HESI A2 Basic Math Skills Practice Test – 50 Question Answers

HESI A2 Basic Math Skills Practice Test – 50 Question Answers Online Quiz Prepare for the HESI A2 exam with our comprehensive Basic Math Skills Practice Test featuring 50 carefully curated questions and detailed answers. This online quiz is designed to help you master essential math skills needed for the HESI A2, including multiplication, division, percentages, fractions, decimals, and more.

With our practice test, you can:

  • Assess your math skills: Gauge your understanding of key math concepts critical for the HESI A2 exam.
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  • Gain confidence: Familiarize yourself with the format and questions you will encounter on the exam.

HESI A2 Basic Math Skills Practice Test

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HESI A2 Basic Math Skills Practice Test 

HESI A2 Basic Math Skills Practice Test 
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How many ounces are there in 4 cups?

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The nursing staff is currently composed of 20 female and 5 male nurses. Over the next year, the clinic hopes to increase the male nursing staff to equal at least 25% of the total nursing staff. If everyone now working retains his or her job, what is the least number of people the clinic will need to hire?

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Wallace expects a 3% raise on his salary of $36,055. What will his salary be then?

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105 is 35% of what number?

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Express 18/50 as a decimal.

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Subtract and simplify: 6 1/4 - 2 2/3

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If a helicopter flies at about 80 mph, how long will it take to travel 140 miles?

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Subtract and simplify: 5 - 2 1/2

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Divide: 4.5 ÷ 0.9 =

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A team from the highway department can replace 14 streetlights in 7 hours of work. If they work a 30-hour week at this job, in how many weeks will they replace all 120 downtown streetlights?

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A landscaping plan is drawn on a 1:50 scale. If a deck in the plan measures 12 cm by 10 cm, how large is the deck in real life?

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If the outside temperature is currently 22 degrees on the Celsius scale, what is the approximate temperature on the Fahrenheit scale?

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Multiply: 0.6 × 0.06 =

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Multiply: 0.05 × 0.22 =

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Lulu is 5 years younger than her sister, who is 7 years older than their 15-year-old cousin. How old is Lulu?

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What date in Arabic numerals is Roman numeral MCMLV?

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If blank CDs cost 36 cents for two, how much does it cost to buy 10 blank CDs?

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Express the ratio of 13:60 as a percentage.

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How many liters are there in 2,500 milliliters?

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Express 34% as a decimal.

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What is 35% of 70?

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If Latoya spends 15 minutes every day practicing her flute, how much time does she spend practicing over a period of two weeks?

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Divide: 727 ÷ 6 =

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What is 60% of 90?

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A gross is equal to 12 dozen. If Lanyard Farms sells 15 gross of eggs a week and packages them in one dozen egg containers, how many containers do they need for a week’s worth of eggs?

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Convert this military time to regular time: 1310 hours.

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At the book sale, Geoff paid 35 cents apiece for 5 paperbacks and $2.50 apiece for 3 hardcover books. He gave the clerk a $10 bill. How much change did he receive?

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Add and simplify: 4⅔ + 3¼ =

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The number 12 is 80% of what number?

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Add: 7.34 + 3.74 + 4.37 =

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In a scale drawing for a toy rocket, 1 inch = 6 inches. If the rocket is 6 inches tall on the drawing, how tall will it be in reality?

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How many centimeters are there in 1 foot?

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Of the 1,525 homes sold by Homestyle Realty last year, Clara sold 244. What percentage of the homes did she sell?

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Nurse Morgan ordered 6 reams of paper at $8.99 per ream and 10 boxes of envelopes at $3.99 a box. How much did she spend in all?

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Lenore’s weekly paycheck is $434.79. Of that, she puts ⅓ aside for her share of rent and utilities and spends $75 on groceries. What is left from her weekly paycheck?

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Divide and simplify: 3¾ ÷ 1½ =

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A recent census of visitors to a popular beach showed that there was a ratio of 6:16 surfers to swimmers. Which of the following is a possible actual number of surfers and swimmers at the beach?

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Lights out on the base is at 10:30 P.M. What would that be in military time?

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What is the least common denominator of ⅙ and ⅕?

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In what numeric system does 101 refer to this amount: ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆?

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On the lot at Stafford Motors are 7 pickup trucks, 7 two-door automobiles, 28 four-door automobiles, and 14 SUVs. What percentage of the vehicles on the lot are SUVs?

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Multiply: 0.12 × 0.15 =

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Multiply: 0.6 × 0.55 =

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Write the date 2007 in Roman numerals.

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How many milliliters are there in 4 liters?

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Express 1.25 as a fraction in lowest terms.

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Stu purchased a set of 6 cups and 6 plates at a garage sale. The cups were 25 cents apiece, and the plates were 75 cents apiece. If Stu paid with a $10 bill, how much change was he owed?

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If a party planner assumes 2 bottles of sparkling water per 5 guests, how many bottles must she purchase for a party of 145?

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Eighty percent of the class passed with a 75 or higher. If that percent equaled 24 students, how many students were in the whole class?

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Multiply and simplify: ⅔ × 2⅛ =

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