The math section is a computer-adaptive test based upon 30 Algebra 1 questions.  If you demonstrate proficiency with the Algebra 1 questions, the test gets progessively more difficult until you reach an area in which you are not proficient or reach the end of the test.  If you do not demonstrate proficiency with the Algebra 1 questions, the test will get progressively easier until you reach an area in which you are proficient.

The topics of the Math Units
  • Unit 0 - Operations and Whole Numbers
  • Unit 1 - Operations with Positive Fractions
  • Unit 2 - Operations with Positive Decimals and Percents
  • Unit 3 - Algebra Basics
  • Unit 4 - First Degree Equations and Inequalities in One Variable
  • Unit 5 - Linear Equations, Inequalities, and Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables
  • Unit 6 - Exponents, Factoring, and Polynomial Equations
  • Unit 7 - Rational Exponents and Equations
  • Unit 8 - Rational Exponents and Radicals
  • Unit 9 - Functions, Quadratic Equations, and Parabolas
Preparation Resources
Virginia Placement Test: Practice Test Instructions
  1. Go to www.college.measuredsuccess.com.
  2. Click on Student Self Registration at the bottom right hand corner of the page.
  3. For Institution choose "VCCS Practice Test Institution"
  4. For Site choose "VCCS Practice Test"
  5. Complete all required (*) fields and click Submit.
    • You will be asked to enter your CVCC Student ID Number which you receive when you apply to the college.
    • The password for the practice test is "Virginiapt".
  6. You will receive an email from collegesuccess@mcanntesting with instructions on how to access your practice test.
      *If you have questions please contact Hunter Overstreet - Student Success Coordinator at overstreeth@centralvirginia.edu or (434) 832 - 7799.
 

MathTV.com - Video Lessons

Khan Academy - Math Tutorial Web Site