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Number Sense

The essence of the content revolves around developing number sense for the GRE quantitative section, emphasizing the importance of recognizing patterns and relationships between numbers to enhance problem-solving skills.
  • Number sense involves intuition about numbers and instincts for patterns, crucial for the quantitative section of the GRE.
  • Developing number sense can be achieved by exploring mathematical patterns, engaging with math beyond necessities, and cultivating curiosity about numbers.
  • Specific strategies include practicing with dividing by five, doubling and halving, and squaring shortcuts, as distilled insights from number sense.
  • Curiosity and exploration of mathematical patterns, such as through recreational math or playing number games, are recommended to develop number sense.
  • A practical game involving creating numbers 1 to 20 with four single-digit numbers is suggested to practice and enhance number sense.
Understanding Number Sense
Developing Number Sense through Curiosity
Practical Game to Enhance Number Sense
Applying Number Sense to Problem Solving