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McGraw-Hill's GMAT

Author: Hasik, James ; Rudnick, Stacey ; Hackney, RyanPublisher: McGraw-Hill, 2006.Language: EnglishDescription: 451 p. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 0071456856Type of document: Book
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McGraw-Hill's GMAT Graduate Management Admisision Test Contents Foreword............................................................................................................... ix McGraw-Hill's GMAT: Introduction..................................................................... xi Welcome to the GMAT Attaining Your Competitive Edge: McGraw-Hill's GMAT Meet the GMAT Achieving Your Goals on the GMAT Registering for the GMAT Additional Practice Some Final Advice PART ONE THE QUANTITATIVE SECTION CHAPTER 1 The Techniques of GMAT Problem Solving........................................ 3 The Art of Problem Solving The Answers: Not Necessarily Your Friends CHAPTER 2 Data Sufficiency..................................................................................... 13 Can You Answer the Question? The Intent Behind the Question Type Working Data Sufficiency Problems Efficiently CHAPTER 3 Basic Principles of Numbers................................................................. 21 Introduction: Remembering Your High School Math Number Systems Algebraic Notation and the Order of Operations Exponents and Roots Factoring Numbers Working with Nonintegers Key Concepts to Remember CHAPTER 4 Algebraic Equations and Analytical Geometry................................... 33 The Importance of Algebra Linear Equations Quadratic Equations Hyperbolic Equations Application Problem: Depreciation Practice Problems CHAPTER 5 Probability and Statistics ................................................................................ 49 Introduction: What Do Numbers Mean? *The Mean The Median The Mode The Range Calculating the Standard Deviation *What You Need to Remember Application Problems--Statistics *Probability Solutions to the Statistics Application Problems CHAPTER 6 GMAT Geometry.................................................................................................. 61 Introduction Parallel and Intersecting Lines Types of Triangles and Their Attributes Quadrilaterals Circles *Volume of Boxes and Right Circular Cylinders What You Need to Remember Application Problems *Solutions CHAPTER 7 Boolean Problems and Combinatorics............................................................. 77 Introduction The Basics of Boolean Algebra *Boolean Problems on the GMAT Combinatorics Problems: Two Approaches PART TWO THE VERBAL AND WRITING SECTIONS CHAPTER 8 Critical Reasoning...............................................................................................91 Introduction Critical Reasoning Reading What Is an Argument? Assumption Questions Weaken the Argument Strengthen the Argument Inference Questions Less Common Question Types The Art of Wrong Answers Practice Arguments CHAPTER 9 Sentence Correction......................................................................................... 109 Introduction Verbs: Where the Action Is Pronouns: In Place of the Right Answer Misplaced Modifiers Parallelism Idiomatic Expressions *False Comparisons: Apples and Oranges Quantity Rare Errors The Most Common Type of Error How to Approach a Hard Question Further Study Practice Sentences Answers CHAPTER 10 Reading Comprehension................................................................................ 125 Introduction Reading Comprehension Strategy Passage Topics Passage Structures Question Types Strategic Reading Answering the Questions: Focused Reading The A rt of the Wrong Answer The Passage Questions Answers and Explanations CHAPTER 11 The Analytical Writing Assessment.............................................................. 139 Introduction How the Analytical Writing Assessment Is Used How to Approach the AWA How the Writing Assessment Is Scored Factors That Can Help or Hurt Your Score Maximizing Your Score Analysis of an Issue Analysis of an Argument Practice Essays vil CONTENTS PART THREE BEYOND THE GMAT CHAPTER 12 Choosing the Right Program ................................................................................ 55 Introduction Choosing a School: Considering Your Objectives A Brief Taxonomy of MBA Program Types A Brief Bibliography of School Ratings Lists Selecting a Portfolio of Schools CHAPTER 13 Getting Admitted .................................................................................................. 163 The Importance of the GMAT in Admissions The Importance of Your Past University Transcripts Researching the Programs Preparing Your Résumé ·Soliciting the Right Recommendations Requesting an Interview Writing Some Compelling Essays Thinking About Your Career Plan during the Admission Process CHAPTER 14 Getting Ready to Survive B-School ............................................................... 175 Concepts to Remember from Your GMAT Preparation Math Camp Essential Tools for the MBA Student CHAPTER 15 Recruiting Introduction The Importance of the GMAT to Recruiters 0-Planning Your Job Search ·Tools for Career Management Preparing Your Cover Letters Thank-you Notes Interviews Finishing Up and Looking Back Networking ·Selecting the Right Offer Will the GMAT Ever Haunt You Again? and Career Management .............................................................. 179 PART FOUR THE PRACTICE TESTS Instructions for the GMAT Practice Tests...................................................................................... 198 Practice Tests............................................................................................................................ 199 Practice Test 1 Practice Test 2 Practice Test 3 Practice Test 4 Practice Test 5 Practice Test 6 Answer Keys............................................................................................................................... 319 Answers and Explanations..................................................................................................... 325 Practice Test 1Practice Test 2 Practice Test 3 Practice Test 4 Practice Test 5 Practice Test 6 Answer Sheets........................................................................................................................... 453 CONTENTS sVll

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