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# Quantitative Placement Test

**Who should take the Q test?**

- Students who have not satisfied the SFU Quantitative Admissions Requirement. (Those barred from registering in Q courses.)
- Students who do not technically satisfy the prerequisites for
**MATH 100**or**MATH 190,**BUT can prove adequate knowledge of foundational concepts.

*Check out the list of ASSESSMENT TOPICS.*

*To accurately gauge your math skills, try the Q PRACTICE TEST first.*

### Test Details:

- 90 minutes
- Closed book
- In-person - Burnaby campus
- 30 multiple choice questions
- 4-function calculator (no graphing calculators)
**The test can only be written ONCE.**- Once the test begins the 90 minute countdown starts and cannot be paused.
- PASSING SCORE:
**20/30**

*What if I don't pass?*

**Option A:**Complete the SFU FAN X99 course. (A grade of C is required.)**Option B:**Upgrade high school math courses via continuing education.

*A score of **20/30** is required to pass the Q test.*

*Any score less than **20** is considered a **FAIL.***

## Upcoming Q Placement Test Dates

**TESTING FOR ACCESS TO FALL 2024 COURSES HAS CONCLUDED.**

**TESTING FOR ACCESS TO SPRING 2025 COURSES WILL RESUME IN THE FIRST WEEK OF NOVEMBER. **

Location: AQ3148.1 at SFU Burnaby campus.

*This test can be written one time only; test re-writes are not allowed. *

### REGISTRATION:

- Email
**math_advice@sfu.ca**from your SFU email address. - Subject line: "
*Quantitative Placement Test - [Desired Test Date]"* - Attach your
**advising transcript** **Include the following in the body of your email:**- Full legal name
- Student number
- Computing ID
- Testing date
- The reason you are taking the test (e.g., do you need FAN X99? do you need a prerequisite to enrol in a certain course?)

**DEADLINE:** Students must register **two business days** prior to their desired testing date.

*Since you can only take the Q Placement Test once, you should get familiar with the list of assessment topics and try the practice test beforehand.*