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GMAT Crash Course: All In One
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Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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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 reenforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. more  er  between
All or both: idioms
Cannot be counted quantity words: idioms
Not...but : idioms
Only two things comparatives: idioms
2. Opposite
3. Decimals
If the author proves his point by making an assumption  you'll include additional data to bolster the assumption....if the author cites a survey in support of his conclusion  you'll give evidence to prove the validity of the survey.etc...
Define as:idioms
Are a way of expressing parts of a whole. To add or subtract just line up the decimal points. For multiplying/dividing decimals add up the total number of decimal places to the right of the decimal point in the numbers you multiplied and put the deci
Only two things comparatives: idioms
4. Adding and subtracting exponents
Only two things comparatives: idioms
There is no easy test  but in a pinch  you can divide by 2 and check whether or not the resulting number is divisible by 4
Negative 3^3=27
To add and subtract exponents  both the base and the power must be the same. If they are  just add or subtract as you normally would. So  3x^2+5x^2=8x^2
5. Denominator
When multiplying two or more fractions  just multiply their numerators and then their denominators. Dividing fractions works a lot like multiplying fractions  with one important extra step. To divide fractions  multiply the first by the reciprocal
That: idioms
The bottom number in a fraction
AD VS. BCE
6. Misplaced Modifier
The number 3 in front of the variable in an espression like 3xy is called
The number you are dividing another number into
Superior to : idioms
A descriptive word or phrase should immediately follow the thing that it modifies
7. Much  amount  less
Items in alist or items that are being compared  must all contain the same parts of speech and must look the same
It ends in 5 or 0
Cannot be counted quantity words: idioms
That : idioms
8. Sheep herding requires a shepherd to stay with his flock at all times.
Is an integer  it's neither pos nor neg  and it's even mutiplying this always give you a product of 0 and dividing this is impossible
Require ...to: idioms
Think of ...as: idioms
As: idioms
9. Consecutive
Try to: idioms
Different from:idioms
Describes integers listed in ascending order  which are separated by the same interval. The numbers 1  2  3  4 are consective integers and the numbers 2  4  6 8 are consecutive even integers.
Make sure that the bases are the same. To multiply  add the exponents and multiply the coefficients  and to divide  subtract the exponents and divide the coefficients  3x^25x^3=15x^5 and 15x^6/3x^2=5x^4
10. Order of operations
It is divisible by both 2 and 3
Such as: idioms
Refers to just what it sounds like: the order in which mathematical operations are to be performed. Exponents  Multiplications  Division  Addition  and Subtraction
Neither...nor :idioms
11. Any positive number greater than 1  raised to the power greater than 1
Becomes larger for example  3^2=9
All or both: idioms
Like: idioms
Target .....at: idioms
12. Use the
Was completed before some other past action began. : Mal has always looked puzzled in meetings until he got a new boss.
Prohibit ...from: idioms
When an action started in the past and ....
That : idioms
13. Give a child as much love as you can. No human can read that amount of material in an hour.
Cannot be counted quantity words: idioms
Where:idioms
Regard as :idioms
Number is one that can be divided evenly by 2. numbers are whole and they end in 2  4 6 8  or 0. The number zero (0) is considered this.
14. Quotient
The result of multiplying any number by any other number. The numbers 8  16  and 424 are all multiples of 4.
Number is a whole number that  when divided by two yields a remainder of 1. these numbers end in 1  3 5 7  or 9.
What is Percent of X = (1/100) x
The result of division
15. Product
Hypothesis that: idioms
The result of multipication is called this
Only to denote a moment in time
There is no easy test  but in a pinch  you can divide by 2 and check whether or not the resulting number is divisble by 4
16. Benjamin Franklin is credited with the invention of the U.S Postal system.
To add and subtract exponents  both the base and the power must be the same. If they are  just add or subtract as you normally would. So  3x^2+5x^2=8x^2
Has ceased to occur : Mal looked puzzled when you told him the news
Credit...with:idioms
Try to: idioms
17. He has an ability to turn around a failing business
More...than
Neither...nor :idioms
Ability ..to:idioms
Which: idioms
18. Strengthen
19. I will eat neither tomatoes nor Brussels sprouts; they smell funny
Simple past  present  and past perfect are the three verb tenses most commonly tested on the GMAT.
Is any whole number  positive  negative  or zero. So 3. 100. and 0 are all ________s
To add and subtract exponents  both the base and the power must be the same. If they are  just add or subtract as you normally would. So  3x^2+5x^2=8x^2
Neither...nor :idioms
20. Basic approach to data sufficiency
On the GMAT Fractions are expressed in their most reduced form. This means that you'll have to simply your anwers  for instance  by reducing fractions. To reduce a fraction  simply find a number that's a factor of both its numerator and denominat
AD VS. BCE
Is an integer  it's neither pos nor neg  and it's even mutiplying this always give you a product of 0 and dividing this is impossible
Prohibit ...from: idioms
21. My dad says I can no longer associate with you
The last two digits  considered as a number  are divisible by 4. Example  Take 728. The last two digits form the number 28  which is divisble by 4.
Must clearly refer to a noun  and must agree with that noun in gender and quatity
Any number greater than 0. So 1/4  5000  but 0 is not. any number that's less than 0 15  0 is not
Associate with : idioms
22. Sum
So....that:idioms
Make sure that the bases are the same. To multiply  add the exponents and multiply the coefficients  and to divide  subtract the exponents and divide the coefficients  3x^25x^3=15x^5 and 15x^6/3x^2=5x^4
Prohibit ...from: idioms
The result of addition is called this
23. Fractions
Only two things comparatives: idioms
Define as:idioms
Negative 3^3=27
Is the most basic expression of parts of a whole.For example. if a whole pizza has 8 slices and James eats 3  he has eaten 3/8 of the pizza.
24. The 4 Step Approach
1. Read the Questions 2. Break it Down 3. Answer the Questions in your own words 4. Process of Elimination
Make sure that the bases are the same. To multiply  add the exponents and multiply the coefficients  and to divide  subtract the exponents and divide the coefficients  3x^25x^3=15x^5 and 15x^6/3x^2=5x^4
The result of subtraction
Number is one that can be divided evenly by 2. numbers are whole and they end in 2  4 6 8  or 0. The number zero (0) is considered this.
25. Where
Can be counted:quantity words: idioms
To add and subtract exponents  both the base and the power must be the same. If they are  just add or subtract as you normally would. So  3x^2+5x^2=8x^2
So....as to be: idioms
Only when referring to an actual location
26. Scope
Either ....or: idioms
Three or more things: comparatives:idioms
Think of ...as: idioms
The argument is dictated by the information given in the conclusion and the premises  by far the most common reason for eliminating answer choices in the arguments section
27. Both of the programs were highly regarded. All of the schools offer financial assistance. I sused when you wanto to emphasize that items are together or similar.
Not only...but also : idioms
All or both: idioms
Number is a whole number that  when divided by two yields a remainder of 1. these numbers end in 1  3 5 7  or 9.
Responsibility to: idioms
28. A # is divisble by 8 if
A descriptive word or phrase should immediately follow the thing that it modifies
Are a way of expressing parts of a whole. To add or subtract just line up the decimal points. For multiplying/dividing decimals add up the total number of decimal places to the right of the decimal point in the numbers you multiplied and put the deci
There is no easy test  but in a pinch  you can divide by 2 and check whether or not the resulting number is divisible by 4
Must clearly refer to a noun  and must agree with that noun in gender and quatity
29. The lawnmower  which is in the garge  is broken beyond repair. This is extraneous information.
Which: idioms
When multiplying two or more fractions  just multiply their numerators and then their denominators. Dividing fractions works a lot like multiplying fractions  with one important extra step. To divide fractions  multiply the first by the reciprocal
The bottom number in a fraction
So....as to be: idioms
30. You are not only clever but you are also charming
Not only...but also : idioms
Continues to the present: As long as I have known him  Mal has looked puzzled in meetings.
The number 3 in front of the variable in an espression like 3xy is called
All or both: idioms
31. Reciprocal
The inverse of a number or fraction is the reciprocal. 5/8 is 8/5
Responsibility to: idioms
The same....as: idioms
Both...and: idioms
32. He does not bathe every day  as I do. IS used to compare noun/ verb combinations.
Each:idioms
Is the most basic expression of parts of a whole.For example. if a whole pizza has 8 slices and James eats 3  he has eaten 3/8 of the pizza.
As: idioms
The argument is dictated by the information given in the conclusion and the premises  by far the most common reason for eliminating answer choices in the arguments section
33. Multiple
Native to: idioms
Either ....or: idioms
The number you are dividing another number into
The result of multiplying any number by any other number. The numbers 8  16  and 424 are all multiples of 4.
34. Any fraction between 0 and 1 that's raised to a power greater than 1 gets
Smaller  for example (1/2)^2=1/4
Extreme wording is another very common reason for eliminating anser choice in POE
It ends in 0  2  4 6  or 8
Either ....or: idioms
35. A # is divisble by 9 if
36. Cross Multiplication
37. Exponent
38. Extreme
Smaller  for example (1/2)^2=1/4
AD VS. BCE
Extreme wording is another very common reason for eliminating anser choice in POE
When you see an answer choice that goes beyong the realm of the argument  you can consider it and eliminate it
39. Use a plural verb  something is multitude....A number of survivors of the plane crash swam to shore
Try to: idioms
A descriptive word or phrase should immediately follow the thing that it modifies
A number of: idioms
It ends in 5 or 0
40. I no longer believe the tooth fairy to be real
Believe ...to be: idioms
Which: idioms
What is Percent of X = (1/100) x
Credit...with:idioms
41. Some Republicans define welfare abuse as the primary evil in America.
Define as:idioms
Such as: idioms
Only two things comparatives: idioms
Has ceased to occur : Mal looked puzzled when you told him the news
42. Distinct
43. Negative exponents
It is divisible by both 2 and 3
When you see this just turn the base into a fraction by putting a 1 over it and proceed as you would with a nonnegative exponent so 3^2=(1/3)^2=1/9
Different from:idioms
Responsible for: idioms
44. Out of scope
When you see an answer choice that goes beyong the realm of the argument  you can consider it and eliminate it
Worry about: idioms
That : idioms
1:5^0=1
45. Between cake and ice cream  I like ice cream more.
Are a way of expressing parts of a whole. To add or subtract just line up the decimal points. For multiplying/dividing decimals add up the total number of decimal places to the right of the decimal point in the numbers you multiplied and put the deci
A descriptive word or phrase should immediately follow the thing that it modifies
Only two things comparatives: idioms
Positive3^4=81
46. Plugging in
Replace all variables in the with numbers  read through the new problem and answer the question  plug your number into the answer choices and look for your number
The result of division
Credit...with:idioms
Negative 3^3=27
47. A hypothesis that the aluminum in soda cans causes Alzheimer's disease is circulating on the Internet.
It ends in 0  2  4 6  or 8
If you need to add or subtract two fractions that have the same denominator  simply add or subtract their numerators  like this: 3/4+1/4=4/4 or 1  If the numbers in the denominators are different  this opertation will invovle a couple of extra s
Hypothesis that: idioms
Either ....or: idioms
48. It is my responsibility to feed the parakeet.
Responsibility to: idioms
Is any whole number  positive  negative  or zero. So 3. 100. and 0 are all ________s
Responsible for: idioms
Extreme wording is another very common reason for eliminating anser choice in POE
49. Past perfect
When you're dealing with questions that ask you to weaken or strengthen the author's conclusion  be very wary of answer choices that while within the scope  do exactly the opposite of what you want  while it is the scope of the argument  it is th
Believe ...to be: idioms
Number is a whole number that  when divided by two yields a remainder of 1. these numbers end in 1  3 5 7  or 9.
Was completed before some other past action began. : Mal has always looked puzzled in meetings until he got a new boss.
50. Percent
Are pretty much just another way of writing square roots
When you see an answer choice that goes beyong the realm of the argument  you can consider it and eliminate it
Simple past  present  and past perfect are the three verb tenses most commonly tested on the GMAT.
What is Percent of X = (1/100) x