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Introduction

The quantitative section of the GMAT measures the ability to reason quantitatively, solve quantitative problems, interpret graphic data, and analyze and use information given in a problem. The use of calculators is not allowed on the quantitative section of the GMAT. Test takers must do their math work out by hand using a dry erase pen and laminated graph paper which are given to them at the testing center. Questions require knowledge of topics such as arithmetic, algebra, and geometry. There are two types of quantitative questions: problem solving and data sufficiency. Scores range from 0 to 60, although they only report scores between 11 and 51.

Problem solving questions are designed to test the ability to reason quantitatively and solve quantitative problems. Data sufficiency is a unique question type that appears on the GMAT and is designed to measure the ability to understand and analyze a quantitative problem, recognize what information is relevant or irrelevant and determine at what point there is enough information to solve a problem or recognize the fact that there is insufficient information given to solve a particular problem. (Source: Wikipedia)

Learning Resource

Tutorial

Master The GMAT - Thomas H. Martinson

GMAT Maths - Guide and self prep tips.

GMAT - The Official Website of GMAT.

Interactive/ Practical

Math Test - Free GMAT Math Test.

Book
Graduate Management Admission Council. The Official Guide for GMAT Quantitative Review. John Wiley & Sons, 2011.
Kaplan. Kaplan GMAT Math Foundations. Kaplan Publishing, 2013.
———. Kaplan GMAT Math Workbook. Kaplan Publishing, 2013.
Video

GMAT Data Sufficiency - Khan Academy

GMAT: Problem Solving 1 - Khan Academy

GMAT: Problem Solving 2 - Khan Academy

Video tutorials on a variety of GMAT quantitative topics - Kaplan GMAT

GMAT - Math - Grockit Education


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