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Math Assessment and Placements

Getting Ready for the test

Do you need to take the test? Exemptions


Things you need to know about the test:

  • The test is computerized.

  • Each section is short and untimed. Allow 2-3 hours to take the complete battery of tests.

  • Once a question is answered, it cannot be changed.

  • Calculators and dictionaries are NOT allowed. Some questions allow the use of the ACCUPLACER calculator, which is built into the test.

Questions that will help Accuplacer correctly assess your math skills: Have these answered before going to take the exam.

  1. What was the last math class you took?

  2. How long ago was it?

  3. What was your grade in this last class? i.e. How did you do?

  4. Have you taken Geometry?

  5. Do you use Math Daily?

    Take a demo test first to see what to study this includes both English and Math

Ok then, how do I review for the test?

There are three separate exams for Accuplacer. Arithmetic, Algebra, and College Math


Arithmetic Practice

Arithmetic Video


Algebra Practice

Algebra video 1

Algebra video 2

Algebra Refresher Online Course (FREE!) If you need additional help.

College Math

College Math Practice

Other Tools

Accuplacer App for the Iphone

Accuplacer Handbook

Last Updated: 05/31/2019


Julia Morales
Administrative Assistant I
Phone: (619) 644-7705

  • Grossmont
  • Cuyamaca
A Member of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District