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PERT: Practice & Study Guide

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This study guide is designed to help you prepare for the PERT Common Placement Test. Use these engaging lessons and self-assessments to increase you math, reading and writing abilities and improve your chances of receiving a passing assessment of your college readiness.
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12 chapters in PERT: Practice & Study Guide

Ch 1. PERT: Basic Math Operations & Algorithms {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[61551].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What Is The Order of Operations in Math? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10611].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10611].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What Are Exponents? - Definition, Properties & Rules Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21727].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21727].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What Are Prime Numbers? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14973].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14973].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Find the Prime Factorization of a Number Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3740].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3740].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What is an Algorithm? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28063].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28063].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Percents: Definition, Application & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15622].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15622].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What is a Mathematical Sequence? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[633].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[633].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is a Linear Equation? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[553].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[553].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Problem solving using Linear Equations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11427].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11427].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Linear Inequality: Solving, Graphing & Problems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4691].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4691].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Solving Linear Equations with Literal Coefficients Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11426].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11426].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Solving Simultaneous Linear Equations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29551].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29551].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - How to Solve a System of Linear Equations in Two Variables Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21226].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21226].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - How to Solve and Graph One-Variable Inequalities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4688].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4688].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What is a Quadratic Equation? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17863].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17863].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - How to Solve a Quadratic Equation by Factoring Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[589].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[589].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Factoring Out Variables: Instructions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16803].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16803].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What are Polynomials, Binomials, and Quadratics? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12749].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12749].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - How to Add, Subtract and Multiply Polynomials Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[606].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[606].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Monomial: Definition, Examples & Factors Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5010].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5010].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Multiplying Binomials Using FOIL and the Area Method Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[582].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[582].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Factoring Polynomial Expressions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20869].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20869].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - How to Divide Polynomials with Long Division Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[607].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[607].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - How to Factor Quadratic Equations: FOIL in Reverse Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[584].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[584].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is a Coordinate Plane? - Definition, Quadrants & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15023].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15023].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Plotting Points on the Coordinate Plane Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11292].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11292].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What are Horizontal Lines? - Definition & Equations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11351].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11351].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Graphs of Parallel and Perpendicular Lines in Linear Equations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18806].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18806].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Slopes and Tangents on a Graph Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[163].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[163].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Equation of a Line Using Point-Slope Formula Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[164].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[164].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Slope-Intercept Form: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3572].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3572].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Strategies for Reading Comprehension Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44481].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44481].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Author's Purpose: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22526].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22526].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - How to Analyze the Purpose of a Text Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31234].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31234].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Analyze Plot: Steps and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22083].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22083].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How to Analyze Two Texts Related by Theme or Topic Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31236].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31236].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Understanding Tone and Mood in a Reading Passage Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4677].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4677].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Textual Evidence & Interpreting an Informational Text Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44414].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44414].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - How to Use Context to Determine the Meaning of Words Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1593].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1593].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Interpreting Figurative Language in Fiction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29258].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29258].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Interpreting Literary Meaning: How to Use Text to Guide Your Interpretation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4680].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4680].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Determining the Sequence of Events or Steps in a Reading Selection Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31585].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31585].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What Is Brainstorming? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1353].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1353].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Writing: Main Idea, Thesis Statement & Topic Sentences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1322].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1322].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Developing the Essay Topic Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31383].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31383].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Organize an Essay Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1323].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1323].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What is a Thesis Statement? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1355].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1355].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Introductions and Conclusions: Best Practices and Advice Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15533].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15533].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - How to Write Strong Transitions and Transitional Sentences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1334].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1334].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - How to Structure Sentences in an Essay Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1326].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1326].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Varied Sentence Structure in Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31453].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31453].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - How to Structure Paragraphs in an Essay Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2914].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2914].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - How Word Choice and Language Sets the Tone of Your Essay Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1330].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1330].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - How to Write With Good Diction to Develop Style, Tone & Point-of-View Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1316].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1316].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Active and Passive Voice Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1318].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1318].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Commonly Confused Words in English Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10916].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10916].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Writing Revision: How to Fix Mistakes in Your Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1335].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1335].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What Are the 8 Parts of Speech? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44601].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44601].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Verb Tense & Subject-Verb Agreement Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1313].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1313].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Identifying Errors of Verb Tense Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10912].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10912].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What Are Personal Pronouns? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1311].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1311].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Personal Pronouns and Antecedents: Number Agreement Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6424].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6424].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Subject-Verb Agreement: Using Uncommon Singular and Plural Nouns and Pronouns Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1314].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1314].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Parallelism: How to Write and Identify Parallel Sentences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1310].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1310].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Compound Antecedents: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6423].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6423].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - What Are Misplaced Modifiers and Dangling Modifiers? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1315].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1315].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Independent & Dependent Clauses: Subordination & Coordination Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1307].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1307].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Comparison of Adjectives & Adverbs: Examples, Sentences & Exercises Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6428].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6428].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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