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The best way to increase your mathematics abilities is through every day practice. A few exercises which you can perform include estimating how much you pay yearly for certain products or calculating the sales tax the next time you visit a restaurant.

Here is information on how to approach more specific tasks that are to be found on tests of academic achievement.

- Definitions - A number sequence is an ordered list of terms or items.
- Sequence formulas - Standard sequence notation covering general formulas and recursive relations.
- Question structure - Typical structure and composition of number sequences.
- Checklist - Brief descriptions of common categories.
- Sequence types - Information on each category type.
- Creating rules - Strategy and tips for creating formulas.

- Addition: Methods include adding easy numbers first and starting on the left.
- Subtraction: Advice on rounding off when to adjust the calculations.
- Divisibility tests: Find factors of one through twenty and higher for all numbers.
- Division: Nifty tips for when to double, remove or round off numbers.
- Multiplication: Ways to simplify multiplication such as switching numbers and creating groups.
- Squaring integers: Formulas and methods for squaring one and two-digit integers.
- Fractions-to-decimals: Advice on how to convert common and larger fractions to decimals.