It’s All in the Presentation: GMAT Quantitative Question Types
IN THIS CHAPTER
Diving into data sufficiency questions
Probing problem-solving questions
You need more than just math skills to excel on the quantitative section; you also need to know how to approach the questions. This chapter tells you what to expect from the math sections and how to work through the unique ways the GMAT presents the questions.
Two basic types of questions are intermingled throughout the quantitative section of the GMAT: data-sufficiency questions and problem-solving questions. Both types of questions require similar skills, but they demand different approaches. In this chapter, we show you how to ace both kinds of questions.
Enough’s Enough: Data-Sufficiency Questions
The quantitative section has 37 questions, and about half of them are presented in a unique form called data sufficiency. These questions aren’t particularly hard if you understand how to approach them before you walk into the testing center. However, if you don’t know much ...