# Facing those damn numerical tests – some of the many names they have!) are a fact of life.

Love them or hate them, they‟re not going away. The only thing that you can control is what you can do. This little book is all about that – what “you can do” do help yourself and hopefully do better than what you‟ve done before. Let‟s put it this way – you kick ass, or get yours kicked, so what‟s it

FACING THOSE DAMN NUMERICAL TESTS
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A FEW THOUGHTS, TIPS AND STRATEGIES ON FACING NUMERICAL REASONING, DATA INTERPRETATION AND PROBLEM SOLVING TESTS FOR ASSESSMENTS

TYPES OF TESTS

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CONTENTS
Introduction .................................................... 1 Types of tests.................................................. 1 Playing the test game.................................. 2 Basic techniques ............................................ 3 5.1 Is there a magic trick? ........................ 3

There are many types of tests you will encounter as you look for a job, and GMAT tends to be the most popular test if you are planning to go to B-school. Let‟s look at the more popular numerical tests 1. Numerical reasoning / data interpretation tests – questions that require you to interpret numbers, understand graphs and charts, and work out solutions to specific questions 2. Problem solving – requires you to know more than basic mathematical knowledge, for e.g. trigonometry, algebra, high school level mathematics. The quantitative section in GMAT is a typical version. 3. Picture interpretation/logical sequence – look at a sequence of pictures and find the next one/pair in the sequence This book is more about the numerical reasoning and data interpretation tests though the techniques and traps outlined work equally well for other numerical tests as well

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Three traps that wait for you .................... 4 6.1 6.2 6.3 I Love you and i love you not .......... 4 Notorious big ........................................ 4 Gotcha! .................................................... 5

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Ten mistakes test takers make ................. 5

8 Closing arguments ...... Error! Bookmark not defined.

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INTRODUCTION

Assessment tests (numerical reasoning, numeracy, psychometric, data interpretation 1

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