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The Official Guide for GMAT Quantitative Review 2017 with Online Question Bank and Exclusive Video

The Official Guide for GMAT Quantitative Review 2017 with Online Question Bank and Exclusive Video

GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council)

ISBN: 978-1-119-25391-4

Jun 2016

216 pages

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GMAT quantitative review, tips, and strategies, with over 300 practice questions

The Official Guide for the GMAT Quantitative Review 2017 provides targeted preparation for the mathematical portion of the GMAT exam, with 45 brand new practice questions. Designed by the Graduate Management Admission Council, this book shows you everything you need to know to go into the exam with confidence. You'll learn how best to approach the quantitative section as a whole, and how to approach each type of question to understand exactly what is being asked. An in-depth math review helps you recall important concepts and techniques, while 300 problems exclusive to this book provide plenty of opportunity for practice. All problems include answers and explanations to help you pinpoint mistakes, and the companion website ( allows you to create your own custom problem sets to focus on specific areas in need of improvement. Online videos provide additional tips and strategies from the exam's creators, and extensive discussion of the test's content gives you an advance preview of exam day.

The GMAT holds the key to your graduate education, so if you're feeling the pressure, you're not alone. Thorough preparation is key, and this book is your ultimate source of quantitative review, practice, tips, and strategies.

  • Review essential algebra, geometry, arithmetic, and word problems
  • Practice solving 300 quantitative problems with explanations included
  • Learn valuable test-taking and problem-solving strategies
  • Access to an online question bank with customizable practice sets exams at

Great exam prep eases your mind by confirming how much you already know, and highlighting what you don't know while there's still time to correct it. With quantitative skills, practice makes perfect—and The Official Guide for the GMAT Quantitative Review 2017 combines authoritative insight with over 300 practice problems for the ultimate in targeted GMAT prep.

1.0 What Is the GMAT®? 4

1.0 What Is the GMAT®? 5

1.1 Why Take the GMAT® Exam? 5

1.2 GMAT® Exam Format 6

1.3 What Is the Content of the Test Like? 7

1.4 Quantitative Section 8

1.5 Verbal Section 8

1.6 What Computer Skills Will I Need? 9

1.7 What Are the Test Centers Like? 9

1.8 How Are Scores Calculated? 9

1.9 Analytical Writing Assessment Scores 9

1.10 Test Development Process 10

2.0 How to Prepare 12

2.0 How to Prepare 13

2.1 How Can I Best Prepare to Take the Test? 13

2.2 What About Practice Tests? 13

2.3 Where Can I Get Additional Practice? 14

2.4 General Test-Taking Suggestions 14

3.0 Math Review 16

3.0 Math Review 17

3.1 Arithmetic 18

3.2 Algebra 29

3.3 Geometry 37

3.4 Word Problems 49

4.0 Problem Solving 58

4.0 Problem Solving 59

4.1 Test-Taking Strategies 60

4.2 The Directions 60

4.3 Sample Questions 62

4.4 Answer Key 87

4.5 Answer Explanations 89

5.0 Data Sufficiency 148

5.0 Data Sufficiency 149

5.1 Test-Taking Strategies 150

5.2 The Directions 152

5.3 Sample Questions 154

5.4 Answer Key 166

5.5 Answer Explanations 167

Appendix A Answer Sheets 212

Problem Solving Answer Sheet 213

Data Sufficiency Answer Sheet 214

Errata Document
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Errata,Please see the Downloads area for a downloadable errata document.08/01/2016