# TOPICS TO BE REVIEWED FOR THE MATHEMATICS PLACEMENT ASSESSMENT I. A

```TOPICS TO BE REVIEWED FOR THE MATHEMATICS PLACEMENT
ASSESSMENT
The items on the mathematics assessment will sample your knowledge of the following topics:
I. ARITHMETIC SKILLS
Real numbers: order, relation, rounding, adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, exponential
notation, order of operations, prime factorization, word problems.
Fractions: Lowest Common Denominator, part of whole, improper fractions, mixed numbers,
equivalent fractions, reducing, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, order, exponents,
order of operations, word problems.
Decimals: expanded notation, rounding, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division,
comparing, and converting fractions and decimals.
Scientific Notation
Ratio and Proportion: ratios, rates, unit rates, proportions, word problems.
Percents: writing percents as fractions or decimals, basic percent problems, percents as
proportions, word problems.
Graphs and data: means, medians, interpreting circle, line, and bar graphs.
II. ALGEBRA SKILLS
Signed numbers: order, absolute value, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division.