The Word Translations Guide analyzes the GMAT’s complex math word
problems and provides structured frameworks for attacking each question
type. It will enable you to master the art of translating challenging
word problems into organized data.
Each chapter builds
comprehensive content understanding by providing rules, strategies, and
in-depth examples of how the GMAT tests a given topic and how you can
respond accurately and quickly. The Guide contains a total of 120
“In-Action” problems of increasing difficulty with detailed answer
explanations. The content of the book is aligned to the latest Official
Guides from GMAC (12th edition).
Purchase of this book includes
one year of access to Manhattan GMAT’s online practice exams and Word
Translations question bank.
Part I: General
Translation Techniques, Using Charts, Prices and Quantities
RATES & WORK
RTD Charts, Matching Units, Multiple RTD Problems, Average Rate, Basic Work, Working Together, Population
Labels, Proportions, Unknown Multipliers, Multiple Ratios
Fundamental Counting Principle, Factorials, Anagrams, Multiple Arrangements, Arrangements with Constraints
And vs. Or, 1 - x Shortcut, Domino Effect, Probability Trees
Average Formula, Evenly Spaced Sets, Weighted Averages, Median, Standard Deviation
Double-Set Matrix, Sets & Percents, Sets & Algebraic Representation, 2 Sets/3 Choices, Venn Diagrams
MINOR PROBLEM TYPES
Optimization, Grouping, Scheduling, Computation, Graphing
Part II: Advanced
Includes separate chapters on numerous Advanced Word Translations topics, as well as additional practice problems.