ASVAB AFQT For Dummies

ASVAB AFQT For Dummies

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Your hands-on guide to scoring well on the AFQT ASVAB AFQT For Dummies reviews the core concepts that comprise the AFQT portion of the ASVAB, providing the tools that you need to get your best score and become eligible for military enlistment. This practical, hands-on guide features four practice exams (16 subtests in total) and detailed explanations of the answers. You'll find the instruction, explanation, and practice you need to master the critical Word Knowledge, Paragraph Comprehension, Arithmetic Reasoning, and Mathematics Knowledge subtests. Rod Powers is a First Sergeant, U.S. Air Force (Retired), and the author of the bestselling ASVAB For Dummies, 2nd Edition . ASVAB AFQT For Dummies features four practice exams-more than any other title available! Included is a branch-by-branch breakdown of required AFQT scores With test-taking tips and insight from a military expert, ASVAB AFQT For Dummies is the only guide you need to ace the test and start your military career.
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  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 208.28 x 274.32 x 25.4mm | 340.19g
  • John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Chichester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0470566523
  • 9780470566527
  • 635,610

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Your tactical guide to maximizing your AFQT scoreThis friendly, practical guide gives you everything you need to hit the Armed Forces Qualification Test with an alpha strike! You'll get clear, easy-to-understand guidance on mastering every aspect of the exam: Word Knowledge, Paragraph Comprehension, Arithmetic Reasoning, and Mathematics Knowledge. Taking the AFQT tour -- take a guided tour of the AFQT and get a clear explanation of the four ASVAB subtests that make up your AFQT scoreEnglish-language basic training -- pump up your vocabulary, word knowledge, and reading comprehension skills for both of the language-related subtestsCalculating better math knowledge -- get easy-to-follow instructions on everything from working with fractions to dealing with decimals to knowing the angles of geometryWorking with word problems and arithmetic reasoning -- make sense of word problems and develop a strategy for answering reasoning questionsPractice makes perfect -- take four practice exams and track your progress with complete explanations and answersOpen the book and find: The score you need to join each branch of the military A breakdown of how the AFQT score is computedAdvice for getting the most out of your study timeInstructions on how you can request a retest How to make smart guesses when you need toAlgebra and geometry reviewsLearn to: Test your knowledge and practice your test-taking skills with four complete AFQT examsBoost your score and become eligible for enlistmentBe confident with your English and math knowledgeMaster critical sections of the exam
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Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Taking the AFQT Tour. Chapter 1: Examining the AFQT. Chapter 2: Facing the AFQT Head-on. Chapter 3: The Art of Studying and Test Taking. Part II: English as a First Language. Chapter 4: Prefabricating a Voluminous Vocabulary. Chapter 5: The Word Knowledge Subtest. Chapter 6: Reading for Comprehension. Chapter 7: The Paragraph Comprehension Subtest. Part III: Calculating Better Math Knowledge. Chapter 8: Know Your Math. Chapter 9: The Mathematics Knowledge Subtest. Chapter 10: Working with Word Problems. Chapter 11: The Arithmetic Reasoning Subtest. Part IV: AFQT Practice Exams. Chapter 12: Practice Exam 1. Chapter 13: Practice Exam 1: Answers and Explanations. Chapter 14: Practice Exam 2. Chapter 15: Practice Exam 2: Answers and Explanations. Chapter 16: Practice Exam 3. Chapter 17: Practice Exam 3: Answers and Explanations. Chapter 18: Practice Exam 4. Chapter 19: Practice Exam 4: Answers and Explanations. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 20: Ten Tips for a Better AFQT Score. Chapter 21: Ten Topics to Explore. Index.
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About Rod Powers

Rod Powers is a recognized expert in all U.S. military matters. A retired Air Force First Sergeant, he is the author of ASVAB For Dummies and Veterans Benefits For Dummies and is the U.S. military guide for
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