On the GED Math section, Fraction fluency is fundamental! You have to be familiar with the standard operations on fractions (adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing). Moreover, it’s important to know what fractions mean in the context of a word problem. Interpreting Fractions What is a fraction? The simple answer (probably the same one your teacher […]

## GED Math: Evaluating Functions

What are functions? What do they mean when they ask you to evaluate a function at a given number? In this article, we’ll see what functions are all about and how to work with them. These skills will help you to succeed on the GED Mathematics section. Functions — Input and Output Let’s start with […]

## GED Math: Factoring Polynomials

Factoring is a method for “un-multiplying” a polynomial. In other words, factoring is the method of breaking down a polynomial into smaller parts (called factors) whose product is equal to the original polynomial. Factoring is just one topic in algebra. For more, check out: GED Algebra Prep. Greatest Common Factors When you need to factor […]

## GED Math: Radical Exponents

In this article, we’ll learn all about exponents and radicals. We’ll also get a chance to practice these concepts on problems similar to those you might see on the GED Math Section. (For more information about what’s on the test, check out: What’s on the GED Math Test?) What are Exponents? Let’s start with the […]

## GED Math: Factors, Multiples, and Primes

Factors, Multiples, and Primes, Oh My! What are these strange beasts? By the end of this article, you’ll learn how to find the factors and multiples of a whole number. You’ll also discover prime numbers and what role they play in factorization. These concepts provide important fundamentals for succeeding on the GED Math section. For […]

## Breaking Down Essay Organization for the GED Extended Response Exam

The GED extended response exam can seem overwhelming when you first begin to study for it, but really, once you’re familiar with the organizational breakdown of the essay, you’ll feel much more confident about taking it! The key to writing any great essay always comes down to knowing the proper format, and knowing how to […]

## How to Use GED Word Lists to Study Smarter

It’s no secret that your success on the GED involves having a strong vocabulary. The Language Arts Reading component requires reading difficult literary passages and the Language Arts Writing component includes composing a well-written essay. Additionally, the Science and Social Studies components involve reading challenging passages before answering questions about them. So long story short, […]

## 3 GED Writing Practice Tips to Study Smarter

Are you feeling intimidated by the GED Extended Response Writing Assessment? If so, that’s completely normal. But don’t get too stressed—there is a fairly straightforward formula for attacking this portion of the exam. The following three GED writing practice tips are sure to help boost your confidence in taking essay-style exams. #1 Understand the Overall […]

## Example GED Language Arts Reading Passages

Get ready for GED with these two example GED Language Arts Reading passages, and check your work with our fully explained answer key.

## 20 Common GED Vocabulary Words You Should Know

Improving your vocabulary is one of the easiest ways to score better on the GED. Here are 20 GED vocabulary words that you’ll see on the test.