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CliffsTestPrep California High School Exit Exam: Mathematics can help you pass this critical competency exam necessary for high school graduation. More and more high schools are requiring exit exams in order to ensure that all students graduate with a thorough knowledge of state standards in mathematics. This easy-to-use CAHSEE Mathematics Preparation Guide gives you that extra edge with
- Three full-length practice tests
- Samples and strategies for all question types
- Analysis of each exam area
- Answers to common questions about the test
- Glossaries for arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and units of measure
This book will help you understand the types of questions that will test your knowledge of state standards from grades six and seven and Algebra I. In addition, you'll hone your knowledge of subjects such as
- Basic math, including arithmetic, rational numbers, and fractions
- Statistics, including statistical measurements, data samples, and probabilities
- Geometry, including measurements, shapes, and the Pythagorean Theorem
- Algebra and functions, including powers and simple roots, graphing, and linear equations
- Mathematical reasoning, including strategies, skills, and concepts to solve problems
With guidance from the CliffsTestPrep series, you'll feel at home in any standardized-test environment!
Synopsis
A complete guide to help students prepare effectively for the CAHSEE Math exam
The California High School Exit Exam in Math will be a reality for all students in the state by year 2006. Covering all content from statistics, data analysis, and probability to measurement, geometry, mathematical reasoning, and algebra this test-prep guide offers anxious students in-depth subject reviews and exam-taking tips they need to succeed. It comes complete with three full-length practice tests.
Jerry Bobrow, PhD (Woodland Hills, CA) has nearly 30 years experience administering test preparation programs in California.
Synopsis
Your complete guide to a higher score on the new CAHSEE: Math
About the contents:
Introduction
- Understanding the test format and scoring
- Using the elimination strategy
- Taking a positive approach
- Answering your questions about the test
Part I Working Toward Success
- Analysis of each exam area
- Samples and strategies for all question types
- A review of basic mathematics, including arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and graphs and charts
Part II Three Full-Length Practice Tests with Answers and Explanations
Plus
- Glossaries with definitions of terms for arithmetic and algebra
- Glossary of measurement and geometry terms
Test Prep Essentials from the Experts at CliffsNotes®
About the Author
Jerry Bobrow, Ph.D., is an award-winning educator and author. He is a national authority in the field of test preparation and has been administering the test preparation programs for most California state universities for the past 29 years. Each and every year he administers over 500 programs assisting over 17,000 students in preparing for standardized exams. Dr. Bobrow has authored over 30 national best-selling test preparation books including Cliffs Preparation Guides for the CSET, GRE, GMAT, SAT I/PSAT, CBEST, TAKS, PPST, ELM, GED, and ACT.
Table of Contents
Preface.
Study Guide Checklist.
Introduction.
PART I: WORKING TOWARD SUCCESS.
Strategies for the Math Test.
A Quick Review of Mathematics.
PART II: FULL-LENGTH PRACTICE TESTS.
CAHSEE Practice Test #1.
Test #1—Answers and Explanations.
CAHSEE Practice Test #2.
Test #2—Answers and Explanations.
CAHSEE Practice Test #3.
Test #3—Answers and Explanations.
Arithmetic/Statistics and Probability Glossary of Terms.
Algebra Glossary of Terms.
Measurement and Geometry Glossary of Terms.
Final Preparations.