Regents - Algebra Exam (Common Core)

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The Regents Examination in Algebra I (Common Core) consists of one booklet that is administered during the designated time determined by NYSED. Students are permitted three hours to complete the Regents Examination in Algebra I (Common Core).

The Regents Examination in Algebra I (Common Core) contains multiple-choice and constructed-response questions. For multiple-choice questions, students select the correct response from four answer choices. For constructed-response questions, students are required to clearly indicate the necessary steps, including appropriate formula substitutions, diagrams, graphs, charts, etc. In some cases, they may be required to explain, in words, how they arrived at their answers.

Multiple-choice questions measure the Standards for Mathematical Content and may incorporate Standards for Mathematical Practices and real-world applications. Some multiple-choice questions require students to complete multiple steps. Likewise, questions may measure more than one standard, drawing on the simultaneous application of multiple skills and concepts.

The following chart shows the breakdown of the Algebra I Common Core exam.

Category Percent of Test Concepts
Number & Qty 2%-8% The Real Number System
Algebra 50%-56% Seeing Structure in Expressions
Arithmetic with Polynomials and Rational Expressions
Creating Equations
Reasoning with Equations and Inequalities
Functions 32%-38% Interpreting Functions
Building Functions
Linear, Quadratic, and Exponential Models
Statistics & Probability 5%-10% Interpreting categorical and quantitative data