TOP 13 GRE Quantitative Tips and Tricks

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  1. AREA OF A SQUARE:
    A2, WHERE S IS THE LENGTH OS THE SIDE OF THE SQUARE.
  2. AREA OF A RECTANGLE::A*B, WHERE A AND B ARE THE LENGTH AND BREADTH OF THE RECTANGLE IN ANY ORDER.
    1. AREA OF A PARALLELOGRAM:

    B*H, WHERE BASE IS THE LENGTH OF A SIDE OF A PARALLELOGRAM, AND HEIGHT IS THE  SHORTEST DISTANCE BETWEEN THE MENTIONED SIDE AND ITS OPPOSITE SIDE

    1. AREA OF A TRAPEZOID:

    B1+B2)*H/2, WHERE B1 AND B2 ARE THE PARALLEL SIDES OF A TRAPEZOID, H IS THE SHORTEST PERPENDICULAR DISTANCE BETWEEN B1 AND B2.

    1. AREA OF A CIRCLE:

    PI*R2, WHERE PI = 22/7 OR 3.14159, AND R IS THE RADIUS OF THE CIRCLE.

    1. AREA OF AN ELLIPSE:

    PI*R1*R2, WHERE R1 AND R2 ARE THE LONGEST AND SHORTEST RADII OF THE ELLIPSE.

    1. AREA OF AN ELLIPSE:

    PI*R1*R2, WHERE R1 AND R2 ARE THE LONGEST AND SHORTEST RADII OF THE ELLIPSE.

  3. PI*R1*R2, WHERE R1 AND R2 ARE THE LONGEST AND SHORTEST RADII OF THE ELLIPSE.       
    1. AREA OF A TRIANGLE:

    B*H/2, WHERE B (BASE) IS ANY SIDE OF THE TRIANGLE, AND H IS THE SHORTEST PERPENDICULAR DISTANCE BETWEEN THE BASE AND THE VERTEX OF THE TRIANGLE NOT ON THE BASE.

    1. AREA OF AN EQUILATERAL TRIANGLE:

    30.5*A2/4, WHERE A IS THE SIDE OF THE EQUILATERAL TRIANGLE

    1. AREA OF A TRIANGLE WITH SIDES A, B, AND C

    [S(S-A)(S-B)(S-C)]0.5 , WHERE S = (A + B + C)/2

    1. AREA OF A REGULAR POLYGON

    N*SIN(360O/N)S2/2, WHERE N = NUMBER OF SIDES OF THE POLYGON AND S = DISTANCE FROM THE CENTER OF THE POLYGON TO A CORNER

    1. AREA OF A KITE

    A*B/2, WHERE A AND B ARE THE 2 DIAGONALS OF THE KITE

    1. AREA OF A RHOMBUS

    A*B/2, WHERE A AND B ARE THE DIAGONALS OF THE RHOMBUS

    1. AREA OF A SEMICIRCLE

    PI*R2/2, WHERE PI = 22/7 OR 3.14159, AND R IS THE RADIUS OF THE CIRCLE.

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