Accuplacer Arithmetic Test: Practice & Study Guide
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 Available Lessons: 78
 Average Lesson Length: 8 min

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Course Summary
Get the best score you can on the Accuplacer Math: Arithmetic Placement test by completing this helpful course. With our selfpaced lessons and practice quizzes, you can focus on the areas that require your attention the most.to start this course today
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Course Progress  Best Score  

Lesson 1  Integers in Word Problems  Take Quiz  
Lesson 2  Ordering Integers  Take Quiz  
Lesson 3  How to Compare Integers  Take Quiz 
About This Course
This course addresses the math topics you need to know to do your best on the Accuplacer Math: Arithmetic Placement test. Colleges throughout the U.S. use this nextgeneration Accuplacer test's results to place you in the courses best suited to your abilities. Our study guide offers an easy way for you to review all the important arithmetic concepts you'll see on the exam, including whole number, fraction and decimal operations. Our experts are available to answer the questions you submit through the Dashboard.
This course was last updated in 2019.
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Syllabus & Course Information
This comprehensive test prep course contains fun lessons on many of the subjects you'll be faced with on the exam. Get acquainted with percents, number comparisons, decimals and more to make sure you're prepared. Once you finish this course, you should be able to:
 Describe how to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers
 Discuss the basics of adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions and mixed numbers
 Detail the process of adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing decimal numbers
 Explain how to make calculations with percents, including percentage increases and decreases
 Compare differently formatted values by using equality and inequality symbol notation, the number line and ordering
 Evaluate equivalent number statements
Course Format
With 6 chapters made up of 63 lessons, you'll easily build your confidence with essential arithmetic concepts for the exam. Along with each lesson and chapter, you'll also find a selfassessment quiz or test to monitor your progress.
Accuplacer Math Arithmetic Placement Exam Information
The Accuplacer Math Arithmetic Placement test is a computeradministered exam that gauges students' mathematic abilities and is often used by colleges for effective student placement.
 Number of Questions: 20
 Question Type: Multiplechoice
 Time Limit: Untimed
Accuplacer Math Arithmetic Placement Exam Breakdown
Accuplacer Exam Concept  Percent of the Accuplacer Exam  Approximate Number of Questions  Chapter Lessons 

Whole number operations  1525%  35 questions  16 lessons 
Fraction operations  1525%  35 questions  13 lessons 
Decimal operations  1525%  35 questions  12 lessons 
Percent  1525%  9 questions  10 lessons 
Number comparisons and equivalents  1525%  35 questions  12 lessons 
Accuplacer Math Arithmetic Placement Exam Preparation & Registration
This handy guide will aid your study of the basic arithmetic concepts assessed on the exam. The brief video lessons can be used as a refresher for math topics you've already learned, and some lessons might introduce you to new topics or present previously learned concepts in a new and more enlightening manner. Lessons include instruction in the relationship between fractions and decimals, methods for ordering fractions and more. If you take the short quiz that accompanies each lesson, you'll know immediately of any topics that need additional review. The quizzes and chapter assessment also offer practice for your testtaking skills, since the format is similar to the Accuplacer Math: Arithmetic Placement exam.
You can inquire about registration for a testing session by dropping in at your college's counseling or guidance office. If your school is in another state, you can inquire by phone or email, since there's a good chance they'll be able to accommodate your testing needs locally. Make sure that you take a picture ID to your testing session and check for any other requirements through the school's testing center.
Accuplacer Math Arithmetic Placement Exam Scoring
Accuplacer tests have no passing or failing scores, since they are used for correct placement in college classes. You'll want to do your very best to demonstrate your capabilities. This test is computeradaptive, meaning that the difficulty of questions offered are based on the ones you've previously answered.
Arithmetic Placement Test
Number of questions: 20
Time to complete: Untimed
Exam topics covered: Operations with fractions and whole numbers, including adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, estimating and identifying equivalent fractions; decimal and percent operations, such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, estimation and percent/fraction equivalencies; problemsolving and applications including percent and distribution into fractional parts
What you'll study: Our comprehensive study guide offers lessons on basic arithmetic operations with whole numbers, fractions, percents, integers and inequalities.
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