
Skills Tested: Platinum Level
In addition to the skills required for Bronze, Silver, and Gold
certificates, Platinum certification requires competence in the following
areas:
Applied Mathematics

Use fractions, negative numbers, ratios, percentages, or mixed numbers

Rearrange a formula before solving a problem

Use two formulas to change from one unit to another within the same system of
measurement

Use two formulas to change from one unit in one system of measurement to a unit
in another system of measurement

Find mistakes in questions that belong at Levels 3, 4, and 5

Find the best deal and use the result for another calculation

Find areas of basic shapes when it may be necessary to rearrange the formula,
convert units of measurement in the calculations, or use the result in further
calculations

Find the volume of rectangular solid

Calculate multiple rates
Locating Information

Draw conclusions based on one complicated graphic or several related graphics

Apply information from one or more complicated graphics to specific situations

Use the information to make decisions
Reading for Information

Identify implied details

Use technical terms and jargon in new situations

Figure out the less common meaning of a word based on the context

Apply complicated instructions to new situations

Figure out the principles behind policies, rules, and procedures

Apply general principles from the materials to similar and new situations

Explain the rationale behind a procedure, policy, or communication

