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ASVAB Math: Solving Math Word Problems Chapter Exam

Exam Instructions:

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Question 1 1. Both Drew and Barry have a baking company. They are competitors. This coming weekend they are going head to head in the annual bake-off competition at the county fair. Drew is going to bake 15 of his best known pies such as chocolate mousse and coconut creme. Barry is going to also bake 15 of his best known pies such as sweet potato and key lime. How many total pies will be baked between Drew and Barry?

Question 2 2.

Which of the following is an equation to solve this word problem?

Joe has four blue pens and three green pens. Sarah gives Joe four blue pens and two green pens. Sarah originally had 10 blue pens and 12 green pens. How many blue pens does Sarah now have?

Question 3 3.

What operations are needed to solve this word problem?

Joe has 8 Dalmatians. Sarah has 3 fewer Dalmatians than Joe. How many Dalmatians do they have together?

Question 4 4. Sarah has been working at her new job for 2 weeks now and she just got her first paycheck for the amount of $875. If Sarah had worked for 35 hours per week during those 2 weeks, how much does she get paid per hour?

Question 5 5. What is the volume of a box with no lid and all sides of equal length that has a surface area of 125 square meters?

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Question 6 6. What is the first step in solving a word problem?

Question 7 7. If we want to find the surface area of the inside of a swimming pool with the dimensions 2 m deep x 10 m wide x 30 m long, then why is this surface area different from a rectangular prism with the dimensions 2 m deep x 10 m wide x 30 m long?

Question 8 8. What kinds of notes should you take?

Question 9 9. What is 56% written as a decimal?

Question 10 10. Two cars leave from two different cities 50 miles apart on a straight highway. If one car is going at 50 mph and toward the other car which is going 60 mph, at what time will they meet?

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Question 11 11. Farmer John can till his field 1.5 times faster than Farmer Bob. If they work together, they can till the field in 6 hours. How long would it take Farmer John on his own?

Question 12 12. What is the volume of the cube created by taking two 6 by 2 strips of paper, folding them into thirds, and using each third as a side of the cube?

Question 13 13. Carl has two parts to his journey to work 30 miles away. The first part he drives a car for 15 minutes at 20 mph. The second part he is on a boat going 10 mph. Which of the following shows the situation properly?

Question 14 14.

Which of these statements is an important part of this word problem that you should sketch and make note of to help you solve the problem?

Drew and Barry each have a baking company. They are competitors. This coming weekend they are going head-to-head in the annual bake-off competition at the county fair. Drew is going to bake 15 of his best known pies such as chocolate mousse and coconut creme. Barry is also going to bake 15 of his best known pies such as sweet potato and key lime. How many total pies will be baked between Drew and Barry?

Question 15 15. Six lollipops are divided equally among three friends. If each friend now has 10 lollipops, how many lollipops did each friend originally have?

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Question 16 16. What is 30 percent of 120?

Question 17 17. What is the first step in solving word problems?

Question 18 18. Sam has 4 RED balloons and 8 PURPLE balloons. Judy has 12 RED balloons and 4 ORANGE balloons. How many RED balloons do Sam and Judy have together?

Question 19 19. What important thing do you have to remember when restating word problems?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is not a rate?

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Question 21 21. What is the second step in solving word problems?

Question 22 22. Joy takes a car and a boat to get to work. It takes Joy two hours to get to work each morning. If Joy spends 45 minutes on the boat, how long does she spend driving?

Question 23 23. Amy, Barry and Carter are building a fence. Together, it takes them 4 hours. If Amy worked alone, it would take her 14 hours. If Carter worked alone, it would take him 16 hours. Rounded to the nearest hour, how long would it take Barry to build the fence alone?

Question 24 24. What is the first and most important step in solving rate word problems?

Question 25 25. What is the area of the circle enclosed by taking a 10 cm by 6 cm sheet and wrapping it so that the short edges touch?

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Question 26 26. What parts of your word problem should you sketch?

Question 27 27. Two trains meet each other in Treeport. One train comes from the east two hours away. The other train comes from the west three hours away. If both trains are 120 miles away, how much faster is the faster train traveling?

Question 28 28.

Take this word problem:

Lucy's rabbit recently had a litter of bunnies and so did Sam's rabbit. Sam's rabbit gave birth to 4 boy and 3 girl bunnies. Lucy's rabbit gave birth to 2 boy and 8 girl bunnies. How many baby rabbits does Lucy have?

Which of the following is NOT an important part of this word problem:

Question 29 29. Sam's rabbit recently had a litter of bunnies and so did Lucy's rabbit. Sam's rabbit gave birth to 4 boy and 3 girl bunnies. Lucy's rabbit gave birth to 2 boy and 8 girl bunnies. How many boy rabbits were born altogether?

Question 30 30. What is the area of the circle enclosed by taking a 4 cm by 6 cm sheet and wrapping it around a 6 cm tall cylinder?

ASVAB Math: Solving Math Word Problems Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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