PMP® Exam: Math Prep

Get the Correct Answers on all the PMP Exam's Math Questions
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  • Lectures 12
  • Length 41 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 5/2014 English

Course Description

This is a very clear and easy to understand course. The course covers six areas of math in PMBOK 5th ed. and has 70 practice questions! After I published this course others have tried to imitate it. This is the original course with extremely valuable scenario based questions which are used in the PMP ® exam.

Lesson 1: Communication Channels

Lesson 2: Cost and Schedule Estimating

Lesson 3: Expected Value

Lesson 5: Critical Path

Lesson 5: Earned Value Management

Lesson 6: Reading an S Curve

This course is essential for anyone planning to write the PMP exam regardless of any other course you take. It provides incredible value and was updated in 2016 so it contains the most current material. Enroll now! You need this course!

What are the requirements?

  • a basic calculator
  • knowledge of PMBOK® terminology

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Correctly and confidently answer all the math questions in the PMP exam

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is for students who intend to write the PMP exam and need help with the math portion or simply desire some good practice questions.

What you get with this course?

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Section 1: PMP® Math Prep

For a course introduction take a look at the promo video. This is Lesson 1 which explains how to calculate the number of communication channels based on the number of stakeholders in a project

5 questions

Sample questions for calculating the number of communication channels in a project.


Lesson 2 explains the two techniques used in PMBOK® for cost and duration estimating. They are the triangular technique and the PERT analysis technique.

Cost and Schedule Estimating
5 questions

This lesson explains the calculations to arrive at the expected value or expected monetary value when given a set or probabilities and outcomes.

5 questions

Sample questions for calculating the expected value (or expected monetary value) for a project.


Understanding the critical path is essential for all project managers. This lesson provides an easy to understand explanation of critical path and slack using AON diagrams.

5 questions

Sample questions for calculating critical path metrics for a project.


Earned value is one of the most confusing concepts in project management. This lesson deals with the basic equations of cost variance, schedule variance and estimate at completion. The sample questions provide the data and the student needs to find the correct equation, insert the correct values and calculate the result. This is great practice for PMP exam questions.

5 questions

Sample questions for calculating earned value metrics for a project.


Lesson 6 explains another aspect of the earned value concept which is how to read and understand an S-curve

5 questions

Sample questions for reading and interpreting the results of an S-curve for a project.

Section 2: PMP Math practice questions

This lesson describes a good way to prepare yourself to be successful in writing the PMP exam.

Please note that there are some difficult questions in the Quiz. This is to make sure that you are well prepared when you write the PMP® exam.

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Here are some additional practice questions in preparation for the math portion of the PMP exam

PMP Math Prep Final 2
Final Quiz 2
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The Lesson content and quiz question answers are here in PDF format.

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Section 3: BONUS Section: Variance at Completion (VAC)
EVM: Variance at Completion
EVM: Forecasting Final Project Cost
EVM: Variance at Completion Quiz
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Instructor Biography

Paul Boudreau, MBA, PMP, Stonemeadow Training

Paul currently teaches business and project management courses at a college where he is known for converting complex concepts into simple and easy to understand practical exercises. Paul has an MBA, PMP certification, and an extensive background in business and IT project management. He also works with business start-ups where people have a passion to succeed.

He has excellent presentation and written communication skills and students consider Paul a great motivational leader in the classroom. In creating online courses Paul uses a straightforward approach to make students feel comfortable with the learning environment.

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