ASVAB Arithmetic Reasoning Practice

Anyone interested in joining the military is required to take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) exam. The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is also used for those who are not wishing to enter the military to help determine what type of career is best fit for them. The ASVAB also helps to identify the individual’s strengths and weaknesses as well as their interests.

ASVAB Prep Course

Individuals taking the ASVAB exam will be tested based on their knowledge of:

What to Expect on the ASVAB Exam. The ASVAB exam contains 10 sections: General Science, Arithmetic Reasoning, Word Knowledge, Paragraph Comprehension, Mathematics Knowledge, Electronics Information, Automotive and Shop Information, Mechanical Comprehension, Verbal Expression and Assembling Objects. The ASVAB includes a total of 145 questions and takes a total of 3 hours to complete.
What to Expect on the ASVAB Exam

• general science
• arithmetic reasoning
• word knowledge
• paragraph comprehension
• mathematics knowledge
• electronics information
• auto and shop information
• assembling objects
• mechanical comprehension

Mometrix’s free ASVAB Questions are a great way to get a head start on learning what to expect on the ASVAB exam. Our ASVAB practice questions are similar in concept and difficulty to the actual ASVAB exam, so be sure to take advantage of our ASVAB Arithmetic Reasoning Practice!

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Arithmetic Reasoning

A man goes to the grocery store. He buys a carton of milk for $4.50, a dozen eggs for $2.25, and a pound of ground beef for $1.99. If the tax is 15%, what will his total bill be?

a. $7.76

b. $8.74

c. $10.05

d. $13.27

ASVAB Flashcards
ASVAB Flashcards
ASVAB Study Guide
ASVAB Study Guide







C: First, calculate the total value of the man’s purchases before tax:
$4.50 + $2.25 + $1.99 = $8.74

Then, calculate the amount of tax he will have to pay:
$8.74 * .15 = $1.31

Finally, add these two values to get his total bill:
$8.74 + $1.31 = $10.05

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