Math Word Problems for the GRE: When Plugging Numbers Into Formulas Just Isn't Enough

Math Word Problems for the GRE: When Plugging Numbers Into Formulas Just Isn't Enough

by Nancy L. Nolan
     
 
Getting a top score on the quantitative section of the GRE requires far more than plugging numbers into formulas. Students must apply their mathematical skills to convoluted word problems that test their ability to read clearly, interpret quickly, and determine the optimal plan of attack. Most importantly, you must be ready for the typical tricks and traps that the

Overview

Getting a top score on the quantitative section of the GRE requires far more than plugging numbers into formulas. Students must apply their mathematical skills to convoluted word problems that test their ability to read clearly, interpret quickly, and determine the optimal plan of attack. Most importantly, you must be ready for the typical tricks and traps that the test writers use over and over again to snag unsuspecting students.

This publication presents the hardest, trickiest, most convoluted word problems you are likely to see on the GRE - and shows you how to tackle each one quickly and confidently. We will test your knowledge (and speed) for every topic from addition to probability, including all of those annoying word problems involving mixtures, age, rates, and geometry.

To ace the GRE, you will need to master math word problems. This book will help you fill in the gaps and solve "killer" problems without breaking a sweat.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933819549
Publisher:
Magnificent Milestones, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/28/2010
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.53(d)

Meet the Author

After receiving her Ph.D. in 1987 from Kansas State University, Dr. Nolan conducted research for several years in academia and industry. Since 1997, she has been the President and CEO of Ivy League Admission, a premier admission service for top U.S. schools.

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