Taking the CBEST® Math test? Everything you need!

About the CBEST test

The California Basic Educational Skills Test has 50 questions and can be taken as a pen and paper or computer based test.

Increase your score on multiple choiceTips for take computer based tests


For the computer-based option the fees are: 

$41 test fee per registration
$61 CBT service fee (in addition
to test fee)

For the paper based option the fees are: 

$41 test fee per registration
$18 late registration (in addition to test fee)


The raw score is scaled from 20 to 80 for each of the three sections (Reading, Mathematics, and Writing) of the test. The passing score for the CBEST math section is a scaled score of 41. A total score (the sum of Reading, Mathematics, and Writing scaled scores) of 123 is required for passing status.

For the computer based option, score are available immediately.  For the paper based option scores are available in 3 weeks.

Calculators are not permitted on this exam.

Basic Math

Questions include:

  • Fractions, Decimals and Percent
  • Algebra
  • Word Problems
  • Order of Operation
  • Basic Geometry
  • Basic Statistics


Exponents – 8 questions
Basic Math – 10 questions
Basic Math 2 – 10 questions
Word Problems Tutorial
Algebra – 7 questions
Percent – 18 questions
Fractions, Percent and Decimals – 14 questions
Basic Geometry – 9 questions
Quadratics – 5 questions
Linear Equations with 1 variable – 5 questions
Linear Equations with 2 variables – 5 questions
Scientific Notation – Complete Tutorial and 6 questions
Order of Operation – 6 questions
Mean Mode and Median – Practice and Tutorial
Making Inferences form a Sample
Basic Probability – Review and Practice

Need to brush up on your CBEST® math? We have the book for you!

CBEST® easy-to-read tutorials explaining everything in plain language, Math practice questions, math shortcuts, exam tips, and multiple choice strategies!

Here is what the CBEST Math Workbook can do for you

  • Practice Tests get you familiar with the test format and questions, building your confidence when you take the test.
  • Practice questions are the very best way to study for  a test!
  • Learn powerful multiple choice strategies designed by a team of test experts!  These powerful strategies are not available anywhere else!
  • Practice tests show your strengths and weaknesses so you can concentrate your study time where you really need it!
  • Practice your exam time management – a critical skill that will increase your score.
  • Reduce Test Anxiety, one of the main reasons for low marks on an exam.

Practice Really Does Make Perfect!

The more questions you see, the more likely you are to pass the test. And with 2 sets of practice test questions, you’ll have over 200 practice questions that cover every category of question on the CBEST math test.

Our questions have been developed by our dedicated team of experts. All the material in the study guide, including every practice question, are designed to engage your critical thinking skills needed to pass the test!

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CBEST® Practice Questions, Tutorials, Test Tips, and Multiple Choice Strategies!

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You Receive:

  • Hundreds of Practice Questions
  • Answer Key with Step-by-Step Answer Key
  • Easy to follow Tutorials
  • Multiple Choice Tips and Strategies from Exam Experts
  • Self-Assessments to Identify your Strength and Weaknesses
  • How to make a Study Plan and Study Schedule
  • Practice Test Questions for Fractions, Decimals and Percent, Algebra, Word Problems, Order of Operation, Basic Geometry, Basic Statistics and more
  • And a Lot More!

CBEST Math Workbook

Over 200 CBEST Math practice test questions, plus test tips, how to study math, multiple choice strategies and more!
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Pages: 156
Language English
Published by: Complete Test Preparation Inc.
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Paperback or PDF Download: USD $19.99
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Modified: Thursday, August 27th, 2020
Published: Monday, October 29th, 2018


CBEST Math Workbook
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Getting Started
The CBEST® Study Plan 9
Making a Study Schedule 12

Practice Questions 18
Answer Key 22

Mode, Mean and Median 23
Practice Questions 26

Word Problems
How to Solve Word Problems 40
Types of Word Problems 43
Practice Questions 57
Answer Key 65

Fractions Decimal & Percent
Fraction Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts 74
Converting Fractions to Decimals 76
Converting Fractions to Percent 77
Decimal Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts 80
Converting Decimals to Fractions 80
Converting Decimals to Percent 80
Percent Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts 81
Converting Percents to Decimals 82
Converting Percents to Fractions 82
Practice Questions 85
Answer Key 92

Practice Questions 99
Answer Key 107

Basic Algebra
Solving Algebraic Equations 110
Practice Questions 113
Answer Key 116

Basic Math Multiple Choice

How to Study for a Math Test

How to Prepare for a Test
The Strategy of Studying 132

How to Take a Test
Reading the Instructions 135
How to Take a Test 137
In the Test Room 141
Avoid Anxiety Before a Test 147
Common Test-Taking Mistakes 149