# GRE Math Strategy: Backsolving

#### 12/30/2021

GRE math word problems are no fun. But hear me out... what if you didn't have to make equations to solve them? What if... you could just try out the answer choices to see which one worked?

Well, I'm here to tell you that backsolving is real, and that it is often quicker and more effective than using algebra. In this brief video, I walk you through a real GRE math question to show you how to use this valuable strategy.

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