## Test your basic knowledge |

# GRE High Frequency Math Terms

**Instructions:**

- Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
- If you are not ready to take this test, you can study here.
- Match each statement with the correct term.
- Don't refresh. All questions and answers are randomly picked and ordered every time you load a test.

This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.

**1. An integer is divisible by 5 if...**

**2. HIGH: what is the side ratio for a Right Isosceles triangle?**

**3. Explain how to use an 'Average Pie'**

**4. HIGH: What is a '30:60:90' triangle?**

**5. HIGH: Explain a method for quickly comparing fractions with different denominators - to determine which is larger.**

**6. Explain how to divide fractions.**

**7. What'S the most important thing to remember about charts you'll see on the GRE?**

**8. HIGH: How do you get rid of the fraction in this equation: 5x + 3/2 = 7x**

**9. What degree angle is a line?**

**10. What kind of triangle is this: has two sides of equal length - and a 90 degree angle?**

**11. An integer is divisible by 6 if...**

**12. Define the mode of a set of numbers.**

**13. When 2 lines are perpendicular to each other - their intersection forms 4 angles. What degree are these 4 angles?**

**14. HIGH: List the two most common side ratios for right triangles**

**15. Area of a parallelogram?**

**16. HIGH: Describe how to deal with 2 sets of parentheses.**

**17. HIGH: Area of a triangle?**

**18. An integer is divisible by 4 if...**

**19. HIGH: Volume of a cube?**

**20. Explain the difference between handling a permutation versus a combination.**

**21. What is an 'equilateral' triangle?**

**22. How do you multiply fractions?**

**23. What is a 'Right' angle?**

**24. What is the sum of any 'big' angle and any 'Small' angle?**

**25. Simplify this: v32**

**26. HIGH: What is 'absolute value' - and how is it represented?**

**27. Define the median of a set of numbers - and how to find it for an odd and even number of values in a set.**

**28. Convert to a percentage: 3/5**

**29. In a coordinate system - what is the origin?**

**30. When a pair of parallel lines is intersected by another line - two types of angles are formed. What are they?**

**31. Probability Formula**

**32. HIGH: Define the formula for calculating slope.**

**33. HIGH: What is the factored version of x + 2xy + y ?**

**34. HIGH: How do you multiply and divide square roots?**

**35. HIGH: How do you multiply powers with the same base?**

**36. HIGH: What is a 'Right isosceles' triangle?**

**37. How do you calculate the probability of EITHER one event OR another event happening? (Probability of A or B)**

**38. HIGH: What numbers does ETS hope you'll forget to consider - for quant comp questions?**

**39. Diameter of a circle?**

**40. HIGH: What is the unfactored version of (x-y) ?**

**41. On the GRE - should you ever assume that diagrams are truthful?**

**42. In a coordinate system - identify the quadrants and describe their location.**

**43. Convert to a percentage: 4/5**

**44. HIGH: how do you calculate a diagonal inside a 3-dimensional rectangular box?**

**45. An integer is divisible by 9 if...**

**46. HIGH: Volume of a cylinder?**

**47. What should you do BEFORE you start to solve a GRE math problem?**

**48. HIGH: How do you calculate the circumference of a circle?**

**49. HIGH: Describe and define three expressions of quadratic equations - in both factored and unfactored forms. Know these cold.**

**50. Define 'proportionate' values**