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GRE High Frequency Math Terms

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

2. Solve this: v6 * -v6 = ?

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

4. Area of a parallelogram?

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

6. What do combination problems usually ask for?

7. What is the formula to determine probability?

8. Define the mode of a set of numbers.

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

10. HIGH: Area of a triangle?

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

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

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

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

15. An integer is divisible by 5 if...

16. What do permutation problems often ask for?

17. Convert to a percentage: 3/5

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

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

20. HIGH: Define the 'Third side' rule for triangles

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

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

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

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

25. Convert to a percentage: 4/5

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

27. HIGH: What is the median?

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

29. HIGH: Simplify this: v75/v27

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

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

32. HIGH: Area of a circle

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

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

35. Explain how to use a 'Rate Pie'

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

37. Diameter of a circle?

38. List two odd behaviors of exponents

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

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

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

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

43. What is the 'Third side' rule for triangles?

44. Explain how to solve for 7/

45. What degree angle is a line?

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

47. a - b is equal to

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

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

50. What is the 'distributive law'?