The math portion of the Accuplacer test consists of arithmetic, elementary algebra, and college level mathematics.
Arithmetic is the most basic form of mathematics. Arithmetic includes addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. The arithmetic portion of the Accuplacer math test contains 17 questions. The student must know how to solve problems with the following:
Elementary algebra is the building block of all algebra. Elementary algebra uses symbols (a, x, y, etc.) in place of numbers to solve equations for the unknown value. There are 12 elementary algebra questions on the Accuplacer math test. Students should expect problems involving the following:
College level Mathematics
This section of the test has 20 questions. It consists of advanced algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and pre-calculus. Some of the topics covered include:
Last Updated: 02/23/2013