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Information about Math 227 Place-Out Exam

This page contains information about the place-out exam of Math 227. This exam is for those who got 5 in AP Calculus BC and entered the university on or after Fall 2020. Currently, students with 5 in AP Calculus BC who entered Fall 2020 or later will receive MATH 224 (2 credits), MATH 225 (2 credits), MATH 226 (2 credits) & MSCI XXX (2 credits). Upon successfully passing the place-out exam, students will receive credit for MATH 227 instead of MSCI XXX.

Not to be confused with the placement exam, which is for students who want to take Calculus I or Business Calculus.

The Math 227 place-out examination will be a 2-hour written examination, similar in coverage to the Math 227 final examination. The tentative date is Monday, August 21, 2023. The time and place will be emailed to those who register to take it, using the link at the bottom of this page. For a more detailed description of the exam coverage, see this page:

In particular, three sample Math 227 final examinations are available here:

with solutions at

You only get one try at placing out of Math 227. So make sure to prepare as well as you can.

Register for the place-out exam at this link:

For any questions, email Prof. Alexander Borisov at

math_227_place-out_exam.txt · Last modified: 2023/06/08 19:17 by borisov