Working on Integrated Reasoning for GMAT

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  • The Verbal and Quantitative section contains 0-60.

  • Verbal and Quantitative scores are struck into total score on a scale of 200-800.

  • The AWA Analysis of an Argument essay contains 0-6 scale.

  • The Integrated Reasoning Section 1-8 and this section like the AWA is scored independently and also NOT adaptive and not part of the 200-800 score.

  • Summary of 5 different scores:

    • AWA score (0-6),

    • Integrated Reasoning score (1-8),

    • Quantitative score (0-60),

    • Verbal score (0-60) and

    • An aggregate score (200-800 for the Verbal and Quant).

GMAT Integrated Reasoning

  • This section will examine your real-world reasoning skills.

  • In this section candidates have to examine information from different sources and in different formats and the major attention is on both quantitative and verbal reasoning abilities.

There are 4 types of question format as mentioned below:

Graphics interpretation:

  • It includes graphical plots with 2-3 sub-questions consisting of sentences that need completing such as:

    • Venn diagrams,

    • charts,

    • Curves etc.

  • And you have to select answer from three or four-choices available in a drop-down menu.

Two-part analysis

  • It includes Verbal or quantitative reasoning and you have to select 2 answers from 5-6 choices, one per column

Table analysis

  • A Table is given with three yes/no or true/false type sub-questions.

  • The data can be re-sorted.

Multi-source reasoning

  • This types of questions have three major sources of information i.e. memos, emails etc.

  • There can be three yes/no statements or a traditional 5-choices MCQs.

And this same data set can be used for several questions.