GMAT Data Sufficiency Strategies

What are data sufficiency questions? What are the best ways to solve them? What are some common myths and mistakes?
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  • Length 2 hours
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  • Languages English
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Published 7/2015 English

Course Description

These videos are from the FREE and comprehensive course available at GMAT Prep Now

Data sufficiency questions account for approximately 40% of all question in the quantitative section of the GMAT. In this course, you'll learn everything you need to know to confidently tackle this complex question type. In fact, you may come to find that data sufficiency questions are actually easier than problem solving questions.

What are the requirements?

  • There are no prerequisites for this course.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Apply our comprehensive strategies to solve GMAT data sufficiency questions
  • Understand common mistakes and pitfalls to be aware of when answering data sufficiency questions
  • Understand common myths related to data sufficiency questions
  • Use the table method to answer data sufficiency questions
  • Understand the benefits of rephrasing data sufficiency target questions

What is the target audience?

  • All students preparing for the GMAT should take this course.

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Curriculum

Section 1: How do Data Sufficiency questions work?
07:48

Examine the structure of this unique question type, and the 5 answer choices that always accompany data sufficiency questions.

Section 2: Strategies
04:03

Learn a systematic technique for determining which answer choice to select depending on the sufficiency of each statement in a data sufficiency question.

05:16

Learn how to avoid some of the common mistakes that students often make when they begin tackling data sufficiency questions.

05:11

Learn strategies to consider when solving data sufficiency questions.

06:25

Learn the importance of summarizing the given information before examining the statements in a data sufficiency question.

11:50

Learn how rephrasing the target question can make some data sufficiency questions much easier to solve.

10:43

Learn a systematic way to organize your results when testing the sufficiency of a statement.

10:05

Learn some guidelines for choosing good numbers when testing the sufficiency of a statement.

07:51

Learn some useful strategies for solving data sufficiency questions that involve geometry.

03:45

Learn about a feature of data sufficiency questions that can help identify mistakes you may have made.

Section 3: Myths and Pitfalls
04:52

Learn how to avoid more common mistakes that students often make when they begin tackling data sufficiency questions.

03:49

Learn two common myths that can cause errors.

08:37

Learn two more myths related to data sufficiency questions.

Section 4: Final Strategies
05:11

Learn a helpful tip regarding the order in which you should tackle the two statements in a data sufficiency question.

06:04

Learn some tips for maximizing your guesses on data sufficiency questions.

03:07

Review all of the strategies discussed in the previous lessons.

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