by Apex Marketing | Oct 6, 2022 | EA, GMAT, Quant

Understanding Exponents A key piece of algebraic notation on GMAT and Executive Assessment (EA) quant problems is the exponent. Exponents appear on many kinds of quantitative problems, so fluency with exponents (and radicals) is an indispensable skill for achieving a...
by Apex Marketing | Oct 4, 2022 | EA, GMAT, Quant

Welcome to the final article in our series on exponents. Some GMAT and Executive Assessment (EA) quant problems feature impossibly large numbers like 287459. These are problems that you simply can’t hope to solve without a key piece of knowledge that we call units...
by Apex Marketing | Sep 27, 2022 | EA, GMAT, Quant

Welcome to the penultimate article in our series on exponents on the GMAT/Executive Assessment (EA). Today we explore a problem category in which exponents are used to notating the highest power of an integer by which a larger integer is divisible. GMAT/EA problems...
by Apex Marketing | Sep 21, 2022 | EA, GMAT, Quant

Welcome back to our series on exponents. Last time we used powers of 10 to express “almost integer” numbers. Today we will use powers of 10 to handle problems that ask us to count zeros or nonzero digits. These problems can be baffling if you haven’t learned about...
by Apex Marketing | Sep 20, 2022 | EA, GMAT, Quant

Unless you do math as a career or a hobby, you probably prefer integers to non-integers. Whole numbers are easier for us to conceptualize. But a certain class of GMAT/Executive Assessment (EA) problems involves numbers that are almost integers. Generally, this nearest...
by Apex Marketing | Sep 13, 2022 | EA, GMAT, Quant

Many GMAT and Executive Assessment (EA) exponents problems involve the use of 10 as a base. Since all the math we do is in a base 10 system, multiplying or dividing by powers of 10 simply moves the decimal point of a number. This enables us to notate very large and...