CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Practice & Study Guide
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Course Summary
Boost your confidence in algebra, trigonometry and the other subjects you'll find on the CUNY Assessment Test in Math with this engaging practice course. Our short video and text lessons are accompanied by quizzes you can use to measure your understanding and see how well you'd do on test day.to start this course today
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About The Course
Use the video lessons, quizzes and various other study tools in this course to prepare for the CUNY Assessment Test in Mathematics. The materials in our easytouse study guide help you review all the topics represented on the test. You can refresh your understanding of basic math concepts, elementary and intermediatelevel algebra, college algebra and trigonometry. The lessons present information with plenty of practice problems and examples that can aid in your preparation for the test.
About the CUNY Assessment Test in Math
Applicants to a CUNY school take the CUNY Assessment Test in Math to determine their initial placement in math classes. You need to pass the first two sections of the test in order to enroll in collegelevel math courses. If you do not pass these levels, you may be placed in remedial courses. Placement in advanced math classes is also determined by your CUNY Assessment Test results. Each CUNY system school offers the exam, which is a computerdelivered test consisting entirely of multiplechoice questions.
CUNY Assessment Test in Math Registration and Preparation
You will be notified of a test time and date after the school reviews your entrance application. You must present a photo ID when you report to the test site. You should bring a pen or pencil, but you cannot bring any notebooks or other paper into the testing session, and the onscreen Microsoft Windows calculator is the only one allowed.
This test prep course goes over all the topics covered on the assessment test, and you can assess your knowledge with lesson quizzes, chapter tests and a comprehensive course exam that are in a multiplechoice format, like the test itself. We also offer a number of other study tools to help you get ready, including written transcripts you can print out and take with you for offline study.
CUNY Assessment Test in Math Scoring
The CUNY Assessment Test in Math is divided into four sections: numerical skills/prealgebra, algebra, college algebra and trigonometry. In order to skip remedial courses and enroll in college math courses, you'll need a score of at least 45 or higher in the numerical skills/prealgebra section or 40 or better in the algebra section. Although the same topics are covered, each test is different, with questions randomly assigned by the computer. This is an untimed test.
Numerical Skills/PreAlgebra
Exam topics covered: Integers, fractions, decimals, absolute values, percentages, exponents, estimation skills, number theory and scientific notation
What you'll study: Our study guide offers lessons on basic math, properties of numbers, number theory, factoring, estimating, rounding numbers, whole numbers, negative numbers, integers, operations with decimals, fractions and percentages, ratios, averages, probability, math logic.
Algebra
Exam topics covered: Equations, polynomials, formula manipulations, algebraic expressions, distance formulas in the plane, graphing perpendicular lines and midpoint formulas
What you'll study: Linear equations, quadratic equations, polynomials rational and radical expressions are covered in this testprep course.
College Algebra
Exam topics covered: Operations with functions, exponents, matrices, factorials, logic and proof techniques and roots of polynomials
What you'll study: Use these lessons to refresh your knowledge of matrix operations, exponential expressions, algebraic expressions, properties of functions, finite and infinite sequences, the Fibonacci sequence and the Cartesian coordinate system.
Trigonometry
Exam topics covered: Trigonometric functions and identities, righttriangle trigonometry, special angles and graphs of trigonometric functions
What you'll study: Our study guide offers lessons on sine and cosine, solving right triangles, trigonometric functions, the double angle formula, how to graph sine and cosine transformations, how to use graphs to determine trigonometric identity, solving trigonometric equations, trigonometric identities and how to verify a trigonometric equation identity.
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