Ch 17: ASVAB Math: Calculating Interest

About This Chapter

Watch our easy-to-understand video tutorials to learn all about interest and how to calculate it in order to solve math problems. Here you'll find everything you'll need to succeed on the math section of the ASVAB!

ASVAB Math: Factoring - Chapter Summary

Use this chapter to learn about the concept of interest and how to compound interest. Watch our informative video lessons to get to know different formulas for compounding interest and then test your skills with our self-assessments. Subjects in this chapter include:

  • The definition and purpose of interest
  • Math problems involving money
  • Formulas for compounding interest

Each video lesson has been organized by our awesome instructors in order to help you learn in the easiest way possible! Read along with the handy video transcripts and memorize every formula in preparation for the ASVAB.

ASVAB Math: Calculating Interest Chapter Objectives

The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is a test that can be taken throughout the year by those looking to join the United States Military. The ASVAB is offered mainly to high school students, many of whom are enrolled in ROTC programs, and it tests a candidate's fluency in several academic fields.

In the pencil-and-paper version of the test, there are 25 multiple-choice questions in the Math Knowledge subtest that must be completed within 24 minutes. These details vary slightly in the computer version of the ASVAB, with 20 minutes allotted to answer 16 questions. The Math Knowledge section contains some questions about money and interest that this chapter is designed to prepare you for. After using this study guide, you will be able to explain the definition and purpose of interest, solve simple problems involving money, and compound interest using a variety of formulas.

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