Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 3424 Improve your math test scores. 1) Before you start to solve a problem, try to estimate what the answer will be. 2) If you’re having dif- ficulty with a problem, try drawing a picture or a diagram. 3) Don’t spend too much time on one problem. If you get stumped, go on, and come back to it later. 4) Show all of your work. Even if you get the wrong answer, you may get partial credit if you were on the right track. Be prepared for open book tests. These tips will help you locate information during an open book test. 1) Highlight your notes. 2) Write down any information you know you’re going to need on a separate sheet of paper. 3) Put self-stick notes in your textbook to help you locate specific information. Check your answers. If you have time, check all of your answers, even the ones you know are correct. You may have made a careless mistake. Use all of the time you’re given. Go over all returned tests. Once your test is returned, go over each question you missed and write in the correct answer. You may see one or more of these questions on a future test or exam. Keep a record of your test scores, and keep all returned tests. u Get off to a good start. u Develop a plan. u Mark the questions you want to return to. u Increase your odds on multiple-choice questions. u Look for key words in True/False questions. u Know how to approach essay questions. u Improve your math test scores. u Be prepared for open book tests. u Check your answers. u Go over all returned tests. Step Be a Good Test Taker 8