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Ch 29: GRE Quantitative Reasoning: Sets

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Review elements of sets to prepare for the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). Video lessons and quizzes incorporate these elements of the quantitative reasoning component in a simple and clear manner.

GRE Quantitative Reasoning: Sets - Chapter Summary

Use our GRE practice videos to enhance your understanding of sets. These tutorials cover material about mathematical sets you can use to score well on the quantitative portion of the GRE. Sets lessons discuss topics such as:

  • Mathematical sets
  • Venn diagrams
  • Two-way tables
  • Cardinality and subsets
  • Categorical propositions

In this chapter, video lessons cover information about mathematical sets and are accompanied by quizzes that can help you gauge how well you've assimilated the information. Topics are partitioned into bite-sized lessons to help you comprehend the material and improve your GRE performance.

GRE Quantitative Reasoning Objectives

The GRE is intended to assess how prepared a student is to undergo graduate-level study. The quantitative reasoning section of the exam comprises a little more than one-third of the entire test. Our tutorials on sets address concepts that will appear on this part of the GRE. These lessons offer specific instruction in the following:

  • Interpreting Venn diagrams
  • Working with mathematical sets
  • Identifying and understanding subsets according to cardinality
  • Interpreting two-way tables
  • Understanding categorical propositions

The quantitative component of the GRE covers material from the disciplines of geometry, arithmetic, data analysis, and algebra. Some of the questions are multiple-choice and call for one or more correct answer, while others are open-ended and mandate the calculation of an original numeric solution.

5 Lessons in Chapter 29: GRE Quantitative Reasoning: Sets
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Venn Diagrams: Subset, Disjoint, Overlap, Intersection & Union

1. Venn Diagrams: Subset, Disjoint, Overlap, Intersection & Union

The Venn diagram was introduced by John Venn. Yes, the Venn diagram is named after a real person! His idea was to show sets in terms of pictures. The Venn diagram is now used in many fields, including mathematics. Let's take a look at John Venn's idea.

Mathematical Sets: Elements, Intersections & Unions

2. Mathematical Sets: Elements, Intersections & Unions

Today we're going to explore mathematical sets, which are surprisingly simple! Sets are just collections of any objects or concepts, also known as elements, that can be related to each other through union or intersection.

Cardinality & Types of Subsets (Infinite, Finite, Equal, Empty)

3. Cardinality & Types of Subsets (Infinite, Finite, Equal, Empty)

In this video, we will add to our knowledge of sets. We will talk about cardinality, infinite, finite, equal and the empty set. I think you will find these very straightforward, so let's begin.

Categorical Propositions: Subject, Predicate, Equivalent & Infinite Sets

4. Categorical Propositions: Subject, Predicate, Equivalent & Infinite Sets

Watch this video lesson to learn how categorical propositions are written. You will also see what the subject and predicate are as well as learn about equivalent and infinite sets.

What is a Two-Way Table?

5. What is a Two-Way Table?

Do you believe in Martians? Do you watch football on television? A Two-Way Table or Contingency Table is a great way to show the results of all kinds of survey questions. In this video we will learn how to read a two-way table.

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