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.

A bread recipe calls for 2\(\frac{1}{4}\) cups of flour. If you only have 1\(\frac{5}{8}\) cups, how much more flour is needed?

\(\frac{5}{8}\) cups | |

3\(\frac{3}{8}\) cups | |

3 cups | |

2\(\frac{1}{2}\) cups |