The ACCUPLACER exam is used by many colleges around the country to determine the college-level readiness of incoming students. The ACCUPLACER exam helps to determine if the student can go directly into a college-level class or if they will need to take a remedial class.

The Next-Gen ACCUPLACER test has redesigned testing sections that not only align to the same content as the SAT exam but also provides a great rangeĀ of content areas.

**General Info**

- 5 different placement tests
- Reading
- Writing
- Arithmetic
- Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, & Statistics
- Advanced Algebra & Functions

- The accepting institution will decide which Next-Gen ACCUPLACER test(s) a student will be required to take; it may be one, a few, or all of them.

**Reading**

- 20 total questions
- 4 categories
- Information & Ideas (7-11 questions, 35-55% of the test)
- Rhetoric (7-11 questions, 35-55% of the test)
- Synthesis (2 questions, 10% of the test)
- Vocabulary (2 questions, 10-20% of the test)

**Writing**

- Expression of Ideas (14-16 questions, 56-64% of the test)
- Development
- Organization
- Effective Language Use

- Standard English Conventions (9-11 questions, 36-44% of the test)
- Sentence Structure
- Usage
- Punctuation

**Arithmetic**

- Whole Number Operations( 3-5 questions, 20% of the test)
- Fraction Operations (3-5 questions, 20% of the test)
- Decimal Operations (3-5 questions, 20% of the test)
- Percent (3-5 questions, 20% of the test)
- Number Comparisons & Equivalents (3-5 questions, 20% of the test)

**Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, & Statistics**

- Geometry Concepts for Pre-Algebra (1-2 questions, 5-10% of the test)
- Geometry Concepts for Algebra (1-2 questions, 5-10% of the test)
- Probability & Sets (1-3 questions, 5-15% of the test)
- Descriptive Statistics (1-3 questions, 5-15% of the test)
- Linear Applications & Graphs (2-4 questions, 10-20% of the test)
- Linear Equations (2-4 questions, 10-20% of the test)
- Algebraic Expressions (2-3 questions, 10-15% of the test)
- Exponents (2-3 questions, 10-15% of the test)
- Ratio & Proportional Relationships (3-4 questions, 15-20% of the test)
- Rational Numbers (1-3 questions, 5-15% of the test)

**Advanced Algebra & Functions**

- Linear Equations (2-3 questions, 10-15% of the test)
- Linear Applications & Graphs (2-3 questions, 10-15% of the test)
- Factoring (1-2 questions, 5-10% of the test)
- Quadratics (2-3 questions, 10-15% of the test)
- Functions (2-4 questions, 10-20% of the test)
- Radical and Rational Equations (1-3 questions, 5-15% of the test)
- Polynomial Equations (1-3 questions, 5-15% of the test)
- Exponential & Logarithmic Equations (1-3 questions, 5-15% of the test)
- Geometry Concepts for Algebra 1 (1-2 questions, 5-10% of the test)
- Geometry Concepts for Algebra 2 (1-2 questions, 5-10% of the test)
- Trigonometry (1-3 questions, 5-15% of the test)

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