How to Prepare for the GED

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Barron's Educational Series, Jul 1, 2004 - Study Aids - 768 pages
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Barron s popular high school equivalency test manual has undergone major revision with up-to-date review material, a full-length diagnostic test, and two full-length practice exams with questions answered and explained. Questions on the diagnostic test have answer keys, answer analyses, and self-appraisal charts. The book features extensive reviews in all test areas, which include English grammar, essay writing, social studies, science, arts and literature, and math.
 

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Contents

Tactics and Strategies in the Examination Room
7
A Diagnostic Examination
27
Diagnostic Examination
33
Answer Keys Summaries of Results and SelfAppraisal Charts
91
Answer Analysis
97
LANGUAGE ARTS WRITING TEST 1 PART 1
113
Parallel Structure
122
Writing Correct Sentences
131
Physics
404
Reading Commentary on the Arts
431
Poetry
450
MATHEMATICS TEST 5
465
Word Problems Using Basic Operations
478
Multiple Questions on One Topic
480
Equivalent Fractions and Reducing to Lowest Terms
493
Decimals and Percents
509

Case of Nouns and Pronouns
137
Adjectives and Adverbs
146
Mechanics
152
Spelling homonyms possessives and contractions
162
Organization
168
A Basic 650Word Vocabulary
183
Three Additional Sample Test Paragraphs with Answer Analyses
196
What Is a Paragraph?
213
Writing the Essay
227
Practice with Social Studies Readings
245
Basics in Interpreting Political Cartoons
272
Handling Social Studies Skills Questions
289
Glossary of Social Studies Terms
308
Social Studies Practice
321
SCIENCE TEST 3
337
Handling Science Skills Questions
351
Science Practice
369
Earth Science
387
Percent of Increase or Decrease
522
Working with Variables
536
Quadratic Equations
542
Geometry and Proportion
560
Practice Test Part II
576
Practice Examination One
593
Social Studies
606
Science
619
Mathematics
640
Answer Keys Summaries of Results and SelfAppraisal Charts
653
Practice Examination Two
677
Social Studies
690
Science
703
Mathematics
725
Answer Keys Summaries of Results and SelfAppraisal Charts
738
Acknowledgments
757
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Rockowitz former Chairman, Board of Examiners, New York City Board of Education.

Max Peters is former Chairman, Mathematics Department, George W. Wingate High School, New York City.

Samuel C. Brownstein was Chairman, Biology Dept., Wingate High School, Brooklyn, NY.

Wolf is a teacher of mathematics at Benjamin N. Cardozo High School, Bayside, NY.

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