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GMAT Crash Course: All In One
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Instructions:
Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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Match each statement with the correct term.
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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. Use a plural verb  something is multitude....A number of survivors of the plane crash swam to shore
Either ....or: idioms
A number of: idioms
See as:idioms
Which: idioms
2. more  er  between
The same....as: idioms
A number of: idioms
Contrast...with: idioms
Only two things comparatives: idioms
3. Multiple
Have exactly 2 distinct factors:1 and themselves. For example  13 is prime b/c its only factor are 1 and 13. The number 1 is not prime; it has only one distinct factor
What is Percent of X = (1/100) x
The result of multiplying any number by any other number. The numbers 8  16  and 424 are all multiples of 4.
Prohibit ...from: idioms
4. Please try to chew with your month closed at the awards dinner tonight.
Try to: idioms
Simple past  present  and past perfect are the three verb tenses most commonly tested on the GMAT.
Think of ...as: idioms
Must clearly refer to a noun  and must agree with that noun in gender and quatity
5. Difference
The result of subtraction
Such as: idioms
Require ...to: idioms
Native to: idioms
6. She worried about where they would hide the loot.
Simply tells you to 'multiply this number x times.' So 2^3= 2x2x2 or 8. The number you multiply is called the base and the little superscript number that tells you how many times to multiply the base is called an exponent or a power. So in 3^2  3 is
Each:idioms
Worry about: idioms
When a number can be divided evenly by another number  it is said to be divisible by that number. So 6 is divisble by 3  but is not divisible by 4. The GMAT  however is more likely to ask you whether 728 is divisible by 4. ( Yes it is)
7. Numerator
The top number in a fraction
The bottom number in a fraction
Associate with : idioms
All or both: idioms
8. I no longer believe the tooth fairy to be real
Such as: idioms
Believe ...to be: idioms
Only when referring to an actual location
Evaluate how each answer choice contributes to the support of the conculsion
9. Dividend
All or both: idioms
Not...but : 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.
The number you are dividing another number into
10. I'll take either a BMW or a Lexus; I'm not particular
A subject must always agree with its verb
A descriptive word or phrase should immediately follow the thing that it modifies
Which: idioms
Either ....or: idioms
11. Prime numbers
Have exactly 2 distinct factors:1 and themselves. For example  13 is prime b/c its only factor are 1 and 13. The number 1 is not prime; it has only one distinct factor
More...than
Extreme wording is another very common reason for eliminating anser choice in POE
Native to: idioms
12. Strengthen
13. Okra is a native to Africa : Adjective
Has ceased to occur : Mal looked puzzled when you told him the news
Native to: 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
1. Read the Questions 2. Break it Down 3. Answer the Questions in your own words 4. Process of Elimination
14. Give a child as many hugs as you can. No human can read that number of pages in an hour.
Any number greater than 0. So 1/4  5000  but 0 is not. any number that's less than 0 15  0 is not
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
That : idioms
Can be counted:quantity words: idioms
15. Whole number
Contrast...with: idioms
Is a number that does not have any fractional parts. the number 2 is a whole number but 2.5 is not
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
The top number in a fraction
16. Percent change
Hypothesis that: idioms
Difference/orginal
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
Have exactly 2 distinct factors:1 and themselves. For example  13 is prime b/c its only factor are 1 and 13. The number 1 is not prime; it has only one distinct factor
17. Digit
Are 0.1.2 3 4 5 6 7 8  and 9the numbers you see on a telephone. GMAT math problems might ask you either to count digits or supply a missing digit. Try counting the digits in 2654.189. There are seven.
The number of : idioms
Only when referring to an actual location
Was completed before some other past action began. : Mal has always looked puzzled in meetings until he got a new boss.
18. Many of the top designers  such as Ralph Lauren and Donna Karan  have less expensive lines as well. Is used to mean for example
Such as: idioms
Neither...nor :idioms
The same....as: idioms
Can be counted: quantity words: idioms
19. Percent
Hypothesis that: idioms
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
Who:idioms :he use who
What is Percent of X = (1/100) x
20. Reciprocal
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.
The inverse of a number or fraction is the reciprocal. 5/8 is 8/5
Forbid to: idioms
Target .....at: idioms
21. Divisible
Cannot be counted quantity words: idioms
See as:idioms
Associate with : idioms
When a number can be divided evenly by another number  it is said to be divisible by that number. So 6 is divisble by 3  but is not divisible by 4. The GMAT  however is more likely to ask you whether 728 is divisible by 4. ( Yes it is)
22. Parallel Construction
Are 0.1.2 3 4 5 6 7 8  and 9the numbers you see on a telephone. GMAT math problems might ask you either to count digits or supply a missing digit. Try counting the digits in 2654.189. There are seven.
When an action started in the past and ....
A descriptive word or phrase should immediately follow the thing that it modifies
Items in alist or items that are being compared  must all contain the same parts of speech and must look the same
23. Square root
24. Subject/Verb Agreement
It ends in 5 or 0
Permit to: idioms
Is any whole number  positive  negative  or zero. So 3. 100. and 0 are all ________s
A subject must always agree with its verb
25. Between cake and ice cream  I like ice cream more.
The result of division
Any number greater than 0. So 1/4  5000  but 0 is not. any number that's less than 0 15  0 is not
Only two things comparatives: idioms
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
26. Joe is so smart as to be intimidating.
So....as to be: idioms
Think of ...as: idioms
1:5^0=1
Was completed before some other past action began. : Mal has always looked puzzled in meetings until he got a new boss.
27. A # is divisible by 3 if
Associate with : idioms
Adding its digits yields a number divisible by 3
Smaller  for example (1/2)^2=1/4
Have exactly 2 distinct factors:1 and themselves. For example  13 is prime b/c its only factor are 1 and 13. The number 1 is not prime; it has only one distinct factor
28. Plugging in
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.
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
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
Must clearly refer to a noun  and must agree with that noun in gender and quatity
29. That car is just like one my father had. Is used when comparing only nouns.
As: idioms
Any number greater than 0. So 1/4  5000  but 0 is not. any number that's less than 0 15  0 is not
Cannot be counted quantity words: idioms
Like: idioms
30. Any negative number raised to an even power becomes
Positive3^4=81
Superior to : idioms
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
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.
31. I can physically prohibit you from interrupting me again.
Only two things comparatives: idioms
Can be counted:quantity words: idioms
Cannot be counted quantity words: idioms
Prohibit ...from: idioms
32. Many cigarette companies target their advertising at children.
Responsible for: idioms
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
Target .....at: idioms
The result of subtraction
33. Reducing fractions
34. Simple Past
Like: idioms
The number you are dividing another number into
Has ceased to occur : Mal looked puzzled when you told him the news
The result of subtraction
35. He does not bathe every day  as I do. IS used to compare noun/ verb combinations.
As: idioms
Estimate....to be :idioms
Itself 5^1=5
Believe ...to be: idioms
36. Use the
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
Only to denote a moment in time
When an action started in the past and ....
It ends in 5 or 0
37. Among the there sisters  Cinderella was the most beautiful
Which: idioms
Three or more things: comparatives:idioms
Simple past  present  and past perfect are the three verb tenses most commonly tested on the GMAT.
It ends in 5 or 0
38. Order of operations
Refers to just what it sounds like: the order in which mathematical operations are to be performed. Exponents  Multiplications  Division  Addition  and Subtraction
Try to: idioms
Who:idioms :he use who
So....that:idioms
39. Any negative number raised to an odd power stays
The result of multipication is called this
It ends in 5 or 0
Negative 3^3=27
Is any whole number  positive  negative  or zero. So 3. 100. and 0 are all ________s
40. Even number
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.
A descriptive word or phrase should immediately follow the thing that it modifies
Hypothesis that: 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.
41. Decimals
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
Itself 5^1=5
Such as: idioms
The result of multiplying any number by any other number. The numbers 8  16  and 424 are all multiples of 4.
42. If you contrast one politician's ethics with another's  you will find no difference
Continues to the present: As long as I have known him  Mal has looked puzzled in meetings.
Contrast...with: 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.
Refers to just what it sounds like: the order in which mathematical operations are to be performed. Exponents  Multiplications  Division  Addition  and Subtraction
43. Coefficient
Responsibility to: idioms
The number 3 in front of the variable in an espression like 3xy is called
The bottom number in a fraction
Positive3^4=81
44. Sum
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
The result of addition is called this
Becomes larger for example  3^2=9
45. Product
The result of multipication is called this
It is divisible by both 2 and 3
A number of: idioms
Was completed before some other past action began. : Mal has always looked puzzled in meetings until he got a new boss.
46. Fractional Exponents
Whom: idioms : he use whom
Between...and: idioms
Is simply a mathematical way of saying 'different.' So when you are asked to count the distinct prime factors of 12  you would answer that there are two 2 and 3. Even though 12=2x2x3  you can only count 2 once.
Are pretty much just another way of writing square roots
47. A # is divisble by 7 if
Positive3^4=81
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
The number you are dividing another number into
Worry about: idioms
48. My dad says I can no longer associate with you
The number you are dividing another number into
Associate with : idioms
More...than
Extreme wording is another very common reason for eliminating anser choice in POE
49. I am not so foolsih as to fall for that a third time
Was completed before some other past action began. : Mal has always looked puzzled in meetings until he got a new boss.
Such as: idioms
See as:idioms
Not so....as:idioms
50. Verb Tense
Not so....as:idioms
Simple past  present  and past perfect are the three verb tenses most commonly tested on the GMAT.
Has ceased to occur : Mal looked puzzled when you told him the news
As....as