# CLEP College Algebra

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The College Algebra examination covers material that is usually taught in a one-semester college course in algebra. The test places little emphasis on arithmetic calculations, and it does not contain any questions that require the use of a calculator. The examination contains approximately 60 questions to be answered in 90 minutes.

## Table of Contents

### Operations

Basic algebra makes up 25% of the test.

### Equations and Inequalities

Equations and inequalities make up 25% of the test.

- Linear equations and inequalities
- Quadratic equations and inequalities
- Absolute value equations and inequalities
- Systems of equations and inequalities
- Exponential and logarithmic equations

### Functions and Their Properties

Functions make up 30% of the test.

- Definition and interpretation
- Representation/modeling (graphical, numerical, symbolic, and verbal representations of functions)
- Domain and Range
- Algebra of functions
- Graphs and their properties (including intercepts, symmetry, and transformations)
- Inverse functions
- Types of functions

### Number Systems and Operations

Number systems make up 20% of the test.