THIS placement test is used to help determine which mathematics
course a student should be placed into at Hobart and William
Smith Colleges. It should be taken by students who would like
to take a mathematics course at some point during their college
careers. The test deals mainly with algebra and precalculus.
INSTRUCTIONS: To help Hobart and William Smith Colleges
place you into the most appropriate mathematics course for
you, it is important that you take this test without any help.
Calculators or similar devices, mathematical software, course
notes, textbooks, or any additional materials or aids are not
allowed. You can use scrap paper to work out solutions to the
questions. Submission of this exam indicates that you have not
worked with anyone else nor used any other aids during the test.
The test consists of 30 questions. You must answer all questions
before you can finish the test.
For more information about this test and about mathematics
courses at Hobart and William Smith, please click here.
Note: Once a score has been recorded for you, you will not
be allowed to retake the placement test. Do not proceed
beyond this point until you are ready to take the test.
To begin, please fill out the following form completely: