Most of you may not know this but gamblers, who called upon mathematicians to provide optimal winning strategies, lead the early development of probability & combinatorics. Since then, probability theory has expanded beyond gambling. Now it has vast...

# GRE Math Concepts

## Should I Study Probability and Combinatorics for GRE?

Should I Study Probability and Combinatorics for GRE? ‘Most’ GRE students dislike studying probability and combinatorics. (Permutations & Combinations). In my experience, I would say not ‘most’ but ‘all’. But what is the reason for this dislike?...

## Solving GRE Data Interpretation Questions

For many GRE students, the data interpretation questions are the most challenging types on the GRE. These questions contain visual information using several types of graphs, charts, plots and tables. Data analysis is a very important skill required at the graduate...

## Number of Statistics Questions Increasing on the GRE?

At Brightlink prep, my GRE students come back to me to share their test experiences after their GRE exam. In January 2013, several students provided a strange feedback – they were getting a lot of statistics questions. Infact one student said and I quote “It was as if...

## How Many Probability Questions will I Get on the GRE?

Over the past couple of years since I have been teaching the GRE, nearly all the students have shown immense anxiety over the probability questions. Infact probability is the only topic that students go out of their way to study and improve upon – in the process...