Master the GRE Quantitative Reasoning

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Peterson's, Jun 1, 2010 - Study Aids
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A thorough review of the Quantitative Reasoning section of the General GRE. Follow step-by-step plans for tackling problem-solving and quantitative comparison GRE questions. Sharpen your skills with extensive reviews of number forms, relationships, and sets; number theory and algebra; and geometry--all featured in GRE Quantitative Reasoning questions.
 

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Contents

Problem Solving
THE 5STEP PLAN
PROBLEMSOLVING STRATEGIES
THE DATA INTERPRETATION FORMAT
DATA INTERPRETATION STRATEGIES
THE NUMERIC ENTRY FORMAT
SUMMING IT UP
Quantitative Comparison
BASIC PROPERTIES OF NUMBERS
FACTORS MULTIPLES AND DIVISIBILITY
PRIME NUMBERS AND PRIME FACTORIZATION
EXPONENTS POWERS
ROOTS AND RADICALS
LINEAR EQUATIONS WITH ONE VARIABLE
LINEAR EQUATIONS WITH TWO VARIABLES
SIMPLE ALGEBRAIC FUNCTIONS

THE 6STEP PLAN
QUANTITATIVE COMPARISON STRATEGIES
SUMMING IT UP
Number Forms Relationships and Sets
PERCENTS FRACTIONS AND DECIMALS
SIMPLIFYING AND COMBINING FRACTIONS
DECIMAL PLACE VALUES AND OPERATIONS
SIMPLE PERCENT PROBLEMS
PERCENT INCREASE AND DECREASE
RATIOS AND PROPORTION
ARITHMETIC MEAN MEDIAN MODE AND RANGE
STANDARD DEVIATION
ARITHMETIC SEQUENCES
GEOMETRIC SEQUENCES
PERMUTATIONS
COMBINATIONS
PROBABILITY
SUMMING IT UP
Number Theory and Algebra
LINEAR EQUATIONS THAT CANNOT BE SOLVED
FACTORABLE QUADRATIC EXPRESSIONS WITH ONE VARIABLE
NONLINEAR EQUATIONS WITH TWO VARIABLES
SOLVING ALGEBRAIC INEQUALITIES
SOLVING ALGEBRA STORY PROBLEMS
SUMMING IT UP
Geometry
LINES AND ANGLES
TRIANGLES
QUADRILATERALS
CIRCLES
POLYGONS
CUBES AND OTHER RECTANGULAR SOLIDS
CYLINDERS
COORDINATE GEOMETRYTHE XYPLANE
SUMMING IT UP
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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Foreword is by Sandra Reed, Former Dean of Graduate Studies at Savannah College of Art and Design. Reed grew up in Iowa. She received a full scholarship to attend Drake University, where she received her B.F.A. in painting and drawing. She earned the M.F.A. in painting from The George Washington University as the first Morris Louis Fellow in Painting. She taught at academic institution's Resident Associate Program, prior to moving to Savannah in 1993 to teach at the Savannah College Art and Design. She lives with her husband, John Spurlock, a painter and printmaker, in Savannah, Georgia.

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