## Overview

The Texas Success Initiative (TSI), is an exam that is used to determine if a student is prepared for college classes. The math portion of the TSI covers four content areas. Below are the four content areas and sample questions.

## The Scope of the Exam

Elementary Algebra and Functions

- Linear Equations, Inequalities, and Systems
- Algebraic Expressions and Equations
- Word Problems and Applications
- Exponential Growth/Decay

Intermediate Algebra and Functions

- Quadratic and other polynomial expressions, equations and functions
- y-intercepts of quadratic functions
- Solutions to a quadratic function
- Factoring a Quadratic
- Expanding Binomials, and Trinomials

- Expressions, equations, and functions involving powers, roots, and radical
- Maximum and Minimum of a Quadratic Function

- Rational and exponential expressions, equations and functions

Geometry and Measurement

- Plane geometry
- Trigonometry

- Transformations and symmetry
- Linear, area and three-dimensional measurements

Data Analysis, Statistics and Probability

- Set Notation
- Interpreting Categorical and Quantitative data
- Statistical measures
- Probabilistic reasoning

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