The Arithmetic test measures your skills in three primary
Operations with whole numbers and fractions
° addition, subtraction, multiplication, division
° recognizing equivalent fractions and mixed numbers.
Operations with decimals and percents
° addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
° percent problems, decimal recognition, fraction
° percent equivalencies, and estimation problems
Applications and problem solving
° rate, percent, and measurement problems
° geometry problems
° distribution of a quantity into its fractional parts.
Solve the following problems and choose your answer from the alternatives given.
1. All of the following are ways to write 20 percent of N EXCEPT
2. Which of the following is closest to
3. Three people who work full time are to work together on a project, but their total time on the project is to be equivalent to that of only one person working full time. If one of the people is budgeted for 1/2 of his time to the project and a second person for 1/3 of her time, what part of the third worker’s time should be budgeted to this project?
4. A soccer team played 160 games and won 65 per cent of them. How many games did they win?
5. The Number of Employees of Company K Who Were Involved in Accidents
|Plant X||Plant Y|
|Power Machine Operators||9||12|
The table above show the results of an industrial health
survey of 10,000 people employed at Company K for more
than 5 years. If 2,500 employees were surveyed in each of the four categories, which group of employees had the
highest accident rate?
A. Mechanics in plant X
B. Mechanics in plant Y
C. Power Machine Operators in plant X
D. Power Machine Operators in plant Y
7. 7.86 X 4.6 =
8. Which of the following is the least?
9. The average weight for a group of 20 women is 130
pounds. If the average weight for 3/4
of these women was 140 pounds, what was the average weight, in pounds, for the rest of the women?
There are three categories in the Elementary Algebra Test
Operations with integers and rational numbers:
° computation with integers and negative rationals,
° the use of absolute values, and ordering.
Operations with algebraic expressions.
° evaluation of simple formulas
° expressions, and adding
° subtracting monomials and polynomials,
° the evaluation of positive rational roots and exponents,
° simplifying algebraic fractions, and factoring.
Equation solving, inequalities, and word problems
° solving verbal problems presented in algebraic context
° geometric reasoning
° the translation of written phrases into algebraic expressions
1. If a number is divided by 4, and then 3 is subtracted, the result is 0. What is the number?
2. 16X - 8
B. 8 (2x-x)
C. 8 (2x-1)
D. 8 (2x-8)
3. If X^2 - X - 6 = 0 then X is:
A. -2 or 3
B. -1 or 6
C. 1 or -6
D. 2 or -3
4. If A represents the number of apples purchased at 15
cents each and B represents the number of bananas purchased at
10 cents each, which of the following represents the total value of the purchases?
C. 10A + 15B
D. 15A + 10 B
The College-Level mathematics test assesses proficiency
from intermediate algebra through precalculus. The categories
° simplifying rational algebraic expressions
° factoring and expanding polynomials
° manipulating roots and exponents
Solutions of equations and inequalities
° the solution of linear and quadratic equations by factoring
° expanding polynomials,
° manipulating roots and exponents
° plane geometry
° the coordinate plane, straight lines, conics, sets of points in a plane
° graphs of algebraic functions
Application and other algebra topics
° complex numbers
° series and sequences
° determinants, permutations
° combinations, fractions
° word problems
Functions and trigonometry
° polynomial, algebraic, exponential, logarithmic functions
° trigonometric functions.
1. If f (x) = X^4-x+2, then f (-x) =
2. The equation x^2+2ix-4=0 has as its roots