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Taking the Password Maths Test for Bahrain Polytechnic
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Test Overview 41 questions (timed) 90 minutes 4 sections You may use paper and/or a calculator to work out your answers
Test Overview When expressing a number or a symbol raised to a power, use the carat symbol (for example x^3 is x 3 ) When expressing a fraction, use the forward slash key (for example ½) When writing a formula, do not put any spaces between numbers or symbols Answers should be in number format (for example: 34 not thirty four)
Section: Example The following slides will show examples of some, but not all question types in the test
Section: Example Calculation Calculate (14 x 5 x 4)/(28 x 2) Percentages Express 3/20 as a percentage Calculate 15% of 36, to one decimal place Ratios Divide 180 into a ratio of 2:3
Section: Example Algebra Calculate the value of x. 7x + 8 = 29 Calculate the value of x. 2x 2 + 4x – 4 = 0 Solve 7 3x = 21, give your answer correct to two decimal places Equations Simplify (a 3 b 5 )/(abc 3 ) Rearrange V = lwh/3 to make h the subject
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