# DATA SUFFICIENCY

June 20, 2017 2020-06-18 14:08## DATA SUFFICIENCY

# DATA SUFFICIENCY

### Course Description

There are 31 questions in the GMAT Quant section. About ¼ – ⅓ of these are Data Sufficiency questions and the rest are Problem Solving questions.

ata Sufficiency is often a totally new type of math for students when they begin preparing for the GMAT. The first thing to do with a Data Sufficiency question is to learn the meaning of the options and commit them to memory. The answer choices are the same for every Data Sufficiency question. Therefore, the last thing you want to be doing on test day is reading the choices and thinking about what they mean.

Like many things on the GMAT, the answer choices in Data Sufficiency are written in a confusing way. Let’s rewrite them to make them easier to understand. Consider this very simple example of a Data Sufficiency question: