### 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.

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### 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

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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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**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**