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ALEKS Placement

ALEKS Placement Exam

Cost: $25.00


A score of 76 or higher will give you PLACEMENT into Calculus (Math 2250). Those scoring below 76 should register for Math 1113.

Topics covered:

  • Real numbers (including fractions, integers, and percentages)
  • Equations and inequalities (including linear equations, linear inequalities, systems of linear equations, and quadratic equations),
  • Linear and quadratic functions (including graphs and functions, linear functions, and parabolas), exponents and polynomials (including integer exponents, polynomial arithmetic, factoring, and polynomial equations), rational expressions (including rational equations and rational functions
  • Radical expressions (including higher roots and rational exponents)
  • Exponentials and logarithms (including function compositions and inverse functions, properties of logarithms, and logarithmic equations)
  • Geometry and trigonometry (including perimeter, area, and volume, coordinate geometry, trigonometric functions, and identities and equations).

For an extensive list of topics covered on the ALEKS Exam click here.

What to expect

This is a free response assessment; there are no multiple choice questions. Before you take the assessment, ALEKS will present a short tutorial on how to enter answers, how to use the graphing utilities, and how to use the built in calculator that will be offered when appropriate. 

**Exam scores are manually pulled every morning (Monday-Friday), please allow at least 24 hours for your exam score to be processed. Once your score has been processed, you will be allowed to register for any section of Calculus (MATH 2250) with open seats available

What you need

Your UGA Myid (e.g. xyz5000) and password.
A pencil and paper.
A reliable internet connection.
2-3 hours of time.
A space conducive to doing your best work.

You should NOT use your own calculator. If one is needed to answer a question, ALEKS will provide one automatically for that question.

You should NOT use other resources such as textbooks, websites, or friends. Use of non-permitted resources may result in you being required to take a course for which you are not prepared.

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