMAC®).

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## Table of Contents

1.0 What Is the GMAT®?.

1.1 Why Take the GMAT® Test?.

1.2 GMAT® Test Format.

1.3 What Is the Content of the Test Like?.

1.4 Quantitative Section.

1.5 Verbal Section.

1.6 What Computer Skills Will I Need?.

1.7 What Are the Test Centers Like?.

1.8 How Are Scores Calculated?.

1.9 Analytical Writing Assessment Scores.

1.10 Test Development Process.

2.0 How to Prepare.

2.1 How Can I Best Prepare to Take the Test?.

2.2 What About Practice Tests?.

2.3 Where Can I Get Additional Practice?.

2.4 General Test-Taking Suggestions.

3.0 Math Review.

3.1 Arithmetic.

3.2 Algebra.

3.3 Geometry.

3.4 Word Problems.

4.0 Problem Solving.

4.1 Test-Taking Strategies.

4.2 The Directions.

4.3 Problem Solving Sample Questions.

4.4 Problem Solving Answer Key.

4.5 Problem Solving Answer Explanations.

5.0 Data Sufficiency.

5.1 Test-Taking Strategies.

5.2 The Directions.

5.3 Data Sufficiency Sample Questions.

5.4 Data Sufficiency Answer Key.

5.5 Data Sufficiency Answer Explanations.

Appendix A Percentile Ranking Tables.

Appendix B Extra Answer Sheets.

Problem Solving Extra Answer Sheets.

Data Sufficiency Extra Answer Sheets

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## Author Information

Graduate Management Admission Council®A Champion of Graduate Management Education

The organization now called the Graduate Management Admission Council® (GMAC®) began in 1953 as an association of nine business schools whose goal was to develop a standardized test to help business schools select qualified applicants. was taken just over 2,000 times; in recent years Graduate Management Admission Test®, or GMAT®, has been taken more than 200,000 times annually. Initially used in admissions by 54 schools, the GMAT® is now used by more than 1,500 schools and 1,800 programs.

The Graduate Management Admissions Council® is composed of representatives from leading business schools worldwide. As a not-for-profit education association, it is dedicated to creating access to graduate management and professional education.

Through their professional development programs for people who work at business schools, and through the information they provide to potential business school applicants and the media, the GMAC help people around the world realize success in business education.

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## The Wiley Advantage

Real Questions - Real Answers - Real Experience

• Written by the creators of the GMAT® exam.
• Contains real GMAT® questions – and answers – from previous GMAT® exams.
• Helps focus on math skills, with nearly 300 answers and explanations in: Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, Problem Solving, and Data Sufficiency.
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