The placement exam for College Algebra (Math 1021) consists of 25 multiple choice questions taken from the topics listed below. The TI-30XIIS (solar) or TI-30XIIB (battery) with a two-line display is the only calculator allowed for use on this placement test. No other calculators are allowed. Formula sheets are not allowed when taking this exam.
Linear, rational, quadratic, and absolute value equations Linear inequalitites Distance and midpoint of line segment Systems of linear equations Graphs and properties of linear, quadratic, root, absolute value, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions Function properties and graphs Parallel and perpendicular lines Polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic equations Applications involving quadratic functions Applications involving exponential growth and decay Inverse functions Composite functions Piecewise-defined functions