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# Arithmetic Practice Problems for McGraw-Hill's ASVAB

By Dr. Janet E. Wall
McGraw-Hill Professional
Updated on Jun 26, 2011

Circle the letter that represents the correct answer. Check your answers with those on page 188. If any of your answers were wrong, go back and study the relevant section of the math review.

2. 336 + 789

1. 1,025
2. 1,110
3. 1,125
4. 1,126
3. Subtract:
1. 83
2. 82
3. 78
4. 68
4. Which of the following symbols means "is less than"?
1. <
5. Which of the following means to multiply 3 times 6?
1. (3)(6)
2. 3 ÷ 6
3. 3 ± 6
6. 3 + 5(6 – 3) =
1. 18
2. 24
3. 30
4. 32
7. 4 + (19 – 42)2 =
1. –240
2. 13
3. 85
4. 240
8. 23 – (2 × 3) + (–4) =
1. –2
2. 7
3. 17
4. 19
9. 3(10 – 6)(3 – 7) =
1. –48
2. –43
3. 18
4. 48
10. Round to the nearest thousand:
11. 34,578

1. 34,000
2. 34,080
3. 34,600
4. 35,000
12. Round to the nearest tenth:
13. 12.8892

1. 12.0
2. 12.890
3. 12.9
4. 13.0
14. 4 + (–8) + 2 + (–6) =
1. 10
2. 4
3. –8
4. –20
15. Subtract:
1. 20
2. 16
3. 12
4. –16
16. Subtract:
1. –27
2. –3
3. 3
4. 27
17. (–5)( –3)( –2) =
1. 30
2. 13
3. –10
4. –30
18. (14)(2)(0) =
1. 28
2. 16
3. 0
4. –28
19. Reduce to lowest terms:
20. Rename this fraction as a mixed number:
21. Rename this mixed number as a fraction:
23. Subtract the following fractions:
24. Subtract the following fractions:
25. Multiply the following fractions:
26. Divide the following fractions:
27. Multiply the following mixed numbers:
28. Divide the following mixed numbers:
29. Change the following fraction to a decimal:
1. 0.34
2. 0.50
3. 0.75
4. 0.80
30. Change the following decimal to a fraction:
31. 0.008 =

33. 12.51 + 3.4 + 6.628 =

1. 21.52
2. 22.528
3. 22.538
4. 223.258
34. Subtract the following decimals:
35. 23.51 – 20.99 =

1. 3.62
2. 3.49
3. 2.52
4. 2.42
36. Divide the following decimals.
37. 40.896 ÷ 12.78 =

1. 5.6
2. 4.4
3. 3.6
4. 3.2
38. Change the following percent to a decimal:
39. 9%

1. 0.009
2. 0.09
3. 0.9
4. 9.0
40. Change the following decimal to a percent: 0.32
1. 32%
2. 3.2%
3. 0.32%
4. 0.032%
41. What is 75% of 1,250?
1. 937.5
2. 950
3. 975
4. 1000
42. 25 is what percent of 200?
1. 10%
2. 12%
3. 12.5%
4. 15%
43. Write the following number in scientific notation:
44. 0.0002392 =

1. 2,392 × 10–7
2. 23.92 × 10–5
3. 23 × 105
4. 2.392 × 10–4
45. Multiply:
46. (2.3 × 105) × (7.1 × 10–3) =

1. 9.4 × 10–8
2. 9.4 × 108
3. 16.33 × 102
4. 16.33 × 108
47. What is the square root of 100?
1. 0.05
2. 5
3. 10
4. 75
48. What is the mean (average) of the following set of numbers?
49. 12 14 18 22 45 78

1. 27.5
2. 31.5
3. 32.0
4. 45.5
50. Last month, the librarian at a certain library kept track of all books checked out. The graph below shows the results by type of book. What percentage of all the books checked out last month were travel books?
1. 15.3%
2. 15%
3. 8%
4. 7.5%
51. How many feet are in 2 miles?
1. 10,000
2. 10,560
3. 11,954
4. 16,439
52. How many square inches are in 3 square feet?
1. 144
2. 278
3. 432
4. 578
53. How many quarts are in 3 gallons?
1. 3
2. 9
3. 12
4. 16
54. How many meters are in 4 kilometers?
1. 40
2. 400
3. 4,000
4. 40,000
55. How many grams are in 2.5 kilograms?
1. 250
2. 2,500
3. 25,000
4. 250,000
56. 4 kilograms is about how many pounds?
1. 8.8
2. 9
3. 9.6
4. 10.6

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