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Course SummaryIf you need a little help getting read to take the Michigan Merit Exam math test, check out our informative test prep course. These text and video lessons and quizzes cover all the topics you'll find on the test, and our quizzes help you discover which topics you need to study further before exam day.
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About This Course
This course will help you thoroughly prepare for the items you will see on the math section of your Michigan Merit Exam. The chapters included in this course will help refresh your memory of specific mathematics concepts, including algebra, geometry and number systems, the the quizzes will help reinforce what you've learned. After taking this course, you will be ready to answer questions about the following topics:
- Number systems and representations
- Probability, sequences and complex numbers
- Error and reasoning and logic
- Algebraic expressions
- Absolute value and inequalities
- Geometry and shape properties
- Volume and area
- 3D and 2D figures
- Congruence and transformations
- Dilations, plots and scatter plots
- Data collection and probability
About The Exam
The Michigan Merit Exam is taken by students who are in the 11th and 12th grades to test their mastery of grade-level subjects. Unless there are special circumstances, tests are taken on paper. The Michigan Merit Exam is given once a year over a 3-day period. You will be responsible for answering over 440 multiple-choice questions and one open-ended question in a little over 7 hours. The math section includes 25 questions that must be answered within 30 minutes.
Preparing and Registering for the Michigan Merit Exam - Math
Our study resources here at Study.com can help you easily prepare for the Michigan Merit Exam. After watching the videos or reading the text transcripts, you can take the self-assessment quizzes. If you miss any questions on your quizzes, you can watch the specific parts of the video that address the answers. We also offer worksheets for you to print and study when you're away from the computer. You do not have to register for the exam, because it is automatically given.
Scoring the Michigan Merit Exam
The math portion of the Michigan Merit Exam is scored in four ranges between 950 and 1250. Each of the ranges indicate the level of a student's progress in the subject. Level 1 means a students is progressing greatly. Level 4 means they are not progressing. Level 3 and 4 are in the middle.
Quantitative Literacy and Logic
Exam topics covered: Numbers and their properties, representations and connections, probability and counting, computation with complex and real numbers, patterns, calculations and measurements, logic in math, evidence and proof of math statements.
What you'll study: The topics you will become knowledgeable about through these study resources will include using numeric properties, vectors and algebraic expressions, ways to use graphs and charts, counting and determining probability, exponential characteristics and expressions, solving arithmetic sequences and geometric sequences, determining errors in measurement, using logic to answer math problems, presenting proof for mathematical remarks.
Algebra and Functions
Exam topics covered: Creation and translation of expressions, equations, characteristics and presentations of functions, operations, groups of functions and their connection with real life situations, functions.
What you'll study: The topics you will become knowledgeable about through these study resources will include creating and solving algebraic expressions, and learning the definitions and differences of types of functions, including exponential, logarithmic, quadratic, power, polynomial, rational and trigonometric functions.
Geometry and Trigonometry
Exam topics covered: Angles and lines, triangles and their characteristics ,trigonometry and practice problems, circles, quadrilaterals, polygons, conic sections, 2D and 3D characters, volume and area, congruent triangles and angles, isometries.
What you'll study: The topics you will become knowledgeable about through these study resources will include ways to utilize principles and solutions to find the answer to equations, defining and discovering absolute values, finding answers for types of inequalities, logarithms, creating geometric figures and shapes, characteristics of different shapes like triangles and circles, characteristics and ways to identify 3D figures like prisms and pyramids, area and volume of different kinds of figures, definitions and characteristics of 2D and 3D figures, and congruence and connections between figures.
Statistics and Probability
Exam topics covered: Creation of plots, variation and center, normal distribution, scatterplots, linear sequences, data scrutiny, and probability.
What you'll study: The topics you will become knowledgeable about through these study resources will include isometries, transformations and measuring angles and length, ways of making and reading plots, determining and using mode, mean, and median, definition of the normal distribution and z-scores, ways to use scatterplots and connections, definition and utilization of linear regression, ways of collecting and using data, and finding probability of situations.
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