Absolute Phrases

Read the following sentences: About 70 percent of the tomatoes grown in the United States come from seeds that have been engineered in a laboratory, their DNA modified with genetic material not

Gerunds

A Verbal is a verb that acts as a different part of speech – not as a verb. There are three types of verbals: Infinitives – these take the form

Participles

Quite simply, participles are words formed from verbs which can be used as describing words (on the other hand, gerunds are verbs used as nouns, but that is a topic for

Number Property

Most people feel that the topic of number properties is hard or at least a little tricky. The reason is that no matter how much effort you put into it, you

Context in verb tenses

There is no restriction on how many tenses we can use and mix within a sentence, as long as they are appropriate for the context of the sentence. The problem is that

How to approach difficult quants problems

Many students have a hard time understanding what makes a difficult question, difficult. They assume that the tougher questions are either testing something they don’t know, or that these problems

How to use units digits to avoid calculations

Imagine you would have to solve 130,467 * 367,569. Without a calculator, we are surely entering a world of hurt. But we can see almost instantaneously what the units digit

Divisibility of 2

We know the divisibility rules of 2, 4 and 8: For 2 – If the last digit of the number is divisible by 2 (is even), then the number is

Permutation & Combination

First, recall that the probability of x is the number ways x can occur/number of total possible outcomes (or p(x) = # desired/ # total). Another way to think about

Strategies For Solving Data Sufficiency

Memorize the Data Sufficiency answer choices The directions and answer choices for Data Sufficiency questions never change. Memorize them so that you have no problems on test day. There is