Did you do well on the first practice exam? I sure hope so! Use this answer key to score the practice exam in Chapter 13, and check out the answer explanations. If you didn’t do well, don’t worry — there are three more practice tests in this book to help you hone your English and math skills.
Don’t waste time trying to equate your score on this practice test with your potential score on the actual AFQT. It can’t be done. Instead, use the results of this practice test to determine which areas you should devote more study time to.
Mathematical word problems can be tough. You have to develop a skill for determining which factors are relevant to the problem and then be able to convert those factors into a mathematical formula to arrive at a correct solution. Yikes! No wonder so many math books are on the market! A few good ones that may help are Basic Math & Pre-Algebra For Dummies by Mark Zegarelli; Math Word Problems For Dummies, Algebra I For Dummies, ...