NURSING 01 HESI ENTRANCE EXAMINATION STUDY GUIDE
HESI ENTRANCE EXAMINATION
STUDY GUIDETABLE OF CONTENTESPage
HESI Study Packet
Introduction
HESI Test

... [Show More] Overview (Math, Reading, Comprehension, Vocabulary,
Grammar)
Math (face sheets precedes each section—pages bold, underlined;
Answers follow each section
Math diagnostic Test
HEST Math Review I-III: Add, subtract, multiply, divide
Math IV-VI: Add, subtract, multiply, divide decimals
Math VII-XII: Fraction terms; reducing proper and improper fractions; LCD
changing improper to mixed, mixed to improper; ass, subtract, multiply,
divide fractions; change fractions to decimals; change decimals to fractions
Math XIII: Ratio/Proportion
Math XVI: Percentages
Math: Helpful information to memorize and understand: chart of fractions,
decimals, percents; Roman numerals; measurement conversions
Math Review Answer key
MATH PRACTIVE TEST 1 (face sheets)
1. Add, subtract, multiply, divide
2. Multiply, divide (by & into), and, subtract decimals
3. Change fractions to decimals; decimals to fractions
4. Add, subtract, multiply, divide fractions
5. Percentage
6. Ratio/Proportion
7. Conversion
34-36
37-39
40-41
42-43
44-46
47-48
49-50
51-52
53-54
55-56
57
58-59
3-4, 5-8
9-14
15-19
20-33
1-28.Rounding
60-61
MATH PRACTICE TEST 2 (face sheets)
9. Add, subtract, multiply, divide
10. Change decimals to fractions; change fractions to decimals;
multiply, divide (by & into) add, subtract decimals.
11. Add, subtract, multiply, divide fractions
12. Percentage
13. Ratio/Proportion
14. Conversion
15. Rounding
Reading Comprehension (face sheets) face sheet precedes each
section pages are bold, underlined; answers follow each section
How to answer reading comprehension questions and sharpen your
reading skills (without really trying)
Sample reading test
Reading
Vocabulary (face sheets) face sheet precedes each section pages
are bold, underlined; answers follow each section
1. Test 5 (everyday)
2. Exams 7, 10-14 (everyday)
3. Spelling (everyday)
4. Multiple Choice Quiz (medical terminology) Chapter One- Four,
Twenty-One
List of medical terminology (four study only)
Grammar (face sheets) face sheet precedes each section- pages
are bold, underlined; answers follow each section
1. Exercise One: Problems with Verbs (Part 1)
93-95
96-97
98-102
103-107
108-122
123-134
135-137
138-139
62-64
65-66
67-68
69-70
71-72
73-74
75-76
77-78
79-80
81-83
84-86
87-922. Exercise Two: Problems with Verbs (Part 2)
3. Exercise Three: Problems with Verbs (part 3)
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141
4. Exercise Fourteen: Problems with Introductory Verbal
Modifiers
5. Exercise Fifteen: Problems with Parallel Structure
6. Exercise Eighteen: Problems with Structure
Answer keys for above grammar section (1-6)
7. Lesson 5: Sentence Structure: Dangling Modifiers
8. Lesson 5: Sentence Structure: Parallel Structure
Answer keys for above grammar section (7-8)
9. Plurals: Ex 2, 3, 4, 5
10. Verbs: Ex 12, 13
Answer keys for above grammar section (9-10)
11. Verbs: (Subjects – Verbs Agreement) lesson 12, Exercise 19
Answer key for the above grammar section (11)
12. Gerunds and Infinitives
Answer key for above grammar section (12)
142-144
145-147
148-149
150-158
159-161
162-164
165
166-169
170-172
173-174
175-178
179-180
181
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Math Overview
Types of questions (no word or story problems)
1. Add, subtract
2. Add, subtract: decimals, whole numbers to decimals
3. Ratio; change fractions to ratio
4. Change decimal to percent
5. Multiply decimals
6. Divide by decimals
7. Rounding
8. Change fractions to decimals
9. Divide by fractions
10. Reduce
11. Add fractions with unlike denominators
12. Divide fractions by whole numbers
13. Divide fractions by fractions
HESI Reading Comprehension Overview
1. Need a good vocabulary to answer questions
2. Read, summarize
3. Implies information: Ex. (From the text) In a test, spend more time on essay
questions, which are worth more. (From the question) In a test, in order to get
more points, spend more time on difficult questions.
4. Long and short paragraphs
5. Other types of questions:
A. Definition of words
B. What is stated vs. implied
C. Fact vs. opinion
HESI Vocabulary Test Overview
1. Vocabulary in context, or as definition, or correct usage---questions not always
clear
A. Multiple Choice, Scenario is set up
B. Medical terms, some from biology
C. Literary words
D. Everyday words2
HESI Grammar
Overview
1. Particularly difficult for ESL (foreign) students
2. Questions 1-25 select best answer
A. Verb Forms
B. Dangling modifiers
3. Questions 26-50 Identify and correct incorrect portion
a. Subject-Verb agreement
b. Parallelism
c. Plurals
d. Infinitives (to + Verb) or Gerunds (verb + ing)
e. Particles/prepositions (depend on, not depend in)
f. There, their, they’re usage
4. Questions 51-553
MATH Diagnostic
Directions:
1) Take the diagnostic test that follows.
2) Score with the answer key that immediately follows.
3) Provide the following information hereon (pages 3,4) for tutor- and-self-
evaluation:
Total number of problems: 27
Number correct:
Multiply number correct X 100=
Divide by total number of problems=
%
Tutor will review for areas to work on in Math.
Areas to work on:
,
,
,
NEXT STEP: GO ON TO
MATH REVIEW, THEN
PRACTICE TESTS 1 AND 2.4
Diagnostic
Key to follow
Circle question number (s) missed
1
Type of Question
Addition
2 5
3 6
4
7
8 9 10 11 12 16a 17 18 19
13
14
15
16b
21
22
23
24 25 26
27a 27b
Multiply decimals
Divide by decimals
Percent problem
Ratio Problem
Concept of ratio
Subtract decimals
Multiply fractions
Divide fractions
Multiplication
Division
Subtraction
Add, subtract, multiply, decimals
Concept of decimals, fractions, percent
Add fractions w/ unlike denominators5
Number Power Review Pretest
This pretest will tell you which chapters of Number Power Review you need to work on and which you have
already mastered. Do all the problems that you can. There is no time limit. Check your answers with the answer
key. Fill out chart at test end. Do all work on these pages.
Find an answer to each problem
1. 793 2. 215 x 89 = 3. 417 19 517
+ 385
Find an answer to each problem.
4. 2800
- 946
5. 173
x 26
6. 4,208 16
7. Find the Value of the expression: 3 ($2.50 - $1.00) + ($10.00 4).
8. Write the following numbers in order, from least to greatest.
3
.034
4
9. What percent of this pizza has been eaten?
30% 2
3
4% 0.46
Write <, > or + to compare each pair of numbers.
10. 3
21
8
48
Solve each Problem.
13.
2 ¾
+1 ⅓
14. 2 x 3
3 5
15. 1 5
4 8
16. Keisha bought sixteen cans of soda for a birthday party. Six of these are cans of cola.
a. What fraction of the soda is cola (red)?
= Red
11.
4
2
14
3
12.
3
4
2
2
11
5
15
b. What is the ratio of cola to flavors that are not cola?
Write <,>, or = to compare the pair of decimals.
17. 0.65
0.605
18. 0.329
0.48
20. Which expression can be used to find the width of each board?
Board
gap 0.375
18”
a. 18+ (3 x 0.375)
4
b. 18+ (3 x 0.375)
3
c. 18- (3 x 0.375)
3
d. 18-(3 x 0.375)
4
e. 18 –(4 x 0.375)
4
19. 1.14
1.0427
Solve each
problem.
21.
5.08
-2.92
24. The Clothes Tree is offering a 25% discount on all women’s sweaters. Including a 6%
sales tax, what will Selena pay for a sweater that normally sells for $48.00?
For problem 25 & 26, refer to the circle graph.
25.What percent of the students at Highland Middle School are in the 8th grade?
26. Suppose that next year the enrollment at Highland Middle School increases by 20%.
How many students will be enrolled at Highland next year?
22. 2.05 x 0.06 =
23. 2.842 1.4 =
7th
6th Grade
174
Grade
156
8th Grade 170
27. What is the ratio of the amount that Jonathan saved in May to the amount he saved
in January? (Reduce to lowest terms. If necessary)
If Jonathan’s take-home pay is 1,500 per month, how much did he save during the 6
months shown on the graph?
30
25
20
15
10
5
0
Jan Feb Mar
Apr May
Jun8
Answer Key
1. 1,695
2. 19,135
3. 21 R 18
4. 1,854
5. 4,498
6. 263
7. $ 7.00 ($4.50 + $2.50)
8. 4%, 30%, 0.34, 0.4, 2/3, ¾
9. 62.5%
10. <
11. =
12. >
13. 4 – ½
14. 2/5
15. 2/5
16. a. 3/8 (6/16) b. 3/5 or 3 to 5 (6/10)
17. >
18. <
19. >
20. d.
21. 2.16
22. 0.123
23. 2.03
24. $38.16 ($36.00+ $2.16)
25. 34% (170/500 x 100%)
26. 600 (500 + 100)
27. 5/3 (25/15)9
Math Review
(Note: This page has space for portion and for overall test score.)
Directions: 1) Take the portion of the test that follows. Label and do all work on front
and back of same page as problem.
2) See pages 42-44 for answer key, to score portion.
3) Provide the following information hereon (page 10) for tutor- and self-
evaluation:
Total number of problems: 24
Number correct:
Add, subtract, multiply, divide, whole numbers
Multiply number correct X 100 =
Divide by total number of problems =
Tutor will review for areas to work on in math.
Areas to work on:
,
OVERALL MATH REVIEW SCORE
Total number of problems (overall): 104
Number correct:
Multiply number correct X 100 =
Divide by total number of problems =
Tutor will review for areas to work on in math.
Areas to work on:
,
%
%
,
,
,
,
NEXT STEP: GO ON TO
PRACTICE TESTS 1 AND 2.10
Basic Addition 462+133
Basic Addition and Subtraction Steps:
462
+133 595
Addition w/ Regrouping 835+559
1 835
+ 559 1394
Basic Subtraction 5,234 – 4,112
5,234
- 4,112 1,122
Check by: 1,122 +4,112
5,234 must be the answer
Check by: 1,394 - 599
835 must be the answer
Check by: 595 - 133
462 must be the answer
1. Line up digits according to place value. 2. Add the digits starting from right to left:
Ones: 2 + 3 = 5 6 + 3 = 9
Tens: Hundreds: 4 + 1 = 5 Steps:
1. Line up the digits according to place value. 2. Add:
Ones: 5+9 = 14
(carry the 1 to the tens place, which is one place to the left)
Tens: 1+ 3+ 5= 9 Hundreds: 8+ 5= 13
Steps:
1. Line up the digits according to place value. 2. Subtract:
Ones: 4 – 2 = 2 Tens: 3 – 1 = 2
Hundreds: 2 – 1 = 1 Thousands: 5 – 4 = 1 [Show Less]