How to Pass the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT)
The FCAT is divided into four sections, writing, math, science and reading. FCAT is unique and different from other High School tests in several ways. The questions do not come in the popular multiple-choice format. There are questions requiring short answers and others requiring longer answer to be written out. Many of the questions are designed to test the student’s ability to think independently and solve problems. Unlike other exams, the FCAT allows students to use special calculators provided for them. The FCAT test is conducted in English but various aids are provided for students whose first language is not English.
Each test section of the FCAT is allotted between 120-160 minutes. To pass FCAT and be eligible for a diploma students have to attain a minimum score of 300. The test results are sent to parents and guardians 2 weeks after the exam.
The FCAT is a general aptitude test, which is intended to measure your ability to learn, not what you already know.
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Practice Reading Comprehension Questions - (includes Main Idea and Making Inferences)
Practice Math Questions (General)
Basic Math (Very Basic - Long & Short Division, Multiplication, Decimals, Fractions, Percent etc.)
Basic Math II (Percentage, Fractions Decimals exponents, simple algebra, parentheses removal etc.)
Exponents (Adding, subtracting and multiplying exponents and exponent fractions)
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