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ACCUPLACER Skills Assessment

This guide provides resources to study for the ACCUPLACER Next-Generation Skills Assessment for student course placement.

What are Next-Generation ACCUPLACER Math Skills?

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Next-Generation Arithmetic focuses on computation, order of operations, estimation and rounding, comparing and ordering values in different formats, and recognizing equivalent values across formats. The following knowledge and skills categories are assessed:

  • Whole Number Operations
  • Fraction Operations
  • Decimal Operations
  • Percent
  • Number Comparisons and Equivalents

Next-Generation Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics (QAS) assesses the following knowledge and skills:

  • Rational numbers
  • Ratio and Proportional Relationships
  • Exponents
  • Algebraic Expressions
  • Linear Equations
  • Linear Applications and Graphs
  • Probability Sets
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Geometry Concepts

Next-Generation Advanced Algebra and Functions (AAF) assesses the following knowledge and skills:

  • Linear Equations
  • Linear Applications and Graphs
  • Factoring
  • Quadratics
  • Functions
  • Radical and Rational Equations
  • Polynomial Equations
  • Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
  • Trigonometry

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Next-Generation ACCUPLACER Practice

Use the Study App to Practice and Get Prepared

The ACCUPLACER web-based study app features practice tests in each test subject. It is accessible from most devices with internet access, and will help you become familiar with the content and format of the ACCUPLACER test questions. Create an account with any email address to get:

  • “Learn as you go” tests with explanations of the correct or incorrect responses.
  • Sample tests similar to the real thing, so you’ll know ahead of time what your experience will be like on test day.
  • The ability to save your work at any time, and come back when it’s convenient for you.
  • The ability to review your score history to see what you’re already doing well and what skills you should focus on improving.

Use Practice Tests in Learning Express Library Database

Math E-Books

St. Louis Community College Libraries

Florissant Valley Campus Library
3400 Pershall Rd.
Ferguson, MO 63135-1408
Phone: 314-513-4514

Forest Park Campus Library
5600 Oakland
St. Louis, MO 63110-1316
Phone: 314-644-9210

Meramec Campus Library
11333 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122-5720
Phone: 314-984-7797

Wildwood Campus Library
2645 Generations Drive
Wildwood, MO 63040-1168
Phone: 636-422-2000