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...
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...
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...
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...