Math Department Pre-Tests

College Algebra Departmental Pre-test

The college algebra departmental placement exam is a prerequisite to enroll in MATH 1513 – College Algebra.  This test is administered in the Learning Center from 8:00-5:00, Monday through Friday.  The test consists of  25 questions, and a passing score is 60%.  The following is a list of objective/skills that are required for enrollment in College Algebra:

1.  Order of Operations
2.  Solve Linear Equations-A
3.  Solve Linear Equations-B
4.  Solve/Evaluate Formula
5.  Solve Linear Inequalities-A
6.  Solve Linear Inequalities-B
7.  Evaluate Absolute Value
8.  Use Exponent Rules
9.  Evaluate with Negative Exponents
10. Multiplication-Monomials, Product Rule
11.  Negative Exponents, Power Rule
12.  Multiply/Simplify Square Roots
13.  Add/Subtract/Simplify Square Roots  14.  Fractional Exponents
15.  Simplify Radical with Variables
16.  Add/Subtract Polynomials
17.  Square a Binomial
18.  Multiply Polynomials
19.  Factor Simple Polynomials
20.  Factor Special Case Polynomials
21.  Factor General Polynomials
22.  Multiply Fractions
23.  Divide Polynomials by Monomial
24.  Division of Fractions
25.  Add/Subtract Fractions

Trigonometry Departmental Pre-test

The trigonometry departmental placement exam is a prerequisite for MATH 1613 – Trigonometry.  This test is given in the Learning Center from 8:00-5:00, Monday through Friday.  There are 25 questions, and a passing score is 72%.  The following is a list of objective/skills required for enrollment in Trigonometry:

1.  Solve Linear Equations-B
2.  Solve Linear Inequalities-B
3.  Use Exponent Rules
4.  Evaluate with Negative Exponents
5.  Multiplication-Monomials, Product Rule
6.  Negative Exponents, Power Rule
7.  Multiply/Simplify Square Roots
8.  Add/Subtract/Simplify Square Roots
9.  Fractional Exponents
10. Simplify Radical with Variables
11.  Add/Subtract Polynomials
12.  Square a Binomial
13.  Multiply Polynomials 14.  Factor Simple Polynomials
15.  Factor Special Case Polynomials
16.  Factor General Polynomials
17.   Multiply Fractions
18.  Divide Polynomials by Monomial
19.  Division of Fractions
20.  Add/Subtract Fractions
21.  Finding Slopes of Lines
22.  Finding Equations of Lines
23.  Evaluating Functions
24.  Equations of Parabolas
25.  Solving Quadratic Equations

Calculus Departmental Pre-test

The calculus departmental placement exam is a prerequisite for MATH 2143 – Brief Calculus.  This test is given in the Learning Center from 8:00-5:00, Monday through Friday. There are 25 questions, and a passing score is 64%.  The following is a list of objective/skills required for enrollment in Brief Calculus:

1.  Solve Linear Equations-B
2.  Solve Linear Inequalities-B
3.  Use Exponent Rules
4.  Evaluate with Negative Exponents
5.  Multiplication-Monomials, Product Rule
6.  Negative Exponents, Power Rule
7.  Multiply/Simplify Square Roots
8.  Add/Subtract/Simplify Square Roots
9.  Fractional Exponents
10. Simplify Radical with Variables
11.  Add/Subtract Polynomials
12.  Square a Binomial
13.  Multiply Polynomials  14.  Factor Simple Polynomials
15.  Factor Special Case Polynomials
16.  Factor General Polynomials
17.   Multiply Fractions
18.  Divide Polynomials by Monomial
19.  Division of Fractions
20.  Add/Subtract Fractions
21.  Finding Slopes of Lines
22.  Finding Equations of Lines
23.  Evaluating Functions
24.  Equations of Parabolas
25.  Solving Quadratic Equations