Explore questions from the long-term trend mathematics assessment, and see how the NAEP long-term trend mathematics questions relate to student performance. Sample questions shown are from the 2008 assessment; no items were released from the 2012 assessment.

- View all the questions released from the assessment in the NAEP Questions Tool.
- See what students at each performance level are likely to know and can do by viewing the item maps for age 9, age 13, and age 17.
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Select one of the age tabs below to try out questions from the NAEP long-term trend mathematics assessment. After answering all the questions, select "submit" and compare your answers to those of students who took the assessment. Students were not allowed to use a calculator.

Age 9Age 13Age 17

How many sides does a pentagon have?

What is the distance all the way around a square that has a side length of 10 inches?

Which one of the following represents 3 tens?

What number should go in the box above to make the number sentence true?

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A pencil, 2 pens, and a marker are in a drawer. Leah picks one of these without looking. What are her chances of picking out the pencil?