Master the GED: Mastering the Mathematics Test: Chapter 11 of 16

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Peterson's, Aug 1, 2010 - Study Aids
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Peterson's Master the GED: Mastering the Mathematics Test offers readers a complete look at both parts of the GED Mathematics Test. Readers will learn all about the GED Mathematics Test, including
  • Format and features
  • Measurements
  • Using the Casio FX-260 calculator for Part I
  • Recording answers to alternative format questions
  • Strategies for solving math problems (when and when not to work backward, simplest routes to answers, and searching geometry for clues)
  • Analyzing graphical data (graphs, charts, and tables)
  • Rounding, simplifying, and checking calculations
  • General test-taking strategies to score high
Master the GED: Mastering the Mathematics Test is part of Master the GED 2011, which offers readers 3 full-length practice tests and in-depth subject review for each of the GED tests-Language Arts, Writing (Parts I and II); Language Arts, Reading; Social Studies (including Canadian history and government); Science; and Mathematics (Parts I and II)-as well as top test-taking tips to score high on the GED.
 

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Contents

RECORDING YOUR ANSWERS TO ALTERNATIVE FORMAT QUESTIONS
2
STRATEGIES FOR SOLVING MATH PROBLEMS
5
ANALYZING GRAPHICAL DATA GRAPHS CHARTS AND TABLES
19
ROUNDING SIMPLIFYING AND CHECKING YOUR CALCULATIONS
31
GENERAL TESTTAKING STRATEGIES
38
SUMMING IT UP
39
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Foreword is by Sandra Reed, Former Dean of Graduate Studies at Savannah College of Art and Design. Reed grew up in Iowa. She received a full scholarship to attend Drake University, where she received her B.F.A. in painting and drawing. She earned the M.F.A. in painting from The George Washington University as the first Morris Louis Fellow in Painting. She taught at academic institution's Resident Associate Program, prior to moving to Savannah in 1993 to teach at the Savannah College Art and Design. She lives with her husband, John Spurlock, a painter and printmaker, in Savannah, Georgia.

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