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Barron's ASVAB : Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, Terry L. Duran

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Barron's ASVAB : Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery
Title
Barron's ASVAB
Title remainder
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery
Statement of responsibility
Terry L. Duran
Title variation
ASVAB Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery
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Language
eng
Summary
"For more than 70 years, Barron's expert authors have been helping test takers surpass their expectations and achieve their goals. This is the only book you need to get the score you want on the ASVAB,"--page [4] of cover
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DLC
Dewey number
355.0076
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
U408.5
LC item number
.H69 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Barron's ASVAB : Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, Terry L. Duran
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Barron's ASVAB : Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, Terry L. Duran
Publication
Note
"Most up-to-date review and practice tests currently available"--Cover
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references (p. 515-516) and index
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Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
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Contents
  • Introduction -- 1. All about the ASVAB -- What is the ASVAB? -- ASVAB versions and composition -- ASVAB scoring -- The test format -- 2. Test-taking techniques -- Tips and techniques for answering multiple-choice questions -- On the day of the test -- Paper vs. computer-administered tests -- Identify Areas to Improve -- 3. Diagnostic test -- General science : subtest 1 -- Arithmetic reasoning : subtest 2 -- Word knowledge : subtest 3 -- Paragraph comprehension : subtest 4 -- Mathematics knowledge : subtest 5 -- Electronics information : subtest 6 -- Automotive & shop information : subtest 7 -- Mechanical comprehension : subtest 8 -- Assembling objects : subtest 9 -- Answer key -- Answers explained -- Improve Your Results -- 4. General science review -- The scientific method -- Life science -- Basic concepts in biology -- Life functions -- The basic unit of life : the cell -- Plant life -- animal life -- classification -- A special type of animal : humans -- Nutrition -- Diseases -- Genetics -- Ecology -- Earth science -- Geology -- Oceanography -- Astronomy -- Meteorology -- Chemistry -- Matter -- Energy -- Symbols and equations in chemistry -- Measurements in chemistry -- Atoms and molecules -- States of matter -- Chemical reactions -- Key elements and their families -- Metals -- Carbon and organic chemistry -- Physics -- Measuring force -- Speed and velocity -- Newton's Laws -- Work -- Energy -- Simple machines -- Fluid pressure and the atmosphere -- Heat energy -- Energy sources -- Wave motion and sound -- Electricity -- Magnets -- Chemical energy -- 5. Mathematics review -- Laws and operations -- Use of parentheses : order of operations -- rounding off numbers -- Prime and composite numbers -- Reciprocals -- Series and sequences -- Fractions -- Using arithmetic operations with fractions -- Decimals -- Decimal fractions -- Multiplying decimals by powers of 10 -- Dividing decimals by powers of 10 -- Adding and subtracting decimals -- Multiplying decimals -- Dividing decimals -- Rounding off decimals -- Percentages -- Changing a percentage to a decimal -- Changing a decimal to a percentage -- Arithmetic problems using percentages -- Interest -- Square root -- Algebra -- Arithmetic operations in algebra -- Equations -- algebraic expressions -- Factoring in algebra -- Solving quadratic equations -- Inequalities -- Geometry -- Angles -- Protractor -- Lines -- Polygons -- Perimeter and area -- Circles -- Volume --
  • 6. Word knowledge and paragraph comprehension review -- How to build your vocabulary -- Parts of a word -- Synonyms and antonyms -- Homonyms -- Learn to associate words by topic or idea -- Use abbreviations correctly -- Action and descriptive words -- Basic adult vocabulary -- Nouns -- Verbs -- Adjectives -- Paragraph comprehension -- Main idea -- Details -- Inferences -- Understanding the organization of the material -- Conclusion -- 7. Electronics information review -- Basic atomic structure -- Electricity -- Electric energy -- Magnetism and electricity -- Electric current -- Conductors -- Wire gauge -- Stranded wire -- Insulators -- Semiconductors (part I) -- Power -- Resistance -- Resistors -- Conductance -- Ohm's Law -- Circuits -- Fuses -- Inductance -- alternating current -- AC generator -- Transformers-- Inductive reactance -- Capacitors -- Capacitive reactance -- Changing alternating current to direct current -- Rectifiers -- Filters -- Voltage multipliers -- Semiconductors (part II) -- Diodes -- The silicon-controlled rectifier -- Transistors -- Integrated circuits -- Batteries -- Electric motors -- Electric meters -- Ammeters -- voltmeters -- Ohmmeters -- Watt-hour meters -- digital multimeters -- clamp-on meters -- Transducers -- solder and soldering -- 8. Automotive information review -- The engine -- Axles and wheels -- The braking system -- Shafts and universal joints -- The drive system -- Front-wheel drive -- the rear axle (rear-wheel drive) -- Four-wheel and six-wheel drive -- Lights -- 9. Shop information review -- Tools -- Materials -- Design and layout -- 10. Mechanical comprehension review -- Force -- Simple machines -- The pulley principle -- The work principle -- Levers -- Hydraulic jack -- Loading ramp -- vise -- Machines that spin -- Power -- 11. Assembling objects -- Jigsaw puzzle-piece assembly problems -- Line-connector assembly problems -- 12. Practice exam one -- 13. Practice exam two -- 14. Practice exam three -- 15. Analyzing your test scores and job opportunities -- Chart your progress -- Military occupations -- Abbreviations
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Dimensions
28 cm.
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Edition
11th edition.
Extent
xi, 523 pages
Isbn
9781438004921
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(softcover)
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2015930419
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unmediated
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