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 get progessely 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

Practice Questions

Virginia Math Placement Practice Test (download the instructions)

MathTV.com - Video Lessons

Khan Academy - Math Tutorial Web Site