PARCC Problems and Solutions
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Introduction

    PARCC is The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers. Students across the United States will be taking PARCC exams because they will be used to measure student and school growth. These exams will cover a myriad of mathematics topics

    The sample problems below are advanced level tasks that high school students will likely encounter on a PARCC exam.





    MATHguide has this lesson within another section. Also find an activity and a quiz. Use the links below to access them.

    esson: Flight of a Projectile
    uiz: Flight of a Projectile
    ctivity: Flight of a Projectile






    MATHguide has this lesson within another section, too. Once there, find a quiz. Use the links below to access them.

    esson: Picture Frame Problem
    uiz: Picture Frame Problem






    This resource will assist in learning how to solve a special type of quadratic equation.

    ideo: Solve a Quadratic Equation
    uiz: Solve a Quadratic Equation






    MATHguide has two resources for this PARCC exam problem. There is an instructional video and a quiz.

    ideo: Solving for 'P' Problem
    uiz: Solving for 'P' Problem






    MATHguide has a video on how to build and calculate the volume of an open box from a sheet of cardboard.

    ctivity: Volume of an Open Box
    ideo: Volume of an Open Box
    uiz: Volume of an Open Box



    Try these videos, which are closely related to the lessons above.

    ideo: Solve a Quadratic Equation
    ideo: Solving for 'P' Problem
    ideo: Volume of an Open Box



    Try these quizzes, which are closely related to the lessons above.

    uiz: Flight of a Projectile
    uiz: Picture Frame Problem
    uiz: Solve a Quadratic Equation
    uiz: Solving for 'P' Problem
    uiz: Volume of an Open Box



    Try this lesson, which is closely related to the lessons above.

    esson: Operations on Polynomials
    esson: Polynomial Models
    esson: Using the Quadratic Formula

    See also our Puzzles and Games Page for challenging math problems.