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GRE High Frequency Math Terms

Subjects : gre, math
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1. Convert to a percentage: 1/4

2. How do you multiply fractions?

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

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

5. HIGH: Rough est. of v2 =

6. Simplify this: v32

7. An integer is divisible by 3 if...

8. Diameter of a circle?

9. Explain how to divide fractions.

10. Convert to a percentage: 2/5

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

12. What is an 'equilateral' triangle?

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

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

15. How many degrees does a circle contain?

16. What is the equation for a group problem?

17. Convert to a percentage: 4/5

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

19. HIGH: What is the factored version of x + 2xy + y ?

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

21. Explain how to use an 'Average Pie'

22. Define the median of a set of numbers - and how to find it for an odd and even number of values in a set.

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

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

25. HIGH: Area of a circle

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

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

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

29. If x = 144 - does v144 = x?

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

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

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

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

34. What is the formula to determine probability?

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

36. HIGH: Simplify this: v75/v27

37. v4 =

38. What are the side ratios for a 30:60:90 triangle?

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

40. What do combination problems usually ask for?

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

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

43. What degree angle is a line?

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

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

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

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

48. Area of a parallelogram?

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

50. What are 'vertical angles'?