## FAQs

**10 Tips For the Math GED Test**

- Take and Use Notes. ...
- Study On Your Mobile Device. ...
- Set Goals. ...
- Learn From Wrong Answers. ...
- Study Every Day. ...
- Read Questions Carefully. ...
- Eliminate Wrong Answers. ...
- Skip Hard Questions.

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How hard is the Texas GED test? ›
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The GED test is **just as hard in Texas as it is in any other state** because the GED is a national exam that's the same in every state. In other words, it doesn't matter what your hometown is - Corpus Christi, Dallas, Fort Worth, you name it - the test can be quite difficult if you aren't prepared.

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Is the GED practice test harder than the real test? ›
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Is the GED practice test harder than the actual test? **No, the GED practice test isn't harder**. The practice test helps you identify your strengths and see which subjects you need to study more. It also gets you familiar with the format of the test questions so you feel more comfortable when taking the actual test.

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How many questions can I get wrong on the GED math test? ›
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Studying and practicing to improve test-taking skills will also help you achieve a higher score. You need to score at least 410 out of 800 total points to pass the GED® math test. This equates to getting about **30 to 33 questions correct out of the 50 questions** in this section.

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How many people fail the GED? ›
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The lack of preparation comes in different forms, from “I have no time for learning” to “I don't need any course; I will pass the GED test just like that.” And though that might be true for some students, recent statistics show that only **48% of students pass all GED tests on the first try**.

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Can you pass the GED if you fail math? ›
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**Candidates only have to retake the subject which they failed to get 145 points**. For for the first two retakes and done within one year, they are eligible for $10 on each subject failed. After 3 attempts, candidates pay the normal $36 fee for online exam and $30 for exam done at a testing center.

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What is the hardest part of the GED test? ›
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**The Math portion** of the GED test is often considered the hardest part of the whole exam—and with the lowest average student scores and pass rates, this section can be tough to overcome!

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Which GED test is the easiest? ›
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The GED test is exactly the same across the U.S. **There are no easier or more challenging GED tests**. However, some states use the HiSET exam, and some offer both options. Both tests assess your knowledge and skills at the high school graduation level and have about the same difficulty level.

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How do I ace my GED test? ›
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**Here are five key tips to set you up for success in preparing for and passing the GED:**

- Learn What to Study. The GED is made up of four parts, testing your knowledge of reading, math, social studies, and science. ...
- Take Practice Tests. ...
- Study Consistently. ...
- Find a Preparation Program.

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Is the 2024 GED test hard? ›
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Passing the GED can be fast and easy with some preparation. Very few people can pass the test without preparing first. **The test won't be hard if you take the time to learn about the test and the skills required to pass**. The GED tests in 4 subject areas, but you don't have to take all of them at once.

The GED math test isn't just going to have one type of math on it. It's a broad math test that covers a lot of areas. **You'll need to pull out of your memory something different that you know for every question**. In a way, this makes it harder than a geometry test at school, or even a geometry final exam.

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What level of math is on the GED? ›
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The GED Math test will assess your ability to perform **basic arithmetic operations with whole numbers, rational numbers, decimals, fractions and percents**. You'll also need an understanding of how geometry, probability, statistics and algebra can be used to solve real-world problems.

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What is the lowest passing score for GED? ›
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The GED^{®} test has a passing score of **145 for each test subject**. To earn your high school equivalency, you'll need to score 145 or higher on all four subjects.

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How many times can I retake the GED math test? ›
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For those testing in-person at a Test Center: If you did not pass one of your GED^{®} test subjects, you are given **two subsequent retests, with no restrictions between retakes**. If you fail the third or any subsequent retest, you must wait 60 days for your next attempt.

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What level of Science is on the GED? ›
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The Science portion of the GED is designed to test individuals' knowledge of the following areas: **Earth and Space Science, Physical Science, and Life Science**. Physical Science topics include electricity, motion, and atoms. Life Science topics range from genetics to the makeup of cells.

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Is the GED math test hard? ›
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The GED math test isn't just going to have one type of math on it. It's a broad math test that covers a lot of areas. You'll need to pull out of your memory something different that you know for every question. In a way, this makes it harder than a geometry test at school, or even a geometry final exam.

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What level of math is on the GED test? ›
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The GED Math test will assess your ability to perform **basic arithmetic operations with whole numbers, rational numbers, decimals, fractions and percents**. You'll also need an understanding of how geometry, probability, statistics and algebra can be used to solve real-world problems.

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What score is needed to pass math GED? ›
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A passing test score is 145. GED® Test score requirements are: **Required minimum standard score of 145 on each test (Max possible: 200)**

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How long should you study for the GED math test? ›
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For example, you can focus on one subject for three weeks, then take the exam, or study all subjects for **about three months** and take the entire GED test at once. With a fixed study schedule, you'll be better able to narrow down the length of time it takes to get a GED.