**Technical Math Mature Student Test**

Niagara College uses the ACCUPLACER Next-Generation Arithmetic, Next-Generation Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistic and the Next-Generation Advanced Algebra and Functions tests for admission purposes to fulfill technical math requirements for applicants.

**Arithmetic Assessment Content**

The test questions will focus on computation, order of operations, estimations and rounding, comparing and ordering values in different formats, and recognizing equivalent values across formats. It will assess the following knowledge and skills categories:

- Whole Number Operations
- Fraction Operations
- Decimal Operations
- Percent
- Number Comparisons and Equivalents

**Arithmetic Assessment Format**

- Computer
- Test software will select questions based on your previous answers. To the best of you ability, answer all of the questions and do not skip any, as you cannot go back.

- All multiple choice - 20 questions
- Score Range: 200 - 300
- Required Score: 253
- Partial Calculator Use
- Some questions will not allow access to a calculator, however some questions will provide access to a calculator. If permitted, a calculator icon will appear in the top right hand corner of the screen.

- Some questions will not allow access to a calculator, however some questions will provide access to a calculator. If permitted, a calculator icon will appear in the top right hand corner of the screen.

**Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics Assessment Content**

The test questions will focus on a range of topics including computing with rational numbers, applying ratios and proportional reasoning, creating linear expressions and equations, graphing and applying linear equations, understanding probability and sets, and interpreting graphical displays. It will assess the following knowledge and skills categories:

- Rational numbers
- Ratio and proportional relationships
- Exponents
- Algebraic expressions
- Linear equations
- Linear applications and graphs
- Probability and sets
- Descriptive statistics
- Geometry concepts for Pre-Algebra
- Geometry concepts for Algebra 1

**Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics Assessment Format**

- Computer
- Test software will select questions based on your previous answers. To the best of you ability, answer all of the questions and do not skip any, as you cannot go back.

- All multiple choice - 20 questions
- Score Range: 200 - 300
- Required Score: 253
- Partial Calculator Use
- Some questions will not allow access to a calculator, however some questions will provide access to a calculator. If permitted, a calculator icon will appear in the top right hand corner of the screen.

- Some questions will not allow access to a calculator, however some questions will provide access to a calculator. If permitted, a calculator icon will appear in the top right hand corner of the screen.

**Advanced Algebra and Functions Assessment Content**

The test questions will focus on a range of topics, including a variety of equations and functions, including linear, quadratic, rational, radical, polynomial, and exponential as well as some geometry and trigonometry concepts. It will assess the following knowledge and skills categories:

- Linear equations
- Linear applications and graphs
- Factoring
- Quadratics
- Functions
- Radical and rational equations
- Polynomial equations
- Exponential and logarithmic equations
- Geometry concepts for Algebra 1
- Geometry concepts for Algebra 2
- Trigonometry

**Advanced Algebra and Functions**** Assessment Format**

- Computer
- Test software will select questions based on your previous answers. To the best of you ability, answer all of the questions and do not skip any, as you cannot go back.

- All multiple choice - 20 questions
- Score Range: 200 - 300
- Required Score: 253
- Partial Calculator Use
- Some questions will not allow access to a calculator, however some questions will provide access to a calculator. If permitted, a calculator icon will appear in the top right hand corner of the screen.

**Sample Questions and Preparation Materials**

ACCUPLACER Arithmetic Sample Questions

**See pages 2-3.**Answer key is on pages 4 - 8.

ACCUPLACER Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics Sample Questions

**See pages 2-4**Answer key is on pages 5 - 8.

ACCUPLACER Advanced Algebra and Functions Sample Questions

**See pages 2-4**Answer key is on pages 5 - 9.

Free ACCUPLACER practice tests

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