Cracking the GRE, 2009 Edition

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Random House Information Group, Jun 17, 2008 - Study Aids - 464 pages
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Cracking the GRE brings you proven techniques from the test prep experts! The 2009 edition includes over 300 practice questions and exclusive free access to practice exams and further review online. In Cracking the GRE we’ll teach you how to think like the test writers and

·Solve analogies even when you don’t know the meanings of all the words in the problem
·Crack even the most complex algebra problems by plugging in numbers in place of variables
·Master even the toughest problems in the Verbal and Quantitative sections

We give you plenty of practice problems to help you master our proven techniques. In addition, you can access 2 full-length GRE practice tests online. Our practice questions are just like those you’ll see on the real GRE—but with detailed answers and explanations for every question.

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Contents

General Strategy
10
How to Crack the Verbal Section
29
The Geography of the Verbal Section
31
Analogies
35
Sentence Completions
54
Antonyms
81
Reading Comprehension
95
Vocabulary for the GRE
119
The Geography of the Analytical Writing Section
283
The Basics of the Issue Topic
293
Writing the Issue Essay
301
The Basics of Arguments
315
Writing the Argument Essay
327
More Techniques
337
Practice
347
Ready for Some GRE Aerobics?
349

How to Crack the Math Section
161
The Geography of the Math Section
163
Numbers
171
Algebra into Arithmetic
197
Math Applications
215
Geometry
253
How to Crack the Analytical Writing Section
281
Practice Sets
353
Answers and Explanations
377
Analytical Writing Practice Sets and Sample Essays
405
Accommodated Testing
425
Paying for Graduate School 101
427
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