# CXC CSEC math exam: Test taking strategies: Multiple choice

**CXC CSEC math exam: Test taking strategies: Multiple choice**

**Multiple choice test taking strategy 1: Eliminate obviously wrong answers**

**Multiple choice test taking strategy 2: Work backwards**

**Multiple choice test taking strategy 3: Solve easy questions first
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**Multiple choice test taking strategy 4: Stay relaxed**

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**Multiple choice test taking strategy 5: Do a "brain dump"**

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**Multiple choice test taking strategy 6: Show your working**

**This strategy can also be used for the CXC CSEC math paper 2 (problem-solving paper)**