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- 1. Nurses Learning Center Where Nurses Come To Learn www.nurseslearningcenter.com (800) 469-0212 Nursing Entrance Test Math Sample #1 Question, Answer & Explanation Pass The First Time!
- 2. Nurses Learning Center Where Nurses Come To Learn www.nurseslearningcenter.com (800) 469-0212 Math Sample Question: Fractions Here is a fraction percentage problem. You will have a lot of these problems! Don’t worry though, we can get you through these. There is a method that works every time. First, after you read the problem, even if you don’t completely understand it.
- 3. Nurses Learning Center Where Nurses Come To Learn www.nurseslearningcenter.com (800) 469-0212 <ul><li>Joe makes $12.34 per hour. John makes $10.98 per hour. After working for 8 hours John makes time and a half for each additional hour worked. If John worked 10 hours, and Joe worked 10 hours. What would be the difference in pay, considering that Joe made 50% more an hour after working 8 hours. </li></ul>Math Sample Question 1 Continue
- 4. Nurses Learning Center Where Nurses Come To Learn www.nurseslearningcenter.com (800) 469-0212 <ul><li>Let’s start the multiplication. For instance, calculate what each man made for an eight hour shift first. </li></ul><ul><li>Joe: 8 x 12.34 = 98.72 </li></ul><ul><li>John: 8 x 10.98 = 87.84 </li></ul><ul><li>Next, add in the shift premium, plus the base rate, times the overtime over 8 hours. </li></ul>Math Sample Question 1: Working Through The Problem Continue
- 5. Nurses Learning Center Where Nurses Come To Learn www.nurseslearningcenter.com (800) 469-0212 <ul><li>Joe: </li></ul><ul><li>0.50 x 12.34 = 6.17 </li></ul><ul><li>6.17 + (base rate 12.34) =18.51 </li></ul><ul><li>18.51 x 2 hours =37.02 </li></ul><ul><li>37.02 + 98.72= 135.74 </li></ul>Math Sample Question 1: Working Through The Problem Continue
- 6. Nurses Learning Center Where Nurses Come To Learn www.nurseslearningcenter.com (800) 469-0212 <ul><li>John: </li></ul><ul><li>Time an a half is exactly the same as 50% more an hour. It is just rephrased differently. </li></ul><ul><li>0.50 x 10.98 = 5.49 </li></ul><ul><li>5.49 + (base rate 10.98) = 16.47 </li></ul><ul><li>15.47 x 2 hours = 32.94 </li></ul><ul><li>32.94 + 87.84 = 120.78 </li></ul>Math Sample Question 1: Working Through The Problem Continue
- 7. Nurses Learning Center Where Nurses Come To Learn www.nurseslearningcenter.com (800) 469-0212 <ul><li>Now that we calculated what each man has made, take the difference. </li></ul><ul><li>$135.74 – $120.78 = $14.96 </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER: $14.96 is the difference in pay between Joe and John. </li></ul>Math Sample Question 1: Working Through The Problem
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