Today’s business world is rich in data and information. To succeed in business, one needs to analyze information from a variety of resources, and develop strategies and make decision based on that information. It is Integrated Reasoning and it’s very important to learn for a business executive.
Beginning from June 5, 2012, the GMAT exam will measure student’s ability to solve problems of Integrated Reasoning.
The new Integrated Reasoning section of the GMAT exam will contain 12 questions.
This section will be multiple choice section.
The 30-minute Integrated Reasoning section will consist of 12 questions in four new formats.
4 types of questions will be part of integrated reasoning.
Graphics Interpretation: Interpret the graph or graphical image and select the option from a drop-down list to make the answer statements accurate.Need to analyze graphs.
Two-Part Analysis: Select one answer from each column to solve a problem with a two-part solution. Possible answers will be presented in a table with a column for each part.
Table Analysis: Sort the table to organize the data so you can determine whether certain conditions are met. Each question will have statements with opposing answers (e.g., yes/no, true/false, inferable/not inferable); select one answer for each statement.
Multi-Source Reasoning: Click on the page to reveal different data and discern which data you need to answer the question.
New GMAT FORMAT
GMAT exam will be of same time as 3 hours 30 Minutes as past.
Just analytical reasoning section will be now only 30 minutes which was of 60 minutes in past.
New integrated reasoning section will take 30 minutes of analytical reasoning section.