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ASVAB Exam Cram™ by Kalinda Reeves, Karl W. Riebs

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Answer Explanations for Arithmetic Reasoning

26.Answer C is correct. To solve this problem, first find the square footage (that is, area) of the lawn: Area = l * w

= 30ft * 50ft

= 1,500 ft2

Then calculate the total cost.

Total cost = (cost/ ft2)(total ft2)

= ($0.05)(1,500 ft2)

= $75

27.Answer B is correct. The first step is to convert all distances to the same unit. Then it's just a matter of adding decimals to get the total distance.
Swim: 400 meters (m) = 0.4 kilometers (km) [Remember: 1 km = 1,000 m]
Bike:  =50.6 km
Run: + = 5.75 km
 56.75 km
28.Answer C is correct. This is a simple division problem with a small twist. Once you get your answer (a decimal) you must apply common sense. Three vans won't be quite enough; to get everyone to the game you'll ...

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