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GRE High Frequency Math Terms

Subjects : gre, math
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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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?