Many of the arithmetic reasoning problems on the ASVAB will be in the form of word problems that will test not only the concepts in this study guide but those in Math Knowledge as well. Practice these word problems to get comfortable with translating the text into math equations and then solving those equations.

Cooks are needed to prepare for a large party. Each cook can bake either 2 large cakes or 20 small cakes per hour. The kitchen is available for 2 hours and 36 large cakes and 100 small cakes need to be baked.

How many cooks are required to bake the required number of cakes during the time the kitchen is available?

12 | |

9 | |

6 | |

14 |