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Math Assessment

SMC uses the College Board " Classic Accuplacer" math test to assess students' skills in a variety of subject areas. All students start by taking the Elementary Algebra test, and depending on their performance they are then either

1) stopped,

2) routed to an easier test (Arithmetic assessment), or

3) routed to a more difficult test (College Level Math assessment) where placement will be determined.

Given the adaptive nature of the test, not all students will see questions in all content areas. Further information on the math assessment, including content and preparation, is on the Assessment Center site.

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