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Math Assessment Information

Summary of Elementary Algebra test content:

A total of 12 questions of three types are administered in the Elementary Algebra (EA) test.

The first type involves operations with integers and rational numbers, and includes computation with integers and negative rationals, the use of absolute values, and ordering.

A second type involves operations with algebraic expressions using evaluation of simple formulas and expressions, and adding and subtracting monomials and polynomials. Questions involve multiplying and dividing monomials and polynomials, the evaluation of positive rational roots and exponents, simplifying algebraic fractions, and factoring.

The third type of question involves the solution of equations, inequalities, word problems, solving linear equations and inequalities, the solution of quadratic equations by factoring, solving verbal problems presented in an algebraic context, including geometric reasoning and graphing, and the translation of written phrases into algebraic expressions.

Tutoring Center help for Math Placement Tests:

Additional study resources are available at the Student Academic Success Tutoring Center located in Student Success Building room 230. Please click HERE for information on FREE Tutoring and help with Accuplacer test preparation including practice questions.

Math Department help for Math Placement Tests:

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Official Accuplacer Study Guide:

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Practice questions for College Level Math (CLM) Test

Practice questions for CLM: College Level Math - Review Sheet


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