Quantitative Reasoning Section

For PCAT, DAT and OAT Tests

Eng. María I. Rodríguez and Prof. Ricardo L. Millet Ocasio

LLS Math professors

Exam | Math subjects | Math sub-topics |
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PCAT (Pharmacy College Admission Test) | Quantitative Strategies Basic mathematics | Numbers and the number line Laws of operations Order of operations Basic arithmetic with fractions Comparing fractions Ratios Decimals Changing fractions to decimals Changing decimals to fractions Operations with decimals Scientific notation Percent and the percent formula Averages Conversions Logarithms |

Algebra | Exponents Adding, subtracting and multiplying polynomials Dividing polynomials Factoring Quadratic equations Simultaneous equations Absolute value and inequalities | |

Probability and Statistics | Probability-basic terms Median, mode, range and standard deviation Combinations and permutations | |

Pre-calculus | Graphing equations Complex numbers Vectors | |

Calculus | Limits and continuity Evaluating limits Derivatives Trigonometric and transcendental functions Integrals (indefinite and definite integrals) | |

OAT (Optometry Admission Test) | Algebra | Algebra |

Numerical calculations | Numerical calculations | |

Probability | Probability | |

Statistics | Statistics | |

Geometry | Geometry | |

Trigonometry | Trigonometry | |

Mathematical word problems | Mathematical word problems | |

DAT (Dental Admission Test) | Basic mathematics | Fractions Simplifications and operational math with fractions Percent, decimal and fraction conversions Exponential notation; conversion to and from exponential notation Powers and roots The two common systems of measurement |

Algebra | Algebraic equations Linear equations Inequalities Simultaneous equations Probability and statistics concepts | |

Geometry | Plane geometry concepts Angles Triangles Right triangles Quadrilaterals (rectangles and squares) Circles | |

Trigonometry | The Cartesian coordinate system The distance formula Trigonometry of the right triangle Trigonometry functions Numerical range of the trigonometry functions Complementary angles Solving for the right triangles The trigonometry identities | |

Word problems | Applied mathematical problems |