greg said: “i have failed the math test 2 times and in need to pass it . i just dont understand most of the math problems . i need some help” Continue reading

# Category Archives: Math Essentials

# GED Math Question from Pegalina: “I Just Can’t Seem to Pass It”

pegalina said: “i have taken the math GED test 4 times and all 4 times i have only been able to get 400 ALL 4 TIMES. it is so frustrating and i just cant seem to pass it. ANY ADVICE????” Continue reading

# GED Practice Question from Saru

A small farm with a market value of 120,000 was assessed for 60% of its market value. The farm is taxed at 2% of the assessed value. Find the tax on the farm. Continue reading

# GED Election Practice Question… Answered

Yeah, everyone says there ain’t math in everyday life like in the GED math test, but look at how math makes a difference in who gets to be president? That’s a big deal… and you can see the same sort of math on the GED. So, here’s the question… Continue reading

# Rice Ratios… Gotta love that GED Math.

Ratios are pretty important for the GED math test. And if you can use ’em ever day, like when you’re cooking, you’ll exercise your GED thinking muscles. It’s pretty easy, right? A ratio just shows the relationship between two numbers. 1:2 ratio means, if you got 1 of something, you have 2 of something else. So not all GED test stuff is hard. Continue reading

# Rice Ratios… GED Math in the Kitchen?

I’m a guy, right? So you know I don’t cook. Yeah, yeah, I got ketchup in my fridge, that’s about it. But Maria came all up in here tryin’ to teach me to make somethin’ to eat. Okay, yeah, a guy’s gotta eat. Continue reading

# GED Math in Elections?

Yo. So, part of GED math is knowing how to understand data, right? What do you make of all the data we hear about elections? Yeah, that’s right, election year’s almost here, and all the candidates are yappin’ on the airwaves and tryin’ to put the best spin on their election. You know how it go! Continue reading

# Speed GED…in a Sweet Vette…

Yo, hey, I found this sweet ride…. Chevy ‘Vette… convertible…honey blue and black leather inside. Kinda used, so it’s only $27,599. A steal, right? Continue reading

# GED Math for Christmas?

Hey, I just heard on the TV news, how you’re only s’posed to spend 1.5% of your year’s takehome pay on Christmas gifts… yeah, it’s that time of the year again… so if I’m makin’ $20,000 grand… 20,000 x .015 = $300 … (1% is 200, plus half that, $300)… Can’t have Christmas on 300 bucks! Gotta get my GED, start rakin’ in the real dough.

# GED Math… What’s the Best Deal?

Maybe pullin’ out the calculator’s the best way to figure this one out. Here’s the deal: I gotta buy me a sweet ‘Vette for $27,599. And I can pick one of two deals:

- $3,000 bucks off and 4.9% interest for 60 months
- Full price and 1.9% interest for 48 months Continue reading