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# Test Prep GRE

## Chapter 6: Arithmetic Practice Worksheet

Please complete the following problems. The answers are at the end of the worksheet.

## 1. Integers: factors, multiples, and remainders

1. List all the positive factors of 80.
2. List five multiples of 9.
3. What is the remainder when 8 is divided by 3?

## 2. Integers: even and odd and primes

1. Is 0 even? True or false
2. Is -2 even? True or false
3. Is 1 a prime number? True or false
4. Is 9 a prime number? True or false
5. What are the prime factors of 100?

3. Order of operations
1. Evaluate 2 3 + 3.
2. Evaluate 2 + 3 * 3.
3. Evaluate 2(3 + 3)2.

4. Number properties
1. True or false: (3 + 7) + 3 = 3 + (7 + 3)?
2. True or false: 4 * 5 * 6 = 6 * 5 * 4?
3. Evaluate 4(x + y + z).
4. Evaluate |-5 + 2|.
5. True or false: 09 =0?

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## 5. Adding and subtracting fractions

1. What is 37 + 27 ?
2. What is 56 - 26?

3. What is 14 + 12 ?
4. What is 78 - 34 ?

## 6. Write 173 as a mixed number.

6. Multiplying and dividing fractions
1. What is 23 45 ?

2. What is 79 49 ?
7. Decimals

## 1. In the number 489.37, the 7 is in which decimal place?

2. In the number 891.72, the 1 is in which decimal place?

8. Mental percents
1. What is 100% of 100?
2. What is 10% of 73?
3. What is 1% of 101?
4. What is .1% of 1,000?
5. What is 20% of 85?
6. Write 40% as a fraction and as a decimal.

## 9. Taking percents and increasing by percents

1. What is 35% of 70?
2. What is 5% of 1,100?
3. Increase 200 by 50%.
4. Decrease 250 by 40%.

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## 10. Percent change

1. Yesterdays high temperature was 45 degrees and todays high temperature was 40
degrees. What is the percent decrease from yesterdays to todays high temperature?
2. I weigh 175 pounds and my friend weighs 145 pounds. My weight is what percent
greater than her weight?
3. Her weight is what percent less than my weight?
4. I have a coupon for 20% off any item at a store. When I get to the store, a sign tells me
everything at the store that day is 10% off. If, before any discounts are applied, an item
at the store costs \$20, then how much would the item cost me to buy? (Assume the
10% off is calculated first.)

## 11. Ratios and proportions

1. Write the ratio of x to y as a fraction.
2. 5 out of 8 people surveyed owned more than one television. If 200 people were
surveyed, how many people surveyed owned only one television?
3. A certain zoo has 7 zebras for every 2 elephants. If there are 81 animals at the zoo that
are either elephants or zebras, how many elephants are at the zoo?

## 12. Direct proportion and inverse variation

1. If 256 ounces of food feeds 8 people, how many ounces of food are needed to feed
20 people?
2. If 128 ounces of food will last 8 people 2 days, how long will the same amount of
food last 2 people?

13. Exponents
1. 81 is the square of what integer?
2. True or false: 64 * 65 = 69?
39

3. Evaluate 3 .
3

4. Evaluate 30.

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## 14. More exponents

1. Evaluate 27 * 57.
2. Evaluate ( 73 )2.
3. Simplify (x3)3.

4. Rewrite x -3 as a fraction.
5. Rewrite x 34 as a root.
16. Scientific notation
1. Evaluate 4.5 106+3.2 106.
2. Evaluate

6.6 1010
2.2 104

## 17. Square roots

1. Evaluate (7 ) 2.
2. Evaluate 23+43.
3. Simplify

35
2

## 18. Cube and fourth roots

1. Evaluate 3216.
2. Evaluate 4625.
3. Evaluate 2 34 .

## Test Prep: GRE Vince Kotchian

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1. Integers: factors, multiples, and remainders
1. 1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 10, 16, 20, 40, and 80
2. 18, 27, 36, 45, 54, etc.
3. 2

## 2. Integers: even and odd and primes

1. True
2. True
3. False
4. False
5. 2 * 2 * 5 * 5
3. Order of operations
1. 2
2. 11
3. 72

4. Number properties
1. True
2. True
3. 4x + 4y + 4z
4. 3
5. False

1. 57
2. 12
3. 34

4. 18

5.

11

6. 5 23

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## 6. Multiplying and dividing fractions

1. 815
2. 74

7. Decimals
1. Hundredths
2. Units (ones)

8. Mental percents
1. 100
2. 7.3
3. 1.01
4. 1
5. 17
6. 410 and .4
9. Taking percents and increasing by percents
1. 24.5
2. 55
3. 300
4. 150

1. 11.1%
2. ~21%
3. ~17%
4. \$14.40

1. XY

2. 75
3. 18

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1. 640
2. 8

13. Exponents
1. 9
2. True
3. 36
4. 1

1. 107
2. 499

3. x9

4. 1X3

5. 4 x3

1. 7.7 106
2. 3 106
3. 79,120,000

1. 14
2. 63
3. 310
2

1. 6
2. 5
3. 48

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