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Math Section Breakdown

This lesson provides a foundational overview of the math section on the GRE, detailing the types of questions encountered and their distribution across the test.
  • The GRE math section is divided into two parts, with a total of 27 questions to be answered in 47 minutes.
  • There are two main types of questions: quantitative comparison and problem solving, with quantitative comparison making up about a third of the questions.
  • Problem solving questions constitute the majority of the math section, featuring various formats including multiple choice, numeric entry, and multiple answer types.
  • Data interpretation questions, which involve analyzing graphs or charts, are a special category within the problem-solving type.
  • The lesson emphasizes the importance of familiarizing oneself with these question types and offers further resources for in-depth study.
Quantitative Comparison Overview
Introduction to Problem Solving
Problem Solving Question Types
Data Interpretation Focus