HESI Math Test Prep
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The HESI Math test consists of 50 questions which must be completed within 50 minutes. The majority of the questions are multiple choice, but a few are fillintheblank. It covers arithmetic, fractions, decimals, percentages, and basic algebra. Many of the questions are based on math that is commonly used in a healthcare setting. Use our free HESI Math practice test to review your skills. You may use a calculator.
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Question 1 of 50
1. Question
Subtract: \(\, 2033 − 987 =\)
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Question 2 of 50
2. Question
The patient’s daily calorie target needs to be reduced by 400 calories. If it is currently 2100 calories, what will be the calorie target after the reduction?
(Type your answer below as a numeric value only.)
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Question 3 of 50
3. Question
Multiply: \(\, 774 × 68 =\)
(Type your answer below as a numeric value only.)
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Question 4 of 50
4. Question
If each tablet contains 38 mg of Diphenhydramine citrate, how many milligrams of this ingredient will there be in 215 tablets?
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Question 5 of 50
5. Question
Divide: \(\, 8844 ÷ 12 =\)
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Question 6 of 50
6. Question
Erin drives 156 miles commuting to and from work over the course of 6 days. How many miles does she commute each day?
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Question 7 of 50
7. Question
Add: \(\, 2.788 + 0.46 + 0.975 =\)
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Question 8 of 50
8. Question
Subtract: \(\, 4.68 − 0.975 =\)
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Question 9 of 50
9. Question
Multiply: \((97.3)(0.006) =\)
(If rounding is necessary, round to the nearest thousandth.)
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Question 10 of 50
10. Question
If a nurse sees 1.7 patients per hour, how many patients should she be expected to see in 9.5 hours? Round to the nearest whole number.
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Question 11 of 50
11. Question
Divide: \(\, 16.8 ÷ 1.5 =\)
(If rounding is necessary, round to the nearest tenth.)
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Question 12 of 50
12. Question
A hospital pays $21.36 for a pack of 24 surgical masks. What is the cost of each mask?
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Question 13 of 50
13. Question
Add: \(\, \dfrac{2}{5} + \dfrac{1}{3} =\)
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Question 14 of 50
14. Question
Add: \(\, 2 \dfrac{5}{6} + \dfrac{4}{15} =\)
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Question 15 of 50
15. Question
Subtract: \(\, \dfrac{5}{6} − \dfrac{1}{4} =\)
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Question 16 of 50
16. Question
Subtract: \(\, 3 \dfrac{1}{6} − 1 \dfrac{3}{4} =\)
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Question 17 of 50
17. Question
Multiply: \(\, \dfrac{3}{8} × \dfrac{4}{9} =\)
(Express your answer in the simplest form.)
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Question 18 of 50
18. Question
What is \(\dfrac{2}{3} \text{ of } \dfrac{1}{5} \)?
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Question 19 of 50
19. Question
Divide: \(\, \dfrac{4}{9} ÷ \dfrac{3}{8} =\)
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Question 20 of 50
20. Question
Divide: \(\, 8 ÷ 2 \dfrac{2}{5} =\)
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Question 21 of 50
21. Question
A tablet contains 0.45 mg of an active ingredient. How would this decimal be written as a fraction? Be sure to write it in its simplest form.
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Question 22 of 50
22. Question
Express 0.125 as a fraction in its simplest form.
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Question 23 of 50
23. Question
At a longterm care facility, 4 out of the 15 nursing staff are Registered Nurses. How could this be represented as a decimal?
(If rounding is necessary, round to the nearest hundredth.)
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Question 24 of 50
24. Question
Express the improper fraction \(\dfrac{72}{5}\) as a whole number with decimal.
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Question 25 of 50
25. Question
Convert the decimal 0.3 to a percentage.
(Type your answer below as a numeric value only.)
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Question 26 of 50
26. Question
Express 35% as a fraction in its simplest form.
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Question 27 of 50
27. Question
Ratio and proportion:
\(x : 30 :: 16 : 120\)
Solve for \(x\).
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Question 28 of 50
28. Question
Ratio and proportion:
\(60 : x :: 12 : 7\)
Solve for \(x\).
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Question 29 of 50
29. Question
How can \(\dfrac{7}{40}\) be expressed as a percentage?
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Question 30 of 50
30. Question
In the typical hospital, 3 out of every 25 beds are ICU beds. What percentage of hospital beds are ICU beds?
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Question 31 of 50
31. Question
Of all the patients that visited the ER yesterday, 5% required admission. If 6 patients were admitted yesterday, how many total patients visited the ER yesterday?
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Question 32 of 50
32. Question
For a patient on a lowsugar diet, a maximum of 8% of the total calories consumed should come from sugar. If the patient consumed 1800 total calories today, what is the maximum number of calories from sugar she should have consumed?
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Question 33 of 50
33. Question
Covert the following military time to regular time: 20:30
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Question 34 of 50
34. Question
A staff member clocked in at 19:30 and clocked out 9.5 hours later. What time did he clock out if the attendance system uses military time?
Enter your answer using hh:mm format.
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Question 35 of 50
35. Question
Solve for \(x : −5x + 100 = 65\)
\(x =\)
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Question 36 of 50
36. Question
Evaluate the following:
\(r × (220 − a) \)\(\text{ if } r = 0.8 \text{ and } a = 50\)
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Question 37 of 50
37. Question
How would 350 milligrams be expressed in grams?
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Question 38 of 50
38. Question
How tall in inches is a patient that has a height of 4 feet 7 inches?
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Question 39 of 50
39. Question
A patient is receiving pain relief via IV. The 1000 ml IV bag contains 8 mg of morphine. How many milligrams of morphine has the patient received when 400 ml of the IV solution remains in the IV bag?
(If rounding is necessary, round to the nearest tenth.)
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Question 40 of 50
40. Question
Dosing instructions for a prescription oral pain medicine call for 0.3 milligrams per kilogram of body weight 3 times per day. If a patient weighs 180 pounds (1 pound = 0.45 kilograms), how many mg of the pain medicine should they be taking in total each day?
(Round to the nearest whole number of milligrams and enter your answer in a numeric value only.)
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Question 41 of 50
41. Question
A patient needs to take pain medicine every 8 hours. If the first dose was taken at 22:00 (military time), when will they receive the third dose?
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Question 42 of 50
42. Question
A hospital worker worked a total of 45 hours over the course of 5 days last week (they stay clocked in during all of their breaks, including lunch). If they had the same schedule each day and clocked out at 18:00 (military time), at what time did they clock in each day?
Enter your answer using hh:mm format.
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Question 43 of 50
43. Question
A patient’s height is \(1.8\) meters. How much should they weigh (in kilograms) in order to have a BMI of \(22 \text{kg/m}^2\)?
Use the formula: \(\text{BMI} = \text{mass/height}^2\) where the mass is in kilograms and the height is in meters (Note: the height is squared in the BMI formula).
(Round to the nearest whole kilogram and enter numeric value only.)
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Question 44 of 50
44. Question
An inpatient received 800 mg of a drug on Monday. The dosage was decreased by 20% on Tuesday. On Wednesday it was reduced an additional 30% from Tuesday’s dosage. How many milligrams of the drug was received on Wednesday?
(Round your answer to the nearest whole number of milligrams and enter numeric value only.)
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Question 45 of 50
45. Question
A 0.9% NaCl (Sodium Chloride) solution contains 0.9 mg of NaCl per 100 ml of solution. How many liters of such a solution would be needed in order to contain 7.0 mg of NaCl?
(Round your answer to the nearest hundredth of a liter and enter numeric value only.)
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Question 46 of 50
46. Question
An IV solution is set for 30 drops per minute. There are 15 drops per milliliter of IV solution. Over the course of 4 hours, how many milliliters of the IV solution will have been delivered?
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Question 47 of 50
47. Question
A prescription medicine has a dosage of 0.8 mg/kg/day divided into two doses per day. If a patient is prescribed 21 mg per dose, how much would that patient be expected to weigh?
(Round to the nearest tenth of a kilogram and enter numeric value only.)
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Question 48 of 50
48. Question
A patient used 12 ml of medicine 3 times per day for 30 days. In total, how many milliliters of medicine did they take?
(If rounding is necessary, round to the nearest whole milliliter and enter numeric value only.)
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Question 49 of 50
49. Question
A doctor saw 17 patients during his shift which began at 9:00 AM and ended at 5:00 PM. He took a 45 minute lunch break. On average, how many minutes did he spend with each patient?
(If rounding is required, round to the nearest minute, and enter numeric value only.)
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Question 50 of 50
50. Question
Insulin is being dosed at 1.5 units per kilogram per day. If a patient weighs 200 pounds, what would be the expected dosage (in units) per day? There are 2.2 pounds per kilogram.
(If rounding is required, round to the nearest whole number, and enter numeric value only.)
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