ACCUPLACER Placement Testing
Elementary Algebra - Sample Questions
There are three categories of questions on the Elementary Algebra test (17 questions).
Both of the preceding categories include questions about multiplying and dividing monomials and polynomials, evaluating positive rational roots and exponents, simplifying algebraic fractions, and factoring.
NOTE: Not every student will take the Elementary Algebra test.
Solve each problem and choose your answer from the alternatives given. You may use scratch paper to work problems, but no calculators are allowed on the Elementary Algebra test.
Sample Question 1:
If a number is divided by 4, then 3 is subtracted, the result is 0. What is the number?
Sample Question 2:
16x - 8 =
Sample Question 3:
If x2 - x - 6 = 0, then x is
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