**This math test will place you into the appropriate level of math upgrading at KPU. **

**You should take this test if you are registered in the Adult Basic Education program, or wish to pursue the Adult Dogwood, or have not completed Foundations Pre-calculus 11 or Foundations of Math 11and need that for your program.**

The assessment is composed of two sections:

**Part 1: Arithmetic Test (no calculators allowed):**

- Whole numbers: place value and rounding, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
- Fractions: changing to equivalent fractions, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
- Decimals: changing to fractions, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
- Ratio and proportion: simplifying ratios, finding the missing value in a proportion, word problem
- Percents: converting between percentages, decimals and fractions, solving percent problems

__Part Two: Algebra (calculators allowed):__

- Finding roots and powers, simplifying expressions with roots and powers, using scientific notation
- Solving equations: in one variable, solving a system of two equations and two variables, solving inequalities
- Polynomials: simplifying, operations with polynomials, factoring
- Graphing: plotting a linear equation, finding slope and intercepts;
- Word problems: using single variable equations

Each section is untimed. However, most students take approximately 30 - 45 minutes per section.

If you have questions about your test results, please book an appointment for Academic Advising__,__ __http://www.kpu.ca/advising/advisor-connect__.

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