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# Placement Test Prep Resources

## English Test

The RISE test consists of two self-paced, multiple-choice English modules that take approximately two hours each to complete.

### Topics Covered:

Tier I:

• Introduction to College and Writing
• Identifying Main Ideas
• Discovering Implied Meaning
• Interpreting Bias
• Analysis through Definition
• Learning across Disciplines

Tier II:

• Exploring Comparative Elements
• Applied Critical Analysis
• Using sources in Critical Reading and Writing
• Informal Opinions through
• Casual Chains

## Math Test

The RISE test consists of three self-paced, multiple-choice Math tiers that take approximately two hours each to complete. The testing center staff will provide a calculator.

### Topics Covered:

#### Tier I:

• Operations with whole numbers and real numbers
• Relationships between fractions, mixed numbers, and decimals
• Conceptual application problems containing ratios, rates, proportions, and percentages
• Graphical and algebraic representations of lines
• Interpretations of basic graphs
• Applications using U.S. customary and metric units of measurement
• Geometry of all shapes

#### Tier II:

• Concepts in Statistics
• Solving Equations and Inequalities
• Exponents, square roots, and order of operations
• Polynomial operations
• Graphing

#### Tier III:

• Factoring/functions
• Systems of Equations/Inequalities
• Rational Expressions

## PRACTICE TESTS AND RESOURCE DOCUMENTS

### English

RISE English Placement Practice Test
Answers with explanations are at the end of each test tier.

RISE English Tip Sheet

### Math

RISE Math Placement Test Practice Test
Answers with explanations are at the end of each test tier.

Math Formula Charts