CliffsNotes GMAT Cram Plan, 2nd Edition

CliffsNotes GMAT Cram Plan, 2nd Edition

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Get a plan to ace the exam—and make the most of the time you have left
  • Whether you have two months, one month, or even just a week left before the exam, you can get a trusted and achievable cram plan to ace the GMAT
  • Reflects the changes administered to the GMAT in June 2012
  • Each plan includes a diagnostic test, subject reviews, and a full-length practice test with answers and detailed explanations


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118134177
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 05/22/2012
Series: Cliffsnotes Cram Plan
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 1,149,369
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Carolyn C. Wheater is a math instructor at the Nightingale-Bamford School in New York City and writes extensively on standardized test mathematics. She resides in Hawthorne, New Jersey.

Jane R. Burstein taught English at Herricks High School in New Hyde Park, New York, for thirty-six years. She has been an ACT and SAT tutor for twenty-five years, and a Reader for the Advanced Placement English Language exam.

WILLIAM MA is a math consultant and former chair of the Math Department at the Herricks School District on Long Island. He also taught as an adjunct math instructor at Baruch College, Columbia University, and Fordham University.

Table of Contents

I. Diagnostic Test 1

II. Two-Month Cram Plan 57

III. One-Month Cram Plan 61

IV. One-Week Cram Plan 65

V. Analysis of an Argument 67

A. Approach to the Essay 67

B. GMAT Scoring 77

C. Sample Argument Questions 78

VI. Integrated Reasoning Questions 81

A. Table Analysis 82

B. Graphic Interpretation 90

C. Multi-Source Reasoning 95

D. Two-Part Analysis 101

VII. Reading Comprehension 105

A. Main Purpose or Central Idea Questions 106

B. Supporting Idea Questions 107

C. Inference Questions 107

D. Application Questions 108

E. Structure Questions 109

F. Style and Tone Questions 111

VIII. Critical Reasoning 117

A. Using Deductive Reasoning 117

B. Plan Questions 118

C. Argument Questions 119

D. Conclusion Questions 122

E. Discrepancy Questions 125

F. Incomplete Information Questions 126

IX. Sentence Correction 133

A. Punctuation 134

B. Grammar 141

X. Quantitative Section 163

A. Reviewing Math Concepts 163

B. Solving Word Problems 177

XI. Problem Solving 187

A. Arithmetic 187

B. Algebra 201

C. Geometry 209

XII. Data Sufficiency Questions 221

A. Arithmetic 222

B. Algebra 226

C. Geometry 232

XIII. Full-Length Practice Test with Answer Explanations 243

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