Ch 15: Discover Health Occupations Readiness Test: Measurement Types

About This Chapter

Learn about converting standard units of measurement in this chapter of the Discover Health Occupations Readiness Test study guide. Prepare for your exam by reviewing units and conversion of the metric system; practice measuring length, weight, time and capacity and using scale drawings.

Discover Health Occupations Readiness Test: Measurement Types - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter provide an overview of the purposes of different types of measurement and conversion processes between types of measurement. The metric system, measurement of different dimensions, and scale drawings are discussed. By the end of this chapter, you should be familiar with:

  • How to convert standard units of measurement
  • The metric system
  • Measuring length, weight, time and capacity
  • Reading and interpreting scale drawings

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Measurement Types Objectives

This Measurement Types chapter covers topics that are found in the Measurement portion of the exam, which is in the Mathematics section of the Discover Health Occupations Readiness test. This test is used to assess the academic readiness of students to enter various healthcare roles. The Measurement portion of the exam contains two questions, constituting 3% of the total exam. Other areas tested include Reading, Science, and English and Language Usage. This exam is made up of four-option multiple-choice questions. There are 85 questions in all, and 105 minutes are allotted to complete the test.

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