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The Math Test

The Math Placement Test is a multiple choice exam in which you are required to answer every question. It is given on a computer. When taking the Placement Test, you cannot return to a previous question, so please make every effort to accurately choose your answers. You may use a calculator. We strongly encourage you to review before taking the test as the scores will determine your placement. You may be required to take one or more of the following tests:

The Arithmetic Test - 20 Questions

All questions are multiple choice in format and appear discretely (stand-alone) across the assessment. The following knowledge and skill categories are assessed:

  • Whole number operations
  • Fraction operations
  • Decimal operations
  • Percent
  • Number comparisons and equivalents

The Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics Test - 20 Questions

All questions are multiple choice in format and appear discretely (stand-alone) across the assessment. The following knowledge and skill categories are assessed:

  • Rational numbers
  • Ratio and proportional relationships
  • Exponents
  • Algebraic expressions
  • Linear equations
  • Linear applications
  • Probability and sets
  • Descriptive statistics
  • Geometry concepts