ASVAB Math Practice Questions

1. A rectangle has a width of 7cm and a length of 9cm. What is its perimeter?

a. 16cm
b. 32cm
c. 48cm
d. 62cm

2. In the following inequality, solve for q.

-3q + 12> 4q - 30

a. q 6
b. q = 6
c. q > 6
d. q < 6

3. If x - 6 = 0, then x is equal to:

a. 0
b. 3
c. 6
d. 9

4. If x = -3, calculate the value of the following expression:3x3 + (3x + 4) - 2x2

a. -104
b. -58
c. 58
d. 104

5. If 3x - 30 = 45 - 2x, what is the value of x?

a. 5
b. 10
c. 15
d. 20

6. Solve for x in the following inequality.

1/4x - 25 = 75
a. x = 400
b. x 400
c. x = 25
d. x 25

7. If x2 - 5 = 20, what is the value of x?

a. 5
b. 10
c. 12.5
d. 15

8. What is the area of a square that has a perimeter of 8cm?

a. 2cm2
b. 4cm2
c. 32cm2
d. 64cm2

9. If x = 4 and y = 2, what is the value of the following expression:

3xy - 12y + 5x

a. -4
b. 10
c. 12
d. 20

10. If .65x + 10 = 15, what is the value of x?

a. 4.92
b. 5.78
c. 6.45
d. 7.69

11. Simply the following:

(3x + 5) (4x - 6)
a. 12x2 -38x -30
b. 12x2 + 2x -30
c. 12x2 -2x -1
d. 12x2 +2x + 30

12. Simplify the following expression:

50xtwz
5xtwz
a. 10xtwz
b. 10xtwz
c. 10xtwz
d. 10xtwz

13. 4! =

a. 4
b. 12
c. 16
d. 24

14. If a cube is 5cm long, what is the volume of the cube?

a. 15cm3
b. 65cm3
c. 105cm3
d. 125cm3

15. Solve for x by factoring:

x2 -13x + 42 = 0
a. x = 6, 7
b. x = -6, -7
c. x = 6, -7
d. x = -6, 7

ASVAB Math Answers and Explanations

Last Updated: 08/20/2013

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