GRE Resources



GRE - Brainfuse Quick Guide

A Sample GRE Live Help Session
View a sample study session on Brainfuse to see how you can use Live Help and The Writing Lab to prepare for the exam.

Develop a Game Plan for Taking the Test
These strategies will help you maximize the number of points that you'll earn while taking the test.

A Preview of the Test
This video shows you each section of the revised GRE and includes sample questions. (Make sure to press pause and work on them before you see the answers.)


GRE Simplified - Your Step-by-Step Guide

01. An Inside Look at the Revised GRE
This is a breakdown of the revised GRE along with a comparison between the computer-based and paper-based exams.

02. Make Your Appointment @ the Test Center
Make sure that you register at an ideal time and in an ideal place.

03. Your Brainfuse GRE Study Plan
How can you use Brainfuse to work toward (or surpass) the score you'd like to earn?

04. Pacing Your Prep for the GRE
Here is a menu of customized study plans that will help you stay on track during the months, weeks, and days leading up to your exam.

05. Beat the Revised Scoring System
Understand the new scoring system and use it to maximize your score.

06. What Score Should I Aim For?
Set a goal and work toward that goal as you study.

07. Mimic Test-Taking Conditions
Rehearse for the test by taking practice exams in a "test-centerish" setting.

08. View and Review Your Answers
In order to learn from a test, you need to review how to answer every difficult and incorrect question.

09. The Analytical Writing Section: Question Types & Strategies
Get to know the 2 types of writing prompts and the best ways to respond to them.

10. GRE Analytical Writing Checklist
What will the human grader and robot grader look for when they read your essay?

11. Sample Plan for the "Analyze an Issue" Essay
Here is a sample of a plan that a writer used as a guide when responding to the "Analyze an Issue" prompt.

12. Sample "Analyze an Issue" Essay
This is an example of an "Analyze an Issue" essay that would earn a "6" on the GRE.

13. Sample Plan for the "Analyze an Argument" Essay
Here is a sample of a plan that a writer used as a guide when responding to the "Analyze an Argument" prompt.

14. Sample "Analyze an Argument" Essay
This is an example of an "Analyze an Argument" essay that would earn a score of "6" on the GRE.

15. Feedback from the Brainfuse Writing Lab
Submit your analytical writing essays to the Writing Lab in order to receive a score based on the GRE rubric and advice on improving your writing.

16. The Verbal Reasoning Section: Question Types & Strategies
This is an overview of each question on the GRE's verbal reasoning section. It includes sample questions, tips for solving them, and cautions to bear in mind as you choose each answer.

17. Upgrade Your GRE Vocabulary
How to study, use, and enjoy knowing so many new words ...

18. Quantitative Reasoning: Question Types & Strategies
Take a look at the 4 question types on the quantitative reasoning section and experiment with test-taking strategies that will help you solve each kind of question.

19. Host Group Study Sessions on MEET
Make studying less solitary by hosting group sessions.

20. The GRE Becomes Kinder As It Ages
Most changes to the GRE actually help the test taker maximize the score that is sent to grad programs.

21. The Day of the Test
What to do, what to bring, and what to leave at home ...

22. After the Test: Settle Your Score With ETS
You cannot only use strategies while taking the test, but ETS now lets you choose the best way to present your scores to grad schools and potential employers.

23. When to Avoid the Answer Choices: A Test-Taking Strategy
Test makers need to create answer choices that will tempt test takers who are in a rush. Here's a lesson on when and how you can avoid them ...

24. When to Use the Answer Choices: A Test-Taking Strategy
There are also times when you can use the answer choices to solve a problem. Here's a lesson on when and how to do that ...

25. The Work-GRE Balance
How can you manage a full-time job and GRE test prep?

26. Working Parents and The GRE -- Can It Happen?
Yes. This resource includes some strategies that can help you follow your study plan and care for children.


GRE Analytical Writing Lessons

Video - GRE Analytical Writing: Analyze an Argument, Part I
A checklist with 4 key terms helps this test taker analyze an argument.

Video - GRE Analytical Writing: Analyze an Argument, Part II
A checklist with 4 key terms helps this test taker analyze an argument.

Video - GRE Analytical Writing: Analyze an Issue
This test taker plans her response to an essay prompt on the GRE.

Sample Plan - "Analyze an Argument"
A sample of a plan used to respond to one "Analyze an Argument" prompt

Sample Essay - "Analyze an Argument" Response
A sample response to an "Analyze an Argument" writing prompt on the GRE

Sample Plan - "Analyze an Issue"
This writer used an outline to plan her response.

Sample Essay - "Analyze an Issue" Sample Response
A sample response to an "Analyze the Issue" writing prompt on the GRE

Lesson - Preparing for Analytical Writing Tasks
How can you prepare for the analytical writing tasks?

Lesson - Tips for Analyzing an Argument
How can you respond to the "Analyze an Argument" prompt?

Lesson - Tips for Analyzing an Issue
How can you respond to the "Analyze an Issue" prompt?

Lesson - Logical Flaws
Be able to identify and refute these common problems with logical arguments.

Practice - Sample Argument Topics
Practice responding to these argument topics.

Practice - Sample Issue Topics
Practice responding to these issue topics.

Lesson - More Practice With the "Analyze an Argument" Task
Use 4 key terms to analyze an argument.


GRE Verbal Reasoning Video Lessons

Video - GRE Sentence Equivalence
How can you find 2 synonyms that will complete this sentence?

Video - GRE Critical Reading: Vocabulary and Phrases In Context
How can you figure out the meaning of an unfamiliar word or phrase?

Video - GRE Critical Reading: Author's Tone
How can you determine a writer's attitude toward a topic?

Video - GRE Text Completion
What strategies can you use to complete these sentences?

Video - GRE Critical Reading: Sentence In Passage
Can you describe what the writer is doing in each sentence?

Video - GRE Critical Reading: Evaluating Support
Is this argument logically sound?

Video - GRE Critical Reading: Making Inferences
What could possibly be true in this passage?

Video - GRE Critical Reading: Author's Purpose
Can you tell why an author wrote a certain passage, paragraph, sentence, or phrase?









Video - GRE Critical Reading: Main Idea Questions
What is the author saying about this topic?

Video - GRE Critical Reading: Detail Questions
Double check major and minor details in a passage.


GRE Verbal Reasoning Lessons

Lesson - Critical Reading Skill: Detail Questions
Anticipate test makers' tricks and practice using strategies that will help you find the correct answer.

Lesson - Critical Reading Skill: Vocabulary in Context
Be able to identify the meanings of words and phrases by using the context of the passage.

Lesson - Critical Reading Skill: Evaluating Support
Be able to evaluate the support provided for an argument.

Lesson - Critical Reading Skill: Identifying Tone
Be able to identify the author's tone in a passage.

Lesson - Critical Reading Skill: Author's Purpose
Be able to identify why the author chose to write a passage or any part of that passage.

Lesson - Critical Reading Skill: Making Inferences
Be able to infer the author's meaning in a passage.

Lesson - Critical Reading Skill: Organizational Patterns and Signal Words
Be able to identify the textual structure and organization of a passage.

Lesson - Critical Reading Skill: Main Idea
Be able to identify the main idea in a passage.

Lesson - Developing Critical Reading Skills
What skills are involved with critical reading?

Lesson - Critical Reading Sample Questions
Read the passage and answer the questions.

Lesson - Sentence Equivalence Sample Questions
Practice these questions and understand the reasoning for the correct responses.

Lesson - Preparing for Sentence Equivalence Questions
What tips can help you answer sentence equivalence questions?

Lesson - Text Completion Sample Questions
Practice these questions and understand the reasoning for the correct answers.

Lesson - Preparing for Text Completion Questions
How should you address Text Completion questions?

Lesson - Preparing for Critical Reading Questions
What can you expect to see in the critical reading sections?


GRE Video Math Lessons

Types of Real Numbers (Video)
Review the different number types included in the real number system.

Prime vs. Composite Numbers
Compare the qualities of prime and composite numbers.

Commutative Property of Addition
What happen to an addition problem when you change the order of the addends?

Associative Property of Addition (Video)
What happens to an addition problem when you change the grouped numbers?

Commutative Property of Multiplication (Video)
What happens to a multiplication problem when you change the order of the factors?

Associative Property of Multiplication
What happens to a multiplication problem when you change how the factors are grouped?

Mean, Median, and Mode
Practice analyzing data sets in 3 different ways.

Signed Number Multiplication and Division
Review how to multiply and divide signed numbers

Add Integers
How can you add single-digit, double-digit, and triple-digit numbers?

Multiply Integers
Review how to read and solve problems that deal with the multiplication of integers.

Greatest Common Factor
Review how to calculate the GCF of several values.

Prime Factorization [CC]
Review how to rewrite a number as the product of its prime factors.

Signed Number Addition and Subtraction [CC]
How can you add and subtract signed numbers?

Subtract Integers
How can you find the difference between 2 integers?

Subtraction Application Problems [CC]
When do you actually use subtraction?

Order of Operations [CC]
Review the steps to follow when you need to use more than one operation.

Order of Operations Application Problems
Review how to set up and solve problems that involve more than one operation.

Division Application Problems [CC]
Review key words used in division problems and some common situations that call for division.

Place Value
Review how to read whole numbers according to the place value of their digits.

Convert Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions
How can you convert a mixed number into an improper fraction?

Convert Improper Fractions to Mixed Numbers
How can you convert an improper fraction into a mixed number?

Equivalent Fractions
How can you identify equivalent fractions?

Understanding Fractions
Review the components of a fraction and understand what they mean.

Simplify Fractions
How can you reduce a fraction to its simplest form?

Compare Fractions [CC]
5/7 vs 6/7. Which value is greater?

Add Fractions
Why do you need a common denominator to add fractions?

Subtract Fractions
Why do you need a common denominator to subtract fractions?

Subtract Fractions and Mixed Numbers
What are 2 strategies that you can use to subtract fractions and mixed numbers?

Multiply Fractions (Video)
How can you multiply fractions?

Divide Fractions [CC]
Why do we use reciprocals to divide fractions?

Convert Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages
How can you convert decimals to fractions and percentages.

Write Decimals
How can you write decimals out in word form?

Round Decimals
How does rounding decimals differ from rounding whole numbers?

Addition with Decimals
Does the decimal point change the process?

Subtraction with Decimals [CC]
Does the decimal point change the process?

Multiply Decimals [CC]
Why are zeroes are so important in these problems?

Division with Decimals [CC]
How can you use a decimal point to help you divide decimals?

Percent as Proportion [CC]
How can you solve problems by writing a percentage as a proportion?

Percent Equations [CC]
How can you find the percent of a number and understand the different parts of the basic percent equation?

Percent Change [CC]
Review how to find percent increase and decrease through two word problems involving a lamp that will not sell.

Convert Fractions, Decimals, and Percents
How can you convert percentages to decimals or fractions?

Percent Change [CC]
How can you use percent to understand how much a quantity has increased or decreased?

Negative and Rational Exponents
How can you work with negative and rational exponents?

Add and Subtract Square Roots
How can you add and subtract square roots?

Rule of Zero [CC]
What is the value of a number with a zero as an exponent?

Cube Roots
Compare cube roots and square roots, and then review how to find the cube root of a negative number.

Simplify Square Roots
How can you search for perfect squares, the factors that allow us to simplify square roots?

Multiply Square Roots [CC]
How can you multiply expressions with square roots?

Quotient of Powers Property
How can you divide and simplify exponential expressions?

Powers and Exponents
How can you use a power's base and exponent to rewrite the value as a product of factors?

Quotient of Powers Property
Review this law of exponents and use it to divide powers.

Power Rule of Exponents
How can you raise one power to another power?

Mean, Median, and Mode [CC]
How can you analyze a data set in 3 different ways?

Scientific Notation [CC]
How can you work with unimaginably large and small numbers?

Weighted Average [CC]
What happens when each quantity in a set has a different value?

Ratios
How can you work with ratios?

Scale
How can you read and solve problems containing different scales?

Scale Factor
How can you find a scale factor that shows how one quantity relates to another?

Rates
Review how to identify rates and use them to set up expressions.

Rates [CC]
How can you use rates to set up expressions?

Proportion
How can you read proportions and simplify expressions?

Write Expressions and Equations
Do you want to learn how to read word problems and convert them to algebraic expressions?

Simplify Algebraic Expressions [CC]
What steps must be taken when simplifying algebraic expressions?

Absolute Value [CC]
What do -5 and +5 have in common?

Distributive Property [CC]
Use multiplication to distribute a value to each term in an expression.

Evaluate Algebraic Expressions [CC]
How do you evaluate algebraic expressions?

Multiply Monomials [CC]
How do you go about multiplying terms that contain both constants and variables?

Exponential Equations
Can you identify the fundamentals of exponential equations?

Simplify Rational Expressions (Video)
These answers are only right under certain conditions ... Find out what those conditions are by watching this video.

Solve Inequalities (Video)
Review how to solve linear inequalities and graph their solutions.

Domain and Range (Video)
Identify the domain and range of a data set or function.

Interval Notation (Video)
Use parentheses and brackets as a shorthand way to show possible values of x.

Projectile Motion, Part 1: The Launch
Use this equation to analyze the flight of a marshmallow.

Projectile Motion, Part 2: The Drop
Compare the times of 2 marshmallows -- one dropped, one hurled.

Mixture Problems, Part 1
Learn how to work with the concentration of a highly caffeinated solution.

Mixture Problems, Part 2
Not all mixture problems happen in a lab or a kitchen ...

Distance Problems, Part 1
Use the distance formula to solve for distance, rate, and time (in Part 2).

Distance Problems, Part 2
Use the distance formula to solve one final problem ...

Work Rate Problems
You can maximize your efficiency with this formula ...

Simple Interest
Learn how to calculate the simple interest using a given rate on a given amount.

Function Notation
Learn how to rewrite functions by using functional notation.

Graphing Functions
Learn how to graph a given function.

1-to-1 Functions
Review the characteristics of a 1-to-1 function.

Operations with Functions
Review how to add, subtract, and multiply two functions (e.g. f(x) + g(x)).

Quadratic Formula
Learn how to use the quadratic formula.

Square Root Property
Review a second method for solving quadratic equations.

Completing the Square
This is another strategy that will help you solve a quadratic equation, and it has roots.

Classify Triangles
Review how classify triangles according to their sides and angles.

Quadrilaterals
Classify quadrilaterals and find the missing angle in one of them.

Area and Perimeter of Quadrilaterals [CC]
Review how to use the length and width of a quadrilateral to determine its perimeter and area.

Area of a Triangle
Find the area of any type of triangle.

Perimeter of Triangles
Find the perimeter of 4 kinds of triangles (and shortcuts for 2 of them!).

Pythagorean Theorem
Review how to work with the Pythagorean Theorem.

Volume and Surface Area of a Cylinder [CC]
Learn how to find the volume and surface area of a cylinder.

Volume of a Rectangular Prism
Review how to calculate the volume of a cube and rectangular prism.

Circumference and Area
Review how to find the circumference and area of a circle.

Angle Measures in Polygons
Identify polygons and review how to find their angle measures.

Volume of Cones and Spheres
Review how to calculate the volume of cones and spheres.

Similar Polygons
How can you figure out if two polygons are similar?

Volume of Pyramids
Review how to calculate the volume of pyramids.

Special Right Triangles: 45-45-90 Triangles
Review how to work with the special right triangle with 45-45-90 angles.

Special Right Triangles: 30-60-90 Triangles, Part 1
Review how to work with the special right triangle with 30-60-90 angles.

Special Right Triangles: 30-60-90 Triangles, Part 2
The lesson on 30-60-90 triangles continues ...

Slope-Intercept Form (Video)
Review how to find the slope using the slope-intercept form.

Add and Subtract Polynomials
What are the fundamental aspects of polynomial manipulation?

Expand Polynomials, Part 1
Review how expand polynomials.

Expand Polynomials, Part 2
Review how to expand polynomials by using foil, distributive property, and like terms.

Factor Polynomials [CC]
Review two strategies that you can use to factor polynomials.

Expand Binomials [CC] (Video)
This description will not FOIL the plot of the "Expand Binomials" video.

Divide Polynomials [CC]
Use factoring or long division to divide polynomials.

Metric Conversions
Review how to work with the SI system.

Metric to Customary Conversions: Length, Mass, and Volume
Review how convert between two systems when using length, mass, and volume.

Metric to Customary Conversions: Temperature
Review how to convert values between Celsius and Fahrenheit.

Customary Conversions
Review how to work with customary system units.

Factorials!
Learn how to work with factorials.

Permutations
Learn how to work with permutations.

Combinations
Learn how to work with combinations.

Independent Events [CC]
How can you figure out the probability of independent events?

Dependent Events [CC]
How can you figure out the probability of dependent events?

Interpret a Pie Chart
Practice responding to questions about a pie chart.


GRE Math Lessons - Numbers and Operations

Properties of Real Numbers
What properties do real numbers share?

Number Types
What are all of the different types of numbers?

Divide Signed Integers
Review how to divide integers.

Multiply Signed Integers
Review how to multiply integers with and without the same signs.

Subtract Signed Integers
Review the subtraction of signed integers.

Add Signed Integers
How can you add negative and positive numbers?

Lesson - Absolute Value and Signed Integers
Review the definitions of absolute value and signed integers.

Subtraction Application Problems
How do you know when a word problem is asking you to subtract?

Greatest Common Factor
Review the different factors of whole numbers: Greatest Common Factors and Prime Factorization.

Lesson - Order of Operations
Review how to proceed when an expression has more than one mathematical operation.

Lesson - Divide Whole Numbers
Review the three different ways to write division problems and practice dividing whole numbers.

Properties of Multiplication
Review the Commutative, Associative, Identity, Distributive, and Zero properties for the product of 2 or more numbers.

Lesson - Multiplication
Review how to estimate the product of two numbers and how to find the least common multiple (LCM.)

Lesson - Subtraction with Borrowing
Review the steps to subtract large numbers.

Subtract Whole Numbers
Review how to subtract whole numbers.

Properties of Addition
What do all addition problems have in common?

Add Whole Numbers
Review how to add whole numbers and recognize key words that call for addition.

Signed Number Arithmetic
How can you add, subtract, multiply, and divide with signed numbers?

Lesson - Place Value
Review how to read whole numbers according to the place value of their digits.

Fractions
Review exactly what fractions are and how to simplify them.

Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers
How can you convert improper fractions to mixed numbers and vice versa?

Compare Fractions
Review how to compare fractions by finding their common denominator or by converting each fraction into a decimal.

Add Fractions and Mixed Numbers
How can you add a fraction to another fraction, a whole number, or a mixed number?

Subtract Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Review how to subtract a fraction from another fraction, a whole number, or a mixed number.

Multiply Fractions and Mixed Numbers
How can you multiply fractions by other fractions, whole numbers, and mixed numbers?

Divide Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Why do reciprocals help you divide fractions?

Writing Decimals
How can you use your knowledge of place value to write decimals?

Rounding Decimals
How can you round decimals to a given place value?

Comparing Decimals
How can you use place value to compare decimals?

Decimals and Fractions
How can you change decimals into fractions and fractions into decimals?

Addition and Subtraction with Decimals
How can you add and subtract decimals?

Multiplication and Division with Decimals
How can you multiply and divide decimals?

Understanding Percent
What is a percentage?

Percent as a Proportion
How can you solve problems by writing a percentage as a proportion?

Percent Change
How can you use percent to understand how much a quantity has increased or decreased?

Percent Equations
How can you find the percent of a number and understand the different parts of the basic percent equation?

Simplify Square Roots
How can you simplify expressions that contain square roots?

Add and Subtract Square Roots
How can you add and subtract square roots?

Multiply Square Roots
How can you multiply expressions with square roots?

Working with Roots and Radicals
What is a root, and how can you work with it?

Cube Roots
Review the definition of cube roots.

Lesson - Powers and Exponents
Review key terms and evaluate powers.

Lesson - Rules of Exponents
Review the different characteristics of exponential expressions.

The Imaginary Unit i
What is an imaginary number?

Weighted Average
How can you find the average of quantities that have different values?

Lesson - Mean, Median, Mode, and Range
Review how to analyze the values in a data set.

Scientific Notation
How can you write numbers in scientific notation?

Ratios
What is a ratio?

Rates
How can you use rates to set up expressions?

Lesson - Proportions
Review how to read proportions and simplify expressions.

Solve Proportions
How can you read proportions and simplify the expressions?


Numbers and Operations

Properties of Real Numbers
What properties do real numbers share?

Number Types
What are all of the different types of numbers?


GRE Math Lessons - Algebraic Expressions

Algebraic Expressions
What is an algebraic expression and how can it be simplified?

Simplify Algebraic Expressions
What steps must be taken when simplifying algebraic expressions?

Evaluate Algebraic Expressions
How do you evaluate algebraic expressions?

Combine Like Terms
Do you want to review how to read algebraic expressions with like terms and simplify the expressions?

Distributive Property
What is the distributive property?

Lesson - Translate Phrases to Mathematical Expressions
Identify key words that will help you choose which operation to use when solving a word problem.

Monomials
What are the fundamental characteristics of monomials?

Multiply Monomials
How do you go about multiplying terms that contain both constants and variables?


GRE Math Lessons - Linear Equations

Solve Linear Equations with Rational Numbers
How are rational numbers used to solve linear equations?

Divide Rational Expressions
How is division of rational expressions carried out?

Solve Equations with a Variable on One Side of the Equation
How can you find the value of a variable when it appears on one side of an equation?

Solve Linear Equations with Variables on Both Sides of the Equation
How can you find the value of variables when they appear on both sides of an equation?

Quadratic or Rational Inequalities
Review the steps for solving quadratic or rational inequalities.

Absolute Value
What do -5 and +5 have in common?

Linear Inequalities
How are linear inequalities interpreted?

Graphing Relations, Domain, and Range
How are the aspects of functions represented graphically?

Slope-Intercept Form
How are equations written in slope-intercept form?

Equations with Radicals
What role do radicals play within equations?

Solve Radical Equations
How are radical equations solved?

Rule for Exponents
Review what happens to exponents when operations are performed on them ...

Exponential Equations
Can you identify the fundamentals of exponential equations?

Linear Equations
What are the basic principles of linear equations?

Solve Linear Systems
What are the most common methods used when solving linear systems?

Direct and Inverse Variation
What are the basics of direct and inverse variations?

Systems for Expressing Sets
Review how to write and work with data sets defined by set-builder notation, roster notation, interval notation, and graphical notation.


GRE Math Lessons - Quadratic Equations

Quadratic & Polynomial Equations
Review how to rewrite and factor polynomials.

Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring
Review how to rewrite quadratics in order to factor them.

Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
Review one of the methods for solving quadratic equations.

Solving Quadratic Equations by Square Root Property
Review a second method for solving quadratic equations.


GRE Math Lessons - Functions and Graphs

Function Notation
Review the notation for a function written as f(x) and practice evaluating some examples.

Graphing Linear Equations
Review linear equations with two variables and practice graphing them.

Graphing Relations, Domain, and Range
Review the domain and range of a function and perform a simple test to see if a graph represents a function.

Graphing Exponential Functions
Review how to graph an exponential function where we see either growth or decay.

Operations and Evaluations of Functions
Review how to add, subtract, and multiply two functions (e.g. f(x)+ g(x))

1-to-1 Functions
Review the characteristics of a 1-to-1 function.

Slope-Intercept Form
Review how to use the slope-intercept form to graph an equation.

Graphing Linear Inequalities
Understand linear inequalities and practice graphing them on a coordinate system.

Coordinate System (Parallel/Perpendicular/Intercepts)
Review the coordinate system, x- and y-intercepts, and comparison of the slope of two lines

Asymptotes and Graphing Rational Functions
Review how to graph a rational function using asymptotes and intercepts.

Conic Sections
Review the shapes of conic sections and how to graph them.


GRE Math Lessons - Formulas

Distance and Motion Problems
Review how to use variables to represent unknown quantities in motion problems that involve two rates.

Simple Interest and Money Problems
Review how to calculate the interest for a given amount.

Mixture Problems
Review how to work with mixture problems in which two quantities are combined or a single quantity is separated into different ones.

Quadratic Application: Projectile Motion
An object is dropped. How can you figure out its velocity, time, or distance traveled?

Work Rate Problems
Review how to approach work rate problems in the most efficient ways!


GRE Math Lessons - Polynomials and Factors

Simplify Rational Expressions
How are rational expressions simplified?

Multiply Binomials
What are the steps in binomial multiplication?

Evaluating Polynomial Functions
Review how to use 2 given roots to write a polynomial equation.

Factor and Solve Polynomial Equations
How can polynomials be factored and solved?

Polynomial Division
How are polynomials divided?

Expand Polynomials
What are the steps in polynomial expansion?

Factor Polynomials
What are the key steps to take when factoring polynomials?

Add, Subtract, and Multiply Polynomials
What are the fundamental aspects of polynomial manipulation?


GRE Math Lessons - Systems of Equations and Matrix

Solving Systems of Equations with Three Variables
Review how to solve systems of equations that have three variables.

Matrices
Review how to perform operations with matrices and identify each matrix's determinant.

Applications of Systems of Equations with Three Variables
Review how to solve systems of equations with 3 variables.

Solving System of Nonlinear Equations
Review how to solve nonlinear equations by using substitution and elimination.

Multiplying Matrices by Scalar
Review the different properties of scalar multiplication.

Multiplying Two Matrices
Review how to find the product of two matrices.

Inverse Matrix
Review how to find the inverse of a matrix and how to multiply inverses.

Applications of Systems of Equations in Two Variables
Review the strategies you can use to solve systems of equations in word problems.

Solving Systems of Equations
Review how to solve systems of equations through graphing, substitution, or elimination methods.


GRE Math Lessons - Logarithms

Graphing Functions and Logarithms
Practice problems on graphing functions that include logarithms.

Solving Logarithmic Equations
Review the properties of logarithmic functions and how to solve equations that involve them.

Logarithmic Functions
Review the definition and how to solve logarithmic functions


GRE Math Lessons - Geometry

Parts of a Circle
Review the different parts of a circle and how they relate to each other.

Angles in the Plane
Review vertical, right, complementary and supplementary angles, as well as parallel and perpendicular lines.

Transformations: Translations, Rotations, and Reflections
Review simple geometric transformations: translations, rotations and reflections.

Triangles: The Side-Angle Relationship
Review the relationship between the side and angles in a triangle

The Pythagorean Theorem and its Converse
Review how to work with the Pythagorean Theorem

Perimeter and Area
Review the general formulas of the most common plane figures.

Similarity and Dilations
Review how to identify similar or dilated polygons and how to use them for indirect measurement.

Polygons and Angles
Review polygons, how to identify them and how to measure their angles.

Angle Pairs
Review supplementary, complementary, and vertical angles.

Right Triangle Relationships
Review right triangles and their special relationships: 30°-60°-90° and 45°-45°-90°

Lesson - Angles and Triangles
Review the classification of angles by their measurement, also the classification of triangles by their angles and sides.

Quadrilaterals
Review the classification and properties of quadrilaterals.

Surface Area and Volume of Spheres
Review the sphere and how to calculate its surface area and volume.

Volume of Prisms, Cylinders, Cones, and Pyramids
Review the characteristics and how to fine the volumes of prisms, cylinders, cones and pyramids.


GRE Math Lessons - Measurement

Scale Drawing
Review how to understand the diagram of an object in which the dimensions are proportional to the original object.

The Customary System
Review the customary system and its units.

The Metric System/ SI-Units
Review the metric/SI system and convert between two metric units.

Converting Between Systems of Measurement: Imperial and SI-Units
Review how to convert between the SI and customary systems of measurements.


GRE Math Lessons - Probability

Series
Review the characteristics of a series.

Sequences
Review the characteristics and how to work with sequences.

Permutations and Factorials
Review the definition of permutations and how to count with them.

Combinations
Review the characteristics of combinations and compare them to permutations.

Probability
Understand the concept of probability and practice solving problems that are based on it.


GRE Math Lessons - Data and Statistics

Lesson - Interpret and Create Graphs
Review how to interpret and create a bar graph, histogram, and frequency table.

Interpret and Create Venn Diagrams
Review how to make and interpret Venn diagrams.

Boxplots & the Five-Number Summary
Review the anatomy of a boxplot and construct one by using the five-number summary.

Representative Sampling
Review how to work with a representative sample for a given data set.

Graphs and Charts
Review how to read and work with histograms, dotplots, stem-and-leaf diagrams, bar graohs, and pie charts.


External Links

ETS GRE Home
Register for the test and try more practice problems on the ETS Website.

Rutgers GRE Information
Information on Rutgers' Test Prep Seminars, held on campus and taught by professors.

Free Additional Practice Questions and Test Prep
You can never have too many practice tests! This website gives you the chance to take more sample GRE exams for free.

Information on the GRE and Grad Schools from U.S. News & World Report
Review key GRE study tips and research top grad school programs.

A Wall Street Journal Article: "More Business Schools to Accept GRE Scores"
Journalist Melissa Korn reports on many business schools' decisions to accept GRE scores.

Blog Posts on the Revised GRE Experience
These posts include an overview of the revised exam, guidelines for studying along with anecdotes and advice from test takers.

Michigan State University Resource with a GRE Vocabulary List
This link includes a comprehensive list of GRE vocabulary words and their basic definitions. Make sure to look up secondary definitions as well.

GRE Digital Flashcard Creator
Create a set of flashcards that you can share with fellow test takers, or use a pre-made set if you are pressed for time. Some smartphone apps are also linked to this program.

Another GRE Digital Flashcard Creator
Create a set of flashcards that you can share with fellow test takers, or use a pre-made set if you are pressed for time. Some smartphone apps are also linked to this program.