# Prepare for the GED® Math Test

Review basic math skills and apply your knowledge by practicing with the same kinds of questions you may find on the test. This course will help you master the skills required to pass the Mathematics Reasoning module of the GED Math Test.

## Prepare for the GED® Math Test

## Details + Objectives

### Course code: ge3

Master the skills required to pass the Mathematical Reasoning module in the GED® test series. You will start off with a review of math basics and begin building the foundation you will need to solve the types of math problems commonly found on the test. In the process, you will develop hands-on experience with percentages, proportions, statistics, algebra, geometry, and more.

Each lesson will give you a chance to apply your knowledge by practicing with the same kind of questions you may find on the test. By the time you finish this course, you will be much more comfortable with your math skills, and you will know how, when, and why to use each math concept you learn.

**Note:** Some GED® Testing Centers require proof that you have passed a GED® test preparation course before you can take the official test. Before enrolling in this course, please check with the official GED® Testing Center where you intend to take your tests to make sure this course will meet their requirements. Not all states use the GED® test as their test for high school equivalency diploma.

**What you will learn**

- Learn the types of questions you will see on the math portion of the GED test
- Learn basic math concepts and problem solving techniques
- Review and practice fractions, decimals, and percentages
- Learn math laws and rules for computations you will perform on the test
- Learn that language of algebra, write algebraic sentences and solve equations and inequalities
- Learn to locate points on a grid and write equations for lines
- Learn to figure area and perimeter
- Compute the volume and surface area of solid objects
- Learn how to solve problems related to statistics
- Look at graphs that you will encounter in several modules of the GED test
- Learn test-taking tips, how to register for the test and schedule your test

**How you will benefit**

- Review and master basic math skills and build a foundation you will need to solve all types of problems found on the GED test
- Be prepared and confident to take the GED test

**How the course is taught**

- Instructor-Moderated or Self-Guided online course
- 6 Weeks or 3 Months access
- 24 course hours

## Instructors & Support

**Barbara Rolston**

Barbara Rolston holds a master's degree. Since 1975, she has been taught GED preparatory classes in a variety of settings, including adult schools, community colleges, and large corporations. She also was responsible for administering the GED exam in a correctional facility for two years. Math experience includes tutoring community college students on a wide range of math topics and serving as a math consultant for a nationwide adult student assessment system.

**Instructor Interaction:** The instructor looks forward to interacting with learners in the online moderated discussion area to share their expertise and answer any questions you may have on the course content.

## Requirements

**Prerequisites:**

You should have the ability to read and write the English language at a high-school level. You should also be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers. If you are testing in the United States, you should have an understanding of the English measurement system. If you're testing in Canada, you should be familiar with the metric system. Additionally, you must be 18 years of age to take the GED® exam or request an age waiver from the test center.

**Requirements:**

Hardware Requirements:

- This course can be taken on either a PC, Mac, or Chromebook.

Software Requirements:

- PC: Windows 8 or later.
- Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
- Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
- Adobe Acrobat Reader.
- Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

- Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

**Instructional Material Requirements:**

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.