Ch 48: SHSAT Math: Consumer Math

About This Chapter

Use our lessons to increase your understanding of consumer math problems, including how to determine discounts and sales taxes. These lively videos can aid you in answering these types of questions on the SHSAT.

SHSAT Math: Consumer Math - Chapter Summary

Let us help you review information about math issues related to everyday life and purchasing, such as sales taxes, interest rates and discounts on merchandise. Our video lessons may help you prepare for SHSAT questions on consumer math topics including:

  • Calculating sales taxes
  • Figuring discounts
  • Solving interest problems
  • Understanding compound interest formulas

You can watch these lessons as your schedule permits on a computer, tablet or smartphone. A clickable timeline makes it easy to jump back to particular points in the lesson that you wish to review. Our dashboard feature lets you track your progress through the lessons.

SHSAT Math: Consumer Math Chapter Objectives

Applicants to the specialized high schools operated by the New York City Department of Education must take the SHSAT. This test has a math and a verbal section. The math section consists of 50 questions, divided among word problems and computation problems.

The SHSAT questions are all multiple choice, as are our lesson quizzes. In addition to allowing you to evaluate your learning, these quizzes let you practice answering questions in a format like you'll see on the test.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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