# Math Skills Assessment

The Math Skills Assessment is designed to test the prerequisite skills necessary to succeed in your MATH course. The test will be available on Blackboard in the **Math Skills Assessment Organization** under "Take a Test."

Note: This section pertains only to students taking an entry-level MATH course. If you are a Nursing Student interested in information related to the Nursing Math Skills Test, click here: Information about Nursing Math Skills Test

## Requirements

This test requires the use of the Respondus Lockdown Browser with a Webcam Monitor, which must be installed on your computer before you begin. You must have an operational webcam either built into your computer or one that plugs in with a USB cable. If you do not have access to a **computer** with a webcam you may either use a general-use computer in any computer lab on campus or check out a laptop for this use at Lavery Library. More information regarding this requirement is posted on Blackboard under "Instructions".

## Grading of the Math Skills Assessment

- Students who earn an 92
*% or higher*on the Math Skills Assessment will receive full credit (10% of the final course grade) toward this requirement. - Students who earn an 80
*% or higher*on the Math Skills Assessment will receive partial credit (5% of the final course grade) toward this requirement. - Students who earn
*below 80%*on all attempts will receive 0 points (equal to 10% of their final course grade) toward this course component.

**You may attempt the Math Skills Assessment up to four times, however, you must complete all attempts by during the first four weeks of the semester (see Blackboard for specifics). *

All questions and concerns about the assessment should be directed to Professor Anne Geraci, Math Center director. Professor Geraci may be contacted by phone at (585) 385-7395 or email at mathcenter@sjf.edu.

**Note:** *There are four levels (A, B, C, and D) of the Math Skills Assessments. Refer to the chart below to check the level assessment you are required to take.*

## Which Level Do I Need?

Level A | Level B | Level C | Level D |

MATH 114 (A1) |
MATH 111 (B1) |
MATH 112 MATH 119 |
MATH 120 MATH 122 |

### Level A1 (MATH 114 and Nursing)

#### Review Packet

#### ShowMe Videos

- Using Percent - Determine Price
- Finding Percent Increase/Decrease
- Operations on Mixed Numbers - Multiplication
- Operations on Mixed Numbers - Addition
- Computing Volume

### Level A2

This is a review packet for new students in the pharmacy program. Use it to review math skills for your first semester.

#### Review Packet

### Level A3

This is a review packet for new students in the pharmacy program. Use it to review math skills for your second semester.

#### Review Packet

### Level B1

- MATH 111 (B1)

#### Review Packet

#### ShowMe Videos

- Basic Percentage
- Solve for X
- Proportional Word Problems
- More Proportional Word Problems
- Rewriting Word Problems
- Subtracting Polynomials
- Solution Set - Polynomials
- Evaluating Expressions with Negative and Fractional Exponents

### Level B2

- NOT IN USE (FA20)

#### Review Packet

### Level B3

#### Review Packet

### Level C

- MATH 112
- MATH 119

#### Review Packet

#### ShowMe Videos

### Level D

- MATH 120
- MATH 122