## McGraw-Hill's Top 50 Skills For A Top Score: ASVAB Reading and Math: ASVAB Reading and Math with CD-ROM
- Extra help and practice with every concept topic tested on the ASVAB
- Strategies for answering all multiple-choice and constructed response math question types on the SAT
- Small bits of information make a quick review--you can do one skill a day or a week and track your progress accordingly
Inside you'll find: 50 Top Skills Checklist; About the Pretest; Taking the ASVAB; ASVAB question types; 50-item Pretest Skills 1 - 50; Table of Formulas; 50-item Posttest I; Answers and Solutions; Computation Review; Table of Measurements; ASVAB Vocabulary; Word Roots; Prefixes; and Suffixes. |

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### Contents

Skill 26 Work with Positive and Negative Numbers | 88 |

Skill 27 Know Place Values and How to Round | 90 |

Skill 28 Order Your Operations | 92 |

Skill 29 Use Fractions and Decimals | 94 |

Skill 30 Understand Mixed Numbers | 96 |

Skill 31 Add and Subtract Fractions Mixed Numbers and Decimals | 98 |

Skill 32 Multiply and Divide Fractions Mixed Numbers and Decimals | 100 |

Skill 33 Convert between Percents Fractions and Decimals | 102 |

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Skill 5 Draw Conclusions | 34 |

Skill 6 Identify the Feeling or Mood of the Passage | 36 |

Skill 7 Focus on the Order of Events | 38 |

Skill 8 Identify the Authors Purpose | 40 |

Skill 9 Distinguish between Facts and Opinions | 42 |

Skill 10 Paraphrase to Understand What You Are Reading | 44 |

Skill 11 Compare and Contrast | 46 |

Skill 12 Make Inferences | 48 |

Skill 13 Use Context Clues to Understand Unfamiliar Words | 50 |

Skill 14 Know Root Words | 52 |

Skill 15 Recognize Prefixes and Their Meanings | 54 |

Skill 16 Recognize Suffixes and Their Meanings | 58 |

Skill 17 Identify SynonymsPart 1 | 62 |

Skill 18 Identify SynonymsPart 2 | 66 |

Skill 19 Build Your Vocabulary | 70 |

Skill 20 Know No Your Homonyms | 74 |

Skill 21 Know Your Antonyms | 78 |

Skill 22 Watch for Words That Are Often Confused | 80 |

Skill 23 Add and Subtract Accurately | 82 |

Skill 24 Multiply Whole Numbers | 84 |

Skill 25 Divide Whole Numbers | 86 |

Skill 34 Use Exponents and Roots | 104 |

Skill 35 Use Scientific Notation | 106 |

Skill 36 Identify and Understand the Mean Median and Mode | 108 |

Skill 37 Interpret Charts and Graphs | 110 |

Skill 38 Understand and Solve Equations | 114 |

Skill 39 Calculating Simple and Compound Interest | 118 |

Skill 40 Use Ratio and Proportion to Solve Problems | 120 |

Skill 41 Calculate Distance Rate and Time | 122 |

Skill 42 Determining Change and Percent Change | 124 |

Skill 43 Calculate the Probability of an Event | 126 |

Skill 44 Analyze Lines and Angles | 128 |

Skill 45 Understand the Characteristics of Triangles | 132 |

Skill 46 Know the Characteristics of Quadrilaterals | 136 |

Skill 47 Calculate the Perimeter of Polygons | 140 |

Skill 48 Calculate the Area of Polygons | 142 |

Skill 49 Calculate the Volume and Surface Area of Solids | 146 |

Skill 50 Calculate the Measures of a Circle a Sphere or a Cylinder | 148 |

AFQT Posttest | 150 |

Skill Answers and Solutions | 162 |

AFQT Resources | 178 |

For Download | 188 |