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Description: The Word Translations Guide (176 pages) analyzes the GMAT’s complex math word problems and provides structured frameworks for attacking each question type. Master the art of translating challenging word problems into organized data.Each chapter builds comprehensive content understanding by providing rules, strategies and in-depth examples of how the GMAT tests a given topic and how you can respond accurately and quickly. The Guide contains a total of 120 "In-Action" problems of increasing difficulty with detailed answer explanations. Special Features: Purchase of this book includes one year of access to ManhattanGMAT’s online Word Translations Question Bank (accessible by inputting a unique code in the back of each book). Manhattan GMAT has categorized all the Word Translations problems in The Official Guides by question type. These categorized problems have been organized into problem lists that appear in the Word Translations Strategy Guide. Chapter By Chapter: ALGEBRAIC TRANSLATIONS: Translation Techniques, Using Charts, Prices and Quantities, Hidden Constraints 1. RATES & WORK: RTD Charts, Matching Units, Multiple RTD Problems, Average Rate, Basic Work, Working Together, Population, Exponential Growth/Decay (Advanced) 2. RATIOS: Labels, Proportions, Unknown Multipliers, Multiple Ratios 3. COMBINATORICS: Fundamental Counting Principle, Factorials, Anagrams, Multiple Arrangements, Arrangements with Constraints, Combination and Permutation Formulas (Advanced), Disguised Combinatorics (Advanced) 4. PROBABILITY: And vs. Or, 1 - x Shortcut, Domino Effect, Probability Trees, Combinatorics and Probability (Advanced), Combinatorics and Domino Effect (Advanced), Reformulating Difficult Problems (Advanced) 5. STATISTICS: Average Formula, Evenly Spaced Sets, Weighted Averages, Median, Standard Deviation, Shortcuts (Advanced) 6. OVERLAPPING SETS: Double-Set Matrix, Sets & Percents, Sets & Algebraic Representation, Venn Diagrams 7. MINOR PROBLEM TYPES: Optimization, Grouping, Scheduling, Computation, Graphing
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About the ManhattanGMAT Strategy Guides
The ManhattanGMAT Strategy Guides offer students a unique balance between two competing emphases: test-taking strategies and in-depth content understanding. Most prep courses focus on the strategic portion of the GMAT - timing, shortcuts, etc. However, we believe that unless a student has a solid understanding of the content, the tricks won't be of any use. Therefore, we include practice problem sets that build specific foundational skills in each topic as well as advanced content that many other prep books ignore.From the Author:
Chapter by Chapter
1. Algebraic Translations
2. Rates & Work
4. Consecutive Integers
5. Overlapping Sets
6. Word Problem Strategies
7. Extra Problem Types
8. Extra Consecutive Integers
Appendix A: Official Guide Problem Sets
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Book Description Manhattan Prep Pub, 2008. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0981853374