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GRE High Frequency Math Terms

Subjects : gre, math
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1. Explain how to solve for 7/¼

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

3. For a bell curve - what three terms might be used to describe the number in the middle?

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

5. What are 'vertical angles'?

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

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

8. HIGH: Rough est. of v2 =

9. HIGH: Describe how to deal with 2 sets of parentheses.

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

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

12. HIGH: Simplify this: v75/v27

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

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

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

16. HIGH: What is the mode?

17. What'S the most important thing to remember about charts you'll see on the GRE?

18. Probability Formula

19. HIGH: Volume of a cylinder?

20. Diameter of a circle?

21. HIGH: What is the side ratio for a 30:60:90 triangle?

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

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

24. Convert to a percentage: 4/5

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

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

27. Convert to a percentage: 2/5

28. How do you solve a combination?

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

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

31. List two odd behaviors of exponents

32. HIGH: Area of a triangle?

33. HIGH: Rough est. of v1 =

34. HIGH: What is the unfactored version of (x+y)² ?

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

36. When a pair of parallel lines is intersected by another line - two types of angles are formed. What are they?

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

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

39. What do combination problems usually ask for?

40. How do you calculate the probability of EITHER one event OR another event happening? (Probability of A or B)

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

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

43. HIGH: What is a 'Right isosceles' triangle?

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

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

46. How do you solve a permutation?

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

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

49. HIGH: Define the formula for calculating slope.

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