How to Pass Numeracy Tests

How to Pass Numeracy Tests : Test Your Knowledge of Number Problems, Data Interpretation Tests and Number Sequences

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Candidates are increasingly likely to face psychometric tests as part of selection and assessment procedures. Numeracy tests are amongst the most common forms of assessment, and many people find them a real challenge.

This fully revised new edition of How to Pass Numeracy Tests provides practical advice and plenty of new practice questions to help candidates gain the skills and confidence to succeed. It deals with the three most common types of intermediate level numeracy test: data interpretation, number problems and number sequences.

Essential reading for school leavers, further education college students and those aiming to work in clerical/administration and middle management roles, How to Pass Numeracy Tests will help them to become familiar with the types of test used, learn to work under the pressure of time and improve test technique so that marks are not lost through simple errors.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 135 x 216 x 19.56mm | 299.37g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0749446641
  • 9780749446642
  • 774,505

Table of contents

1. a brief guide to selection tests why do employers and others use selection tests? what are selection tests? what is the difference between fair and unfair selection decisions? how is fairness achieved in test construction and administration? how are tests marked? what types of selection test might you be required to take? 2. how to prepare for taking selection tests can practice make a difference? how to perform to the best of your ability on tests how to use the practice tests what do your practice test scores mean? how to make the best use of feedback from practice tests other things you can do to improve your numeracy skills basic numeracy checklist multiplication matrix 3. taking real tests what to do when taking real tests how to record your answers taking tests online 4. number problem tests reviewing your basic numeracy skills number problem practice tests 5. data interpretation tests (1) data interpretation practice tests 6. data interpretation tests (2) data interpretation practice tests 7. number sequence tests worked examples of common number sequence problems number sequence practice tests 8. answers and explanations
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About Harry Tolley

Dr Harry Tolley is a Special Professor in the School of Education at the University of Nottingham as well as a researcher, author and freelance consultant. He is the co-author of many best-selling titles such as, How to Pass Verbal Reasoning Tests, How to Pass the New Police Selection Test, and How to Succeed at an Assessment Centre (all published by Kogan Page).

Dr Ken Thomas was Prinicipal Lecturer in Educational Management at the Hong Kong Institute of Education, and is now a chartered psychologist and author.
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