Numeracy Tests For Dummies

Author: Colin Beveridge

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119953189

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

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The easy way to get practice and excel at numeracy tests Whether you're looking for a new job, applying to certain university courses, or attempting to join the military, you're increasingly likely to face a numeracy test as part of the screening process. And the only way to prepare for a numeracy test is practise. Numeracy Tests For Dummies is an accessible one-stop guide to pass these test. Featuring expert advice, instruction, review, and plenty of practise, Numeracy Tests For Dummies will help you succeed. Numeracy Tests For Dummies contains instruction and revision on: Basic mathematical knowledge and skills Data interpretation Quantitative reasoning Numerical sequencing

Teacher's Skills Tests For Dummies

Author: Colin Beveridge,Andrew Green

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118661648

Category: Education

Page: 352

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If you’re preparing for the newly revised Numeracy and Literacy Skills Tests, Teacher’s Skills Tests For Dummies is your one–stop for both exams, providing you with subject–matter review, revision and practice tests you need to tackle the tests with confidence and succeed. Written by expert authors in Maths, English, and Education (with the credentials to prove it), Teacher’s Skills Tests For Dummies provides you with: – A review of the key maths and English concepts you need to know to do well – Full length practice tests and tons of additional practice questions – Online accessible audio tests for spelling and mental arithmetic — to better prepare you for the actual test – Tips and tricks (along with mistakes to avoid) to become a better test taker With this book — and a bit of work on your part — you’ll be positioned to pass your skills tests and gain that coveted place on a teacher–training course.

Basic Maths For Dummies

Author: Colin Beveridge

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111997562X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 284

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Whether you are returning to school, studying for an adult numeracy test, helping your kids with homework, or seeking the confidence that a firm maths foundation provides in everyday encounters, Basic Maths For Dummies, UK Edition, provides the content you need to improve your basic maths skills. Based upon the Adult Numeracy Core Curriculum, this title covers such topics as: Getting started with the building blocks of maths and setting yourself up for success Dealing with decimals, percentages and tackling fractions without fear Sizing Up weights, measures, and shapes How to handle statistics and gauge probability Filled with real-world examples and written by a PhD-level mathematician who specialises in tutoring adults and students, Basic Maths For Dummies also provides practical advice on overcoming maths anxiety and a host of tips, tricks, and memory aids that make learning maths (almost) painless - and even fun.

Psychometric Tests For Dummies

Author: Liam Healy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111999649X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

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Today's job market is tough; it's dog-eat-dog, ruthless and competitive. Preparation is essential if you want to get the edge. As psychometric testing becomes standard for blue-chip companies to one-man bands this For Dummies guide could mean the difference between success and failure. As the world of HR embraces psychometric testing, more and more people are faced with the daunting prospect of having to sit these mysterious exams. The tests have become the standard way in which employers judge abilities – your capacity to work with numbers, words and diagrams; your attainment – what you actually know; and your personality – how you’re likely to act. Psychometric Testing For Dummies is the essential tool for being prepared and calm. The book takes readers step-by-step through each type of test, what to expect and how to prepare for them. It also offers over 850 sample questions to practice on. Psychometric Testing For Dummies makes these notoriously difficult and confusing tests easy. Psychometric Testing For Dummies includes: Understanding why psychometric tests are used Detailed examination of numerical, verbal, technical and abstract tests Full explanation of personality tests How to deal with feedback Over 850 sample questions

Basic Maths Practice Problems For Dummies

Author: Colin Beveridge

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118351614

Category: Mathematics

Page: 384

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Learn to: Master maths with more than 2,000 practice questions Add, subtract, multiply and divide with confidence Work with decimals, fractions and percentages Size up weights and measures Fun, friendly coaching and all the practice you need to tackle maths problems with confidence and ease In his popular Basic Maths For Dummies, professional maths tutor Colin Beveridge proved that he could turn anyone – even the most maths-phobic person – into a natural-born number cruncher. In this book he supplies more of his unique brand of maths-made-easy coaching, plus 2,000 practice problems to help you master what you learn. Whether you're prepping for a numeracy test or an employability exam, thinking of returning to school, or you'd just like to be one of those know-it-alls who says, 'Oh, that's easy!' about any maths problem that comes your way, this book is for you. Master basic arithmetic, fast – in no time, solving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division problems will seem as easy as tying your shoes Face down fractions – you'll never again feel shy around fractions, decimals, percentages and ratios Juggle weights and measures like a pro – whether it's a question of how much it weighs, how long (or far) it is, or how much it costs, you'll never be at a loss for an answer Make shapes your playthings – circles, squares, triangles and rectangles – you'll measure them, draw them and manipulate them with ease Open the book and find: 2,000 pencil-and-paper practice problems The keys to mastering addition, subtraction, multiplication and division The lowdown on fractions, decimals and percentages Basic geometry made easy How to handle weights, measures and money problems How to read charts, tables and graphs at a glance

How to Pass Data Interpretation Tests

Unbeatable Practice for Numerical and Quantitative Reasoning and Problem Solving Tests

Author: Mike Bryon

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749462337

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 216

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Data interpretation tests are fast becoming the most common type of numeracy questions set in psychometric examinations. Almost every battery of psychometric tests will include a data interpretation sub test, or series of questions in this discipline and at some point in their career almost everyone will have to pass one. How to Pass Data Interpretation Tests provides over 300 practice data interpretation questions, with answers and detailed explanations to help you improve your score. With indispensable help and advice on how to prepare for the tests it includes 20 mini-tests and 3 realistic full-length tests, enabling you to familiarise yourself with the approaches needed, develop your exam technique and achieve the results you want.

Real World Maths

Building Skills for Diverse Learners

Author: Anne Vize

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780987542724

Category: Mathematical ability

Page: 78

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'Real World Maths - building skills for diverse learners' is a practical, user friendly book designed to support students with limited numeracy skills. It meets the needs of students at upper primary and secondary level, and provides teaching tips, activity ideas and copiable student pages. Topics include work and life skills maths, basic concepts, financial literacy, fractions, decimals and percentages, time, money, shape and design.

Psychometric Tests For Graduates

Gain the confidence you need to excel at graduate-level psychometric and management tests

Author: Andrea Shavick

Publisher: How To Books

ISBN: 1848036094

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 192

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Are you a graduate? Looking for a brilliant job? Then you should know that over 95 percent of the FTSE 100 companies use psychometric and management tests to select their graduate recruits, as do the police, the Civil Service, local authorities, the Armed Forces, the Fire Service, financial institutions, the motor industry, the IT industry - the list is endless. In fact, tests are now an integral part of the recruitment process for most medium-large sized organisations worldwide. So if you're looking for a job, you need this book! It includes: 37 genuine graduate-level practice tests from SHL Group plc, the biggest test publisher in the world; 227 questions covering verbal, numerical, abstract and spatial reasoning, mechanical comprehension, fault diagnosis, accuracy and personality; and, genuine practice Brainstorm, Scenarios and Fastrack management tests. It also includes valuable advice on: online psychometric tests; researching your target employer; and, assessment centre visits (including role-plays, group discussions, in-tray exercises and presentations). This book gives you the three things you need to pass graduate-level psychometric and management tests: information, confidence, and plenty of practice.

How to Pass the QTS Numeracy and Literacy Skills Tests

Essential Practice for the Qualified Teacher Status Skills Tests

Author: Chris John Tyreman

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 074946254X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 216

View: 2241

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All trainee teachers in England and Wales have to sit numeracy and literacy skills tests in order to achieve Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) which permits them to continue or start teaching. How to Pass the QTS Numeracy and Literary Skills Test is the only book available that includes both literacy and numeracy revision and mock tests. The numeracy section starts at a low level and includes a diagnostic test, a maths review, mental and general arithmetic practice, and revision of statistics. It gives the reader a good grounding in the skills needed to pass the test, particularly if maths has always been a weak subject. The literacy section includes practice material on spelling, punctuation, grammar and comprehension. It highlights the areas where people commonly have problems, and provides easy to follow explanations and practice questions and answers. This book comes with FREE audio files for mental arithmetic tests. To download them please visit: http://www.koganpage.com/qts

How to Pass Advanced Numeracy Tests

Improve Your Scores in Numerical Reasoning and Data Interpretation Psychometric Tests

Author: Mike Bryon

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749467908

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 184

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By testing expert Mike Bryon, How to Pass Advanced Numeracy Tests provides a wealth of practice questions and detailed explanations to boost your ability in a range of numeracy assessment tests. With over 500 practice questions and four realistic tests, it is ideal for graduate and management level candidates who want to revise the basics and progress to more difficult questions. Sections on quantitative reasoning, data interpretation and business judgement offer realistic practice to help you rise to the challenge and beat the competition.

Starting an Online Business For Dummies

Author: Greg Holden

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118652010

Category: Computers

Page: 456

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Mind your business with this updated edition of the bestselling online business how-to guide Have a computer, an Internet connection, and a dream? Then, you're already on your way to starting your very own online business. This fun and friendly guide can help you turn your big idea into big bucks whether you're expanding your real-world storefront online or creating your own virtual startup. Starting an Online Business For Dummies, 7th Edition will show you how to identify a market need, choose a web hosting service, implement security and privacy measures, open up shop, and start promoting to the world. Covers the latest trends and techniques for online discoverability - from social media marketing to search engine rankings, online couponing to optimization for mobile devices, and beyond Highlights business issues that are of particular concern to online entrepreneurs Walks you through the best practices of successful online businesses, including customer service, marketing, analytics, and website optimization tools Provides advice on choosing an e-commerce platform, protecting your domain name, securing trademarks, working with vendors and distributors, and keeping your customer's personal data safe There's no time like now to start a new endeavor and no guide like Starting an Online Business For Dummies, 7th Edition to get your online business going.

Ultimate Psychometric Tests

Over 1000 Verbal, Numerical, Diagrammatic and Personality Tests

Author: Mike Bryon

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749474521

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

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The use of psychometric tests in job selection procedures is more prominent than ever and for unprepared candidates they represent a considerable challenge that can get in the way of them successfully landing a new job. The best-selling Ultimate Psychometric Tests, now in its third edition, is the biggest book of its kind, containing over 1000 practice test questions of a multitude of different types of tests with accompanying answers and explanations. Also including an overview of which companies employ which tests, including L'Oreal, Sony, HMV, Toyota and IKEA among others, it has plenty of advice on how to get test-wise and seriously improve scoring. Providing sample questions from all the major types of test, including verbal reasoning, numerical reasoning, personality questionnaires, non-verbal and diagrammatic reasoning, new tests also now include spatial recognition and visual estimation, situational awareness tests as well as quantities and conversion tests. From the popular Ultimate series, this is the definitive guide to acing any type of psychometric testing you encounter as well as keeping your mind sharp and active.

All the Math You'll Ever Need

A Self-Teaching Guide

Author: Steve Slavin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471674028

Category: Mathematics

Page: 240

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A sharp mind, like a healthy body, is subject to the same rule of nature: Use it or lose it Need a calculator just to work out a 15 percent service charge? Not exactly sure how to get the calculator to give you the figure you need? Turn to this revised and updated edition of All the Math You'll Ever Need, the friendliest, funniest, and easiest workout program around. In no time, you'll have total command of all the powerful mathematical tools needed to make numbers work for you. In a dollars-and-cents, bottom-line world, where numbers influence everything, none of us can afford to let our math skills atrophy. This step-by-step personal math trainer: Refreshes practical math skills for your personal and professional needs, with examples based on everyday situations. Offers straightforward techniques for working with decimals and fractions. Demonstrates simple ways to figure discounts, calculate mortgage interest rates, and work out time, rate, and distance problems. Contains no complex formulas and no unnecessary technical terms.

Passing the Numeracy Skills Test

Author: Mark Patmore

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1473916992

Category: Education

Page: 112

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"I'm so grateful for this book, which was invaluable for passing the skills test and made it much less intimidating. It explained each component of the test clearly and concisely so that I knew what to expect, taking me through the key knowledge and skills needed for each part and using language that was easy to follow. The example questions helped me identify areas to work on and were great practice to build my confidence." -Ruth Makoff, PGCE (Secondary) Teacher Trainee All applicants to Initial Teacher Training in England need to PASS the QTS Numeracy Skills Test before starting their course. The test is designed to ensure trainee teachers have a sound grasp of numeracy skills such as mental arithmetic and interpreting statistics and how to apply these in practice. This popular and widely recommended book outlines all of the requirements of the QTS Numeracy Skills Test, explains the essential subject knowledge candidates need and includes practice questions for test preparation. This sixth edition, written by one of the authors of the test itself, is updated throughout and includes a full practice test, more practice questions and more question and answer commentary. It is more than a collection of practice questions. It includes advice, tips, test commentary and guidance to help you pass first time. It helps you to: familiarise yourself with the skills and knowledge to be tested fully understand the format and structure of the numeracy skills test know what to expect on the day of the test HOW TO USE THIS BOOK This book is divided in to six chapters. Chapter 1: this very short chapter has been included to remind you of the basic arithmetic processes. The majority of you will be able to miss this unit out, but some may welcome a chance to revise fractions, decimals, percentages, etc. Chapters 2-4: these cover the three 'content' areas (see above), one area per chapter. Chapter 5: this includes a practice mental arithmetic test, and a full practice onscreen test for you to work through. Chapter 6: this contains answers and key points for all the questions in the main chapters and for the sample tests. In each chapter, the additional required knowledge, language and vocabulary are explained, and worked examples of the type of questions to be faced are provided together with the practice questions. The answers for these questions are given in Chapter 6, together with further advice and guidance on solutions. Revision checklists You can use the checklists in your revision to make sure that you have covered all the key content areas.

How to Pass the Civil Service Qualifying Tests

The Essential Guide for Clerical and Fast Stream Applicants

Author: Mike Bryon

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749461802

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

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The recruitment process for jobs in the Civil Service is tough. Competition is fierce, especially for applicants entering via the Fast Stream process, and candidates must pass qualifying tests to stand a chance of being successful. How to Pass the Civil Service Qualifying Tests aims to help applicants reach the standard demanded by the real tests and ultimately achieve their goal of working for the Civil Service. This fully updated fourth edition includes all the key aspects of how to pass the test, including guidance on standard entry; information on Fast Stream success; questionnaires that you are likely to encounter; work assignment examples and expert advice. Also including vital practice material for the online tests and e-tray exercises, this essential book will help you build up speed, accuracy and confidence when taking the Civil Service qualifying tests.

Numeracy and Clinical Calculations for Nurses

Author: Neil Davison

Publisher: Lantern Publications

ISBN: 9781908625243

Category: Medical

Page: 176

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Numeracy and Clinical Calculations for Nurses is a user-friendly introduction for student nurses which guides the reader from the basics through to the core calculations required in a healthcare setting.

Facebook For Dummies

Author: Carolyn Abram

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119453836

Category: Computers

Page: 432

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Take control of your Facebook profile When you join Facebook, you're joining a community with over two billion people spread around the globe. It helps to have the insight on not only how to set up your profile and add content, but also how to make sure you control who sees—and doesn't see—your posts. Facebook For Dummies provides the trusted guidance you need to set up a profile, add content, and apply the many tools Facebook provides to give you control of your content. Primarily known as a way for individuals to share information, photos and videos, and calendar invitations, Facebook has gained prominence as a means to spread news, market products, and serve as a business platform. Whatever you’re looking to use it for, this book shows you how to use all the features available to make it a more satisfying experience. Build your profile and start adding friends Use Facebook to send private messages and instant notes Discover ways to set privacy and avoid online nuisances Launch a promotion page Get ready to have a whole lot of fun on the largest social network in the world.

Years 6 - 8 Maths For Students

Author: Consumer Dummies

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0730326802

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 392

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Your tutor in a book! Master the essential mathematical skills for success! 'I don't know how to do this' is a refrain heard whilst many a student is doing homework. Parents are increasingly called on for assistance, but are themselves struggling to help their children. Years 6-8 Maths For Students is a reference guide for both students and parents, aiming to fill the gaps in a student's knowledge base, build confidence and reduce stress. Written with the same friendly, how-to approach of the successful For Dummies books, this new educational reference will empower students and develop their mathematical skills for exams, NAPLAN testing and, most importantly, life beyond secondary school. With worries that students are being taught to pass tests at the expense of understanding — this guide will help students cement their mathematical foundations. Grasp the nuts and bolts of numbers, algebra, geometry and measurement Helps students with maths as they transition from primary to secondary school Complete homework and prepare for tests with confidence Save money on expensive tutors. Years 6-8 Maths For Students empowers students to improve their educational outcomes.

Numeracy Tests

Practice Questions and Expert Commentary to Help You Pass

Author: Alan Redman

Publisher: Trotman Education

ISBN: 9781844552443

Category: Employment tests

Page: 240

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This guide to numeracy tests is written by the people who create the tests - they coach you performing to your best and provide hundreds of practise test examples, as used by current recruiters.

Numerical Reasoning Tests

Sample Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Numerical Reasoning Test Questions and Answers

Author: Marilyn Shepherd

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781910602164

Category:

Page: 170

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Marilyn Shepherd provides clear and detailed information on everything you will need to know about numerical reasoning tests with explanations to every question, and how they will help you pass initial recruitment stages.