ACCUPLACER Arithmetic Practice Test 1
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Answer the following question:

One third of the candidates for a job were 25 years old or younger. Two sevenths of the candidates were at least 50 years old. If 84 people applied for the job, how many were between 25 and 50?


ACCUPLACER Test Information

The ACCUPLACER exam is a test used by many school to evaluate an incoming student's readiness for college.  The ACCUPLACER helps a school place the student in the appropriate course level.  The ACCUPLACER test is developed and administered by the College Board, the maker of the ACT exam.  The exam is computer-adaptive, meaning that the difficulty of the test questions will vary based on how a student answers previous questions.  The ACCUPLACER test consists of assessments in the following areas: arithmetic, elementary algebra, college-level math, reading comprehension, sentence skills, essay writing and English as a Second Language (ESL).  The school that is giving the test will specify which sections of the test the student should take.


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From the New York State Education Department. "High School Regents Examinations". Internet. Available from; accessed 8/29/2011.

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