# Contemporary’s, Top 50 Math Skills for GED Success [Grade 9-12]

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- Synopsis
- Top 50 Math Skills for GED Successis a fast course for the GED Mathematics Test!The text is designed to present the top 50 math skills as a review and practice for students. Each skill is targeted in a single lesson and contains instruction and practice. The text contains a pre-test and a post-test to assess student's skills deficiencies and areas of strength. Pretest The 50-question pretest contains a question for each of the 50 skills most likely to be seen on the GED Mathematics Test. Each question has been organized around the four major content areas of the GED Test. This test is designed to accurately assess which skills require additional study. Each question number is directly correlated to the lesson skill number in the text. Lesson Structure Each lesson is presented in a two-page format. The top of the two-page spread contains the title of the skill. The left page contains instruction and any information relevant to successfully understand the skill. That skill is then applied to an example problem illustrating a step-by-step solution. The right page of the lesson is the GED Readiness page. That page of the lesson is divided into three practice question types: Concept, Procedure, and Application. The bottom of the page references related skills throughout the text. Posttest The posttest inTop 50 Math Skills for GED Successis formatted just like the GED Test, and is designed to assess student's readiness for the GED. An evaluation chart correlates each question to a specific skill as well as to specific review pages within the text. This chart also correlates to the GED Math Satellite book (0-8092-2232-9) for further instruction and practice. Computation Review Section Students can use the Computation Review section for a quick review of the basic math skills important for GED success. Each math skill is presented with an explanation, examples, and brief practice problems. Other Features Top 50 Math Skills for GED Successcontains a detailed Annotated Answer Key, which not only shows the correct answer for each problem in the text but a step-by-step illustration of how the answer was derived. Casio fx-260 instructions are included with an illustration of the calculator face that shows which functions are used on the GED Test. Instructions on using the basic functions and step-by-step examples using the calculator for certain functions are included. An Estimation section illustrates guidelines for estimation using whole numbers, mixed numbers, decimals, and formulas involving Pi. A detailed explanation when to use and when not to use estimation during the GED Test is included along with example problems that illustrate each estimation guideline. Top 50 Math Skills for GED Successcontains a special instructional section on the use of Alternative Answer Formats. Illustrations and instructions on using the grids with whole numbers, decimals, and fractions are included as well as right, left, or center justification explanations. An instruction on using the coordinate plane grid is also included.

- Copyright:
- 2004

## Book Details

- Book Quality:
- Publisher Quality
- ISBN-13:
- 9780072973839
- Publisher:
- Wright Group/McGraw-Hill
- Date of Addition:
- 10/25/10
- Copyrighted By:
- The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
- Adult content:
- No
- Language:
- English
- Has Image Descriptions:
- No
- Categories:
- Nonfiction, Textbooks, Mathematics and Statistics
- Grade Levels:
- Ninth grade, Tenth grade, Eleventh grade, Twelfth grade
- Submitted By:
- Bookshare Staff
- Usage Restrictions:
- This is a copyrighted book.

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