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Police Analytical Thinking Inventory (PATI)

  • Deductive Reasoning – Logic Questions (syllogisms) map reading questions.
  • Inductive Reasoning – Classification and Picture Series questions
  • Quantitative Reasoning – Basic math and math problem solving (Word Problems) questions.

Sentence Logic Tutorial 

Basic Math tutorial Video


Deductive Reasoning

Deductive Reasoning (logic) Practice 
Number Series Practice
Number Series Tutorial
Map Reading

Inductive Reasoning


Quantitive Reasoning

Basic Math – 10 questions
Basic Math 2 – 10 questions
Word Problems Tutorial
Algebra – 7 questions
Percent – 18 questions
Fractions, Percent and Decimals – 14 questions

Written Communication Test (WCT)

The Written Communication section has several types of questions:

  1. You are given a written passage, where the information may be scrambled, out of order, or have other issues, and you are asked to summarize, order, draw conclusions or distinguish the important facts
  2. English Grammar, usage and punctuation


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Date Published: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
Date Modified: Tuesday, April 20th, 2021


Getting Started
How this study guide is organized 7
The Police Constable Study Plan 8
Making a Study Schedule 10

Police Analytical Thinking Inventory (PATI)
PATI Self-Assessment 16
Section I - Logic 19
Syllogism Self Assessment 19
Answer Key 21
Logic – A Quick Tutorial 21
Section II - Mapping 29
Mapping Self-Assessment 29
Answer Key 33

Part II - Inductive Reasoning
Section I - Matching 34
Matching Self-Assessment 35
Answer Key 38
How to Answer Matching Questions 39
Section II - Sequences 41
Sequences Self-Assessment 42
Answer Key 45

Part III - Quantitative Reasoning
Section I - Basic Math 46
Basic Math Self-Assessment 47
Answer Key 52
Fraction Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts 54
Decimals Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts 55
Converting Decimals to Fractions 59
Percent Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts 60
How to Answer Basic Math Multiple Choice 62
Basic Math Multiple Choice Strategy 63
Section II - Problem Solving 67
Answer Key 72
How to Solve Word Problems 73
Types of Word Problems 76

Written Communication Summary (WCT)
WCT Self-Assessment 86
Main Idea and Supporting Details 91

Practice Test Questions Set 1
Answer Key 129

Practice Test Questions Set 2
Answer Key 178


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