March 14th, 2017

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Catalog of government publications of G.P.O. almost 16,000 records with Congressional Budget Office in the title. 1293 with CBO as author CBO publications [electronic resource] : 1975 to 1999. 2008 United States.Congressional Budget Office. Y 10.15:975-999 http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo14061 CBO publications [electronic resource] : January 2000 to December 2009. 2009 United States.Congressional Budget Office. Y 10.15:2000-2009 http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo14086 2000-2009

September 19th, 2016

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I think that a fluent speaker of American English uses a vocabulary of about 10,000 words. I have created a list of words to help prepare for the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery. Some words have definitions which come from dictionaries no longer covered by copyright, or from my own spontaneous definition as I read […]

August 31st, 2016

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I have been looking at word lists in ASVAB study guides, core lists of 3000 words from several dictionary publishers, and other sources of information about word frequency. I do not have THE ANSWER. My opinion is that a person should be familiar with all the words in core list of 3000 words, such as […]

August 5th, 2016

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Posted by Thomas Lindsey, mos96b@yahoo.com The ASVAB test seems to be testing the intelligence level of a prospect, breadth of knowledge, willingness to read and learn more information, and a unique “talent”. Military life has times when its servicemembers find them themselves in “chaotic situations” when the person must rapidly assess the situation, choose a […]

August 1st, 2016

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I THINK THAT THIS POSTING COMBINES ALL POSTINGS FROM JULY 2016 and the one before this one into one message about ASVAB Mathematics. I have tried to consolidate all my notes and ideas about doing arithmetic, algebra, and geometry on a test like the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery. I came upon a document […]

August 1st, 2016

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A triangle has three lines. Each line intersects or touches the end of two other lines. The interior angles of a triangle add up to 180 degrees. An equilateral triangle has three sides of equal length. the interior angle of each angle is 60 degrees. An equilateral triangle has two lines of equal length that […]

July 11th, 2016

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PRIME NUMBERS A prime number is an integer that cannot be separated by two numbers multiplied together. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29, 31, 37, 41, 43, 47 are prime numbers in the range 1 to 50 Numbers ending with 0, 2, 4, 6, 8 can be divided by the […]

July 6th, 2016

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A one variable equation may look like this, with informnation on either side of the equal = sign. 12a + 8 = 53 – 3a The variables can be on the left side, and the numbers on the right side. The numbers could be put on the left side and the variables on the right […]

July 5th, 2016

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I have started helping to tutor students who are studying for arithmetic knowledge and mathematical knowledge tests. These students need help in these areas for a variety of different tests. Trying to find the right phraseology and wording to explain a concept is not easy. This is the reason why there are so many different published study guides. […]

June 29th, 2016

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My home town in Massachusetts is near the home town of Daniel Shays, who was one of the leaders of the insurgency in 1786-1787 to protest property taxation, foreclosures of farms, and the state government actions of the officials in Boston that affected the people of Central and Western Massachusetts. Daniel Shays led a force […]