This lesson is part of a series of practice test questions for the quantitative reasoning section of the GRE revised General Test.

These are the directions for the Quantitative Comparison Questions.

Directions: Compare Quantity A and Quantity B, using additional information centered above the two quantities if such information is given, and select one of the following four answer choices:

(A) Quantity A is greater.

(B) Quantity B is greater.

(C) The two quantities are equal.

(D) The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.

Example 1:

Quantity A: Area of quadrilateral

Quantity B: 56
Example 2:

Quantity A: AB

Quantity B: BC

Example 3:

Quantity A: AB

Quantity B: 8
Example 4:

O is the center of the circle

AO = OB

Quantity A: Area of semicircular region

Quantity B: Area of triangular region ABC Example 5:

Quantity A: 180 + a

Quantity B: b + c

These are the directions for the Quantitative Comparison Questions.

Directions: Compare Quantity A and Quantity B, using additional information centered above the two quantities if such information is given, and select one of the following four answer choices:

(A) Quantity A is greater.

(B) Quantity B is greater.

(C) The two quantities are equal.

(D) The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.

Example 1:

Quantity A: Area of quadrilateral

Quantity B: 56

Quantity A: AB

Quantity B: BC

Quantity A: AB

Quantity B: 8

O is the center of the circle

AO = OB

Quantity A: Area of semicircular region

Quantity B: Area of triangular region ABC Example 5:

Quantity A: 180 + a

Quantity B: b + c

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