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# Comprehensive Basic Math Skills

Use the Comprehensive Basic Math Skills Test to screen applicants for basic arithmetic, decimals and fractions skills, for any position.

Use the Comprehensive Basic Math Skills Test to screen applicants for basic arithmetic, decimals and fractions skills, for any position.  Before you invest the time and money to train a new employee, test your applicants for skills like:

• Mental math when calculators aren’t available
• Core math functions
• Calculating discounts/refunds

This test provides the answers you need to make informed hiring and promotion decisions.

Not the perfect fit?  No problem.  We have many similar tests to choose from.  See alternatives in the MATH and GENERAL PRE-SCREENING category sections of our site.

Use this short, timed test to assess a candidate’s skills with basic arithmetic, decimals and fractions.

Purpose: The Comprehensive Basic Math Skills test measures a candidates ability to do basic arithmetic, including decimals and fractions.

When to use it: The Numerical Computation Test can be used in situations where math skills are needed to compute total sales, discounts & refunds, or when access to a computer-based system is not always available.

About the Test: The test contains

• 50 questions
• 6 minute timed test

Target group: We recommend using the Numerical Computation Test for positions such as retail clerks, customer service and sales representatives, estimators and wait staff.

What the Report Gives You: A graphical display of trait scores, a list of strengths and developmental concerns, and suggested interview questions.

Validity: In several studies The Numerical Computation Test was significantly related: (r=.30**) with composite job performance ratings; .22*) with productivity; (r=.24*) with dependability; (r=.28**) with ability to work under stress; (r=.20*) with productivity; (r=.28*) with new learning; (r=.37**) with quality; (r=.23*) with teamwork; (r=.29**) with overall job performance rating.