ASVAB Mathematical Knowledge Prep

ASVAB Mathematical Knowledge Prep

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.

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

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


ASVAB Flashcards
ASVAB Flashcard Study System

Mometrix’s free ASVAB Questions is 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 free ASVAB Mathematical Knowledge Prep!


ASVAB Mathematical Knowledge Prep

On a six-sided die, each side has a number between 1 and 6. What is the probability of throwing a 3 or a 4?

a. 1 in 6

b. 1 in 3

c. 1 in 2

d. 1 in 4

ASVAB Secrets Study Guide
ASVAB Secrets Study Guide


B: On a six-sided die, the probability of throwing any number is 1 in 6. The probability of throwing a 3 or a 4 is double that, or 2 in 6. This can be simplified by dividing both 2 and 6 by 2. Therefore, the probability of throwing either a 3 or 4 is 1 in 3.

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