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Number of mathematics items, by content area and grade: 2005
Grade Total Number sense, properties, and operations Measurement Geometry and spatial sense Data analysis, statistics, and probability Algebra and functions
4 168 70 34 24 18 22
8 177 47 28 37 24 41
12 180 31 60 35 54
† Not applicable. At grade 12, the Geometry and Spatial Sense scale was combined with the Measurement scale before scaling.
NOTE: The numbers in this table represent the post-scaling counts of items.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2005 Mathematics Assessment.

Last updated 22 August 2008 (JL)

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