## Backsolving

Summary

The content provides strategies for solving GRE word problems, focusing on backsolving as an effective alternative to traditional algebraic solutions.

- Backsolving involves starting with one of the numerical answers and working backwards to see if it makes sense, allowing for the elimination of incorrect answers.
- A recommended strategy is to begin with answer choice C, as this allows for the elimination of either the two larger or two smaller answers based on whether C is too big or too small.
- An alternative strategy suggests starting with answer choice B, offering a statistical advantage by potentially right or eliminating incorrect answers more efficiently.
- Practical application of backsolving is demonstrated through practice questions, showing how to apply the strategy and eliminate incorrect answers to find the correct one.
- The content underscores the importance of understanding and applying different problem-solving strategies for GRE word problems, enhancing test-takers' efficiency and accuracy.

Chapters

00:00

Introduction to Backsolving

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Backsolving Strategy Explained

01:31

Alternative Backsolving Approach

02:10

Practical Application of Backsolving

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