The TSI math exam is composed of 20 multiple-choice questions on the following topics: **Algebra, Functions, Geometry, Measurement, Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability.**

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## Is the TSI math test hard?

There are many students who don’t think the **TSI is hard**. Some say they only studied for a couple of hours for a few days and had great scores. But then again, if you don’t get properly prepared, the TSI (Texas Success Initiative) can be challenging and pretty hard to deal with.

## What does the math portion of the TSI cover?

The mathematics portion of the TSI test contains 20 questions. The test covers **data analysis, geometry, and algebra on both intermediate and basic levels**. Students are not allowed to use a calculator when taking a TSI assessment. A pop-up calculator is embedded in the test for some questions.

## What kind of questions are on the math TSI?

These TSI Math questions are designed to be similar to those found on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment. The four primary topics covered on this test are: **(1) Elementary Algebra & Functions (2) Intermediate Algebra & Functions (3) Geometry & Measurement (4) Data Analysis, Statistics, & Probability.**

## Do you get a calculator on the math TSI?

Are calculators allowed for the TSI Assessment? … **A calculator is provided within the testing program**, as appropriate.

## What happens if I fail the math TSI?

If you do not pass one or all parts (reading, writing and math) of the TSI Assessment, you may be required to **enroll in developmental education coursework or accelerated intervention** before you can enroll in a college credit course for the subject in which you did not pass.

## How do I prepare for math TSI?

- Pre-Tests. Start each section with a short pre-test to determine if you already know the material.
- Instruction and Guided Practice. Use video and audio explanations as a core component of your TSI math test prep.
- Practice Tests. Make sure you’re ready for the real thing.

## What is a bad TSI score?

You are considered college ready if your score falls within the range of 350–390. If your score is **349 or lower**, you may be placed in a developmental course or intervention.

## What is a good score for the math TSI?

Shown below are the college-readiness cut scores approved by the Texas Coordinating Board: Math: **350**. Reading: 351. Placement score of at least 340 and an essay score of at least a 4; or, a placement score of less than 340, and an ABE Diagnostic level of at least 4, and an essay score of at least 5.

## How many questions can you miss on the math TSI?

How many questions can you miss on the TSI? You will need a score of 351 to pass, which, once again, means that you can safely miss **between 1–3 questions**. The TSI Math tests you on Algebra I and II, Geometry, and some Statistics, only probability and measures of central tendency.

## Can you take the TSI online?

The **TSI Assessment exam is available online through Examity**, a remote proctoring service for students who may not be able to test on campus due to COVID-19, who live out of state, or reside in a different country. Please note there is a list of requirements that need to be completed before taking the TSI exam online.

## Is the TSI mandatory?

If you are an incoming college student in Texas, **you are required to take** the TSI Assessment — unless you are already exempt (read below) — to determine your readiness for college-level work. … Qualifying for a TSI Assessment exemption means that you can enroll in any entry-level college course without restrictions.

## What does the TSI go over?

The TSI exam covers 4 different sections – **mathematics, reading, writing, and an essay section**. The TSI exam consists primarily of multiple choice questions.

## What is a good score on the math accuplacer test?

Section | Low Score | Sufficient Score |
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College-Level Math | 20–39 | 86–102 |

Elementary Algebra | – | 82–108 |

Reading Comprehension | – | 78–98 |

Sentence Skills | – | 87–108 |

## How many times can you retake TSI?

**There is no limit to the number of times the TSI Assessment may be taken**. However, the TSI Assessment fee of $50 must be paid each time the TSI Assessment is taken at Texas Tech University.