ACCUPLACER Math Practice Test 2
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When a particular number is added to its own reciprocal, the resulting sum is −2. The number is which of the following?

Hint: work with the answers to make this particular problem really easy.


ACCUPLACER Test Information

The ACCUPLACER exam is a test used by many school to evaluate an incoming student's readiness for college.  The ACCUPLACER helps a school place the student in the appropriate course level.  The ACCUPLACER test is developed and administered by the College Board, the maker of the ACT exam.  The exam is computer-adaptive, meaning that the difficulty of the test questions will vary based on how a student answers previous questions.  The ACCUPLACER test consists of assessments in the following areas: arithmetic, elementary algebra, college-level math, reading comprehension, sentence skills, essay writing and English as a Second Language (ESL).  The school that is giving the test will specify which sections of the test the student should take.


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Erik Jacobsen at

From the New York State Education Department. "High School Regents Examinations". Internet. Available from; accessed 8/29/2011.

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