HESI A2-Mathematics Practice Test

1.

** Evaluate**

*ab* ^{2}− *ac* if *a* = 3 ,*b* =
− 4, *and c* = − 5

63

2.

**Evaluate**

3*x* ^{2 }− 2*x *+ 7 if *x* = −3.

40

3.

**Solve for x:**

−7 *x* + 9 = −47

x = 8

4.

**Solve for t:**

50 = − 3 *t* − 7

*t* = − 19

5.

**A newborn weighs 8 pounds 5 ounces. There are 453.59 grams per
pound. What is the infant's weight in grams?**

3770 grams

6.

**What temperature in Fahrenheit is 50° Celsius? (Enter numeric
value only. If rounding is necessary, round to the nearest whole
number.) _______________**

122° F

7.

**A nurse works in a military hospital from 1300 to 2000. What
time of day does this nurse work?**

Early afternoon to bedtime

8.

** A nurse is reviewing the daily intake and output (I&O) of
a patient consuming a clear diet. The urinary drainage bag denotes a
total of 1,000 mL for the past 24 hours. The total intake is:**

2 8-oz cups of coffee

1 16-oz serving of clear soup

1 pint of water consumed throughout the day

**How much is the deficit in milliliters? (Enter numeric value
only. If rounding is necessary, round to the nearest whole number.)**

**______________**

440

9.

** A woman received a bottle of perfume as a present. The bottle
contains ½ oz of perfume. How many milliliters is this? (Enter
numeric value only. If rounding is necessary, round to the nearest
whole number.)**

**______________**

15

10.

** The metric system of measurement was developed in France
during Napoleon's reign. It is based on what multiplication factor?**

10

11.

**How many meters are in a kilometer? (Enter numeric value
only.) ______________**

1,000

12.

** How many grams are in a kilogram? (Enter numeric value only.) ______________**

1,000

13.

**To convert pounds to kilograms, what factor is used?**

2.2

14.

** A teacher's aide is preparing a snack for the class. In order
to prepare the powdered drink, the aide must convert the directions
from metric. The directions say, “Dilute contents of package in 2
liters of water.” The aide has a measuring device marked in ounces.
How many ounces of water should be used? (Enter numeric value only.
If rounding is required, round to the nearest tenth.) ______________**

66.7

15.

** How many milliliters are in 1 liter?**

1000

16.

**There are 2.54 cm in an inch. How many centimeters are in 1
foot? (Enter numeric value only. If rounding is necessary, round to
the nearest whole number.) ______________**

30.48

17.

** A seamstress is measuring a model for a new dress. The tape
measure is marked in centimeters. The seamstress needs to convert
that measurement into inches. If the model's waist measurement is
65.4 cm, what is the conversion in inches?**

A. 25.74 inches

B. 166.12 inches

C. 32.50 inches

D. 17 inches

25.74

18.

**How many centimeters in a millimeter?**

0.1

19.

** How many centimeters in a meter?**

100

20.

** A news website allows subscribers to download news articles
in different languages. The average number of downloads per day for
some of the languages are as follows:**

English: 5 articles, 150 downloads

French: 2 articles, 50 downloads

Chinese: 1 article, 75 downloads

Japanese: 3 articles, 25 downloads

**How many articles are downloaded each day?**

1000

21.

** A hospital day staff consists of 25 registered nurses, 75
unlicensed assistants, five phlebologists, six receptionists and
office staff, and 45 physicians. One summer day the staff was at
only 68% strength. How many people were working that day? (Enter
numeric value only. If rounding is necessary, round to the nearest
whole number.) ______________**

106

22.

** A farmer raises chickens for eggs and meat. Any chicken that
does not lay at least one egg a week is moved to the slaughterhouse.
The farmer has 765 chickens that can lay one egg each day. Each day
80% of the chickens lay eggs. How many eggs does the farmer collect
each day? (Enter numeric value only. If rounding is necessary, round
to the nearest whole number.) ______________**

612

23.

** Over the past week, 34 baby boys were born at the hospital.
This was 54% of all babies born. How many girls were born over the
past week? (Enter numeric value only. If rounding is necessary,
round to the nearest whole number.) __________________**

29

24.

**The doctor tells the patient to cut back on coffee. The
patient usually has four 8-oz cups of coffee per day. If the doctor
told him to cut back by 25%, how many ounces of coffee can the
patient have each day? (Enter numeric value only. If rounding is
necessary, round to the whole number.)**

**______________**

24

25.

**Ratio and proportion: 0.8:10 ∷ x:100**

x = 8

26.

**Add: 9.98 + 0.065 =**

10.045

27.

** Add: 6 + 12.55 + 5.022 =**

23.572

28.

** Add: 23.5 + 7.025 =**

30.525

29.

**Subtract: 32.21 − 4.68 =**

27.53

30.

**Subtract: 15.7 − 9.8 =**

5.9

31.

**Subtract: 10.012 − 0.120 =**

9.892

32.

** Multiply: (7.2)(0.34) =**

2.448

33.

**Multiply: (99)(0.56) =**

55.44

34.

**Multiply: (88)(7.08) =**

623.04

35.

**Multiply: 375 × 2.3 =**

862.5

36.

**How many ounces are in 2 quarts?**

64 ounces

37.

**A shopper spends $75.64 at one store and $22.43 at the next
store. The shopper started out with $100.00. How much money does the
shopper have left?**

$1.93

38.

**A worker is filling out his timesheet. He worked 8 hours on
Monday, 7 hours and 30 minutes on Tuesday, 8¾ hours on Wednesday, 4
hours on Thursday, and 8¼ hours on Friday. If he earns $14.35 per
hour, what will be his gross pay for this week? (Enter numeric value
only. Round your answer to the nearest penny.)**

**______________**

523.78

39.

** An accountant counts his money and finds that out of 35
bills, 20% are $1 bills, 43% are $5 bills, 6% are $10 bills, and 31%
are $20 bills. How many $5 bills does the accountant have? (Enter
numeric value only. If rounding is necessary, round to the nearest
whole number.) _________________**

15

40.

** What number in Arabic numerals is Roman numeral
MCMXLIV?** **(Enter numeric value only.) ______________**

1,944