# PowerScore GRE Forum

# Arithmetic Topics and Exercise Examples

RyanBornPowerScore
PowerScore Staff

Straight from ETS, maker of the GRE, here are the topics to know with example
exercises from POWERPREP,
the official practice tests.

Sources:
Official GRE Math Review [PDF} and
Official Introduction to the Quantitative Reasoning Measure.

**Integers (Properties and Types)**- Negatives and Positives
- Odds and Evens
- Primes and Prime Factorization
- Multiples, Divisors, and Quotients and Remainders
*Example Problems*

**Fractions**- Operations (+ − × ÷)
- Mixed Numbers
- Reciprocals
*Example Problems*- Easy — x > y…
- Medium — Kelly took three days to travel from City A to City B…

**Exponents and Roots**- Nonnegative and Negative Powers
- Square Roots and Fourth Roots of Positive Numbers
- Cube Roots
*Example Problems*

**Decimals**- Place Values and Powers of 10
*Example Problems*

**Real Numbers**- Integers, Fractions, and Decimals (Properties and Types)
- The Number Line
- Absolute Value
*Example Problems*- Easy — On the number line, the distance between x…
- Medium — x > y…

**Ratios (includes Proportions)***Example Problems*

**Percents****Sequences***Example Problems*

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