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Used for LANTITE preparation (Australia). NA = Number & Algebra strand. Students are asked two true/false questions based on a table of data about the LANTITE test. The pair of true/false questions are randomly selected from a pool of five pairs of questions.

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Written for the Western Sydney University MESH numeracy preparation workshop for the LANTITE test (Australia). Students are given a height in centimetres and another height in metres, and are asked to write the ratio of the two heights in simplest form. There are 16 versions of this question.

• Timed Practice Quiz v2
Exam (40 questions)

This practice quiz contains 40 numeracy questions, for students preparing for the Australian LANTITE numeracy test. Each question is randomised.

There are 10 questions each from the Number and Algebra, Measurement and Geometry, Statistics and Probability, and non-Calculator strands.

Students are allowed 75 minutes to complete the test. The questions are multiple choice, true/false or fill the number in the box.

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Used for LANTITE preparation (Australia). MG = Measurement & Geometry strand. Students are always given the same map of Western Australia and asked to select the one incorrect statement from four statements. The statements are randomly selected from four incorrect statements and twelve correct statements in total.

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Written for the Western Sydney University MESH numeracy preparation workshop for the LANTITE test (Australia). One of five charts is shown, and students are asked a question based on that chart. All questions test student's ability to read the chart carefully and not draw wrong conclusions.

• SP Comfort zone (5)
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Used for LANTITE preparation (Australia). SP = Statistics & Probability strand. Students are asked two true/false questions based on a chart. The pair of true/false questions are randomly selected from a pool of five pairs of questions.

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Used for LANTITE preparation (Australia). MG = Measurement & Geometry strand. Student must convert the time shown on the analog clock to 24 hour time. One of six analog clock images is randomly selected and displayed.

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Used for LANTITE preparation (Australia). MG = Measurement & Geometry strand. NC = Non-Calculator strand. Students are shown an image of a thermometer calibrated in both degrees Celsius and degrees Fahrenheit. Student must answer a question using the thermometer. The image is randomly selected from a pool of 3. There are two different potential questions for each thermometer. Hence 6 questions in total.

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Used for LANTITE preparation (Australia). SP = Statistics & Probability strand. Students are asked a multiple choice question based on a series of bar charts. The question is randomly selected from a pool of seven questions.

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Used for LANTITE preparation (Australia). SP = Statistics & Probability strand. NC = Non-Calculator strand. Students are asked a multiple choice question based on a pie chart. The question is randomly selected from a pool of seven questions.

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Written for the Western Sydney University MESH numeracy preparation workshop for the LANTITE test (Australia). Students are given the number of bagels baked, in a number of hours, and need to calculate the number baked per half-hour. There are 6 different versions of this question.

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Used for LANTITE preparation (Australia). MG = Measurement & Geometry strand. Student must calculate distance swum in km given number of laps of 50m pool, days of week and weeks in term. These variables are randomly selected.

• Number puzzle (8)
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Written for the Western Sydney University MESH numeracy preparation workshop for the LANTITE test (Australia). Students must work backwards to work out what the original number was, or alternatively test out each supplied multiple choice option. There are 8 possible randomised numbers in this question.

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Written for the Western Sydney University MESH numeracy preparation workshop for the LANTITE test (Australia). Students are given a proportion of staff who either have or haven't completed their reports. They are asked to find the complement, as a percentage. There are 6 different versions of this question.

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Used for LANTITE preparation (Australia). NA = Number & Algebra strand. Students calculate the cost of the halogen globes given electricity cost, number of globes, number of years, replacement cost and lifespan of globes. Some of these variables are randomly selected. There are more than 10 different versions of this question.

• Practice questions
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Twenty questions which can be used by Initial Teacher Education students preparing for the Australian LANTITE numeracy test. The questions are grouped in content strands and each question is randomised. Questions are either multiple choice, true/false or type the answer in a box. The questions are chosen from a menu and there is no time limit. They are different to the questions in Timed Practice Quiz v2.

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Used for LANTITE preparation (Australia). MG = Measurement & Geometry strand. NC = Non-Calculator strand. Students are shown an image of a thermometer calibrated in degrees Celsius. Student must answer a question using the thermometer. The image is randomly selected from a pool of 4. There are two different potential questions for each thermometer. Hence 8 different questions in total.

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Used for LANTITE preparation (Australia). NC = Non Calculator strand. NA = Number & Algebra strand. Students are given a proportion of students who DO speak a language other than English at home, and are asked to find the percentage who do NOT. The fraction denominator is either 20 or 25, and the numerator is randomised.

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This question provides a list of data to the student. They are asked to find the mean, median, mode and range.

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Students are given a positive whole number less than one thousand and are asked to divide it by either 10, 100, 1000 or 1,000,000.

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Students are given a number with two decimal places and are asked to multiply it by either 10, 100 or 1000.

• Powers of ten
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Powers of 10 from 10^3 to 10^6. 10 to the power 4 is excluded as it is given as an example.

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Students are shown two decimals and asked to enter the correct sign to compare them: > or < or =.

This question was written by MESH (the Mathematics Education Support Hub) at Western Sydney University.

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Students select the option which lists the four decimal weights of premature infants in order from smallest to highest.

This question was written by MESH (the Mathematics Education Support Hub) at Western Sydney University.