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Sample questions in mathematics

Grade 4
 Grade 8

Test Yourself...then see how the students responded to the same questions on NAEP.This sample question measures fourth-graders' abilities to use data analysis and probability.

Student responses were scored according to a 3 point scale as "Correct," "Partial," or "Incorrect." The sample response below is an example of a "Correct" response.

Overall, 22 percent of students were scored as having a "Correct" response. When only the students in the Proficient category are considered, 38 percent scored "Correct."

Grade 4 Short Constructed-Response question. National percentage

See more about this question in the NAEP Questions Tool.

View this question, at score 287, on a map of NAEP mathematics items.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2007 Mathematics Assessment.

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