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GMAT Rate Problems: Change of Speed Problems

Welcome back to our series on GMAT quant rate problems. In the last two articles, we saw how GMAT quant problems employ the concepts of average speed and instantaneous speed. This article will introduce methods for solving problems where the speed of a vehicle...

GMAT Divisibility Rules

Welcome back to our series on number properties. Last time we got familiar with prime factors as the substance of divisibility. In this article, we will extend this understanding by highlighting logical rules that sometimes come into play on GMAT number properties...

GMAT Number Properties: Divisibility and Prime Factors

Welcome back to our series on number properties. In this article, we cover the heart and soul of number properties: divisibility, specifically as it relates to the prime factors of integers. Here’s the all-important fact: divisibility boils down to shared primes....

Prime Factors of Perfect Squares

Welcome back to our series on number properties. Now that you know about prime factors, it’s time to learn a special property about the prime factors of perfect squares. Perfect squares are integers that represent the product resulting when some integer is multiplied...

Prime Factorization: The Building Blocks of Integers

One of the most fundamental and widely applicable skills for GMAT quant is the ability to break down integers to their prime factors. Integers are a class of numbers sometimes referred to as “whole numbers.” Integers can be positive, negative, or 0 in value, and they...