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 | 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 8, 2022 | Data Sufficiency, EA, GMAT, Quant

Exponents have properties that make them ideal pieces for data sufficiency problems on the GMAT and Executive Assessment (EA) quant sections. We’ve surveyed most of these properties in our first four articles in this series, but a couple of key ones haven’t been...
by Apex Marketing | Sep 7, 2022 | GMAT, Quant

Many GMAT and Executive Assessment (EA) exponent problems – especially data sufficiency ones – require you to consider fractional bases. By this I mean proper fractions with values between -1 and 1, not improper fractions whose numerators exceed their...