## 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. What is the key to dealing with ratio questions?**

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

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

**4. How do you calculate the probability of EITHER one event OR another event happening? (Probability of A or B)**

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

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

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

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

**9. What is the equation for a group problem?**

**10. List two odd behaviors of exponents**

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

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

**13. Area of a square?**

**14. HIGH: how do you calculate the surface area of a rectangular box?**

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

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

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

**18. On the GRE - should you ever assume that diagrams are truthful?**

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

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

**21. How do you multiply fractions?**

**22. HIGH: How do you calculate the circumference of a circle?**

**23. How do you divide fractions?**

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

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

**26. Convert to a percentage: 4/5**

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

**28. v4 =**

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

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

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

**32. HIGH: What are the percentages for standard deviation?**

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

**34. How do you solve a combination?**

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

**36. What are 'vertical angles'?**

**37. Explain how to use a 'Rate Pie'**

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

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

**40. If something is certain to happen - how is the probability of this event expressed mathematically?**

**41. An integer is divisible by 2 if...**

**42. HIGH: What is the mode?**

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

**44. Area of a parallelogram?**

**45. HIGH: To divide powers with the same base...**

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

**47. What do combination problems usually ask for?**

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

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

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