McGraw-Hill Education Short Course for the GED Test, Third Edition

McGraw-Hill Education Short Course for the GED Test, Third Edition

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Pressed for time? This GED guide delivers practical, concise test prep to help you pass the GED
With more than 125 years of experience in education, McGraw-Hill is the name you trust to deliver results. This MH guide to the GED is the ideal prep tool if your study time is limited. Inside this book, you will find:
•A quick and concise review of the concepts essential to each of the test’s 4 sections: Reasoning Through Language Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Science, and Social Studies
•Exercises and drills that will reinforce your new skills
•Four full-length posttests designed to match the exam in format and degree of difficulty
•TOP 25 lists that tell you the most important concepts you need to know for each test’s section
•Study plans for each GED section to help you make the most of your time
•Unique test-taking strategies that explain how to avoid the test maker’s traps
•Tools for approaching specific questions types in the most efficient way
The bonus Flashcard App includes 100 cards that will help you review key topics spanning all 4 GED sections.
The learning objectives in Short Course for the GED Test are based on the Common Core State Standards. This means that you can use this book as a base for study on all high school equivalency exams.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781260122022
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 04/24/2018
Pages: 592
Sales rank: 332,304
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.10(d)

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McGraw-Hill is a leading publisher of GED test preparation materials.

Table of Contents

Introducing The Ged®Test V

About the GED®Test v

How Do I Register? vii

Question Formats vii

The Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA) Test xi

The Mathematical Reasoning Test xi

The Science Test xii

The Social Studies Test xii

More About the Test Interface xii

How the Tests Are Scored xiii

Test-Taking Strategies xiv

How to Use This Book to Set Up a Study Plan xvi

Reasoning Through Language Arts 1

Chapter 1 Reading and Analyzing Texts 5

Chapter 2 Comparing Texts 31

Chapter 3 Writing Extended Responses 47

Chapter 4 Editing for Conventions of Standard English: Grammar and Usage 69

Chapter 5 Editing for Conventions of Standard English: Capitalization and Punctuation 92

Mathematical Reasoning 105

Chapter 1 Integers 108

Chapter 2 Exponents and Properties of Numbers 122

Chapter 3 Fractions 143

Chapter 4 Decimals 154

Chapter 5 Ratios, Rates, and Proportions 167

Chapter 6 Percents 175

Chapter 7 Probability and Statistics 182

Chapter 8 Geometry 193

Chapter 9 Polynomials and Rational Expressions 203

Chapter 10 Equations and Inequalities 223

Chapter 11 Graphing 251

Chapter 12 Functions 264

Science 277

Chapter 1 Life Science 283

Chapter 2 Earth and Space Science 321

Chapter 3 Physical Science 353

Social Studies 395

Chapter 1 Civics and Government 398

Chapter 2 United States History 421

Chapter 3 Economics 451

Chapter 4 Geography and the World 462

Posttests 475

Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA) Posttest 476

Mathematical Reasoning Posttest 490

Science Posttest 506

Social Studies Posttest 515

Posttest Answer Key 523

Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA) 523

Mathematical Reasoning 524

Science 527

Social Studies 529

Exercise Answer Key 530

Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA) 530

Mathematical Reasoning 536

Science 555

Social Studies 562

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