GMAT Quantitative Basics
The GMAT Quantitative section, one of the three test categories on the GMAT Test, is tough if you don't know what you're up against. So, here are the details to help you prep for this major part of the exam.
The GMAT Quantitative Statistics
- 37 questions
- 75 minutes
- 2 question types
- Can earn you between 0 – 60 points
GMAT Quantitative Knowledge Tested
- Algebraic equations and inequalities
- Arithmetic including mean, median, mode, range, and standard deviation
- Decimals, percentages, and ratios
- Exponents and square roots
- Geometry and coordinate geometry
- Integers, factors and multiples
- Number lines
- Variable operations
GMAT Quantitative Question Types
You'll be tested with only two types of questions on the GMAT Quantitative section, and both question types will be interspersed throughout the test section.
- 23 – 24 Problem-solving questions: Find a solution to a problem, and choose the best answer among 5 choices.
More problem-solving info and sample questions
- 13 – 14 Data sufficiency questions: Here, you'll see a question with two statements following it. Your job will be to determine if there is enough information in the question to figure out the problem.
More data sufficiency info and sample questions
GMAT Quantitative Practice
To get the highest possible score on the GMAT, every expert recommends practicing. Here's a quick, easy 20-question mini-GMAT to test your skills on the some of the basics! Start here, then look for some more guidance, too!