##### ASVAB: 1001 Practice Questions For Dummies (+ Online Practice)
Arithmetic Reasoning questions are math problems expressed in a story format. Your goal is to determine what the question is asking by picking out the relevant factors needed to solve the problem, set up mathematical equations as needed, and arrive at the correct solution. Sounds easy, right?

## Sample questions

Try your hand at the following questions.
1. If apples are on sale at 15 for \$3, what’s the cost of each apple?
• A. 50 cents
• B. 25 cents
• C. 20 cents
• D. 30 cents
2. A noncommissioned officer challenged her platoon of 11 enlisted women to beat her record of performing a 26-mile training run in 4 hours. If all the enlisted women match her record, how many miles will they have run?
• A. 71.5 miles
• B. 6.5 miles
• C. 286 miles
• D. 312 miles
3. Diane gets her hair cut and colored at an expensive salon in town. She’s expected to leave a 15% tip for services. If a haircut is \$45 and a color treatment is \$150, how much of a tip should Diane leave?
• A. \$22.50
• B. \$29.25
• C. \$20.00
• D. \$224.25
4. A bag of sand holds 1 cubic foot of sand. How many bags of sand are needed to fill a square sandbox measuring 5 feet long and 1 foot high?

• A. 25 bags
• B. 5 bags
• C. 10 bags
• D. 15 bags
5. The day Samantha arrived at boot camp, the temperature reached a high of 90 degrees in the shade and a low of –20 degrees at night in the barracks. What was the average temperature for the day?

• A. 35 degrees
• B. 45 degrees
• C. 55 degrees
• D. 62 degrees