### GMAT Quant Syllabus

The GMAT is a three and a half hour
test carrying a maximum score of 800 points. The Quant section tests your data
analysis and quantitative reasoning skills. The GMAT exam is a computer adaptive test and not a computer based
test, which means that the candidate will get one question at a time and
depending on the accuracy of the previous answer, the difficulty level of the
next question will be ascertained. It
tests a candidate's understanding of elementary concepts in mathematics learnt
at school and the ability to reason quantitatively.
Advanced topics such as trigonometry and calculus are not tested on the GMAT. Candidates often
worry about the extent of Math they need to know. Don’t worry! The Math you
need is what you learned in high school!

In this section, candidates are
provided with 37 quant questions which is needed to be solved in 75 minutes. The score is ranged from 0 to 60, while the total score is marked
on a scale from 200-800. Question types are based on:

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**Problem solving**(PS): Questions given, for which you need to calculate the answer. Basically, problem solving questions are standard (5-choice) multiple choice questions.
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**Data Sufficiency**(DS): Data sufficiency questions consist of a question followed by two statements. You need to interpret whether the given data is enough to solve a particular question. These questions require much less calculation than standard problem solving.**Concepts in GMAT**

**Arithmetic**

You must be strong in your Arithmetic
fundamentals. The topics include:

·
Number
Systems and Number Theory

·
Multiples
and factors

·
Fractions

·
Decimals

·
Percentages

·
Averages

·
Powers
and roots

·
Profit
and Loss

·
Simple
and Compound Interest

·
Speed,
Time, and Distance

·
Pipes,
Cisterns, and Work Time

·
Ratio
and Proportion

·
Mixtures

·
Statistics

·
Sets

**Probability**

Definition of Probability, Basic
Examples like Flipping a coin, Tossing a die, Drawing a card from a deck,
Drawing marbles from a bowl, Drawing marbles from a bowl (second drawing).
Probability Rules – Disjoint or Mutually Exclusive Events

**Algebra**

Brush up on your high school Algebra
concepts. The topics include:

·
Permutation
and Combination

·
Monomials
and polynomials

·
Algebraic
expressions and equations

·
Functions

·
Exponents

·
Arithmetic
and Geometric Progression

·
Quadratic
Equations

·
Inequalities
and Basic statistics

**Geometry**

The Geometry concepts covered in the
GMAT include:

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**Lines and angles**- Parallel and Intersecting Lines, Types of angles and rules for lines and angles.
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**Triangles**- Properties and Types of Triangles, Special Right Triangles**–**Pythagorean Theorem and Pythagorean Triplets.
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**Quadrilaterals**- Square, Rectangle, Parallelogram, Rhombus, Trapezium, Isosceles Trapezium, Kite.
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**Circles**- Circumference, Area, Tangent, Chord and arc of a circle.
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**Rectangular solids and Cylinders**
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**Polygons –**Angle Rules, Regular Polygons and Types of Polygons: Regular, Irregular, Concave, Convex, Quadrilateral, Pentagon Polygon.
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**Coordinate geometry**- Cartesian coordinate system, Ordered Pair, x-intercept, y-intercept, Slope, Quadrants and Distance Formula.**Word Problems**

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Time,
Speed and Distance Problems

·
Work
Problems

·
Mixture
Problems

·
Interest
Problems

·
Discount

·
Profit

·
Sets
and Venn Diagrams

·
Geometry
Problems

·
Measurement
Problems

·
Data
Interpretation

**NOTE**

To score well in
Quant section, you only need to be familiar with school-level arithmetic,
geometry, probability, algebra and word
problems.