 # GMAT Quant Syllabus

GMAT Quant or Quantitative Aptitude Section is designed to test the candidate’s knowledge and proficiency in quick problem solving with a mathematical approach. GMAT is a computer adaptive test which follows a certain algorithm, henceforth, with every right answer the difficulty level of the question increases. Therefore it is your performance in each section which determines the level of difficulty in the subsequent sections. There are two subsections Data Sufficiency and Problem Solving in the GMAT Quantitative section. To attempt 31 questions, 62 minutes are allocated to the prospective test seekers. In this section, the score ranges from 0 to 60, while the total score is marked on a scale from 200-800. The total GMAT score obtained is the average score of total quant and verbal score. In this section, the questions revolve around basic and fundamental mathematical topics like arithmetic, algebra, and geometry.

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### Numbers

• Integers and Whole Numbers,
• Rational and Irrational Numbers,
• Prime Numbers,
• Prime Factorization,
• Absolute Value,
• Order of equations (PEMDAS),
• Exponents and Roots.

### Real Numbers

• Number Line,
• Absolute Value,
• Properties of Real Numbers

### Integers

• What are Integers?
• Even and Odd Numbers,
• Mathematical Operations of Integers,
• Addition and Multiplication Rules of Integers.
• Prime Numbers,
• Consecutive Integers,
• Properties of the integer 0.
• Divisibility Rules – Divisibility Rule of 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9.

### Fractions

• Numerator and Denominator,
• Equivalent Fractions,
• Types of Fractions – Proper, Improper, Mixed, Reciprocal.
• Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division of Fractions.
• Mixed Numbers.

### Decimals

• Subtraction,
• Multiplication and
• Division of Decimals.

### Averages

• Basic Formula for Average,
• Other Variants – Weighted average,
• Using average to find number, Average speed.

### Percentages

• Concept of Percentage Increases,
• Fractions and Percentages,
• Percent Changes as Multipliers – a) X% of a number, b) An X% increase or decrease.

### Roots & Powers

• Exponents: Positive and Negative Bases / Even and Odd Exponents,
• Multiplying and Dividing Exponents,
• Fractional Exponents,
• Negative Exponents,
• Roots: Properties of Radicals, Squaring and Square Roots.

### Sets

• Introduction to Sets,
• Overlapping Sets,
• Elements of the set.
• Venn diagram, Two and Three-circle Venn diagram,
• Sets as Groups.

### Statistics

• Mean (Average),
• Median,
• Mode,
• Range,
• Standard Deviation.

### 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

### Permutation & Combination

• Principle of Multiplication,
• Factorial
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### Algebra

1. Algebraic Expressions
2. Linear Equations
4. Exponents
5. Inequalities
6. Absolute Value
7. Functions

### Lines –

• Parallel and Intersecting Lines

#### Angles –

Types of Angles –

• Acute angle,
• Right angle,
• Obtuse angle,
• Straight angle.
• Complementary Angles,
• Supplementary Angles,
• Rules for Lines and Angles.

#### Triangles –

• Properties of Triangles,
• Types of Triangles,
• Right Triangle,
• Scalene,
• Obtuse,
• Acute,
• Equilateral,
• Isosceles.

#### Special Right Triangles –

• Pythagorean Theorem,
• Pythagorean Triplets.

• Square,
• Rectangle,
• Parallelogram,
• Rhombus,
• Trapezium,
• Isosceles
• Trapezium,
• Kite.

#### Circles –

• Circumference and Area of Circle,
• Chord,
• Arc,
• Tangent of a Circle.

#### Polygons –

• Angle Rules for Polygons,
• Regular Polygons,
• Types of Polygons: Regular, Irregular, Concave, Convex, Quadrilateral, Pentagon Polygon.

#### Coordinate Geometry –

• Cartesian Coordinate System,
• Ordered Pair,
• X-intercept,
• Y-intercept,
• Slope,