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Quantitative Section

The Quantitative section of the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) measures basic mathematical skills, understanding of elementary concepts, and the ability to reason quantitatively, solve quantitative problems, and interpret graphic data. Two types of multiple-choice questions are used in the Quantitative section of the GMAT Problem Solving and Data Sufficiency.

Problem-Solving and Data-Sufficiency questions are intermingled throughout the section. Both types of questions require knowledge of:

Problem-Solving Questions

Problem-Solving questions are designed to test:

For an example of this type of question and directions for answering, Click Here

Data-Sufficiency Questions

Data-Sufficiency questions are designed to measure your ability to:

Data-Sufficiency questions are accompanied by some initial information and two statements, labeled (1) and (2). You must decide whether the statements given offer enough data to enable you to answer the question. You may answer that:


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