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Placement test (students newly admitted to B.B.A. program)

Admitted students for the Winter 2020 semester : from December 28, 2019 to January 15, 2020

The mathematics test is compulsory for all students newly admitted to the B.B.A.. There is no fixed passing grade, but the test is a prerequisite for your registration in the second semester. No preparation is required.


This test is intended to evaluate your mathematics skills, and identify your strengths and weaknesses. along with your areas of improvement, by proposing a choice of activities   (mathematics workshop, reviews, etc.). You will receive a percentile rank that will situate you among the new students enrolled in the B.B.A.. This result will remain in your student file (HEC en ligne) throughout your studies. You must therefore take this test very seriously. 


The test includes 50 multiple-choice questions. It evaluates your knowledge of high school and CEGEP/college level mathematics.


Materials covered in the exam

  • Algebraic calculus
  • Differential calculus
  • Integral calculus (basic)
  • Matrix calculus
  • Numerical analysis
  • Proportions and combinatorics
  • Writing equations  
  • Set theory
  • Arithmetic and geometrical progressions
  • Functions and straight lines
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