The** **MA 125 Placement Test determines if you are prepared for MA 125 (Calculus I). **Take this test if you want to challenge your placement into MA 106 or MA 107 and you already have strong algebra and trigonometry skills.**

General test information:

- 30 multiple choice and free response questions.
- Time limit of 50 minutes.
- A scientific calculator may be used.
- Scratch paper is allowed.
- You must score 80% or higher to be eligible for MA 125.

Topics covered:

- Distance and midpoint formulas.
- Equation of a circle.
- Lines. Slope. Slope-intercept and point-slope form of the equation of a line.
- Concept of relation and function. Functions from algebraic, geometric (graphical), and numerical points of view.
- Function notation. Algebra of functions.
- Library of basic functions.
- Interpreting graphs of functions (recognizing intervals of increasing, decreasing, identifying maximum or minimum values of a function).
- Symmetry for graphs of equations in two variables. Even and odd functions.
- Composite function. Inverse function.
- Graphing transformations.
- Quadratic function, properties, graphing, applications.
- Polynomial, rational, logarithmic, and exponential functions, properties, graphing.
- Complex and real roots of polynomials.
- Quadratic and rational inequalities.
- Solving exponential and logarithmic equations. Properties of logarithms.
- Angles, radian and degree measures.
- Trigonometric functions, graphs, properties.
- Unit circle approach to trigonometry.
- Inverse trigonometric functions.
- Right triangle trigonometry and applications.
- Trigonometric identities (Pythagorean, reciprocal, quotient, double angle, and half-angle formulas).
- Trigonometric equations.
- Laws of sines and cosines.