Are You as Good at Math as a Ninth-Grader?
Published Wed Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2018
A sampling of questions based on common standards and skills for ninth grade mathematics.
Every year, millions of U.S. students take proficiency tests to assess their skills in reading, writing, and mathematics. Educational progress indicators like the NAEP and PISA assessments have shown that K-12 students' math performance in the U.S. is on the decline. With performance faltering in recent years, many schools and academic programs are putting an increased emphasis on mathematics achievement.
We’ve created a sampling of the types of questions currently found on ninth-grade math proficiency tests and exams. If you had to take test like this today, could you pass?
Mathematics is a foundational skill needed for success in today’s increasingly STEM-oriented economy. Even at the entry level, many of today’s fastest-growing and highest-paying jobs require far more math proficiency than those from a few decades ago.
At McGraw-Hill Education, our mathematics solutions combine advanced learning science insights with classroom-proven curricula and teaching tools to help all students succeed. Visit PreK-12 Math Solutions to learn more.