MDTP Math Study Guides

Oxnard College offers four (4) different assessment tests in Mathematics based on the student's educational level. Below is a description for each test to help determine which test you should take. Also included are hyperlinks to study guides and practice tests to give you an idea of the level of difficulty of the test content for each level.
 
Math Tutors are also available for you to discuss the study guide questions at the Oxnard College Library. You will need your VCCCD student ID number (900-xxx-xxx, listed in the email you received when you applied at Oxnard College) to be helped. Please click on the Tutoring Center link below for more information.
 
 

Algebra Readiness

Description
This test is used to determine the student's readiness for placement in a beginning Algebra class.
You should take this test if
  1. You have no background in Algebra, OR
  2. You have taken one (1) year of high school Algebra, OR
  3. It has been several years since you have taken a math class
Or have taken one these classes in high school
  1. Algebra 1 (P)
  2. Algebra 1.5 (P)
  3. Algebra R
  4. Algebra Readiness
  5. Essentials of Math
  6. Integrated Math 9
  7. Introduction to High School Mathematics
  8. Pre-Algebra
For Placement in
MATH R001 - Transitional Math
MATH R011 - Elementary Algebra
Study Guide
Online Practice Test
Los Angeles Mission College
Other Resources
 

Elementary Algebra

Description This test is used to determine the student's readiness for placement in an intermediate Algebra class.
You should take this test if
  1. You have taken two (2) or more years of high school Algebra, AND
  2. Received a grade of 'C' or better in your last Math class

Or have taken one these classes in high school

  • Algebra A (P)
  • Algebra B (P)
  • Algebra C (P)
  • Integrated Mathematics 1A
  • Integrated Mathematics 1B
  • Integrated Mathematics 2 Multimedia Business Academy
  • Interactive Math Program 1--Honors Option (HP)
  • Interactive Math Program 3 (P)
  • Interactive Mathematics 1 (P)
  • Interactive Mathematics 2 (P)
  • Interactive Mathematics Program 2 Honors Option (HP)
  • Intermediate Algebra (P)
  • Practical Mathematics
For Placement in
MATH R011 - Elementary Algebra
MATH R032 - Intermediate Algebra for non-STEM majors
MATH R014 - Intermediate Algebra
Study Guide Math II - Elementary Algebra Study Guide
Online Practice Test Los Angeles Mission College
Elementary Algebra Online Practice Test
Other Resources
Khan Academy
 

Intermediate Algebra

Description This test is used to determine the student's readiness for placement in a transfer level Mathematics class.
You should take this test if
  1. You have taken two (2) or more years of high school Algebra, AND
  2. Received a grade of 'B' or better in your last Math class
Or have taken one these classes in high school
  • Algebra 2 (P)
  • Algebra 2--Honors (HP)
  • College Algebra (P)
  • Descriptive Statistics (P)
  • Descriptive Statistics-- Advanced Placement (HP)
  • Geometry Plane & Solid (P)
  • Geometry Plane & Solid SDAIE (P)
  • Geometry Plane (P)
  • Geometry--Honors (HP)
  • B Math Studies SL (P)
  • Integrated Mathematics 1
  • Integrated Mathematics 2 Honors
  • Integrated Mathematics 3
  • Integrated Mathematics 3 Honors
  • Interactive Mathematics Program 3 Honors Option (HP)
  • Mathematical Topics for College-Bound Students-- A Survey of Math (P)
For Placement in MATH R032 - Intermediate Algebra for non-STEM majors
MATH R014 - Intermediate Algebra
MATH R101 - Mathematics for the Liberal Arts Major
MATH R102 - Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers
MATH R105 - Introductory Statistics
MATH R115 - College Algebra
MATH R116 - College Trigonometry
Study Guide Math III - Intermediate Algebra Study Guide
Online Practice Test Los Angeles Mission College
Intermediate Algebra Online Practice Test
 

Pre-Calculus

Description This test is used to determine the student's readiness for placement in a college level Calculus course.
You should take this test if
  1. You have taken one (1) year of Mathematical Analysis in high school.
Or have taken one these classes in high school
  • Calculus--Advanced Placement AB (HP)
  • Calculus—Advanced Placement BC (HP)
  • IB Calculus AP AB
  • Interactive Mathematics Program 4 (P)
  • Interactive Mathematics Program 4-- Honors Option (HP)
  • Pre-Calculus (P)
  • Pre-Calculus Honors/IB Math SL
  • Pre-Calculus--Honors (HP)
For Placement in MATH R032 - Intermediate Algebra for non-STEM majors
MATH R014 - Intermediate Algebra
MATH R101 - Mathematics for the Liberal Arts Major
MATH R102 - Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers
MATH R105 - Introductory Statistics
MATH R016 - Business Calculus
MATH R115 - College Algebra
MATH R116 - College Trigonometry
MATH R120 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry
Study Guide Math IV - Pre-Calculus Study Guide
Online Practice Test Los Angeles Mission College
Pre-Calculus Online Practice Test