quantitative section of the GMAT measures basic mathematical skills,
understanding of elementary concepts and the ability to reason
quantitatively, solve quantitative problems, and interpret graphic
The multiple choice Problem Solving and Data Sufficiency types are
intermingled throughout the 37 questions that you need to solve in 75
This Official Guide from GMAT outshines all others, simply because the
questions are chosen from actual past tests and are very thoroughly
researched. Equally important the answer choices for each question are
also well thought out and both the correct and the incorrect choices
reflect actual test patterns. The explanations for the answers in the
Official Guide are crystal clear and very insightful.
The rules of grammar on which the GMAT Sentence Correction questions
are based are best outlined in this guide. The section on Arguments is
sentence correction section is about your ability to
recognize the various elements of a GMAT sentence, elements
such as 'dependent' and 'independenet clauses',
qualifiers, subject and verb in the various clauses, and
to make sure that the elements are logically, correctly,
concisely, effectively, and correctly used to express an
idea or a thought.
The Fractions, Decimals, and Percents guide
(1 of the 8 books in Manhattan GMAT's Preparation Guide series)
provides a highly organized and structured approach to the variety of
questions in this quantitative content area. Students are presented
with ways to manipulate part-whole relationships and practice
implementing strategic time-efficient shortcuts. The
book offers a unique balance between two competing emphases:
test-taking strategies and in-depth content understanding. Practice
problem sets build specific foundational skills in each topic and
include the most advanced content that many other prep books ignore. As
the average GMAT score required to gain admission to top b-schools
continues to rise, this guide provides test takers with the depth and
volume of advanced material essential for succeeding on the GMAT's
computer adaptive format. Book also includes online access to 6
full-length Simulated Practice GMAT Exams at Manhattan GMAT's website.
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