McGraw-Hill Education Short Course for the GED Test

McGraw-Hill Education Short Course for the GED Test

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McGraw-Hill Education Short Course for the GED Test by McGraw-Hill Education

Short on time? Choose the GED test guide that gets straight to the point!

If you want smart GED test guidance from educators you can rely on, but your study time is limited, this is the book for you! McGraw-Hill Education: Short Course for the GED Test gives you quick and concise preparation for all four test subject areas—Reasoning Through Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, and Mathematical Reasoning. You'll get the review and practice you need to score your best—and get the high school credential you want!

With this time-saving guide, you will:

  • Learn all the essentials about the test
  • Reinforce new skills with exercises and drills
  • Get ready for each test section with instruction and quizzes on every test topic
  • Take Posttests to measure your GED test readiness

This Short Course can help you sharpen your skills, boost your confidence, reduce your stress, and do your best on test day—all in a short amount of time!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071836852
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 12/10/2014
Edition description: List
Pages: 592
Sales rank: 1,200,457
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.20(d)

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McGraw-Hill Education is the leading publisher of GED test preparation materials.

Table of Contents

Introducing the GED® Test vii

About the GED® Test vii

How Do I Register? viii

What Are the Question Formats? ix

The Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA) Test xii

The Mathematical Reasoning Test xiii

The Science Test xiii

The Social Studies Test xiii

More About the Test Interface xiii

How the Tests Are Scored xiv

Test-Taking Strategies xv

How to Use This Book to Set Up a Study Plan xvii

Reasoning Through Language Arts 1

Chapter 1 Reading and Analyzing Texts 3

Chapter 2 Comparing Texts 29

Chapter 3 Writing Extended Responses 45

Chapter 4 Editing for Conventions of Standard English: Grammar and Usage 67

Chapter 5 Editing for Conventions of Standard English: Capitalization and Punctuation 90

Mathematical Reasoning 103

Chapter 1 Integers 104

Chapter 2 Exponents and Properties of Numbers 118

Chapter 3 Fractions 139

Chapter 4 Decimals 150

Chapter 5 Ratios, Rates, and Proportions 163

Chapter 6 Percents 171

Chapter 7 Probability and Statistics 178

Chapter 8 Geometry 189

Chapter 9 Polynomials and Rational Expressions 199

Chapter 10 Equations and Inequalities 219

Chapter 11 Graphing 247

Chapter 12 Functions 260

Science 273

Chapter 1 Life Science 274

Chapter 2 Earth and Space Science 312

Chapter 3 Physical Science 344

Social Studies 387

Chapter 1 Civics and Government 388

Chapter 2 United States History 411

Chapter 3 Economics 441

Chapter 4 Geography and the World 452

Chapter 5 Writing the Extended Response 464

Posttests 477

Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA) Posttest 478

Mathematical Reasoning Posttest 491

Science Posttest 506

Social Studies Posttest 515

Posttest Answer Key 525

Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA) 525

Mathematical Reasoning 526

Science 529

Social Studies 531

Exercise Answer Key 533

Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA) 533

Mathematical Reasoning 539

Science 558

Social Studies 565

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