
Gearing up for the ETAA
Hello Trades Math graduates! First, please take a minute to look over the links to the right. I have placed all of the reference materials for this test prep here, including what ETAA means, “the binder” and practice problems, with an answer key! The links on the right can always be found by clicking on […]

The Layups: Numeric Sequences
We now know the breakdown of math items on the ETAA. By far the easiest of the questions are Numeric Sequences. You need to get all four right. Here’s how. Find the change number Three of the four questions are what I call “First Order” series. That is, the sequence is determined by adding or […]

Bread & Butter: Plugin PEMDAS
There are more PEMDAS questions than any other math item on the ETAA. So you need to get all four Numeric Sequence questions right, and as many of the PEMDAS questions as you possibly can in the 46 minutes you have to take the test. The format for these questions is straightforward: you will get […]

The Vein Poppers: Linear Equations
Don’t figure out the answer, just eliminate the wrong answers! (The graphics that follow are pages 108112 in the binder) The format for these 7 questions is based on the fact that any line can be expressed in 4 different ways: In other words, the question stem will be one of the four expressions above, […]