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  • Copyright 2007
  • Dimensions: 8-3/8x10-7/8
  • Pages: 432
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-3593-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-3593-5

The GMAT Exam Prep provides a comprehensive text for studying for the GMAT test. This book takes each topic and provides numerous examples, explanations, strategies, and tips for both understanding the content of knowledge that the test covers, as well as in helping in preparing the student to score higher on the test. In addition to coverage of all topic areas, the book has an expanded topical review coverage on the Quantitative section, due to the fact that many students find they don't understand this topic very well. The book also offers specific strategies for answering various question types, reviews the psychology of testing, and provides a guide for understanding scores. Finally the book has four full practice exams with detailed answers to all questions covering all topics areas.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction to the GMAT

Chapter 1 Overview of the GMAT

  The GMAC

  Format of the GMAT

  The Computer Adaptive Test (CAT)

  What’s Next

Chapter 2 Taking the GMAT

  Registering for the GMAT

  Paying for the GMAT

  Taking the GMAT

     The Testing Center

     What to Bring to the Testing Center

     Test Takers with Disabilities

  Scoring the GMAT

     What Your Scores Mean to Schools

     A Note on Scoring the Practice Tests in This Book

  Retaking the GMAT

  What’s Next

Part II: Preparing for the GMAT

Chapter 3 Diagnostic Test with Answers and Explanations

  Section 1: Analysis of an Argument

  Section 2: Analysis of an Issue

  Section 3: Quantitative

  Section 4: Verbal

  Answer Key

     Section 3

     Section 4

  Answers and Explanations

  Answer Sheet

     Section 1: Analysis of an Argument

     Section 2: Analysis of an Issue

     Section 3: Quantitative

     Section 4: Verbal

Chapter 4 GMAT General Testing Strategies

  KSA (There Is Some Science Behind This Process)

  Focus on the Easy Stuff

  Stay “On Point”

  Simplify

     Anatomy of the GMAT

  Guess Wisely

  Manage Stress

  Relax to Succeed

     Specific Relaxation Techniques

  A Note on Music

  What to Expect on Test Day

  What’s Next

Chapter 5 Introduction to GMAT Logic

  Arguments

     Context

     Chain of Reasoning

     Assumptions

     Validity, Truth, and Soundness

  Conditionals

     Contrapositive

     Sufficiency and Necessity

     Compound Conditionals

  Negation

  Fallacies

     Slippery Slope

     Correlation—Causation

     Equivocation

     Ad Hominem Arguments

     Appeal to Authority

     Appeal to Majority—Quantity-Quality Fallacy

     Circular Argument

     Begging the Question

     Reductio Ad Absurdum

     Sampling Error

     Percent Versus Number

  What’s Next

Chapter 6 GMAT Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA)

  Scoring the Analytical Writing Sections

     What the GMAT Readers Are Looking For

  Issue Task

     Sample Essay Prompt: Analysis of an Issue

  Argument Task

     Sample Essay Prompt: Analysis of an Argument

  Writing Techniques

  Writing Strategies

  Practice Writing Prompts

     Issue Task

     Argument Task

Chapter 7 GMAT Quantitative

  Multiple Choice

     Anatomy of a Multiple Choice Question

     General Strategies for Multiple-Choice Questions

  Data Sufficiency

     Anatomy of a Data Sufficiency Question

     General Strategies for Data Sufficiency Questions

  What’s Next

Chapter 8 GMAT Verbal

  Reading Comprehension

     Anatomy of a GMAT Reading Comprehension Question

     General Strategies for Reading Comprehension Questions

     Reading Comprehension Question Types

     Practice Reading Comprehension Questions

  Critical Reasoning

     Anatomy of a Critical Reasoning Question

     General Strategies for Critical Reasoning Questions

     Critical Reasoning Question Types

     A Note on Question Format

     Practice Critical Reasoning Questions

  Sentence Correction

     Anatomy of a GMAT Sentence Correction Question

     General Strategies for Sentence Correction Questions

     Practice Sentence Correction Questions

  What’s Next

Part III: GMAT Content Area Review

Chapter 9 Quantitative Review

  Numbers and Operations

     Properties of Integers

     Real Numbers

     Order of Operations (PEMDAS)

     Decimals

     Fractions, Rational Numbers, and Scientific Notation

     Ratio, Proportion, and Percent

     Squares and Square Roots

     Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences

     Factors and Multiples

     Mean, Median, and Mode

     Probability and Outcomes

     Absolute Value

  Algebra and Functions

     Factoring

     Exponents

     Inequalities

     Word Problems

  Geometry

     Coordinate Geometry

     Triangles

     Quadrilaterals, Lines, Angles

     Other Polygons

     Circles

     Three-Dimensional Figures

  Data Analysis

  Internalize the Rules

Chapter 10 Verbal Review

  Subject/Verb Agreement

     Person

     Number

     Voice

  Verb Tense

  Nouns and Pronouns

     Personal Pronouns

     Relative Pronouns

     Indefinite Pronouns

     Pronoun Consistency

     Misleading and Ambiguous Pronouns

  Verbs and Verb Forms

     Simple Past Versus Past Participle

  Parallel Construction

  Run-on Sentences

  Sentence Fragments/Incomplete Sentences

  Misplaced Modifiers

  Idiom

  Rhetoric

  Commonly Misused Words

     Accept, Except

     Affect, Effect

     Among, Between

     Assure, Insure, Ensure

     Because, Since

     Compare to, Compare with

     Complement, Compliment

     Farther, Further

     Fewer, Less

     Imply, Infer

     Its, It’s

     Lay, Lie

     Like, Such As

     Number, Amount

     Precede, Proceed

     Principal, Principle

     Set, Sit

     Than, Then

     That, Which

     There, Their, They’re

     To, Too, Two

     Whether, If

     Your, You’re

  Internalize the Rules

Part IV: Practicing for the GMAT

Chapter 11 Practice Test 1 with Answers and Explanations

  Section 1: Analysis of an Argument

  Section 2: Analysis of an Issue

  Section 3: Quantitative

  Section 4: Verbal

  Answer Key

     Section 3

     Section 4

  Answers and Explanations

     Analytical Writing: Sections 1 and 2

     Quantitative: Section 3

     Verbal: Section 4

  Answer Sheet

     Section 1: Analysis of an Argument

     Section 2: Analysis of an Issue

     Section 3: Quantitative

     Section 4: Verbal

Chapter 12 Practice Test 2 with Answers and Explanations

  Section 1: Analysis of an Argument

  Section 2: Analysis of an Issue

  Section 3: Quantitative

  Section 4: Verbal

  Answer Key

     Section 3

     Section 4

  Answers and Explanations

     Analytical Writing: Sections 1 and 2

     Quantitative: Section 3

     Verbal: Section 4

  Answer Sheet

     Section 1: Analysis of an Argument

     Section 2: Analysis of an Issue

     Section 3: Quantitative

     Section 4: Verbal

Chapter 13 Practice Test 3 with Answers and Explanations

  Section 1: Analysis of an Argument

  Section 2: Analysis of an Issue

  Section 3: Quantitative

  Section 4: Verbal

  Answer Key

     Section 3

     Section 4

  Answers and Explanations

     Analytical Writing: Sections 1 and 2

     Quantitative: Section 3

     Verbal: Section 4

  Answer Sheet

     Section 1: Analysis of an Argument

     Section 2: Analysis of an Issue

     Section 3: Quantitative

     Section 4: Verbal

Chapter 14 Practice Test 4 with Answers and Explanations

  Section 1: Analysis of an Argument

  Section 2: Analysis of an Issue

  Section 3: Quantitative

  Section 4: Verbal

  Answer Key

     Section 3

     Section 4

  Answers and Explanations

     Analytical Writing: Sections 1 and 2

     Quantitative: Section 3

     Verbal: Section 4

  Answer Sheet

     Section 1: Analysis of an Argument

     Section 2: Analysis of an Issue

     Section 3: Quantitative

     Section 4: Verbal

Part V: Appendixes

Appendix A GMAT Vocabulary List

Appendix B Glossary of GMAT Math Terms

Appendix C Additional Resources

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