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Intro to the GMAT

Overview of the GMAT


Quantitative Section Breakdown
Verbal Section Breakdown
AWA and IR
Computer Adaptive Testing
GMAT Scores
Pacing, Skipping, and Guessing
GMAT vs. GRE
Study Plans & Resources
Test Day
Math
General Math Strategies
Math Strategies
Dividing by 5
Doubling and Halving
Squaring Numbers Ending in 5
Assumptions and Units of Measurement
Data Sufficiency
Intro to Data Sufficiency
DS Elimination Method
Avoiding Common Mistakes - Part I
DS Strategy - Part I
Summarizing Information
Rephrasing the Question
Table Method
Choosing Numbers
DS Geometry Questions
Useful Contradictions
Avoiding Common Mistakes - Part II
Common DS Myths - Part I
Common DS Myths - Part II
Choosing a Statement
Guessing Strategically
DS Strategy - Part II
Arithmetic and Fractions
Properties of Real Numbers
Positive and Negative Numbers - I
Positive and Negative Numbers - II
Intro to Decimals
Powers of 10
Intro to Fractions
Conversions with Fractions and Decimals

Fraction Properties - I 7:23
Operations with Fractions 8:13
Fraction Properties - II 5:29
Word Problems with Fractions 3:58
Percents and Ratios
Intro to Percents 7:21
Working with Percents 8:07
Finding x percent of y 5:31
Percent Increases and Decreases 11:02
Simple and Compound Interest 7:10
Intro to Ratios 8:14
Combining Ratios 4:51
Ratios and Rates 7:32
Powers and Roots
Intro to Exponents 9:23
Exponential Growth 2:56
Exponent Laws - I 7:07
Negative Exponents 5:20
Exponent Laws - II 6:08
Units Digit Questions 3:28
Square Roots 7:21
Other Roots 5:37
Properties of Roots 2:51
Simplifying Roots 6:16
Operations with Roots 3:53
Fractional Exponents 3:32
Equations with Exponents 4:36
Fixing the Denominator 6:39
Algebra, Equations, and Inequalities
Intro to Algebra 5:25
Simplifying Expressions 5:44
Expanding Expressions 7:21
FOIL Method 3:55
Factoring - GCF 5:48
Factoring - Difference of Squares 4:19
Factoring - Quadratics 6:39
Factoring - Combined 3:41
Factoring - Rational Expressions 6:51
Basic Equation Solving 5:05
Eliminating Fractions 7:38
Quadratic Equations 8:42
Two Equations with Two Unknowns 9:36
Number of Solutions 3:37
Three Equations with Three Unknowns 2:28
Equations with Square Roots 8:20
Equations and Powers 3:02
Absolute Value Equations 3:46
Function Notation 5:01
Strange Operators 2:22
Working with Formulas 4:26
Inequalities - I 8:41
Inequalities - II 5:54
Inequalities and Absolute Value 6:17
Quadratic Inequalities 5:21
The Something Method 1:42
Coordinate Geometry
The Coordinate Plane 3:39
Distance Between Two Points 3:30
Graphing Lines 8:12
Vertical and Horizontal Lines 2:54
Slope 5:04
Intercepts 2:57
Slope y-intercept Form 2:59
Writing Equations of Lines 3:29
Graphs of Quadratics 1:29
Word Problems
Intro to Word Problems 2:55
Testing the Answer Choices 5:32
Assigning Variables 9:22
Writing Equations 8:16
Number of Variables 5:33
Age Questions 5:51
Intro to Motion Questions 9:38
Average Speed 6:15
Multiple DRT Questions 9:29
Shrinking and Expanding Gaps 3:31
Work Questions 8:51
Double Matrix Method 4:33
Three Criteria Venn Diagrams 6:15
Intro to Sequences 4:41
Recursive Definitions 5:18
Sums of Sequences 4:47
Growth Tables 1:59
Mixture Questions 5:39
Variables in Answer Choices 7:19
Tips for Algebraic Approach 4:08
Tips for Input-Output Approach 7:02
Geometry
Lines and Angles 7:18
Triangles - Part I 5:55
Assumptions and Estimation 4:49
Geometry Strategies - Part I 1:07
Triangles - Part II 8:15
Right Triangles 9:18
Special Right Triangles 6:42
Similar Triangles 4:28
Quadrilaterals 5:50
Polygons 3:17
Circles 4:47
Pieces of Pi 3:37
Circle Properties 3:36
Volume and Surface Area 6:44
Units of Measurement 1:56
Geometry Strategies - Part II 1:54
Integer Properties
Divisibility 6:35
Divisibility Rules 7:03
Prime Numbers 1:49
Prime Factorization 7:45
Counting Divisors of Large Numbers 5:08
Squares of Integers 4:01
Divisor Rules 5:26
Greatest Common Divisor 6:13
Least Common Multiple 5:00
GCD LCM Formula 2:07
Even and Odd Integers 9:09
Testing Cases 5:34
Consecutive Integers 4:59
Remainders 7:18
Integer Properties Strategies 4:00
Statistics
Mean, Median, Mode 5:27
Mean Equals Median 2:22
Weighted Averages 8:00
Range and Standard Deviation 10:10
More Standard Deviation 3:01
Counting
Listing and Counting 3:53
Fundamental Counting Principle 4:48
FCP Example - Seating Children 2:58
Counting Strategies - I 0:56
Factorial Notation 3:22
Restrictions - JKLMN Example 4:47
MISSISSIPPI Rule 3:55
Combinations 4:31
When to use Combinations 7:34
Calculating Combinations 4:46
Permutations and Combinations 8:22
Counting Strategies - II 1:54
Probability
Intro to Probability 5:59
Complementary Events and Simple Rules 5:58
Mutually Exclusive Events 2:33
Probability of Event A OR Event B 3:50
Examples of the OR Rule 3:24
Independent Events 6:26
Examples of the AND Rule 4:44
Generalized AND Rule 3:52
Examples of Generalized AND Rule 7:05
Binomial Situation 8:40
The "At Least" Scenario 6:25
Analyzing Questions 8:47
Using Counting Techniques 5:14
Listing vs. Counting vs Probability Rules 6:31
General Probability Strategies 4:39
Guessing Strategies 5:50
Verbal
Sentence Correction - Introduction
Intro to Sentence Correction 6:44
Strategy - Using Splits 4:58
Strategy - False Splits & Low-Hanging Fruit 5:11
Strategy - Ideal vs. Best Answer 4:53
About the SC Module 4:26
Sentence Correction - Parts of Speech
Intro to Parts of Speech 2:30
The Roles of Nouns 3:54
Verbs 2:00
Adjectives and Adjectival Phrases 3:07
Adverbs and Adverbial Phrases 3:45
Conjunctions 4:58
Clauses 2:42
Subordinate Clauses 4:31
Substantive Clauses 4:05
Phrases 0:53
Prepositional Phrases 1:18
Appositive Phrases 2:51
Absolute Phrases 1:55
Removing Fluff from Sentences 3:08
Sentence Correction - Verb Form
Intro to Verbs 6:47
Transitive and Intransitive Verbs 2:47
Predicates and Predicate Adjectives 3:52
Grammar Auxiliary Verbs 0:56
Grammar Regular vs. Irregular Verbs 6:16
Verb Tense Intro and Simple Tenses 1:11
Verb Tense Progressive Tenses 3:57
Verb Tense Perfect Tenses 9:08
Verb Tense Perfect Progressive Tenses 4:37
Verb Mood Subjunctive 4:27
Conditionals 8:03
Grammar Infinitive Phrases 2:34
Grammar Participial Phrases 5:36
Grammar Perfect Participles 1:44
Tense of Participial Phrases 1:46
Grammar Gerunds 3:23
Verb Voice 4:35
More on the Passive Voice 5:05
Sequence of Tenses 4:42
Sentence Correction - Agreement
Subject Verb Agreement - I 9:24
Subject Verb Agreement - II 8:49
Pronouns - I 10:20
Pronouns - II 4:25
Sentence Correction - Grammatical Construction
Infinitive of Purpose 4:49
The Missing Verb Mistake 3:23
The Double Subject Mistake 3:06
Run-On Sentences 3:56
Sentence Correction - Parallelism
Parallelism - I 8:37
Parallelism - II 3:37
Parallelism - III 5:16
Parallelism - IV 4:01
Comparisons - I 5:07
Comparisons - II 6:08
Comparisons - III 8:09
Sentence Correction - Logical Predication
Modifiers - I 10:42
Modifiers - II 6:01
Modifiers - III 7:05
Modifiers - IV 6:46
Exceptions to the Touch Rule 3:40
Sentence Correction - Diction
Word Choice - I 5:23
Word Choice - II 3:25
Word Choice - III 6:12
Sentence Correction - Idiom
Idioms 3:23
Sentence Correction - Rhetorical Construction
Verbs and Active Language 3:14
Subject-Verb Proximity 6:18
Focus on a Topic 3:13
Avoid Redundancy 3:07
Concision 2:38
Sentence Correction - Summary
Sentence Correction Tips 2:13
Reading Comprehension
Intro to Reading Comprehension 4:18
Common RC Question Types 5:47
General RC Strategies 4:06
Engaging in RC Passages 10:58
Summarizing Paragraphs 7:46
Identifying the Main Idea 6:33
Identifying the Correct Answer 6:44
Answering Certain Question Types 9:14
Passage Types 3:51
Miscellaneous RC Tips 3:39
Critical Reasoning
Intro to Critical Reasoning 8:42
Dissecting an Argument 11:16
Common Argument Types 6:34
General CR Strategy 3:35
Weakening the Argument 6:22
Strengthening the Argument 5:00
Assumption Questions 8:26
Conclusion and Inference 9:13
Structure Questions 10:05
Flawed Argument Questions 8:06
Paradox Questions 6:37
Evaluating the Conclusion 6:10
Miscellaneous CR Tips 8:00
AWA
AWA Basics
Intro to AWA
General Tips for AWA
Argument Essay
Intro to Argument Essay
Points for the Argument Essay
Writing the Argument Essay
Integrated Reasoning
Integrated Reasoning
Intro to Integrated Reasoning
Onscreen Calculator
Maximize Your IR Score
General IR Strategy
Graphics Interpretation
Types of Graphics
Venn Diagrams
Scatterplots
Science Majors (Practice)
Cars and Salaries (Practice)
Table Analysis
Precious Metals (Practice)
Intro to Two-Part Analysis
Verbal Two-Part Analysis
Math Two-Part Analysis
Relay Teams (Practice)
Multi-source Reasoning
Wind Chill 1 (Practice)
Wind Chill 2 (Practice)