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

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

**3. Explain how to divide fractions.**

**4. How many degrees does a circle contain?**

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

**6. How do you calculate the probability of two events in a row? (Probability of A and B)**

**7. What do permutation problems often ask for?**

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

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

**10. HIGH: What is the Pythagorean theorem?**

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

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

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

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

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

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

**17. v4 =**

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

**19. How do you calculate the percentage of change?**

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

**21. An integer is divisible by 3 if...**

**22. HIGH: x^-n is equal to**

**23. Explain the difference between a digit and a number.**

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

**25. HIGH: What is the median?**

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

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

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

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

**30. HIGH: What is the equation of a line?**

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

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

**33. What are the side ratios for a 30:60:90 triangle?**

**34. What causes 80% of errors on the math section of the GRE?**

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

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

**37. HIGH: How do you calculate the length of an arc?**

**38. HIGH: What must be true before a quadratic equation can be solved?**

**39. Convert to a percentage: 2/5**

**40. What is the 'Third side' rule for triangles?**

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

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

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

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

**45. HIGH: Define the 'Third side' rule for triangles**

**46. HIGH: Area of a circle**

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

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

**49. HIGH: What is the side ratio for a 30:60:90 triangle?**

**50. Area of a parallelogram?**