TBM Test Content
The Test of Basic Math (TBM) tests a candidate's abilities in six areas of mathematics:
- Whole Numbers - Add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers.
- Common Fractions and Mixed Numbers - Add, subtract, multiply, divide, and reduce common fractions and mixed numbers.
- Decimal Fractions - Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimal fractions.
- Percents, including Equivalence with Common and Decimal Fractions - Add, subtract, multiply, and divide percent and decimal values; calculate percent of a given value; understand percentages.
- Rounding and Estimating - Round to nearest whole number; estimate answers to arithmetic questions.
- English and Metric Measures - Compare measurements within English and Metric measurement systems; convert between measurements.