## GRE For DummiesA complete guide to score your highest on the GRE—now with a bonus CD-ROM The Education Testing Service announced recently that changes to the 2011 GRE test are the most significant updates to the exam to date. The new computer-based test is intended to measure skills that are truly critical to performing well in graduate or business school. Here, you'll get an updated study guide for the newly configured GRE test and three tests that model real GRE questions, plus two additional tests on the CD-ROM. It covers all the sections you'll encounter on the actual exam—verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and analytical writing. - An updated test prep guide to the GRE
- Strategies for all the question types on the 2011 exam
- Two fully revised practice tests and one brand new practice test plus two additional timed tests on the CD-ROM—for a total of 5 practice tests
- Hundreds of practice questions with detailed explanations and walk-throughs
- Everything you need to know to conquer the three sections of the exam—verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and analytical writing
- 500 vocabulary terms most likely to appear on the test, plus 300 vocabulary flashcards on the CD-ROM
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### Contents

The Part | 4 |

Mastering the GRE TesteTaking Experience | 5 |

Owning the GRE Strategies for Success | 13 |

Gearing Up for Test Day | 19 |

Tackling the Verbal Section One Word at a Time | 25 |

Attacking the Question HeadOn | 31 |

Making Sense of What You Read Reading Comprehension | 45 |

Analyzing the Argument Questions | 59 |

Translating English into Math Word Problem Strategies | 149 |

Interpreting Data and Graphs | 169 |

Comparing Quantities They Report You Decide Which Is Greater | 183 |

Penning PouIerful Analgtical | 197 |

Practicing Analytical Writing and Sample Essays | 211 |

Taking FullLength Practice GREs Its All llou 2 | 219 |

Practice Exam 1 Answers and Explanations | 243 |

Practice Exam 2 | 259 |

Analyzing the Argument Questions | 61 |

High School Math and Begond | 87 |

Algebra Finding What X Really Means | 103 |

Performing linear algebraic equations | 116 |

Shaping Up Your Geometry Skills | 123 |

Going 3D with Volume and Surface Area | 146 |

Practice Exam 2 Answers and Explanations | 285 |

Practice Exam 3 | 295 |

Practice Exam 3 Answers and Explanations | 323 |

Ten Mistakes You Wont Make And Others Will | 337 |

About the | 345 |