The Quantitative section of the GMAT tests your knowledge of a finite number of Math concepts. Mastering these concepts is critical to scoring your highest on the GMAT. In the Ladder Program, our coaches teach the Math concepts listed below that are required for your success on the GMAT.
The concepts can be categorized into three groups:
- algebra & statistics
Number Theory, Properties of Integers, Fractions, Decimals, Prime Numbers, Even and Odd Numbers, Positive and Negative Numbers, Consecutive Integers, Number Lines, Digits, Factors and Multiples, Factor Trees, Order of Operations, Percentages, Ratios, Proportions, Squares and other Powers, Square Roots, Data Analysis, Interpretation of Graphs and Tables, Operations on Rational Numbers, Work Rates
Algebra and Statistics
Exponents and Powers, Solving Equations, Substitution, FOIL, Factoring, Absolute Value, Distance Rates, Inequalities, Applied Algebra, Translating Math Sentences into Equations, Mean, Median, Linear Functions, Quadratic Functions, Symbols as Representations of Operations, Probability, Permutations, Combinations, Sets, Standard Deviation
Lines and Angles (Vertical, Supplementary, Complementary, Alternate Interior, Parallel, Perpendicular, Tangent), Circles (Radius, Diameter, Area, Circumference, Arc Length, Inscribed), Triangles (Special Right Triangles, Pythagorean Theorem, Inequality Theorem, Area, Perimeter, Equilateral, Isosceles), Quadrilaterals (Area, Perimeter), Integrated Shapes, Shaded Regions, Volume (Cube, Rectangular Prism, Cylinder), Coordinate Geometry