Description

The Word Problems Guide demystifies the most challenging of math questions on the GMAT—the word problem. This book equips students with broad, powerful strategies, as well as specific tools, for tackling GMAT word problems in all their various guises.

ISBN: 978-1-935707-68-4

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• 6 Computer Adaptive Practice Exams

Manhattan GMAT’s Computer Adaptive Exams adapt to your ability level and draw from a bank of more than 1200 unique questions of varying difficulty written by Manhattan GMAT's expert Instructors. Questions reflect the most up-to-date GMAT content, including the new Integrated Reasoning section.

• Word Problems Online Question Bank

All questions included in this bank (25 total) draw from the subject of Word Problems and are written by Manhattan GMAT's expert Instructors. All Manhattan GMAT question banks include questions of varying difficulty levels.

Chapter by Chapter

1. Algebraic Translations

Pay Attention to Units; Common Relationships; Integer Constraints

2. Rates & Work

Basic Motion: The RTD Chart; Matching Units in the RTD Chart; Multiple Rates; Relative Rates; Average Rate: Don’t Just Add and Divide; Basic Work Problems; Working Together: Add the Rates; Population Problems

3. Statistics

Averages; Using the Average Formula; Weighted Averages; Median: The Middle Number; Standard Deviation

4. Consecutive Integers

Evenly Spaced Sets; Properties of Evenly Spaced Sets; Counting Integers: Add One Before You Are Done; The Sum of Consecutive Integers

5. Overlapping Sets

The Double-Set Matrix; Overlapping Sets and Percents; Overlapping Sets and Algebraic Representation; 2 Sets, 3 Choices: Still Double-Set Matrix; 3-Set Problems: Venn Diagrams

6. Word Problem Strategies

Data Sufficiency Basics; What Does “Sufficient” Mean?; The DS Process; Putting It All Together; Putting It All Together (Again); Weighted Averages on Data Sufficiency; Replacing Variables with Numbers; Backsolving; Using Charts to Organize Variables

7. Extra Problem Types

Optimization; Grouping; Scheduling; Computation Problems; Graphing Problems

8. Extra Consecutive Integers

Products of Consecutive Integers and Divisibility; Sums of Consecutive Integers and Divisibility; Consecutive Integers and Divisibility

9. Appendix A: Official Guide Problem Sets

Official Guide Problem Sets; Problem Solving set; Data Sufficiency Set

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