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1. ## Thread: Timing on the revised GRE?

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### The old info about the first xxx questions etc....

The old info about the first xxx questions etc. NO LONGER APPLIES, as the test is now section-adaptive rather than question-adaptive. There are 20 questions, so just pace yourself accordingly. I...
2. ## Thread: Graph and algebra problems

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### Question 2 Given the equation below, which value...

Question 2
Given the equation below, which value is larger?

[ (2x + 1) / 4 ] - [ (x - 1) / 8 ] = [ (x - 1) / 4 ] - [ (2x + 1) / 8 ]

A. 2x + 1 ............. B. x - 1

Substitute N...
3. ## Thread: Fast Way to solve this remainder question

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### Or, you could try a few like this: 10 / 11 = R10...

Or, you could try a few like this:
10 / 11 = R10
100 / 11 = R1 (99 + 1)
1000 / 11 = R10 (990 + 10)
10,000 / 11 = R1 (9999 + 1)

It seems pretty clear that any multiple of 10 with an ODD number...

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### Not quite... both 0.13 and 0.16 would -> 0.15...

Not quite...
both 0.13 and 0.16 would -> 0.15
0.19 would -> 0.20

You could think of a number line ticked off in units of 0.05, and ask yourself, which tick would be closest?

.....0.0 ...

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### Well, I got a 5.5 and I think my writing style is...

Well, I got a 5.5 and I think my writing style is pretty straightforward, though not journalistic. I have read, and I tend to believe, that two things are critical for a high score: clear development...
6. ## Thread: Gre revised test

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### ETS is a great place to start. The quant section...

ETS is a great place to start. The quant section now includes some math that wasn't on the old test (standard deviations...) so you should go to the source first.
7. ## Thread: GRE Score Reporting Time?

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### Agreed. Mine were online 3 days earlier than they...

Agreed. Mine were online 3 days earlier than they said, but I wouldn't bet the farm on it.
8. ## Thread: When can I take my GRE exam?

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### Most schools will accept a GRE up to 5 years old....

Most schools will accept a GRE up to 5 years old. Check the specific schools you're interested in for their policy. Typically, when you take the test and give the school number, they will open up a...

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### or, since expenses and reimbursements are both...

or, since expenses and reimbursements are both fractions of \$60 million...
you could just say the percent of expenses NOT reimbursed are (6.8 - 4.9)/6.8 (total minus reimbursed = not reimbursed, not...

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### (2x)^2 = 4x^2 the only way 2x^2 = 4x^2 is if x =...

(2x)^2 = 4x^2
the only way 2x^2 = 4x^2 is if x = 0
hence, B (1) is larger

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### Nova, I'm sorry to say, is a book with terrible...

Nova, I'm sorry to say, is a book with terrible editing. Many typos, missing information, and wrong answers. I sent mine back unused.

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### This is why you should always DRAW A PICTURE. ...

This is why you should always DRAW A PICTURE.

If you drew a 4 x 5 rectangle and tried to draw 2x2 rectangles inside it, you would instantly see why this is a trick question.
13. ## Thread: Can somebody please show me how to solve it?

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### Okay, this took me a while to understand, but I...

Okay, this took me a while to understand, but I think I have it.

10 out of 500 students scored 56 or below
80 out of 500 students scored 92 or above

Draw a bell curve. In a normal...
14. ## Thread: set overlapping question (tough)

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### Yeah, I think this is wrong in two ways: if the...

Yeah, I think this is wrong in two ways: if the Xs are the supposedly correct answer, then they a) aren't considering cars with no options, and b) meant 50 instead of 60.

Slayerz is right... the...
15. ## Thread: Pacing and the GRE Quant Section

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### Let it be a warning to you... even from...

Let it be a warning to you... even from "official" sources, always check the date. Internet info (can) outlive its usefulness...
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