Ch 17: GRE Quantitative Reasoning: Sequences and Series

About This Chapter

Learn about sequences and series to help prepare you for math questions you may run into on the GRE. Watch engaging and fun video lessons on need to know concepts and test yourself with quizzes and a chapter exam.

GRE Quantitative Reasoning: Sequences and Series - Chapter Summary

Use these GRE review videos to develop expertise in mathematical sequences and series. These video lessons cover the quantitative concepts with which you'll need to be familiar to score well on the GRE. Topics addressed in the sequences and series lessons include:

  • Arithmetic sequences
  • Geometric sequences
  • Arithmetic series
  • Logic

In this chapter, lessons describe the methods used to determine formulas for different types of numeric patterns. Material is divided into short video tutorials with accompanying quizzes that let you test your knowledge and help you prepare for GRE success.

GRE Quantitative Reasoning Objectives

Designed to help predict a student's capacity to perform satisfactorily in graduate school, the GRE contains a section on quantitative reasoning that makes up approximately one third of the test. Our instructional videos on series and sequences relate information used in this portion of the GRE. Lesson objectives are offered in:

  • Identifying types of mathematical sequences
  • Formulating arithmetic sequences
  • Discerning geometric sequences
  • Understanding the arithmetic series formula
  • Utilizing mathematical logic and critical thinking

The GRE's quantitative reasoning section tests in areas of geometry, algebra, arithmetic, and data analysis. For some questions, you will be offered multiple responses and asked to choose one or more correct answers. Others will offer problems for which you will determine and enter your own numerical response.

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