Adding, subtracting, dividing and multiplying are some of the skills that are necessary to perform successfully on an employee math test. Reading comprehension and may also be required for solving word problems.
Math tests are occasionally a step in a pre-hiring process or a means to assess the skills of current employees. Such tests typically contain questions that correspond to the kinds of situations that an employee might encounter.
Questions may pose situations that require the test taker to calculate percentages for applying sales tax or discounts, obtain median values to track sales over periods of time, and add and subtract multiple numbers in a variety of simple equations.