- A review of the key maths and English concepts you need to know to do well
- Full length practice tests and tons of additional practice questions
- Online accessible audio tests for spelling and mental arithmetic — to better prepare you for the actual test
- Tips and tricks (along with mistakes to avoid) to become a better test taker
With this book — and a bit of work on your part — you’ll be positioned to pass your skills tests and gain that coveted place on a teacher-training course.
Fun, friendly coaching and all the practice you need to tackle maths problems with confidence and ease
In his popular Basic Maths For Dummies, professional maths tutor Colin Beveridge proved that he could turn anyone – even the most maths-phobic person – into a natural-born number cruncher. In this book he supplies more of his unique brand of maths-made-easy coaching, plus 2,000 practice problems to help you master what you learn. Whether you're prepping for a numeracy test or an employability exam, thinking of returning to school, or you'd just like to be one of those know-it-alls who says, 'Oh, that's easy!' about any maths problem that comes your way, this book is for you. Master basic arithmetic, fast – in no time, solving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division problems will seem as easy as tying your shoes Face down fractions – you'll never again feel shy around fractions, decimals, percentages and ratios Juggle weights and measures like a pro – whether it's a question of how much it weighs, how long (or far) it is, or how much it costs, you'll never be at a loss for an answer Make shapes your playthings – circles, squares, triangles and rectangles – you'll measure them, draw them and manipulate them with ease
Open the book and find: 2,000 pencil-and-paper practice problems The keys to mastering addition, subtraction, multiplication and division The lowdown on fractions, decimals and percentages Basic geometry made easy How to handle weights, measures and money problems How to read charts, tables and graphs at a glance
Based upon the Adult Numeracy Core Curriculum, this title covers such topics as:Getting started with the building blocks of maths and setting yourself up for success Dealing with decimals, percentages and tackling fractions without fear Sizing Up weights, measures, and shapes How to handle statistics and gauge probability Filled with real-world examples and written by a PhD-level mathematician who specialises in tutoring adults and students, Basic Maths For Dummies also provides practical advice on overcoming maths anxiety and a host of tips, tricks, and memory aids that make learning maths (almost) painless - and even fun.
Whether you're looking for a new job, applying to certain university courses, or attempting to join the military, you're increasingly likely to face a numeracy test as part of the screening process. And the only way to prepare for a numeracy test is practise. Numeracy Tests For Dummies is an accessible one-stop guide to pass these test. Featuring expert advice, instruction, review, and plenty of practise, Numeracy Tests For Dummies will help you succeed.
Numeracy Tests For Dummies contains instruction and revision on:Basic mathematical knowledge and skills Data interpretation Quantitative reasoning Numerical sequencing
Accessible, well-informed and fully-illustrated, this is a book that shows perfectly just how varied and fascinating mathematics is as a subject.