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 Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Getting the Lowdown on the GMAT  Knowing Why the GMAT Is Important  Timing It Perfectly: When to Take the GMAT (And What to Bring)  When to register for and take the GMAT  Things to take to the GMAT (and things to leave at home)  Forming First Impressions: The Format of the GMAT  Getting familiar with what the GMAT tests  Understanding the computerized format  Honing your computer skills for the GMAT  Knowing Where You Stand: Scoring Considerations  How the GMAT testers figure your score  How the GMAT testers report your score  Why you should (almost) never cancel your GMAT score  Repeating the Process: Retaking the GMAT  ch. 2 Maximizing Your Score on the GMAT  Discovering Strategies for Successful Guessing  Forcing yourself to guess so you can move on  Understanding the importance of completing each section  Winning the Race against the Clock  Giving each question equal treatment  Making time for the last ten questions  Keeping track of your pace  Getting Rid of Wrong Answers  Keeping track of eliminated answer choices for the computer test format  Recognizing wrong answers  Playing It Smart: A Few Things You Shouldn't Do When Taking the Test  Don't lose your focus  Don't read questions at lightning speed  Don't waste all your time on the hardest questions  Don't cheat  Tackling a Case of Nerves with Relaxation Techniques  Devising a Plan of Attack  ch. 3 Mastering BusinessSchool Admissions  Choosing a Business School  Lining Up Your DucksApplying to Business Schools  When to apply  What to submit  Crafting Effective BusinessSchool Essays  ch. 4 Applying What You Learned (We Hope) in Grammar Class: Sentence Correction  Building a Solid Foundation: Grammar Basics  Getting wordy: The parts of speech  Pulling together: The parts of a sentence  Pointing Out Mistakes: Common SentenceCorrection Errors  Can't we all just get along? Errors in subjectverb and nounpronoun agreement  Building code violations: Faulty construction  Follow the idiom: Correct use of standard expressions  Implementing an Approach to SentenceCorrection Questions  Spotting the error  Eliminating answers that don't correct errors  Eliminating choices that create new errors  Rereading the sentence  Reviewing the process and guessing on sentence corrections  SentenceCorrection Practice Problems with Answer Explanations  Practice problems  Answer explanations  ch. 5 Not as Enticing as a Bestseller: Reading Comprehension  judging by Appearances: What ReadingComprehension Questions Look Like  Approaching Reading Passages  Mastering the message: The main point  Absorbing the ambiance: Author's tone  Finding the framework: The passage's outline  Sticking to the Subject: Types of Passages  Experimenting with natural science passages  Gathering in social circles: Social science passages  Getting down to business passages  Approaching ReadingComprehension Questions  Identifying the question type  Eliminating answer choices  Dealing with exception questions  ReadingComprehension Practice Questions with Answer Explanations  Readingcomprehension practice questions  Answer explanations  ch. 6 Let's Think This Through Logically: Critical Reasoning  Focusing on "Critical" Concepts: An Overview  Understanding the structure of the questions  Figuring out how to answer the questions  Making a Case: Essentials of Informal Logic  Fighting fair: The elements of an argument  Getting from Point A to Point B: Types of reasoning  Thinking Inside the Box: Question Types  Stalking Your Prey: How to Approach Each Question Type  Strengthening or weakening arguments  Delving into drawing conclusions  Spotting those sneaky assumptions  Using your noggin to make inferences  Making your way through methodofreasoning questions  CriticalReasoning Practice Questions and Answer Explanations  Criticalreasoning practice questions  Answer explanations  ch. 7 Bringing It Together: A Mini Practice Verbal Section  Working Through Verbal Reasoning Practice Questions  Understanding What's Right with Answer Explanations  ch. 8 Analyze This: What to Expect from the Analytical Writing Assessment  Fitting in the AWA with the Rest of the GMAT  Calling 411: Your AWA Writing Tools  Analyzing an Argument  Racking Up the Points: How the GMAT Scores Your Essay  Getting to know your readers  Interpreting the scores  Requesting your essay be rescored  ch. 9 Present Perfect Paragraphs: How to Write a GMAT Essay  Avoiding Grammar, Punctuation, and Mechanics Errors  Punctuation errors  Sentencestructure problems  Faulty forming of possessives  Spelling issues  More dos and don'ts  Practice makes perfect!  Building a Better Essay: Ten Steps to a Higher Score  ch. 10 Deconstructing Sample GMAT Essays  Defining GMAT AWA Scores  Taking a Look at Sample Essays  Sample essay #1  Discussion of sample essay #1  Sample essay #2  Discussion of sample essay #2  Sample essay #3  Discussion of sample essay #3  Sample essay #4  Discussion of sample essay #4  ch. 11 Sampling a Series of Writing Prompts  Sample Prompt #1  Sample response to essay #1  Dissection of essay #1  Sample Prompt #2  Sample response to essay #2  Dissection of essay #2  Sample Prompt #3  Sample response to essay #3  Dissection of essay #3  Sample Prompt #4  Sample response to essay #4  Dissection of essay #4  ch. 12 Getting Back to Basics: Numbers and Operations  Just Your Type: Kinds of Numbers  It's Not Brain Surgery: Basic Operations  Adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing  Checking out the real estate: Properties of real numbers  Using Little Numbers for Big Values: Bases and Exponents  Adding and subtracting with exponents  Multiplying and dividing with exponents  Figuring out the powers of 0 and 1  Dealing with fractional exponents  Working with negative exponents  Checking Out the Ancestry: Roots  Order of Operations: Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally  Splitting Up: Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages  Defining numerators, denominators, and other stuff you need to know about fractions  Adding and subtracting fractions  Multiplying and dividing fractions  Calculating percent change  Taking it further: Repeated percent change  Making Comparisons: Ratios and Proportions  Playing the Numbers: Scientific Notation  ch. 13 Considering All the Variables: Algebra  Defining the Elements: Algebraic Terms  Braving the unknowns: Variables and constants  Coming together: Terms and expressions  Knowing the nomials: Kinds of expressions  Maintaining an Orderly Fashion: Algebraic Operations  Adding to and taking away  Multiplying and dividing expressions  Extracting Information: Factoring Polynomials  Something in common: Finding common factors  Two by two: Factoring quadratic polynomials  Minding Your Ps and Qs: Functions  Standing in: Understanding function terminology  Taking it to the limit: Domain and range of functions  Putting On Your Thinking Cap: ProblemSolving  Isolating the variable: Linear equations  Bringing in the substitution: Simultaneous equations  Not playing fair: Inequalities  Solving quadratic equations  Reading between the lines: Word problems  Burning the midnight oil: Work problems  Going the distance: Distance problems  ch. 14 Getting the Angle on Geometry: Planes and Solids  Fishing for the Answers: Lines and Angles  Trusting Triangles  Triple treat: Types of triangles  The area of a triangle  The Pythagorean theorem and other cool stuff about right triangles  A striking resemblance: Similar triangles  Playing Four Square: Quadrilaterals  Drawing parallels: Parallelograms  Raising the roof: Trapezoids  Showing Their Good Sides: Other Polygons  Eating Up Pieces of Pi: Circles  Ring measurements: Radius, diameter, and circumference  Blueprints for Noah: Arcs  Line'em up: Chords, inscribed and circumscribed figures, and tangents  Getting a Little Depth Perception: ThreeDimensional Geometry  Chipping off the old block: Rectangular solids  Sipping from soda cans and other cylinders  ch. 15 Keeping in Step: Coordinate Geometry  Taking Flight: The Coordinate Plane  Line dancing: Understanding coordinate geometry  What's the point? Finding the coordinates  On all fours: Identifying quadrants  SlipSliding Away: Slope and Linear Equations  Taking a peak: Defining the slope of a line  Using the slopeintercept form to graph lines  Meeting in the middle  Going the distance  Considering other shapes on the coordinate plane  Fully Functioning: Graphing Functions  Passing the vertical line test  Feeling at home with domain and range  ch. 16 Manipulating Numbers: Statistics and Sets  Joining a Clique: Groups  Setting Up Sets  Set terminology  Getting a visual: Venn diagrams  Making Arrangements: Permutations and Combinations  Positioning with permutations  Coming together: Combinations  Meeting in the Middle: Mean, Median, and Mode  Straying from Home: Range and Standard Deviation  Scouting out the range  Watching out for wanderers: Standard deviation  Predicting the Future: Probability  Finding the probability of one event  Finding the probability of many events  ch. 17 It's All in the Presentation: GMAT Quantitative Question Types  Enough's Enough: DataSufficiency Questions  You don't need the solution to find the answer  Steps to approaching datasufficiency problems  Taking a Look at DataSufficiency Practice Problems  Practice questions  Answer explanations  Houston, We Have a Problem: ProblemSolving Questions  Trying Out Some ProblemSolving Practice Problems  Practice questions  Answer explanations 
 Contents note continued: ch. 18 All Together Now: A Mini Practice Quantitative Section  Tackling GMAT Math Practice Questions  Checking Out the Answer Explanations  ch. 19 Best of Both Worlds: The IntegratedReasoning Section  Understanding What the IR Section Is All About  Skills tested  Question format  Figuring Out How the IR Section Is Scored  Making the Most of Your Time  Approaching Each Question Type  Table analysis  Twopart analysis  Graphics interpretation  Multisource reasoning  ch. 20 Deciphering Data in Charts and Graphs  Approaching IntegratedReasoning Data in Five Easy Steps  Translating Information in Tables  Making Comparisons with Bar Graphs  Simple bar graphs  Graphs with many bars  Segmented bar graphs  Evaluating Line Graphs  Basic line graphs  Scatter plots  Complex scatter plots  Clarifying Circle Graphs (Also Known as Pie Charts)  Extracting Data from Venn Diagrams  ch. 21 GMAT Practice Test  ch. 22 Practice Test Answers and Explanations  ch. 23 Ten Question Types You've Got a Good Shot At  ch. 24 Ten Writing Errors to Avoid  ch. 25 Ten Ways to Increase Your Chances of Getting into Business School
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 9781119374084
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 GMAT
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 GMAT
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 by Lisa Zimmer Hatch and Scott A. Hatch
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 GMAT for Dummies
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 GMAT, by Lisa Zimmer Hatch and Scott A. Hatch
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 Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Getting the Lowdown on the GMAT  Knowing Why the GMAT Is Important  Timing It Perfectly: When to Take the GMAT (And What to Bring)  When to register for and take the GMAT  Things to take to the GMAT (and things to leave at home)  Forming First Impressions: The Format of the GMAT  Getting familiar with what the GMAT tests  Understanding the computerized format  Honing your computer skills for the GMAT  Knowing Where You Stand: Scoring Considerations  How the GMAT testers figure your score  How the GMAT testers report your score  Why you should (almost) never cancel your GMAT score  Repeating the Process: Retaking the GMAT  ch. 2 Maximizing Your Score on the GMAT  Discovering Strategies for Successful Guessing  Forcing yourself to guess so you can move on  Understanding the importance of completing each section  Winning the Race against the Clock  Giving each question equal treatment  Making time for the last ten questions  Keeping track of your pace  Getting Rid of Wrong Answers  Keeping track of eliminated answer choices for the computer test format  Recognizing wrong answers  Playing It Smart: A Few Things You Shouldn't Do When Taking the Test  Don't lose your focus  Don't read questions at lightning speed  Don't waste all your time on the hardest questions  Don't cheat  Tackling a Case of Nerves with Relaxation Techniques  Devising a Plan of Attack  ch. 3 Mastering BusinessSchool Admissions  Choosing a Business School  Lining Up Your DucksApplying to Business Schools  When to apply  What to submit  Crafting Effective BusinessSchool Essays  ch. 4 Applying What You Learned (We Hope) in Grammar Class: Sentence Correction  Building a Solid Foundation: Grammar Basics  Getting wordy: The parts of speech  Pulling together: The parts of a sentence  Pointing Out Mistakes: Common SentenceCorrection Errors  Can't we all just get along? Errors in subjectverb and nounpronoun agreement  Building code violations: Faulty construction  Follow the idiom: Correct use of standard expressions  Implementing an Approach to SentenceCorrection Questions  Spotting the error  Eliminating answers that don't correct errors  Eliminating choices that create new errors  Rereading the sentence  Reviewing the process and guessing on sentence corrections  SentenceCorrection Practice Problems with Answer Explanations  Practice problems  Answer explanations  ch. 5 Not as Enticing as a Bestseller: Reading Comprehension  judging by Appearances: What ReadingComprehension Questions Look Like  Approaching Reading Passages  Mastering the message: The main point  Absorbing the ambiance: Author's tone  Finding the framework: The passage's outline  Sticking to the Subject: Types of Passages  Experimenting with natural science passages  Gathering in social circles: Social science passages  Getting down to business passages  Approaching ReadingComprehension Questions  Identifying the question type  Eliminating answer choices  Dealing with exception questions  ReadingComprehension Practice Questions with Answer Explanations  Readingcomprehension practice questions  Answer explanations  ch. 6 Let's Think This Through Logically: Critical Reasoning  Focusing on "Critical" Concepts: An Overview  Understanding the structure of the questions  Figuring out how to answer the questions  Making a Case: Essentials of Informal Logic  Fighting fair: The elements of an argument  Getting from Point A to Point B: Types of reasoning  Thinking Inside the Box: Question Types  Stalking Your Prey: How to Approach Each Question Type  Strengthening or weakening arguments  Delving into drawing conclusions  Spotting those sneaky assumptions  Using your noggin to make inferences  Making your way through methodofreasoning questions  CriticalReasoning Practice Questions and Answer Explanations  Criticalreasoning practice questions  Answer explanations  ch. 7 Bringing It Together: A Mini Practice Verbal Section  Working Through Verbal Reasoning Practice Questions  Understanding What's Right with Answer Explanations  ch. 8 Analyze This: What to Expect from the Analytical Writing Assessment  Fitting in the AWA with the Rest of the GMAT  Calling 411: Your AWA Writing Tools  Analyzing an Argument  Racking Up the Points: How the GMAT Scores Your Essay  Getting to know your readers  Interpreting the scores  Requesting your essay be rescored  ch. 9 Present Perfect Paragraphs: How to Write a GMAT Essay  Avoiding Grammar, Punctuation, and Mechanics Errors  Punctuation errors  Sentencestructure problems  Faulty forming of possessives  Spelling issues  More dos and don'ts  Practice makes perfect!  Building a Better Essay: Ten Steps to a Higher Score  ch. 10 Deconstructing Sample GMAT Essays  Defining GMAT AWA Scores  Taking a Look at Sample Essays  Sample essay #1  Discussion of sample essay #1  Sample essay #2  Discussion of sample essay #2  Sample essay #3  Discussion of sample essay #3  Sample essay #4  Discussion of sample essay #4  ch. 11 Sampling a Series of Writing Prompts  Sample Prompt #1  Sample response to essay #1  Dissection of essay #1  Sample Prompt #2  Sample response to essay #2  Dissection of essay #2  Sample Prompt #3  Sample response to essay #3  Dissection of essay #3  Sample Prompt #4  Sample response to essay #4  Dissection of essay #4  ch. 12 Getting Back to Basics: Numbers and Operations  Just Your Type: Kinds of Numbers  It's Not Brain Surgery: Basic Operations  Adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing  Checking out the real estate: Properties of real numbers  Using Little Numbers for Big Values: Bases and Exponents  Adding and subtracting with exponents  Multiplying and dividing with exponents  Figuring out the powers of 0 and 1  Dealing with fractional exponents  Working with negative exponents  Checking Out the Ancestry: Roots  Order of Operations: Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally  Splitting Up: Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages  Defining numerators, denominators, and other stuff you need to know about fractions  Adding and subtracting fractions  Multiplying and dividing fractions  Calculating percent change  Taking it further: Repeated percent change  Making Comparisons: Ratios and Proportions  Playing the Numbers: Scientific Notation  ch. 13 Considering All the Variables: Algebra  Defining the Elements: Algebraic Terms  Braving the unknowns: Variables and constants  Coming together: Terms and expressions  Knowing the nomials: Kinds of expressions  Maintaining an Orderly Fashion: Algebraic Operations  Adding to and taking away  Multiplying and dividing expressions  Extracting Information: Factoring Polynomials  Something in common: Finding common factors  Two by two: Factoring quadratic polynomials  Minding Your Ps and Qs: Functions  Standing in: Understanding function terminology  Taking it to the limit: Domain and range of functions  Putting On Your Thinking Cap: ProblemSolving  Isolating the variable: Linear equations  Bringing in the substitution: Simultaneous equations  Not playing fair: Inequalities  Solving quadratic equations  Reading between the lines: Word problems  Burning the midnight oil: Work problems  Going the distance: Distance problems  ch. 14 Getting the Angle on Geometry: Planes and Solids  Fishing for the Answers: Lines and Angles  Trusting Triangles  Triple treat: Types of triangles  The area of a triangle  The Pythagorean theorem and other cool stuff about right triangles  A striking resemblance: Similar triangles  Playing Four Square: Quadrilaterals  Drawing parallels: Parallelograms  Raising the roof: Trapezoids  Showing Their Good Sides: Other Polygons  Eating Up Pieces of Pi: Circles  Ring measurements: Radius, diameter, and circumference  Blueprints for Noah: Arcs  Line'em up: Chords, inscribed and circumscribed figures, and tangents  Getting a Little Depth Perception: ThreeDimensional Geometry  Chipping off the old block: Rectangular solids  Sipping from soda cans and other cylinders  ch. 15 Keeping in Step: Coordinate Geometry  Taking Flight: The Coordinate Plane  Line dancing: Understanding coordinate geometry  What's the point? Finding the coordinates  On all fours: Identifying quadrants  SlipSliding Away: Slope and Linear Equations  Taking a peak: Defining the slope of a line  Using the slopeintercept form to graph lines  Meeting in the middle  Going the distance  Considering other shapes on the coordinate plane  Fully Functioning: Graphing Functions  Passing the vertical line test  Feeling at home with domain and range  ch. 16 Manipulating Numbers: Statistics and Sets  Joining a Clique: Groups  Setting Up Sets  Set terminology  Getting a visual: Venn diagrams  Making Arrangements: Permutations and Combinations  Positioning with permutations  Coming together: Combinations  Meeting in the Middle: Mean, Median, and Mode  Straying from Home: Range and Standard Deviation  Scouting out the range  Watching out for wanderers: Standard deviation  Predicting the Future: Probability  Finding the probability of one event  Finding the probability of many events  ch. 17 It's All in the Presentation: GMAT Quantitative Question Types  Enough's Enough: DataSufficiency Questions  You don't need the solution to find the answer  Steps to approaching datasufficiency problems  Taking a Look at DataSufficiency Practice Problems  Practice questions  Answer explanations  Houston, We Have a Problem: ProblemSolving Questions  Trying Out Some ProblemSolving Practice Problems  Practice questions  Answer explanations 
 Contents note continued: ch. 18 All Together Now: A Mini Practice Quantitative Section  Tackling GMAT Math Practice Questions  Checking Out the Answer Explanations  ch. 19 Best of Both Worlds: The IntegratedReasoning Section  Understanding What the IR Section Is All About  Skills tested  Question format  Figuring Out How the IR Section Is Scored  Making the Most of Your Time  Approaching Each Question Type  Table analysis  Twopart analysis  Graphics interpretation  Multisource reasoning  ch. 20 Deciphering Data in Charts and Graphs  Approaching IntegratedReasoning Data in Five Easy Steps  Translating Information in Tables  Making Comparisons with Bar Graphs  Simple bar graphs  Graphs with many bars  Segmented bar graphs  Evaluating Line Graphs  Basic line graphs  Scatter plots  Complex scatter plots  Clarifying Circle Graphs (Also Known as Pie Charts)  Extracting Data from Venn Diagrams  ch. 21 GMAT Practice Test  ch. 22 Practice Test Answers and Explanations  ch. 23 Ten Question Types You've Got a Good Shot At  ch. 24 Ten Writing Errors to Avoid  ch. 25 Ten Ways to Increase Your Chances of Getting into Business School
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 GMAT, by Lisa Zimmer Hatch and Scott A. Hatch
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 Includes index
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 Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Getting the Lowdown on the GMAT  Knowing Why the GMAT Is Important  Timing It Perfectly: When to Take the GMAT (And What to Bring)  When to register for and take the GMAT  Things to take to the GMAT (and things to leave at home)  Forming First Impressions: The Format of the GMAT  Getting familiar with what the GMAT tests  Understanding the computerized format  Honing your computer skills for the GMAT  Knowing Where You Stand: Scoring Considerations  How the GMAT testers figure your score  How the GMAT testers report your score  Why you should (almost) never cancel your GMAT score  Repeating the Process: Retaking the GMAT  ch. 2 Maximizing Your Score on the GMAT  Discovering Strategies for Successful Guessing  Forcing yourself to guess so you can move on  Understanding the importance of completing each section  Winning the Race against the Clock  Giving each question equal treatment  Making time for the last ten questions  Keeping track of your pace  Getting Rid of Wrong Answers  Keeping track of eliminated answer choices for the computer test format  Recognizing wrong answers  Playing It Smart: A Few Things You Shouldn't Do When Taking the Test  Don't lose your focus  Don't read questions at lightning speed  Don't waste all your time on the hardest questions  Don't cheat  Tackling a Case of Nerves with Relaxation Techniques  Devising a Plan of Attack  ch. 3 Mastering BusinessSchool Admissions  Choosing a Business School  Lining Up Your DucksApplying to Business Schools  When to apply  What to submit  Crafting Effective BusinessSchool Essays  ch. 4 Applying What You Learned (We Hope) in Grammar Class: Sentence Correction  Building a Solid Foundation: Grammar Basics  Getting wordy: The parts of speech  Pulling together: The parts of a sentence  Pointing Out Mistakes: Common SentenceCorrection Errors  Can't we all just get along? Errors in subjectverb and nounpronoun agreement  Building code violations: Faulty construction  Follow the idiom: Correct use of standard expressions  Implementing an Approach to SentenceCorrection Questions  Spotting the error  Eliminating answers that don't correct errors  Eliminating choices that create new errors  Rereading the sentence  Reviewing the process and guessing on sentence corrections  SentenceCorrection Practice Problems with Answer Explanations  Practice problems  Answer explanations  ch. 5 Not as Enticing as a Bestseller: Reading Comprehension  judging by Appearances: What ReadingComprehension Questions Look Like  Approaching Reading Passages  Mastering the message: The main point  Absorbing the ambiance: Author's tone  Finding the framework: The passage's outline  Sticking to the Subject: Types of Passages  Experimenting with natural science passages  Gathering in social circles: Social science passages  Getting down to business passages  Approaching ReadingComprehension Questions  Identifying the question type  Eliminating answer choices  Dealing with exception questions  ReadingComprehension Practice Questions with Answer Explanations  Readingcomprehension practice questions  Answer explanations  ch. 6 Let's Think This Through Logically: Critical Reasoning  Focusing on "Critical" Concepts: An Overview  Understanding the structure of the questions  Figuring out how to answer the questions  Making a Case: Essentials of Informal Logic  Fighting fair: The elements of an argument  Getting from Point A to Point B: Types of reasoning  Thinking Inside the Box: Question Types  Stalking Your Prey: How to Approach Each Question Type  Strengthening or weakening arguments  Delving into drawing conclusions  Spotting those sneaky assumptions  Using your noggin to make inferences  Making your way through methodofreasoning questions  CriticalReasoning Practice Questions and Answer Explanations  Criticalreasoning practice questions  Answer explanations  ch. 7 Bringing It Together: A Mini Practice Verbal Section  Working Through Verbal Reasoning Practice Questions  Understanding What's Right with Answer Explanations  ch. 8 Analyze This: What to Expect from the Analytical Writing Assessment  Fitting in the AWA with the Rest of the GMAT  Calling 411: Your AWA Writing Tools  Analyzing an Argument  Racking Up the Points: How the GMAT Scores Your Essay  Getting to know your readers  Interpreting the scores  Requesting your essay be rescored  ch. 9 Present Perfect Paragraphs: How to Write a GMAT Essay  Avoiding Grammar, Punctuation, and Mechanics Errors  Punctuation errors  Sentencestructure problems  Faulty forming of possessives  Spelling issues  More dos and don'ts  Practice makes perfect!  Building a Better Essay: Ten Steps to a Higher Score  ch. 10 Deconstructing Sample GMAT Essays  Defining GMAT AWA Scores  Taking a Look at Sample Essays  Sample essay #1  Discussion of sample essay #1  Sample essay #2  Discussion of sample essay #2  Sample essay #3  Discussion of sample essay #3  Sample essay #4  Discussion of sample essay #4  ch. 11 Sampling a Series of Writing Prompts  Sample Prompt #1  Sample response to essay #1  Dissection of essay #1  Sample Prompt #2  Sample response to essay #2  Dissection of essay #2  Sample Prompt #3  Sample response to essay #3  Dissection of essay #3  Sample Prompt #4  Sample response to essay #4  Dissection of essay #4  ch. 12 Getting Back to Basics: Numbers and Operations  Just Your Type: Kinds of Numbers  It's Not Brain Surgery: Basic Operations  Adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing  Checking out the real estate: Properties of real numbers  Using Little Numbers for Big Values: Bases and Exponents  Adding and subtracting with exponents  Multiplying and dividing with exponents  Figuring out the powers of 0 and 1  Dealing with fractional exponents  Working with negative exponents  Checking Out the Ancestry: Roots  Order of Operations: Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally  Splitting Up: Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages  Defining numerators, denominators, and other stuff you need to know about fractions  Adding and subtracting fractions  Multiplying and dividing fractions  Calculating percent change  Taking it further: Repeated percent change  Making Comparisons: Ratios and Proportions  Playing the Numbers: Scientific Notation  ch. 13 Considering All the Variables: Algebra  Defining the Elements: Algebraic Terms  Braving the unknowns: Variables and constants  Coming together: Terms and expressions  Knowing the nomials: Kinds of expressions  Maintaining an Orderly Fashion: Algebraic Operations  Adding to and taking away  Multiplying and dividing expressions  Extracting Information: Factoring Polynomials  Something in common: Finding common factors  Two by two: Factoring quadratic polynomials  Minding Your Ps and Qs: Functions  Standing in: Understanding function terminology  Taking it to the limit: Domain and range of functions  Putting On Your Thinking Cap: ProblemSolving  Isolating the variable: Linear equations  Bringing in the substitution: Simultaneous equations  Not playing fair: Inequalities  Solving quadratic equations  Reading between the lines: Word problems  Burning the midnight oil: Work problems  Going the distance: Distance problems  ch. 14 Getting the Angle on Geometry: Planes and Solids  Fishing for the Answers: Lines and Angles  Trusting Triangles  Triple treat: Types of triangles  The area of a triangle  The Pythagorean theorem and other cool stuff about right triangles  A striking resemblance: Similar triangles  Playing Four Square: Quadrilaterals  Drawing parallels: Parallelograms  Raising the roof: Trapezoids  Showing Their Good Sides: Other Polygons  Eating Up Pieces of Pi: Circles  Ring measurements: Radius, diameter, and circumference  Blueprints for Noah: Arcs  Line'em up: Chords, inscribed and circumscribed figures, and tangents  Getting a Little Depth Perception: ThreeDimensional Geometry  Chipping off the old block: Rectangular solids  Sipping from soda cans and other cylinders  ch. 15 Keeping in Step: Coordinate Geometry  Taking Flight: The Coordinate Plane  Line dancing: Understanding coordinate geometry  What's the point? Finding the coordinates  On all fours: Identifying quadrants  SlipSliding Away: Slope and Linear Equations  Taking a peak: Defining the slope of a line  Using the slopeintercept form to graph lines  Meeting in the middle  Going the distance  Considering other shapes on the coordinate plane  Fully Functioning: Graphing Functions  Passing the vertical line test  Feeling at home with domain and range  ch. 16 Manipulating Numbers: Statistics and Sets  Joining a Clique: Groups  Setting Up Sets  Set terminology  Getting a visual: Venn diagrams  Making Arrangements: Permutations and Combinations  Positioning with permutations  Coming together: Combinations  Meeting in the Middle: Mean, Median, and Mode  Straying from Home: Range and Standard Deviation  Scouting out the range  Watching out for wanderers: Standard deviation  Predicting the Future: Probability  Finding the probability of one event  Finding the probability of many events  ch. 17 It's All in the Presentation: GMAT Quantitative Question Types  Enough's Enough: DataSufficiency Questions  You don't need the solution to find the answer  Steps to approaching datasufficiency problems  Taking a Look at DataSufficiency Practice Problems  Practice questions  Answer explanations  Houston, We Have a Problem: ProblemSolving Questions  Trying Out Some ProblemSolving Practice Problems  Practice questions  Answer explanations 
 Contents note continued: ch. 18 All Together Now: A Mini Practice Quantitative Section  Tackling GMAT Math Practice Questions  Checking Out the Answer Explanations  ch. 19 Best of Both Worlds: The IntegratedReasoning Section  Understanding What the IR Section Is All About  Skills tested  Question format  Figuring Out How the IR Section Is Scored  Making the Most of Your Time  Approaching Each Question Type  Table analysis  Twopart analysis  Graphics interpretation  Multisource reasoning  ch. 20 Deciphering Data in Charts and Graphs  Approaching IntegratedReasoning Data in Five Easy Steps  Translating Information in Tables  Making Comparisons with Bar Graphs  Simple bar graphs  Graphs with many bars  Segmented bar graphs  Evaluating Line Graphs  Basic line graphs  Scatter plots  Complex scatter plots  Clarifying Circle Graphs (Also Known as Pie Charts)  Extracting Data from Venn Diagrams  ch. 21 GMAT Practice Test  ch. 22 Practice Test Answers and Explanations  ch. 23 Ten Question Types You've Got a Good Shot At  ch. 24 Ten Writing Errors to Avoid  ch. 25 Ten Ways to Increase Your Chances of Getting into Business School
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