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GRE High Frequency Math Terms

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1. What is the key to dealing with ratio questions?

2. HIGH: What is the unfactored version of x-y ?

3. If something is possible but not certain - what is the numeric range of probability of it happening?

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

5. List all the prime numbers that are less than 30:

6. Convert to a percentage: 3/5

7. HIGH: Volume of a cube?

8. What number goes on the bottom of a probability fraction?

9. What is the equation for a group problem?

10. List two odd behaviors of exponents

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

12. HIGH: Explain the process to solve '56 is what percent of 80?'

13. Area of a square?

14. HIGH: how do you calculate the surface area of a rectangular box?

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

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

17. HIGH: How much of your times table should you know - for the GRE?

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

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

20. What is the factored version of x -2xy + y ?

21. How do you multiply fractions?

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

23. How do you divide fractions?

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

25. HIGH: Define the 'Third side' rule for triangles

26. Convert to a percentage: 4/5

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

28. v4 =

29. Convert to a percentage: 2/5

30. An integer is divisible by 5 if...

31. What is one misleading characteristic of quadratic equations that will be exploited on the GRE?

32. HIGH: What are the percentages for standard deviation?

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

34. How do you solve a combination?

35. HIGH: What is the formula for the diagonal of any square?

36. What are 'vertical angles'?

37. Explain how to use a 'Rate Pie'

38. HIGH: What is the factored version of (x+y)(x-y) ?

39. How many angles are formed when 2 lines intersect? and what is the sum of these angles?

40. If something is certain to happen - how is the probability of this event expressed mathematically?

41. An integer is divisible by 2 if...

42. HIGH: What is the mode?

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

44. Area of a parallelogram?

45. HIGH: To divide powers with the same base...

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

47. What do combination problems usually ask for?

48. HIGH: x^-n is equal to

49. HIGH: What is the order of math operations - and the mnemonic to remember it?

50. What'S one way to avoid mistakes on algebra questions in the GRE?