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0. INTRODUCTION

Part I

1. PROBLEM SOLVING PRINCIPLES

Problem Solving Advanced Principles, Principle #1: Understand the Basics, Principle #2: Build a Plan, Principle #3: Solve - and Put Pen to Paper, Principle #4: Review Your Work

2. PROBLEM SOLVING: STRATEGIES & TACTICS

Advanced Strategies, Advanced Guessing Tactics

3. DATA SUFFICIENCY: PRINCIPLES

Principle #1: Follow a Consistent Process, Principle #2: Never Rephrase Yes/No as Value, Principle #3: Work from Facts to Question, Principle #4: Be a Contrarian, Principle #5: Assume Nothing

4. DATA SUFFICIENCY: STRATEGIES & TACTICS

Advanced Strategies, Advanced Guessing Tactics

Part II

5. PATTERN RECOGNITION

Sequence Problems, Units (Ones) Digit Problems, Remainder Problems, Other Pattern Problems

6. COMMON TERMS & QUADRATIC TEMPLATES

Common Terms, Sequence Problems, Quadratic Templates, Quadratic Templates in Disguise

7. VISUAL SOLUTIONS

1. Representing Objects with Pictures, 2. Rubber Band Geometry, 3. Baseline Calculations for Averages, 4. Number Line Techniques for Statistics Problems

8. HYBRID PROBLEMS

Identify and Sequence the Parts, Where to Start, Minor Hybrids, Conserving Time

Part III

9. WORKOUT SETS