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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. The three interior angles of a triangle add up to...






2. Convert to a percentage: 4/5






3. HIGH: Area of a triangle?






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






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






6. Simplify this: v32






7. Explain how to divide fractions.






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






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






10. How many degrees does a circle contain?






11. Define the mode of a set of numbers.






12. What is a 'Right' angle?






13. HIGH: Rough est. of v2 =






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






15. Solve this: v6 * -v6 = ?






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






17. An integer is divisible by 9 if...






18. An integer is divisible by 6 if...






19. Define the range of a set of numbers.






20. Convert to a percentage: 3/5






21. What degree angle is a line?






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






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






24. How do you divide fractions?






25. What is the name of a line that extends from the center of a circle to the edge of a circle?






26. Define 'proportionate' values






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






28. How do you multiply fractions?






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






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






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






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






33. a - b is equal to






34. HIGH: What is a 'Right isosceles' triangle?






35. What'S a handy rough estimate for a circle'S perimeter - if you know it'S diameter?






36. Explain the difference between handling a permutation versus a combination.






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






38. How precise do you need to be - using p on the GRE?






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






40. Convert to a percentage: 2/5






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






42. Area of a parallelogram?






43. HIGH: Define the formula for calculating slope.






44. Probability Formula






45. Explain how to use an 'Average Pie'






46. Explain how to calculate an average (arithmetic mean)






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






48. What are 'vertical angles'?






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






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