The testing process: Choosing the right answer for multiple choice questions.
Motivation: The majority of today's office-based jobs require an understanding of numerical information (numbers, tables, charts) and the ability to rationalize them.
The testing process: Solving linear equations to calculate the answer to a question.
Motivation: The data-analysis process often comes down to solving a simple linear equation in order to get desired information.
John ate half of the apples he had. After that he gave 2 apples to his sister Mary, which left him with only 3 apples.
How many apples did John have before all that?