Whether you’re applying to university, have a job interview lined up, or you’re planning to sign up to the military, this Cheat Sheet gives you some quick tips on doing your best at a numeracy test.

When you’re reduced to working on paper on a numeracy test, you need to know some techniques for...

If you can do whole number addition and...

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The ability to multiply and divide...

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The Table of Joy is a technique for figuring o...

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Some numeracy tests – particularly...

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You’d be forgiven for thinking that examin...

You need to know how to work with decimals to...

Although many numeracy tests are now completely computerised, with some tests you still work on paper. G...