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Virginia Placement Test

The Virginia Placement Test must be taken at a NOVA Testing Center. The Manassas Campus Testing Center is located in MH-308.

Placement Test Information

Placement Test Practice

Developmental Math

For general information on the Developmental Math Program at NOVA, visit http://www.nvcc.edu/academics/developmental/math.html. It contains an explanation of how the program works and how the material is structured.

If you are unsure which developmental math class you need to take, please call Rizza Hansen at 703.530.3027 or email rhansen@nvcc.edu. She can help you determine where to start based on your VPT Placement Test scores or previous developmental math coursework.

Developmental Math Course Content

MASTER Math Testing Room Rules

  1. No cell phones at any time. If you have your cell phone out during a quiz or a test it is considered cheating. The consequences may include dismissal from the class and a U in the course.
  2. No headphones during a quiz or a test. Music must be turned off and headphones removed during testing.
  3. No scrap paper or paper of your own. All quiz or test work must be done on our designated colored test paper.
  4. Only white multiplication tables may be used on a test or a quiz. The equations on the back of the yellow multiplication table must be memorized for the quiz or test.

Software Programs

The Math Center in MH-211 has 15 computers. All computers are equipped with software used in math courses requested by math instructors.

CourseTextbooks Available
MTH 151, 152 – Math for the Liberal Arts Mathematical Ideas by Miller, 13th Edition
MTH 163, 164, 166 - Precalculus Precalculus Mathematics for Calculus by Stewart, 7th Edition
MTH 173, 174, 277 – Calculus I, Calculus II, Vector Calculus Calculus: Early Transcendental Functions, 6th Edition
MTH 271, 272 – Applied Calculus Brief Calculus: An Applied Approach, 10th Edition
MTH 181, 182 - Finite Math I and II Finite Math by Tan, 11th Edition
MTH 157 - Elementary Statistics Statistics, Informed Decisions Using Data by Sullivan, 5th Edition
MTH 241, 242 - Introduction to Statistics I and II Introduction to Statistics, by Weiss, 10th Edition
MTH 285 - Linear Algebra Linear Algebra and its Applications, by Lay, 5th Edition
MTH 291, 292 - Differential Equations Differential Equations with Boundary Problems, by Zill, 8th Edition
Basic Math Drill
AAA Math A website that contains hundreds of pages of basic math skills, interactive practices, an explanation of the math topics, several challenge games and math problems randomly created on every page.  
National Library of Virtual  Manipulatives   This is a three-year NSF supported project to develop a library of uniquely interactive, web-based virtual manipulatives or concept tutorials, mostly in the form of Java applets, for mathematics instruction. 
Aplusmath This website was developed to help students improve their math skills interactively. Visit our game room and play exciting games like Matho and Hidden Picture. Test your math skills with our Flashcards and try the new Math Word Find puzzle. Create and print your own set of flashcards online! Try the Flashcard Creator. See the Worksheets section, where you can print worksheets to practice offline.