The ACT® mathematics test is a 60 question exam which is designed to assess the math skills students have that were typically acquired of students at the beginning of the 12th grade/senior year.
The test uses multiple choice-questions that require reasoning skills to solve practical problems in math. Most questions are self-contained. Some questions may consist of several questions referring to a single topic.
The materials covered are considered to be the knowledge needed to be successful in entry level colllege math courses. The math test is scored with nine reports – one overall test score for the math section and eight others baed on specific math knowledge skills.
Calculators may be used on the exam, however, you should refer to the ACT® website for specific rules.
Areas covered in the exam are:
- Preparing for higher math
- Number and Quantity
- Stastics and Probability
- Integrating Essentila Skills
The test is timed at 60 minutes.