Math Placement Test Topics

The following topics are covered on the Mathematics Placement Test taken by entering freshmen:

  1. arithmetic
  2. solution of linear equations
  3. distance
  4. equation/geometry of lines
  5. division of polynomials
  6. factoring
  7. basic inequalities
  8. quadratic equations
  9. function values
  10. rational expressions
  11. radicals
  12. exponents
  13. absolute values
  14. word problem involving linear equations
  15. word problem on circles/rectangles
  16. quadratic graphs
  17. word problems on velocity
  18. systems of equations
  19. word problems on systems of equations
  20. exponential/logarithmic graphs
  21. composite/inverse functions
  22. computations with logarithms
  23. asymptotes/translation in graphing
  24. word problems on boxes
  25. word problems on similar triangles
  26. values of trig functions
  27. word problems on right triangles
  28. basic trig identities
  29. graphs of trig functions
  30. inverse trig functions