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LSU's Placement and Credit Exam for Trigonometry (Math 1022)

The placement exam for College Trigonometry (Math 1022) consists of 20 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.

Topics

Angles in degree and radian measure
Arclength and sector area
Right triangle definitions of the trigonometric functions
Applications in right triangles
Definitions of the trigonometric functions of general angles
Trigonometric functions of angles belonging to the π/3, π/4, π/6, and quadrantal angle families
The Unit Circle
Graphs and properties of the trigonometric functions
Inverse trigonometric functions
Trigonometric identities
Sum and difference formulas
Double-angle and half-angle formulas
Trigonometric equations
Law of Sines
Law of Cosines
Area of triangles
Polar coordinates and polar graphs