# Calculus Placement

## IMPORTANT LINKS

Bulldog Testing Center (Instructions)

RegisterBlast- Direct Registration Link

The Calculus Readiness Test (CRT) or ALEKS PPL placement is **required** for enrollment in MATH 75, MATH 75A, or MATH 70.

## ALEKS PPL

**ALEKS PPL**is a learning and placement program. It uses adaptive questioning to determine your mathematical knowledge and skills quickly.- First register for ALEKS PPL.
- When you log in at the Fresno State ALEKS PPL Portal, take the initial knowledge check.
**It will determine your preparation module, so do your best so you can skip topics you already know.** - The ALEKS PPL system will give you topics to study and practice which are appropriate
to your current skill level.
**It is advised that students complete at least 70% of their ALEKS PPL pie****chart before taking another placement.**

- After practice and study, you may take another practice placement to see which course you would place in.
- When ready, register for a proctored placement at the Bulldog Testing Center through RegisterBlast. Be sure to bring a Fresno State ID with you.
- If you did not place for the course you would like, continue to practice in ALEKS PPL and register for another placement. You are allotted three proctored placements.

## CRT

The CRT is a single placement exam consists of two parts* in one booklet:- The first 40 questions cover various topics, and
- The last 10 questions are related to Trigonometry.

- Practice Test (Part 1)
- Practice Calculus Readiness Test trigonometry practice questions (Part 2)
- Practice Calculus Readiness Test trigonometry practice questions (Part 2) solutions.

*Students in Biology that are trying to place in MATH 70 **DO NOT** need to take the Trigonometry part of the CRT.