Herkimer College Alerts

Important updates related to COVID-19 are here. Information regarding student support services and resources offered remotely is here

Online Math Placement Test

Absolutely no calculator use is allowed on this test. 
DO NOT GUESS - If you do not know how to do a question, LEAVE IT BLANK!
Please TYPE the correct answer to each of the following questions IN THE SPACES PROVIDED:

Question 1

563 divided by 15 is ? (Please provide answer as a whole number and remainder)

Question 2

0.08 multiplied by 0.7 = ?

Question 3

0.7 - 0.02 = ?

Question 4

Convert 5 1/6 to an improper fraction.

Question 5

Which is the largest fraction:
1/9
1/4
1/8
1/16
1/3

Question 6

5/8 + 1/4 = ?

Question 7

2 divided by 1/4 = ?

Question 8

Convert to a percent:
.1894

Question 9

12% of 50 = ?

Question 10

20 is what percent of 400?

Question 11

Find the value of the following expression:
8[(11+3) - 4]

Question 12

Find the value of the following expression:
(5 - 2) + (-3)(-7)

Question 13

Combine like terms:
11r + 3 - 12 + 2r

Question 14

Multiply and then simplify the following expression:
(2t + 1)(t - 3)

Note: When typing your answer, use t^2 for t2 ( "t squared" );
‘^’ is found using shift ‘6’

Question 15

Solve the following equation:
4y - 25 = 15

Question 16

Solve the following proportion:
t/8 = 3/4

Question 17

Bill has 12 hours available to study for his final exams in history and psychology. He decides that he needs to spend twice as much time studying for history as for psychology. How long should he study?

Question 18

Find the slope and the y intercept of the following linear equation:
x + 4y = -4

Question 19

Solve the following inequality:
5x - 7 > 18

Question 20

Find the slope of the line through the points:
(-4,4) and (0,-4).

Question 21

For all integers a, b, c, and d, which of the following is a factored from of ab + ac + db + dc
a) (a + d)(b + c)
b) (ad + db) + (ac + dc)
c) (a + c)(d + b)
d) (ab)(cd)
e) (a + b)(c + d)

Question 22

Simplify the following algebraic expression:
b[b(b - 2) - 4] + 1

Note: When typing your answer, use b^2 for b2 ( "b squared" ) and b^3 for b3 ( "b cubed" ); ‘^’ is found using shift ‘6’

Question 23

Which of the following is one of the factors of 2y2 - 6y - 20
a) 2
b) y – 2
c) y – 4
d) y + 4
e) 2y + 4

Question 24

3 -1 + 30 + 31 + 32 = ?

Question 25

(2a4)2 = ?

Note: When typing your answer, use a^2 for a2 ( "a squared" ), a^3 for a3 ( "a cubed" ), a^4 for a4;
‘^’ is found using shift ‘6’