Three sample mathematics questions are presented in this section for each age. The response options for multiple-choice questions are provided as the students saw them, and the oval for the correct answer is filled in. All constructed-response questions in the long-term trend mathematics assessment were scored as correct or
incorrect, and the correct response is shown on the answer line.
Sample question 2 assessed students' knowledge of operations with whole numbers.
58 percent of 9-year-olds answered this question correctly.
The correct answer is:
See more about this question in the NAEP Questions Tool.
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2008 Long-Term Trend Report Card
Assessment of Educational Progress,
National Center for Education Statistics
National Assessment Governing
Institute of Education Sciences,
U.S. Department of Education