Section |
Number of Questions |
Minutes Per Section |
Content |
English Test |
75 Questions |
45 Minutes |
Grammar, syntax, usage, rhetoric |
Mathematics Test |
60 Questions |
60 Minutes |
Arithmetic, algebra I and II, planar and coordinate geometry, trigonometry, precalculus including functions, conic sections, combinations and permutations, logarithms, matrices (calculators permitted) |
Reading Test |
40 Questions |
35 Minutes |
Reading comprehension based on four separate passages |
Science Test |
40 Questions |
35 Minutes |
Interpretation of scientific data presented in texts, tables, charts, and graphs |
Writing Test (optional) |
1 Prompt |
40 Minutes |
Essay composition |
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