Worcester State University
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Arithmetic

This test measures your ability to perform basic arithmetic operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of fractions and decimals) and to solve problems that involve fundamental arithmetic concepts, including percentages.
Below are five sample questions representing the level of material.
 

1: 4.26 X 2.7
 

A) 1.1502     B) 11.502      C) 115.02      D) 1150.2
 



 

2: 5 3/6 - 2 4/7


A)3 1/14     B)3 39/42     C)2 13/14     D)2 1/14
 



 

3: 196 is 70% of what number
 

A) 137     B) 333     C) 254     D) 280
 



 

4: A basketball team played 80 games and only won 42.5% of them. How many games did they win?
 

A) 34     B) 33     C) 36     D) 43
 



 

5: 3/7 / 1 2/3
 
A)15/21     B)3 8/9     C)1 2/5     D)9/35
 

 

 


The correct answers are:

1.(B)  2.(C)  3.(D)  4.(A)  5.(D)

 
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