Jul 16, 2024  
2023-2024 CNM Catalog, Volume 55 
2023-2024 CNM Catalog, Volume 55 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

Math Skills 3

Math Skills 3 equals successful completion of:

Or Students can demonstrate completion of Math Skills 3 through placement scores in this range:

  • Classic Accuplacer: Elementary Algebra score 66 or higher
  • Accuplacer Next-Generation: Quantitative Reasoning score 253 or higher OR
    Accuplacer Next-Generation: Advanced Algebra score 218 or higher (effective Jan. 28, 2019)
  • ACT: Math score 19 or higher
  • SAT: Quantitative/Math score 400 or higher (old score)
    SAT: Quantitative/Math score 440 or higher (new score)
  • PARCC: ‡ Mathematics –  Algebra II or Mathematics III Level 4 or 5

Please meet with an advisor if you are using these scores to meet this skill level.

Students with this skill level are able to do all skills required for Math Skills 2. Additionally, students are able to work with exponents, perform arithmetic on polynomials, factor quadratic expressions, and solve quadratic equations using a variety of methods. Students are also able to work with functions and function notation at an introductory level.