Resources for preparing for Numeracy Tests

Numerical reasoning tests (WikiJob)

Advice on completing numerical reasoning tests plus a link to a free test.

Numerical Tests Guide (Practice Reasoning)

Tips and advice on how to tackle numerical reasoning tests. There is also a link to a free practice test.

Free numerical reasoning test (123test.com)

This resource offers a free practice numerical reasoning test with explained answers.

JobTestPrep's Numerical Reasoning Formulas

Useful guidelines for how to perform mathematical calculations, such as percentages, averages and fixed costs.

Improve Your Numeracy (Math Centre)

Practice questions with explanations for basic mathematical processes, such as decimals, averages and percentages.

Math Centre

Free mathematics support materials, developed by academic staff in university maths departments. Materials are offered in a range of formats, such as teach-yourself guides, practice booklets and video tutorials.

Using a Calculator for Numerical Tests

Video clip with advice on using standard and scientific calculators during numerical tests.

How to pass Numerical Reasoning Tests

A step-by-step guide to learning key numeracy skills, including fractions & decimals, rates, percentages, ratios & proportions and data interpretation. It is available to borrow from the Careers Service library.

  • Author: Heidi Smith
  • Published: 2011

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.

How to Pass Advanced Numeracy Tests

Provides a wealth of highly relevant practice questions and detailed explanations to help you prepare for advanced numeracy tests.

  • Author: Mike Bryon
  • Published: 2010

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.

How to Pass Data Interpretation Tests

Data Interpretation tests are commonly used in psychometric assessments. This book contains lots of practice examples with detailed answers and explanations.

  • Author: Mike Bryon
  • Published: 2011

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.

How to Pass Numeracy Tests

Information on preparing for selection tests containing a numerical element ie number problems, number sequences and data interpretation.

  • Author: H Tolley & K Thomas
  • Published: 2010

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.

Countdown to Mathematics

Written primarily for students who intend to take an Open University course which involves the use of some elementary mathematics.

  • Author: Lynne Graham & David Sargent
  • Published: 1998

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.

The Numeracy Test Workbook

Contains over 1000 practice questions (with explained solutions) to boost your confidence for facing a numeracy test. It is available to borrow from the Careers Service library.

  • Author: Mike Bryon
  • Published: 2011

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.

The Advanced Numeracy Test Workbook

Practice questions for advanced numeracy tests with explained solutions. Topics covered include: key terms & concepts, key quantitative operations, accounting & business comprehension, geometry and data interpretation. This book is available to borrow from the Careers Service library.

  • Author: Mike Bryon
  • Published: 2011

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.

Perfect Numerical Test Results

Explains how numerical tests work, gives helpful pointers on how to get ready and provides professionally constructed sample questions.

  • Author: Joanna Moutafi et al.
  • Published: 2007

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.