Help

Business Technology & Accounting Entrance Exam Information

There are three (3) sections on the Business Technology & Accounting exam:

  Passing Score

Arithmetic

242

Reading Comprehension

242

Typing

20 WPM

You will have up to four (4) attempts to pass in each section of the exam.

 

Exam Study Guides and Links

Printable Practice Packet - This includes all sections of the exam

Accuplacer Official Practice Test and Guide - This is a free resource that includes a sample test and a learn-as-you-go option. You will need to create an account to access it, but the service is free. After your account is created, click on the Next Generation option, then choose Arithmetic or Reading

 

Arithmetic (Accuplacer)

The arithmetic section of the Next-Generation Accuplacer is designed to test your knowledge of standard mathematical operations (add, subtract, multiply, & divide; fractions, percentages, & decimals; measurements & word problems).

Accuplacer Official Practice Test and Guide - This is a free resource that includes a sample test and a learn-as-you-go option. You will need to create an account to access it, but the service is free. After your account is created, click on the Next Generation option, then choose Arithmetic

Accuplacer Arithmetic Sample Questions - This is the official study guide with questions that are very similar to the real exam.

Math Basics - Choose the general topic you would like to study.

Math Tutor - Important arithmetic topics like fractions, decimals, percentages and ratios.

Systems of Measurement - Length, Capacity, & Weight

Reading a Tape Measure or Ruler - Video on the basics of reading a tape measure.

Basic Math Practice Test

Accuplacer Practice Test

 

Reading Comprehension (Accuplacer)

The reading section of the Next-Generation Accuplacer is designed to assess your current reading comprehension skills. This test has no time limit. You can read as slowly as you wish or read the passage multiple times. The difficulty of each question goes up with each correct answer so if you are doing well, you might find yourself encountering more challenging questions.

What to Expect with Accuplacer - This video explains how the Accuplacer portion of the exam works (reading) and what to expect.

Accuplacer Official Practice Test and Guide - This is a free resource that includes a sample test and a learn-as-you-go option. You will need to create an account to access it, but the service is free. After your account is created, click on the Next Generation option, then choose Reading

Accuplacer Study Guide - This packet covers the reading and arithmetic portion of Accuplacer with definitions, examples, and key tips.

Accuplacer Unofficial Practice Test

Accuplacer Video Study Guide (Reading) - This video is a study guide to the basics of reading comprehension

 

Typing

The Perry Tech typing exam will ensure that you can type at least 20 words per minute (WPM) with no errors for two (2) minutes. 

The Basics of Typing - This explains positioning, finger assignment, and general concepts

Keystroke Practice - This explains the importance of muscle memory and allows you to practice your skills

Practice Test "A" - This is designed to show your accuracy in comparison to your speed

Practice Test "B" - This will give you a more accurate and real time account of your typing skills