**T101 SKILLS ASSESSMENT TEST**

This test is designed
to assess basic arithmetic skills with:

·
whole numbers

·
integers

·
fractions

·
decimals

·
order of operations

The idea behind the
Skills Assessment Test is to be sure the student has mastery of the
prerequisite knowledge to be successful in these classes.

__Preparing to take the Skills Test__

The Skills Test **SHOULD NOT** be
taken without first working through the reviews below.

It is not uncommon for students to fail the first time the
test is taken. Therefore students should __review extensively before taking
the test.__

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**A COMPUTERIZED REVIEW OF SKILLS -
TRY IT OUT!!**

Several of the reviews are in pdf form.
Download Acrobat Reader to access these.

__Taking the Skills Test__

·
Schedule an Appointment. Test is given by the **Student Development Center****, University Center South Room 203, 941-2312 **

·
**Picture ID**** **is
**Required**
to take the test

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While taking the test, students should also check their work
and make sure fractions are reduced before moving to the next question.

·
Multiple choice answers contain plausible distractors – the
incorrect choices are answers found by making common student mistakes.

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**Other
Important Information:**

o
The test has 31 questions.
At least 27 questions must be answered correctly to pass.

o
No calculator is permitted for the test.

o
Pencil and paper will be provided to work problems.

o
Students must turn in all paper work after taking the test.

o
If a student fails the test twice, they then must complete a
review assignment to qualify to take the test a third time.

This **REVIEW**
must be worked out and turned in to:

Kimberly Bonacci, Coordinator for
Lower Level Math (PS 020B, 941-2132, kbonacci@ius.edu

LINK to access: **REVIEW
to take skills test A third time**

o
If a student does not pass the test on the third attempt, the
student cannot register for T101 for the upcoming semester.

The
student must then wait until the next registration period and only has 1
attempt for each future semester.