The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has developed an on-line **Mathematics Placement Test**
(**MPT**) that is specifically designed to assess competency on precalculus mathematics, and to determine whether
the student has the necessary prerequisites for succeeding in University calculus courses. The test consists of thirty multiple-choice questions to be completed
in 70 minutes, precisely timed by the computer. It is *closed-book* and *closed-notes*, and
*calculators are not allowed.*

Students who are registered in Math 110, 121, 123 and 125, which are introductory calculus courses, are

The topics covered on the MPT are:

- Arithmetic Skills
- Basic Algebra and Functions
- Geometry & Trigonometry
- Exponential & Logarithmic Functions

Students who wish to review concepts and practise on mathematical techniques that the actual test will focus on may visit the following
site to take a *sample test*: Sample Math Placement Test

Instructions for students registered in **2016-2017 Term 1 (2016 Sep-Dec)** are here.

Instructions for students registered in **2016-2017 Term 2 (2017 Jan-Apr)** are here.

**This page was last updated on: 2016 Jun 28.
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