Basic Math Test
Course Description:
This is a prerequisite for most of the certified KDOT classes. The math test must be completed and passed at least 30 days prior to the start date of the class.
Learning Objectives:
 Recognize basic math operations: add, subtract, multiply and divide.
 Apply correct formulae to specific problems.
 Review calculation procedures.
 Use Metric system as well as English system.
 Apply decimal addition.
 Determine square roots.
 Convert a fraction to a decimal.
 Check for individual understanding of volume, area and ratio.
 Understand basic use of square feet/yards or cubic feet/yards.
 Convert square inches to square feet to square yards.
 Convert cubic inches to cubic feet to cubic yards.
 Understand basic algebraic expressions.
 Determine ability to use powers and roots.
 Calculate the density of water.
 Substitute letters for numbers.
 Calculate problems of various difficulties.
 Review/study basic formula for the following: volume, area, ratio, density of water, changing square inches to square feet/cubic inches to cubic yards, etc.
You Must Bring:
2 sharpened pencils
Calculator
Test Date / Locations:
District One 121 SW 21^{st} St. Topeka, KS Test Time: 9 a.m.  District Three 312 S. 2^{nd} Norton, KS Test Time: 9 a.m.  District Four 411 W. 14^{th} Chanute, KS Test Time: 8:30 a.m.  District Five 500 N. Hendricks Hutchinson, KS Test Time: 9 a.m.  District Six 121 N. Campus Dr Garden City, KS Test Time: 9 a.m.  KState Salina 2310 Centennial Rd. Salina, KS Test Time: 8:30 a.m. 
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Sample Math Test Questions / Answers
1.) If 3x + 4 = 19, what is x?
2.)
An 800 gram aggregate sample has 200 grams retained on the ½" sieve. What is the percentage of the sample retained on the ½" sieve?
3.) Change 2/3 into a decimal.
4.) What is the total surface area of a 4feet cube?
5.) If a hot mix plant is producing hot mix at the rate of 300 tons per hour, how long will it take to produce 2250 tons?
6.)
The area of a circle is approximately 3.14 x r^{2}. What is the approximate volume, in cubic feet, of a cylinder measuring 2 feet in diameter and 12 feet long?
7.) What is the volume of a cube measuring 3 feet on each side?
8.) If a bridge deck is “T” feet long and you are to divide it into five equal length sections, what would be the correct formula to use to find the length of the sections?
ANSWERS (1) x = 5; (2) 25%; (3) .667; (4) 96 square feet ; (5) 7.5 hours; (6) 37.68; (7) 27 cubic feet; (8) T/5 = X