CliffsNotes ASVAB AFQT Cram Plan

CliffsNotes ASVAB AFQT Cram Plan

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CliffsNotes ASVAB AFQT Cram Plan by Jane R. Burstein, Carolyn Wheater, Pat Proctor

Get a plan to ace the exam—and make the most of the time you have left.

Whether you have two months, one month, or even just a week left before the exam, you can turn to the experts at CliffsNotes for a trusted and achievable cram plan to ace the ASVAB AFQT—without ever breaking a sweat!

First, you'll determine exactly how much time you have left to prepare for the exam. Then, you'll turn to the two-month, one-month, or one-week cram plan for week-by-week and day-by-day schedules of the best way to focus your study according to your unique timeline.

Each stand-alone plan includes:

  • Diagnostic test–helps you pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses soyou can focus your review on the topics in which you need the most helpSubject reviews–cover everything you can expect on the actual exam:arithmetic reasoning, word knowledge, paragraph comprehension, andmathematics knowledge

  • Full-length practice test with answers and detailed explanations–a simulated ASVAB AFQT exam with scoring guide gives you an authentictest-taking experience

Test-prep essentials from the experts at CliffsNotes

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780544179721
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 08/02/2011
Sold by: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 312
Sales rank: 432,691
File size: 12 MB
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About the Author

JANE R. BURSTEIN taught English at Herricks High School in New Hyde Park, New York, for thirty-six years. She has been an ACT and SAT tutor for twenty-five years, and a Reader for the Advanced Placement English Language exam.

CAROLYN WHEATER is a math instructor at the Nightingale-Bamford School in New York City and writes extensively on standardized test mathematics. She resides in Hawthorne, New Jersey.
MAJOR PAT PROCTOR is an Iraq war veteran who has written for the U.S. Army War College Quarterly, Parameters, and Armchair General.

Table of Contents

I. Diagnostic Test.

Answer Sheet.

Section 1: Arithmetic Reasoning.

Section 2: Word Knowledge.

Section 3: Paragraph Comprehension.

Section 4: Mathematics Knowledge.

Scoring the Diagnostic Test.

Answer Key.

Section 1: Arithmetic Reasoning.

Section 2: Word Knowledge.

Section 3: Paragraph Comprehension.

Section 4: Mathematics Knowledge.

Answer Explanations.

Section 1: Arithmetic Reasoning.

Section 2: Word Knowledge.

Section 3: Paragraph Comprehension.

Section 4: Mathematics Knowledge.

II. Two-Month Cram Plan.

III. One-Month Cram Plan.

IV. One-Week Cram Plan.

V. Arithmetic Reasoning: Learning the Language.

A. Vocabulary.

B. Translating Sentences.

C. Predictable Problems.

D. Tax, Tip, and Interest.

E. Discount and Depreciation.

F. Commission.

G. Perimeter and Area.

VI. Arithmetic Reasoning: Tips and Tricks.

A. Addition.

B. Subtraction.

C. Multiplication.

D. Division.

E. Mixed Operations.

VII. Word Knowledge: Building Word Power.

A. Five Steps to Better Vocabulary.

B. Building a Power Vocabulary.

VIII. Word Knowledge: Testing Your Vocabulary.

A. Word Knowledge: Synonym Questions.

B. Word Knowledge: Words in Sentences.

C. Glossary of Vocabulary Words.

IX. Paragraph Comprehension: Improving Your Reading Skills.

A. How to Be a Good Reader.

B. Reading in Different Content Areas.

X. Paragraph Comprehension: Answering the Reading Questions.

A. Strategies for the Paragraph Comprehension Section.

B. Kinds of Paragraph Comprehension Questions.

XI. Mathematics Knowledge: Algebra.

A. Integers.

B. Radicals.

C. Variable Expressions.

D. Solving Equations and Inequalities.

E. Systems of Linear Equations.

F. Polynomials.

G. Solving Quadratic Equations.

H. Rational Expressions.

I. Ratio and Proportion.

J. Solving Rational Equations.

K. Linear Equations.

XII. Mathematics Knowledge: Geometry.

A. Angles.

B. Lines.

C. Triangles.

D. Quadrilaterals.

E. Perimeter and Area.

F. Five, Six, Seven, Eight.

G. Congruence and Similarity.

H. Circles.

I. Solids.

XIII. Mathematics Knowledge: Trigonometry.

A. Special Right Triangles.

B. Similar Right Triangles.

C. Solving for the Sides of Triangles.

XIV. Mathematics Knowledge: Probability.

A. Quick Counting.

B. Probability.

C. Mean, Median, and Mode.

XV. Full-Length Practice Test with Answer Explanations.

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