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Ch 8: HSPT Test: Using Estimation in Mathematics

About This Chapter

Estimation is a handy short cut when you are solving math problems and is a key component of mental math. Use the lessons in this chapter to improve your chances of selecting correct answers estimation-related questions on the HSPT test.

HSPT Test: Using Estimation in Mathematics - Chapter Summary

Estimation is one of the most useful tools you can put into your math toolbox. Polish up your skills by reviewing the information in these short video lessons. You be prepared to answer questions on the HSPT test about the following:

  • Using estimation to solve math problems
  • Estimating differences using rounding
  • Using front-end estimation
  • Conducting estimation with decimals

Each of our video lessons is presented by a highly qualified instructor who is able to answer questions as you work your way through the lessons. Lesson quizzes and a chapter test help you assess your abilities, identify your strengths and weaknesses and pinpoint your review to those areas in which you need the most help.

HSPT Test: Using Estimation in Mathematics Chapter Objectives

The HSPT test is use by specific Catholic high schools with placement of ninth-grade students into appropriate curricula. In addition, it is used as criteria for admission and scholarship selection purposes. The test is given to eighth-grade students and covers math, language, verbal and qualitative skills. Our Using Estimation in Mathematics chapter aligns with the mathematics content area. There are approximately 64 questions on this section of the exam.

When you take the HSPT, you will take it with paper and pencil. The test consists of 298 questions, all of which are multiple choice. Each question has a list of possible responses. You must read each question thoroughly and select the correct answer from the list.

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