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Sample of Basic Math Skills Assessment

The attached is an example of a more comprehensive assessment of basic skills.  Math is a progression of skill building necessary to reach another level of math skills.  I have found that many students struggling with algebra and geometry are deficient in these basic math skills.  
 
                                         

Sample of Basic Math Skills Assessment

(Will tailor to appropriate grade level)

  

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B

C

D

Select whether each of the following is an even integer or an odd integer.

1.        The sum of two even integers

EVEN

ODD

Select the place:

2.        472

Ones

Tens

Hundreds

Thousands

Evaluate and select correct answer

3.        (2 – 17) ÷ 5  

–3

3

-15

15

Evaluate and show as decimal

4.        12.837 + 1.65 – 0.9816

13.5054

13.6054

14.469

15.469

Convert following percentages to decimal

5.        27.3%

27.3

273.0

2.73

0.273

Convert following decimals to percentage

6.        0.375

0.375%

3.75%

37.5%

375.0%

Evaluate and round to thousandths

7.        0.6% of 800

4.800

480.000

2.400

240.000

Evaluate

8.        If a person’s salary increases from $200 per week to $234 per week, what is the percent increase?

117%

17%

145%

14.5%