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GRE High Frequency Math Terms

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1. HIGH: What is the unfactored version of (x+y) ?

2. Area of a parallelogram?

3. a - b is equal to

4. Explain the special properties of zero.

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

6. Explain how to use a 'Rate Pie'

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

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

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

10. An integer is divisible by 4 if...

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

12. Convert to a percentage: 2/5

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

14. HIGH: What is the equation of a line?

15. Explain how to use an 'Average Pie'

16. List two odd behaviors of exponents

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

18. Define a factorial of a number - and how it is written.

19. Diameter of a circle?

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

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

22. Explain the difference between a digit and a number.

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

24. Convert to a percentage: 3/5

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

26. Simplify this: v32

27. Define the range of a set of numbers.

28. An integer is divisible by 8 if...

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

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

31. HIGH: Volume of a cube?

32. HIGH: Rough est. of v2 =

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

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

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

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

37. What is the 'distributive law'?

38. HIGH: What is the Pythagorean theorem?

39. How do you multiply fractions?

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

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

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

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

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

45. What degree angle is a line?

46. v4 =

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

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

49. Does order matter for a permutation? How about for a combination?

50. HIGH: x^-n is equal to