ASSET Test Preparation

The ASSET Test is used by colleges in US to identify strengths and weaknesses of an applicant and to make sure that right candidate is selected for the right program. The American College Testing Corporation developed and administers this test and more than 400 colleges across the several states of US make use of this test, mostly technical and community colleges.

Exam Eligibility

Students who come under any one of the following categories are eligible to take the ASSET test:

  • Degree and diploma applicants.
  • BLET applicants, either prior to enrollment or during the first enrolled semester.
  • Special Credit students taking courses that require ASSET prerequisites.
  • Students without a high school diploma who have to prove “ability to benefit.”

Registration

You can  choose to register yourself with the respective schools

You can also register online. More information at the ASSET website

Exam Details

There is no passing score in the ASSET Test as it is a diagnosis tool.

ASSET is used after an applicant has been admitted to a college or university.

A good score in ASSET shortens the time taken for graduation and you can also reduce the college education cost significantly.

Test questions are Multiple Choice Format and it is a pencil and paper based exam.

You can use calculators for the Advanced Mathematics section.

ASSET Test Contents

The ASSET has two parts: 

Basic Skills and Advanced Mathematics

Reading

No. of Questions: 36
Duration: 25 minutes

Writing

No. of Questions: 24
Duration: 25 minutes

Writing Sample

No. of Essays: 2
Duration: 1 hour

Numerical Reasoning

No. of Questions: 42
Duration: 25 minutes

Advanced Mathematics

Elementary Algebra
Intermediate Algebra
College Algebra
Geometry

Pass the ASSET®!

Complete ASSET® Study Guide including Tutorials, Self-Assessments for all content, practice questions, complete guide to multiple choice strategy, Test Questions for Sentence Skills, Reading Comprehension, Arithmetic, Sequences, Logarithms, Trigonometry, Polynomials Geometry, Algebra and more.

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Pass the ASSET®!

Complete ASSET® Study Guide including Tutorials, Self-Assessments for all content, practice questions, complete guide to multiple choice strategy, Test Questions for Sentence Skills, Reading Comprehension, Arithmetic, Sequences, Logarithms, Trigonometry, Polynomials Geometry, Algebra and more.

Order

Getting Started
How this study guide is organized 9
The ASSET® Study Plan 9
Making a Study Schedule 10

Reading Comprehension
Self-Assessment 17
Answer Key 28
Help with Reading Comprehension 31
Main Idea and Supporting Details 34
Drawing Inferences And Conclusions 37

Numerical Skills
Tour of the ASSET® Numerical skills Content 41
Self-Assessment 45
Answer Key 51
Fraction Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts 55
Decimal Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts 59
Percent Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts 60
How to Solve Word Problems 62
Types of Word Problems 64
Ratios 72
Scientific Notation 76

Elementary Algebra
Solving One-Variable Linear Equations 92
Solving Two-Variable Linear Equations 93
Adding and Subtracting Polynomials 94
Multiplying and Dividing Polynomials 95
Simplifying Polynomials 96

Intermediate Algebra
Self-Assessment 100
Answer Key 105
Factoring Polynomials 112
Quadratic equations 113

College Algebra
Self-Assessment 120
Answer Key 127
Trigonometry 135
Logarithms 136
Sequences 137
Operations with Complex Numbers 138
Graphing Quadratic Functions 139
Graphing Cubic Functions 140

Geometry
Self-Assessment 147
Answer Key 152
Cartesian Plane, Coordinate Grid and Plane 154
Perimeter Area and Volume 156
Congruence 164
Pythagorean Geometry 167
Quadrilaterals 169

Writing Skills
Self-Assessment 177
Answer Key 182
English Grammar and Punctuation Tutorials 184
Capitalization 184
Punctuation 186
Common English Usage Mistakes - A Quick Review 192
Subject Verb Agreement 199

How to Write an Essay
Common Essay Mistakes - Example 1 215
Common Essay Mistakes - Example 2 217
Writing Concisely 220
Redundancy 222

Practice Test Questions Set 1
Answer Key 283

Practice Test Questions Set 2
Answer Key 370

Conclusion

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