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# GMAT Problem Solving – GMAT Word Problems

Does the start of this sample GMAT problem solving question make you break out in a cold sweat?

“A train departs Chicago heading west at 82 miles per hour. Another train leaves Chicago 30 minutes after the first train departs and heads east at 76 miles per hour. How long will it take…?”

Like it or not, a large number of GMAT problem solving questions fall into the category of “Word Problems.” The good news for you is that the GMAT tests the same types of common word problems over and over again. It’s your job to learn the most common patterns and word problem question types if you want to improve your GMAT quantitative score, and this lesson will teach you everything you need to know to master GMAT word problems.

Specifically, this GMAT video tutorial covers:

• Discussion of the mindset you need to bring to GMAT word problems as well as a review of the key strategies that will help you with a large number of question types;
• Age problems;
• Consecutive Integer problems;
• Mixtures;
• Motion problems, including the dreaded distance-rate-time questions;
• Matrix problems;
• Work/rate problems;
• Defined operations;
• Sets (Venn Diagrams);
• Numerous application examples to fully illustrate all of the concepts taught in this course;
• And more!

Oh, and did we mention that this course includes a practice worksheet that will give you the opportunity to apply what you learn to real sample GMAT word problems? Each question of the worksheet comes with a detailed video answer explanation showing you the most efficient way to solve it.

So what are you waiting for? Take your GMAT preparation to the next level. Add this course to your library now and prepare to dominate the GMAT!