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GED Test Prep [Paperback]

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February 21, 2008 1576856054 978-1576856055 Pap/Psc
Each year nearly a million people take the GED tests, and over 17 million people have earned their high school equivalency credential with the GED since 1945. Taking the GED is a very important step for many people, whether it is to improve their education, establish educational credentials, or widen career opportunities. In order to help you reach these goals, this guide offers you this comprehensive, targeted review of the GED exam-GED Test Prep. GED Test Prep offers a detailed overview of the GED exam-what it is, where it came from, who takes it, what's on it, how it is scored, and more. First, you will learn how to construct a personal study plan by identifying your learning style, time-budgeting methods, the proper tools for review, relaxation and motivational techniques, and test-taking tips such as using the process of elimination and learning when to guess. You'll then take a pretest, which gauges your strengths and weaknesses in the different areas and types of questions on the exam. That way, you'll know what you need to practice most in the coming chapters. Review chapters are broken down by test section and individual skills and topics. In the Language Arts, Writing chapter, you'll review information on: Sentence Structure-Subjects, Predicates, Objects, Conjunctions Usage-Verb Conjugation, Pronouns, Adjectives and Adverbs Mechanics-Punctuation, Capitalization Organization-Essay Structure, Paragraphs, Transitions, Writing an Effective Essay-Thesis, Brainstorming, Word Choice The Language Arts, Reading chapter focuses in-depth on: Reading Comprehension-determine main ideas and themes; indentifying supporting details; fact vs. opinion, and making inferences Reading Fiction-Setting, Atmosphere, Tone, Language and Style Reading Nonfiction-Letters, Speeches, Critical Reviews Reading Poetry-Sound, Structure, Word Choice Reading Drama-Structure, Stage, Terms The Science review chapter guides you through: Physical Science-Chemistry, Physics Life Science-Biology Earth and Space Science-Cycles, Evolution The Social Studies review targets: History-World History, U.S. History, Civics and Government-Political Systems, Government Structure, Elections Economics-Micro and Macro Geography-Physical Geography, Cultural Geography And the Math reviews covers: Numbers and Operations-Whole Numbers, Place Value, Rounding, Order of Operations, Real Numbers, Number Lines Fractions and Decimals-Lowest Terms, Comparing Fractions, Improper Fractions, Converting between Fractions and Decimals Measurement -Types of Measurement, Converting Units, Temperature, Ratios, Proportions, Rates, Interest Percentages-Converting to Decimals and Fractions Find Part of a Whole, Finding a Percent, Finding a Whole Exponents and Roots-Finding Squares, Negative Exponents, Fractional Exponents, Scientific Notation, Laws of Exponents Algebra and Functions-Evaluating and Simplifying Algebraic Expressions, Multi-Step Problems Geometry-Angles, Lines, Polygons, Perimeter, Circumference, Area, Volume, Triangles, Coordinate Planes Data Analysis-Mean, Median, Mode, Dispersion, Range, Standard Deviation, Probability, Tables and Charts Each chapter includes targeted review questions and well as plenty of helpful tips and strategies for mastering the concepts and acing each section. You find plenty of vocabulary and essential concepts in this easy-to-reference, targeted chapter format. To conclude your studying, you'll take two full-length practice exams and get access to an addition FREE online practice test with instant scoring and a customized diagnostic report to help you measure your progress and hone your studying.

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  • Series: GED Test Prep
  • Paperback: 704 pages
  • Publisher: Learningexpress, Llc; Pap/Psc edition (February 21, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1576856054
  • ISBN-13: 978-1576856055
  • Product Dimensions: 1.2 x 8.3 x 10.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent...exactly what I wanted!!! February 15, 2010
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Very helpful in studying...easy to teach and learn from. The book is well organized and excellent for studying for the GED.
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4.0 out of 5 stars GED February 2, 2010
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The book arrived in good condition. It helped my nephew prepare for the GED exam and he said it was helpful.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A comprehensive guide to prepare for the exam. March 6, 2013
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The text was well organized and easy to use. It gave information about where to go to take the exam, its cost, and study tips as well as the practice tests in both written and online form. It also included sample essays and their grades, with explanations as to why.
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