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GRE High Frequency Math Terms

Subjects : gre, math
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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