Ch 37: HSPT Test: Mathematical Reasoning

About This Chapter

This chapter is about forming conjectures in math, mathematical reasoning skills, critical thinking skills and logic. Use these lessons to prepare for questions on the mathematics section of the HSPT test.

HSPT Test: Mathematical Reasoning - Chapter Summary

In these lessons, our professional instructors explain some of the basics of mathematical reasoning. Follow along with our instructors in this series of short, engaging lesson videos to prepare for questions about:

  • Conjectures in mathematics
  • Connective reasoning
  • Inductive and deductive reasoning
  • Using critical thinking and logic in math
  • Logical equivalence

For an additional review of the material, read over the lesson transcripts. These written overviews of the lessons can help you reinforce your comprehension of the material and provide you with a way to study the key terms and figures of the chapter. After each chapter, test your understanding of the material with the lesson quizzes and use the video tags from your quiz result to reinforce your understanding of the material.

HSPT Test: Mathematical Reasoning Chapter Objectives

The HSPT exam is an admissions test used by select Catholic high schools when making admission, scholarship, and curriculum placement decisions. On this exam, you will be asked to complete a series of 298 multiple-choice questions, in a two-hour and 30-minute testing session. These questions will be used to measure your academic skills, including 64 of which that will assess your knowledge and skills with mathematics. To improve your abilities answering these questions use this chapter to improve your mathematical reasoning skills.

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