The College Algebra examination covers material that is usually taught in a one-semester college course in algebra. The test places little emphasis on arithmetic calculations, and it does not contain any questions that require the use of a calculator. The examination contains approximately 60 questions to be answered in 90 minutes.
Table of Contents
- About the Test
- Preparation and Tips
Basic algebra makes up 25% of the test.
Equations and Inequalities
Equations and inequalities make up 25% of the test.
- Linear equations and inequalities
- Quadratic equations and inequalities
- Absolute value equations and inequalities
- Systems of equations and inequalities
- Exponential and logarithmic equations
Functions and Their Properties
Functions make up 30% of the test.
- Definition and interpretation
- Representation/modeling (graphical, numerical, symbolic, and verbal representations of functions)
- Domain and Range
- Algebra of functions
- Graphs and their properties (including intercepts, symmetry, and transformations)
- Inverse functions
- Types of functions
Number Systems and Operations
Number systems make up 20% of the test.
- Real Numbers
- Complex Numbers
- Sequences and Series
- Binomial Theorem