Date: ____/ ____/ ____

Student's name: _________________________________________

This test will let the tutors know
whether you need additional help in comprehending the mechanics and the
application of mathematical problems.

Please read and follow the guidelines
listed below;

1. The purpose of this test is to find
out your need in the areas to be

reviewed with the tutor to improve
your academic skills.

2. Write your name and today's date
on the designated lines, before you start reading the questions.

3. Read the questions carefully. There
is no time limit for this test.

Take your time and relax.

4. Work out the following problems
in the blank area to the right of them, and place your answers on the designated
line. Do not use scrap paper.

5. Do not guess the answers. If you
do not know the answer, leave the

space blank. Do not seek outside help.

**COTTAGE EDUCATION CORPORATION
MATH. 000 ARITHMETIC Page 2**

**PRETEST**

**ADD
SUBTRACT**

1) 275
2) 5126
3) 727
4) 70083

384
__+ 2899__
-__ 538__
- __52094__
__+ 633__

**MULTIPLY
DIVIDE**

5) 384
6) 712
7)
8)
__ × 87 __ __
× 608 __

SOLVE PLEASE WORK IN THIS SPACE

9) When Martha and Al went out to eat,

they had a pizza for $4.50, two salads

for $1.20, two beers for $1.50; they paid

43 cents in tax and left a $1.15 tip.

How much did they spend altogether?

**Answer: _________________**

10) A wool jacket that costs $29.50 was on

sale for $22.95 How much was the

reduction from the sale price?

**Answer: _________________**

11) On a certain map 1 inch represents 65

miles. How many miles apart are two

cities that are 5 inches apart on the map?

**Answer: __________________**

12) If Pat pays $85.00 a month for his car,

how long will it take him to pay off a

$2,720 car loan?

**Answer: ___________________**

**ADD
SUBTRACT**

**1) 10 min. 15 sec.
2) 10 pt. 2 oz.**
** 5 min. 52 sec.
- 9 pt. 8 oz.**

**MULTIPLY
DIVIDE**

**3) 2 yd. 8 in.
4) **
**
× 9**

SOLVE PLEASE WORK IN THIS SPACE

**5) Lisa received the following scores on**
**her math test: 86, 76, 93, 89, 68, and**
**92. What was the average of her math**
**test scores?**

**Answer: _________________**

**6) To fill a hole in a vacant lot that is 10 ft.
long**
**12 ft. wide, and 10 ft. deep, the owner**
**hired a trucking company that could carry**
**40 cubic ft. of dirt per truckload. How many**
**truckloads will it take to fill the hole?**

**Answer: _________________**

**7) Peter wants to put tiles on his basement**
**floor. Each tile is one square foot in area.**
**How many tiles will he need to cover his**
**basement floor if it is 63 feet long and 24**
**feet wide?**

**Answer: __________________**

**8) Find how many inches of molding are**
**required to make a frame for a picture that**
**is 24 inches wide and 37 inches long.**

**Answer: ___________________**

**ADD
SUBTRACT**

**1) 441
2) 998,273
3) 510,087
4) 900,200**
** 348
289,713
- 376,468
- 576,138**

**MULTIPLY
DIVIDE**

**5) 604
6) 2,663**
**7)
8)**
** x 89
x 605**

**SOLVE
PLEASE WORK IN THIS SPACE**

**9) The Lake Day Care Center charges these**
**monthly rates per family : $110 for the first**
**child, $80 for the second, and $75 for each**
**additional child. What is the cost for four**
**children?**

**Answer__________________**

**10) A ferry that goes to an island carries 18
cars**
**per trip. If 3,726 cars go to the island in June**
**and 5,778 cars go to the island in July, how**
**many trips will the ferry have to make during**
**the two months?**

**Answer__________________**

**11) Ellen jogged 2,184 miles last year.**
**After she jogs 250 miles she needs to buy**
**new jogging shoes that cost $49.00.**
**How much money did she spend on**
**jogging shoes last year?**

**Answer__________________**

**12) The Smith family spent $273.36 last year for**
**gas and electricity. What was the average**
**monthly gas and electricity bill?**

**Answer__________________**