**ERIC Number:**ED474333

**Record Type:**Non-Journal

**Publication Date:**2002

**Pages:**49

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**ISBN:**ISBN-0-9717167-1-4

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Mathematics: Measurement and Data Analysis. GED Scoreboost.

Hoyt, Cathy

GED "Scoreboost" materials target exactly the skills one needs to pass the General Educational Development (GED) tests. This book focuses on preparing for the GED mathematics test. It provides 16 strategies for developing the skills needed for measurement and data analysis. These are: (1) review the standard units of measurement; (2) review the metric units of measurement; (3) use the calculator with measurement problems; (4) use diagrams in measurement problems; (5) solve perimeter, area, and volume problems; (6) use the formulas page with set-up problems; (7) use formulas to solve problems; (8) grid in answers to measurement problems; (9) use tables and charts; (10) work with bar graphs; (11) work with line graphs; (12) work with circle graphs; (13) find mean, median, and mode; (14) solve probability problems; (15) use the calculator to solve data problems; and (16) grid in answers to data analysis problems. The test taker should practice these strategies, apply them to the GED practice activities in the book, and take the GED practice test at the end of the book. (SLD)

Descriptors: Data Analysis, Equivalency Tests, High School Equivalency Programs, Mathematics Tests, Measurement Techniques, Test Wiseness

New Readers Press, 1320 Jamesville Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13210. Tel: 800-448-8878 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.newreaderspress.com.

**Publication Type:**Guides - Non-Classroom

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**Language:**English

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**Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys:**General Educational Development Tests