If you have a strong background
in high school mathematics not including calculus,
register for Calculus I, Mathematics 125.

If you have taken a high school course in calculus
and did not take an AP test in calculus, you should take the
Advisory Calculus Placement exam below.

If you received a 4 or 5 on the BC calculus test you have completed
the equivalent of Mathematics 125 and 126 and will receive six credits
in mathematics. You should register for Calculus III, Mathematics 225.

If you received a 4 or 5 on the AB calculus test (or on the AB subtest
of the BC test) you have completed the equivalent of Mathematics 125
and will receive three credits in mathematics. You should take the
placement exam to help you decide between Calculus II and Calculus III.

Even if you scored well enough on the AP test to earn credit for
Calculus I or Calculus II at Whitman you may want to take our
placement exam, to get a better idea of what we expect you to know. In
all cases the placement exam is advisory; you may consult with
a member of the mathematics department when you arrive on campus if
you still are not sure which course you should take.

## Placement Exam

The exam consists of 18 questions, 9 on Calculus I and 9 on Calculus
II. A score of 7 out of 9 indicates that you are prepared for the next
course.

Download the exam by clicking below. The exam is a PDF document that
you can print. When you have finished the exam, return here and
click below to submit your answers.

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