# Numerical Test I

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A numerical aptitude test determines the ability of an individual to understand and complete calculations of numbers in different manners.

## What is a numerical aptitude test?

A numerical aptitude test determines the ability of an individual to understand and complete calculations of numbers in different manners.

## Why do companies use numerical aptitude tests?

Companies may use numerical aptitude tests to ensure candidates are able to understand basic numerical concepts used in their work and/or to complete mathematical calculations. Some examples might include understanding and drawing information from charts, doing calculations for expenses, deciphering time estimates including situations where time zones are a factor, basic statistical analyses, and using basic mathematical reasoning and skill to solve problems.

## How are numerical aptitude tests structured?

Most numerical aptitude tests including this one are structured as multiple-choice questions. The test taker is presented with a problem and four possible solutions with the task to select the answer that best answers the problem.

## Where are numerical aptitude tests taken?

The numerical aptitude test is administered in a web-based format. The test taker is able to navigate the online platform to view the test questions and provide answers.

## Skills you should practice to succeed on a numerical aptitude test.

Skills to practice to succeed on a numerical aptitude test are basic math skills of all types including basic math reasoning, algebra, geometry and statistics.

## Why candidates should prepare for a numerical aptitude test.

Candidates should prepare for a numerical aptitude test to become comfortable with the concepts included in the test. While most candidates will have learned the concepts through completing high school or equivalent schooling, it may be the case that some of the concepts or calculations have not been used regularly and may not be fresh in their memory. Preparation can sharpen skills not used for a long period of time.

## Best ways for candidates to prepare for a numerical aptitude test.

Candidates prepare by reviewing basic skills in algebra, geometry and statistics as well as practice reviewing business-oriented charts, graphs, financial and other numerical oriented statements.