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Abstract Volume 13 Issue 5 (2008) pp 326-328

Using Math Placement Test Scores to Enhance Undergraduate Student Success in First Year Chemistry

Steven Strazza* and Kathleen Crowley

The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY USA,
Received June 28, 2007. Accepted November 28, 2007.

Published online: 1 October 2008

Abstract. Math placement scores for 118 students were regressed against Chemistry I course averages. Significant correlation was found: Course performance is related to prerequisite mathematical skill.

Key Words: Of Special Interest; general chemistry

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Issue date: October 1, 2008

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