## HESI A2 Math Prep

Last update by FunnelBrain on 12/29/2011
74331 People have viewed this Quiz

# Let's practice ratio and proportion problems:1. 10/91 show as a ratio.2. 0.025 show as a ratio.3. 2 : x = 3 : 94. 4 : 9 = 8 : x5. 2 : 9 = x : 72 6. 360 : 60 = 6 : x

1. 10:91 or 10 to 91

2. 25/1000=1/40=1:40 or 1 to 40

3. x= 6

4. x= 18

5. x= 16

6. x= 1

## View HESI A2 Math Prep as Flashcard Deck

Related Quiz Content
• Answered in HESI A2 Math Prep
The HESI Math test has various word problems using the math we have reviewed already especially ratio and proportion. Here are examples of some word problems to be familiar with.

Solve the following word problems:
Two cars leave two different cities located 957 miles apart at the same time. Car A is traveling at 70 miles per hr and Car B is traveling at 60 miles per hr. How many hours will it take for the two cars to meet? This is distance problem and you need to use distance formula. distance= rate x time or d=rt. You have the rate and must multiply to find the time which is unknown.

70(t) + 60(t)= 957

130(t) = 957 divide both sides by 130

t= 7.36 hours
make sure you pay attention to look for 7.36 hours not 7.36 which is not correct.

• Answered in HESI A2 Math Prep
Word problems:

Solve the following word problem:

Michael and Carlen are brothers. Michael is 6 years older than Carlen. Michael was born in 1999. In what year was Carlen born. This problem is a simple addition problem. x= 1999 the year Micheal was born. x +6= the year Carlen was born , he is six years younger. 1999 + 6= 2005 make sure you put the year and not his age

• Answered in HESI A2 Math Prep
Word problems:

Solve the following word problem:

Assume that state tax is 8.25%. Francis purchases a new dining table that cost \$450. What is the total cost with tax included? This problem is calculating total cost of a item. You must convert the percent to decimal 8.25% to 0.0825, if not you will get the wrong answer. \$450 + (\$450)8.25%= total cost. \$450 + \$37.125= \$487.13. Make sure you have the dollar sign in the answer..Again pay attention

• Answered in HESI A2 Math Prep
Word problems:
Solve the following word problem:

Cedra uses a comic book store to sell comic books. Over the last week, she has sold books for \$8, \$26, \$50, \$70, and \$20. What is the average price of the comic books sold by Cedra? This problem is mean (average) problem. \$8, \$26, \$50, \$70, and \$20 ÷ 5= \$34.80 Make sure you have the dollar sign in the answer.
• Answered in HESI A2 Math Prep
Word problems:

Solve the following word problem:

What is the simple interest on \$40,000 invested at 15% annual rate over 4 years? This problem uses the formula for calculating simple interest. interest= principal x rate x time. \$40,000 x .15 x 4= \$24,000

• Answered in HESI A2 Math Prep
Word problems:

Solve the following word problem:

Jarvis's parents gave him 650 shares of stock in X company. Jarvis will receive \$25.75 per share in dividend payout each year. How much will Jarvis earn in dividends over a two year period? This is multiplication problem. First you must get the dividends for the first year. Secondly, get the dividends for two years. \$25.75 x 650= \$16,737.50
\$16,737.50 x 2= \$33475

• Answered in HESI A2 Math Prep
Word problems:
Solve the following word problem:

George buys a tablet PC on sale. The original price of the tablet PC is \$250. He paid \$150. What is the discount on the tablet PC? This a percent change problem. This formula will be used: amount of change ÷ original amount. You must find the difference between the amounts given in order to complete the problem. \$250-\$150=\$100. 100/250= 0.40 or 40%
• Answered in HESI A2 Math Prep
Word problems:
Solve the following word problem:

Cindy's is preparing for a party. If her recipe calls for 5 pounds of ground beef and 10 pounds of lasagna noodles to serve 20, how many pounds will she need to feed 200 people? This is ratio and proportion problem. Set up proportions. Then, cross multiply. 5/20= x/200. 20x=1000. x=50 pounds. Note: these types of problems may have not always whole number.
• Answered in HESI A2 Math Prep
Metric Conversion: In healthcare you will have to get use to using the metric system instead of the US version. Here are common measurements used throughout the healthcare system

Length

10 millimeters (mm) = 1 centimeter (cm)

10 centimeters = 1 decimeter (dm) = 100 millimeters

10 decimeters = 1 meter (m) = 1,000 millimeters

10 meters = 1 dekameter (dam)

10 dekameters = 1 hectometer (hm) = 100 meters

10 hectometers = 1 kilometer (km) = 1,000 meters

• Answered in HESI A2 Math Prep
Metric Conversion: In healthcare you will have to get use to using the metric system instead of the US version. Here are common measurements used throughout the healthcare system.

Area

100 square millimeters (mm2) = 1 sq centimeter (cm2)

10,000 square centimeters = 1 sq meter (m2)=1,000,000 sq millimeters

100 square meters =1 are (a)

100 ares =1 hectare (ha)=10,000 sq meters

100 hectares =1 sq kilometer (km2)=1,000,000 sq meters

• Answered in HESI A2 Math Prep
Metric Conversion: In healthcare you will have to get use to using the metric system instead of the US version. Here are common measurements used throughout the healthcare system.

Volume

10 milliliters (ml) = 1 centiliter (cl)

10 centiliters = 1 deciliter (dl) = 100 milliliters

10 deciliters = 1 liter (l) = 1,000 milliliters

10 liters = 1 dekaliter (dal)

10 dekaliters = 1 hectoliter (hl) = 100 liters

10 hectoliters = 1 kiloliter (kl) = 1,000 liters

HESI A2 Math Prep
Total Views: 74331
Test prep for HESI A2 Admission Test.
Teams This Deck Belongs To
Flashcard Deck Tags
Deck Author
Flashcard Review
﻿