Quantitative Comparison (QC) questions are unique to the GRE, so they may seem a little strange at first. In this module, you'll learn the basic format of Quantitative Comparison questions, and you'll learn systematic techniques for solving them.

Please note that some of the lessons in this module may include math content that you're not yet familiar with. So, be sure to revisit these lessons throughout your preparation.


  • 1. Lesson: Intro to GRE Quantitative Comparison (QC) (4:08)
  • 2. Lesson: QC Strategy - Approximation (7:08)
  • 3. Lesson: QC Strategy - Matching Operations (6:44)
  • 4. Lesson: QC Strategy - Plugging in Numbers (7:35)
  • 5. Lesson: QC Strategy - Looking for Equality (4:14)
  • 6. Lesson: QC Strategy - Number Sense (4:45)
  • 7. Lesson: QC Strategy - Miscellaneous (2:43)
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Total viewing time for the GRE Quantitative Comparison module: 37 minutes.

Quantitative Comparison Tip

For Quantitative Comparison questions involving variables, you can immediately eliminate 2 of the answer choices by plugging values into the expressions.

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