PTCB Test Taking Tips:
#1 - De-Coding Word Problems
On some of the questions you'll encounter on the official exam there's going to be some amount of filler to cut through. The reason why some questions are designed this way is to test if you pay attention to details.
Let's look at a sample question that has filler, and see what it looks like once you cut to the meat:
Learning to properly de-code lengthy word problems will eventually become second nature after you have taken several of the practice tests on this site. This is the main reason you don't see many one liner questions here.
Why is this important? It's because there's going to be confusing filler and sub plots in the questions on the official exam. In addition, those are likely the questions that are worth more points.
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