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The Math Assessment


Prepare for The Math assessments

We strongly recommend that you carefully study the math portion of the Accuplacer Sample Questions and the study guides below before taking the math assessments.


Sample questions and study guides:

The math assessment consists of the arithmetic section and the elementary algebra section.


Arithmetic assessment

This measures your ability to perform basic arithmetic operations and to solve problems that involve fundamental arithmetic concepts. There are 17 questions on the Arithmetic section divided into three types.


  1. Operations with whole numbers and fractions: topics included in this category are addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, recognizing equivalent fractions and mixed numbers, and estimating.
  2. Operations with decimals and percents: topics include addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with decimals. Percent problems, recognition of decimals, fraction and percent equivalencies, and problems involving estimation are also given.
  3. Applications and problem solving: topics include rate, percent, and measurement problems, simple geometry problems, and distribution of a quantity into its fractional parts.


Elementary Algebra assessment

A total of 12 questions are administered in this section.