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Education. Standardized Math Test Assistant
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Read the question.

Do you know what to do?

Look at the answer choices.

Can you eliminate any answers?

Eliminate as many as you can, then focus on remaining answer choices.

Do all the steps you are sure of.

Look at what all answers have in common.

Completed the problem.

Could not complete the problem.

Try to gather hints or clues. Often in math, the answers can be hints on what to do next. The choices give you goals to work towards.

Look at the answer choices.

Try to recall common mistakes for the topic.

Look back at the question.

Story problem

Found a match.

No match.


Write down key words and numbers from the istruction and problem.

Submit your answer and go on to the next problem.

Write down key words from the instruction.

Attempt to solve. Take your time. Use the hints and key words you have gathered. If you cannot solve the problem, move on and return to the problem later. Another problem may remind you how to solve the one you were stuck on.