Multiplying Success - Preparing Your Child for a Standardized Test in Math by Kayla Fay
... Standardized tests demand proficiency in word problems; some state tests have no 'straight' math problems at all. Help your child decode the math words in a problem. Get a good math vocabulary list that will help turn a sentence into an equation. 4. Find out where careless errors occur. Misaligned numbers, incorrectly copied problems or answers, misread operation signs, and sloppy handwriting cause children to miss problems they understand. When a careless error is made, make a notation of ...
Questions And Answers About The GED Test by Leonard Williams
... This means that your score for any individual GED test cannot be below 410, but if you get some that low, you need other GED tests to be well above 410 so that the scores for all five GED tests average out to at least 450. Here’s a simple way to think about this: if you’re taking a test with 10 questions, you’ll need to get at least six answers correct to pass. Each question on the GED test equals one point. You can miss one out of three questions, and still pass the GED.
Understanding the GED Test by Leonard Williams
... While most people have more questions or concerns about the math and writing tests, here's a review of all the tests in the five-part GED test series. For the science, social studies and reading tests, questions are designed to determine your ability to understand material, and then apply that understanding or knowledge by selecting the best answer among five multiple-choice options. You'll need to read and understand short passages of information and then make inferences, evaluations and ...
Parents Demand Dumbed-down Tests:An Unintended Bad Consequence of the No Child Left Behind Act by Joel Turtel
... Millions of high school students with low reading and math skills now risk not graduating from high school until they pass these tests. It is important that parents know the unvarnished truth about their children’s real academic abilities, but many parents are now frantic because they see their children’s failing grades on these new tests. As a result, they complain to school boards that they do not want their children taking these tests or not graduating from high school because of low ...
Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator by Matthew Keegan
... Well, it is pocket-sized, comes with 12MB of memory, does tons of math problems including statistical tests, has a complete alphabetical keyboard, and it can run programs to name a few. Still, if you are a Calculus student it doesn't do Calculus. However, you can bring the TI-83 Plus along for standardized tests and college admission exams. The device runs with 4AAA batteries, so you need to make sure you are fully charged before you start your tests or at least carry spare batteries with you.
Turbo Boost Your Brain Power by Leon Edward
... 5) Take Abstract Logic Tests There are test books available in bookstores that give extensive tests on abstract logic. These tests present one with sets of 3 pictures; the test taker has to extrapolate from the first three pictures what the fourth logical concluding picture will be. Buy a few of these books and try them out! Abstract logic may not be a direct help in concrete learning, but it actually improves your deductive reasoning capacity. Try any of these activities and see how they ...
Math Help Has Never Been This Entertaining by Katie Robbins
... This website provides games that will test and help you practice your basic math skills such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. You can play math bingo and hidden picture games. This is a great way to brush up on your basic arithmetic skills. Aplusmath.com also provides flashcards, worksheets, and a homework helper. Definitely try the homework helper. It allows you to input a math problem and helps you find the answer. Once your basic math skills are mastered try your ...
The GED Math Test: About the Casio fx-260 Calculator by Leonard Williams
... -- the test requires only basic knowledge and application of a few functions. And this knowledge will actually help test candidates solve the test's more complicated problems. The Casio fx-260 is worth learning. Understanding goes a long way toward reducing "math anxiety" and should improve the final GED Test math score. For additional GED study tips and math test tips, test information and free resources on the GED test, official testing sites, financial aid and student support, visit