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Math Prep

## How can I prepare?

Familiarize yourself with the content of the tests.

Sign-up for a free diagnostic math test through "aleks.com." See our instructions page for more information.

**Please note:**This test will give you an idea of what you know NOW, without preparation.Use the results from aleks.com to help you determine where you should start studying/prepping.

Review the student guides, sample tests and video tutorials below.

Come to the Assessment Center to take your assessment test. Placement into a math course will be based on how you perform on the assessment.

## Accuplacer Math Assessment

Accuplacer Assessment (placement level) | Placement Course |
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Arithmetic |
Math 81: Basic ArithmeticMath 84: PrealgebraMath 85: Arithmetic & PrealgebraMath 31: Elementary AlgebraMath 49: Beginning and Intermediate Algebra for Statistics and Finite MathematicsMath 50: Pre-Statistics |

Elementary Algebra |
Math 31: Elementary AlgebraMath 49: Beginning and Intermediate Algebra for Statistics and Finite MathematicsMath 50: Pre-StatisticsMath 18: Intermediate Algebra for Finite Math & StatisticsMath 20: Intermediate AlgebraMath 32: Plane GeometryMath 21: Finite MathematicsMath 26: Functions and Modeling for Business and Social ScienceMath 41: Mathematics for Elementary School TeachersMath 54: Elementary Statistic |

College Level Math |
Math 21: Finite MathematicsMath 26: Functions and Modeling for Business and Social ScienceMath 41: Mathematics for Elementary School TeachersMath 54: Elementary StatisticMath 28: Calculus 1 for Business and Social ScienceMath 2: Pre-calculusMath 3: TrigonometryMath 4: College AlgebraMath 7: Calculus 1 |

## Review Materials & Sample Tests

### Review of Arithmetic & Pre-Algebra Skills

#### Links to review concepts

Review of concepts (PurpleMath.com)

Arithmetic Review Guide with step-by-step instructions (Community College of Aurora)

Arithmetic and Elementary Algebra Online Video Tutorial (community College of Aurora)

Video Lessons from the Khan Academy (scroll down to Arithmetic, Developmental Math, & Pre-Algebra sections)

Pre-Algebra e-book (by David L. Heisserman)

#### Links to sample tests

Pre-Algebra Diagnostic Test (Hostos Community College)

### Review of Algebra Skills (Elementary & Intermediate)

#### Links to review concepts

Review of concepts (PurpleMath.com)

Review of concepts and sample problems (www.algebrahelp.com)

Elementary Algebra Review Guide with step-by-step instructions (Community College of Aurora)

Arithmetic and Elementary Algebra Online Video Tutorial (community College of Aurora)

Video Lessons from the Khan Academy (scroll down to Algebra section)

#### Links to sample tests

Algebra Diagnostic Test (Hostos Community College)

### Review of College Algebra Skills

#### Links to review concepts

Review of concepts (PurpleMath.com; see Advanced Algebra section)

A Review of Algebra--A Primer with Sample Problems (from Cengage Learning)

#### Links to sample tests

A Review of Algebra--A Primer with Sample Problems (from Cengage Learning)

College Level Math Study Guide for ACCUPLACER (from Aims Community College; provides step-by-step worked-out answers)

MDTP Math Analysis Online Test (tests topics other than algebra, too)

### Review of Geometry Skills

#### Links to review concepts

Review of concepts (mathleague.com)

A Review of Analytic Geometry--A Primer with Sample Problems (from Cengage Learning)

Video Lessons from the Khan Academy (scroll down to Geometry section)

#### Links to sample tests

A Review of Analytic Geometry--A Primer with Sample Problems (from Cengage Learning)

MDTP Math Analysis Online Test (tests topics other than geometry, too)

### Review of Trigonometry Skills

#### Links to review concepts

Review of concepts (PurpleMath.com; see the beginning of trig section)

Video Lessons from the Khan Academy (scroll down to Trigonometry section)