Algebra Readiness Test
This test is used to assess your abilities in the area of the prerequisite algebra skills needed to be successful in this
course.
These skills will not be taught during the semester.
In order to be successful in the class, you must
already know how to solve these problems.
You should be able to do all of these without your calculator.
Using
your calculator to solve the problem does not mean you understand the concepts of the problem.
1.
2
4
5
5
3
( 11
)(
)( 10
)
x y
x y
x
2.
2
3
2
2
(10
)
( 2
)
xy
x y
3.
0
6
4.
2
6
5.
2
( 6)
6.
1
6
7.
2
2
2
5
(12
3 )
(6
3)
8. Rewrite in decimal form:
5
2.43 10
9. Rewrite in decimal form:
3
4.63895 10
10. Write in scientific notation: .000003295
11. Write .42 as a percent and a fraction.
12. Write
27
75
as a percent and decimal.
13. What is 95% of 235?
14. Translate into an expression: 87% of an unknown amount.
15. Rewrite
2
3
to have a denominator of 15.
16. Simplify:
3
x
x
17.
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 Spring '12
 ShannonMcCool
 Algebra, Harshad number, Prime number

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