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## Do you get a calculator for the College math CLEP?

You don’t need to bring a calculator to the CLEP College Algebra exam; **a calculator is provided as part of the exam’s digital interface**. Unlike some other exams, you get to use the calculator during the entire test; it’s not taken away from you during one part and usable the rest of the time.

## Can you use a calculator on CLEP calculus?

The exam contains 44 questions, in two sections, to be answered in approximately 90 minutes. Section 1: approximately 27 questions, approximately 50 minutes. **No calculator is allowed for this section**.

## Is the CLEP College Mathematics test hard?

**Calculus is the hardest math CLEP**, for almost everyone. Unless you’re a math wiz, it’s also one of the hardest CLEP exams among all the subject categories. Precalculus is harder than College Mathematics and Algebra, but not as advanced as Calculus. Math is by far the most common subject people struggle with.

## Which is easier CLEP College math or algebra?

**The College Mathematics CLEP is easier than College Algebra CLEP** for most test-takers. College Mathematics has a more broad range of math subjects to cover, but isn’t as in-depth in them. College Algebra has less to cover, but the problems are more difficult. … Both exams are doable if you study.

## Is college Algebra the same as Algebra 1?

**An introductory college algebra course**, often referred to as “Algebra 1” or “College Algebra,” is a requirement for many academic programs. Some college algebra courses list the intended audience, such as math, engineering or business students who need the class to further their academic goals.

## What calculator do you need for college Algebra?

For College Algebra, Trigonometry, Precalculus Algebra & Trigonometry, Geometry for Education, Calculus I and Calculus II: **A scientific calculator**. A cheap ($9-$20) scientific calculator is all you need. If you are not sure how to tell if a calculator is scientific, it must have a key labeled SIN to be scientific.

## Are calculators allowed in college algebra?

Here’s more exam-specific information: Calculus: A graphing calculator, the TI-84 Plus CE, is available to students during Section 2 of the CLEP Calculus exam. … Chemistry, College Algebra, and College Mathematics: A scientific (nongraphing) calculator, the **TI-30XS** MultiView, is available to students during these exams.

## Can you take the CLEP test online?

CLEP now offers test takers the option to take a CLEP exam at home with **remote proctoring**. Below is more information about testing remotely.

## How hard is it to get a 50 on CLEP?

Generally, **only 50 out of 80 is needed to pass a CLEP exam**, which comes out to a grade of 63%. The catch is that a CLEP test will appear as a “P” for “pass” on your transcript whether you get a 50 or an 80. Since CLEP exams cover such a broad range of concepts, you are not expected to pass with flying colors.

## Is CLEP easier than AP?

CLEP vs AP Test Difficulty: Which is Harder? According to May 2019 pass rate data, students may have found **AP exams more difficult**. CLEP exams had a 68% pass rate while AP exams had a 65% pass rate.