The ASVAB Mathematics Knowledge (MK) test examines your knowledge of high-school mathematics principles. To help you prepare for this section of the ASVAB, this page contains everything you need to know, including what topics are covered, how many questions there are, and how you can study effectively.
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What’s on the ASVAB Mathematics Knowledge Test?
The computerized version of the Mathematics Knowledge test (CAT-ASVAB) contains 15 questions and has a time limit of 23 minutes, while the paper-and-pencil version (P&P-ASVAB) contains 25 questions and has a time limit of 24 minutes.
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How many Mathematics Knowledge questions are on the ASVAB?
There are 15 questions on the CAT-ASVAB, and there are 25 questions on the P&P-ASVAB.
What is the time limit for the Mathematics Knowledge test on the ASVAB?
The CAT-ASVAB allows you 23 minutes to finish the Mathematics Knowledge test, while the P&P-ASVAB allows you 24 minutes.
How can I improve my mathematical knowledge for the ASVAB?
The Mathematics Knowledge questions on the ASVAB will cover the following high-school math topics:
- Order of operations
- Simple geometry
- Fractions, percentages, and interest
- Different types of numbers
How can I pass the Mathematics Knowledge test on the ASVAB?
A passing score on the Mathematics Knowledge test will differ depending on which branch of service you are trying to enlist in and which job you applying for.
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by Mometrix Test Preparation | This Page Last Updated: October 24, 2023