1. The Math Readiness Assessment (formerly the Math Placement Test) is a self-assessment tool designed to help students make the decision about which first-year calculus-stream course to register in. It is recommended for any student who needs to take a first-year calculus course.

  2. The Math Readiness Assessment covers a variety of topics ranging from simplifying fractions to trigonometry. It is not meant to be a test, rather a self-assessment. Students who have a good understanding of most topics but are looking to refresh their skills should consult the self-guided online Math Readiness Course or the recommended resources below. These materials are not meant to replace a comprehensive course in pre-calculus (e.g. MATH 102 or Precalculus 30).

  3. Questions? Contact the Math Readiness Assessment Coordinator at

  4. Those students who cannot consistently get 60% of the questions correct (without a calculator or access to notes) are unlikely to thrive in MATH 110 (Calculus I). Such students should take MATH 102 (Precalculus Mathematics) before taking MATH 110 (Calculus I). The content and instruction in MATH 110 (Calculus I) assumes students are proficient in all of the topics on the Math Readiness Assessment.



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