# Ch 19: GRE Quantitative Reasoning: Factoring with FOIL, Graphing Parabolas and Solving Quadratics

Review elements of factoring and solving quadratics to prepare for the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). Video lessons and quizzes incorporate elements of the quantitative reasoning section in a simple and clear manner.

## GRE Quantitative Reasoning: Factoring with FOIL, Graphing Parabolas and Solving Quadratics - Chapter Summary

Improve your understanding of quadratic equations and methods of solving them with our GRE training lessons. Videos cover algebraic concepts found on the quantitative reasoning part of the GRE. Lessons specifically address subjects such as:

• Binomials
• The FOIL method
• The area method
• Completing the square
• Parabolas

In addition to offering instruction in these areas, the lectures in this chapter include corresponding quizzes and, in some cases, practice problems to let you gauge your comprehension of the material. Each subject is broken down into a short video lesson to help you grasp the concepts and score well on the GRE.

### GRE Quantitative Reasoning Objectives

The GRE is used to evaluate students' capacity to undertake graduate-level study. The test's quantitative reasoning section accounts for approximately one-third of the total exam. Our factoring and quadratics lessons address areas covered in this segment of the actual GRE. Some particular topics addressed are:

• Using the FOIL (firsts, outsides, insides, lasts) method to multiply binomials
• Multiplying binomials with the area method
• Employing factoring to solve quadratic equations
• Transitioning non-standard quadratic equations into standard form
• Identifying different types of parabolas
• Understanding how to transfer a standard-form quadratic equation into vertex form (i.e., complete the square)

The GRE's quantitative reasoning component incorporates both multiple-choice questions and problems that ask you to calculate and enter a numeric answer. Subjects covered include data analysis, geometry, algebra, and arithmetic.

11 Lessons in Chapter 19: GRE Quantitative Reasoning: Factoring with FOIL, Graphing Parabolas and Solving Quadratics
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