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GRE High Frequency Math Terms

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

2. Convert to a percentage: 3/5

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

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

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

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

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

8. Explain how to divide fractions.

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

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

11. How do you solve a permutation?

12. HIGH: Area of a circle

13. Probability Formula

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

15. How do you calculate the percentage of change?

16. HIGH: Rough est. of v2 =

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

18. List two odd behaviors of exponents

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

20. How do you add or subtract fractions?

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

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

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

24. HIGH: What is the Pythagorean theorem?

25. Define the mode of a set of numbers.

26. What is the equation for a group problem?

27. How is a range expressed with inequalities?

28. Diameter of a circle?

29. What is the formula to determine probability?

30. Solve this: v6 * -v6 = ?

31. HIGH: What is the mode?

32. Define the range of a set of numbers.

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

34. v4 =

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

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

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

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

39. How do you multiply fractions?

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

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

42. Explain how to solve for 7/

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

44. How many degrees does a circle contain?

45. The probability of an event happening and the probability of an event NOT happening must add up to what number?

46. HIGH: What are the percentages for standard deviation?

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

48. HIGH: What is a '30:60:90' triangle?

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

50. HIGH: List the two most common side ratios for right triangles