
Skills Tested: Silver Level
In addition to the skills required for a Bronze certificate,
Silver certification requires competence in the following areas:
Applied Mathematics

Solve problems that require one or two operations

Multiply negative numbers

Calculate averages, simple ratios, simple proportions, or rates using whole
numbers and decimals

Add commonly known fractions, decimals, or percentages (e.g., 1/2, .75, 25%)

Add up to three fractions that share a common denominator

Multiply a mixed number by a whole number or decimal

Put the information in the right order before performing calculations
Locating Information

Find several pieces of information in one or two graphics

Understand how graphics are related to each other

Summarize information from one or two straightforward graphics

Identify trends shown in one or two straightforward graphics

Compare information and trends shown in one or two straightforward graphics
Reading for Information

Identify important details that may not be clearly stated

Use the reading material to figure out the meaning of words that are not
defined

Apply instructions with several steps to a situation that is the same as the
situation in the reading materials

Choose what to do when changing conditions call for a different action (follow
directions that include "ifthen" statements)

