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Did you take the NCLEX and realize that you didn't get any math questions?

What about if you're just wondering what are the chances of getting math questions on the NCLEX?

Here's what you should know.

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Is it Possible to Pass the NCLEX with No Math Questions?

Yes, it's possible to pass the NCLEX with no math questions. The way the NCLEX works means that students will receive different questions based on how well they are performing and the questions selected by the algorithm.

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Here's a video on my YouTube channel that goes over all of this.

This video goes over what happens if you don't get any dosage calculation questions on the NCLEX. If you don't want to watch the video, or you need more information keep reading below.

Math Questions Are Lower Level Questions

To reiterate, many students have both passed and failed the NCLEX without receiving any math questions. Receiving math questions on the NCLEX is not a good indication of how well you're doing or not doing.

Plus, if you think about it, the minimum number of questions you can get on the NCLEX is 75, while the maximum is currently 145.

That might seem like it's a lot when you're answering those questions, in the grand scheme of all the available topics, that's not that many questions.

If math questions are seen as lower-level questions, and you're answering questions correctly, you'll quickly move to mid and high-tier level questions.

Still Prepare For Math Questions

With that said, if you're reading this before your exam date, don't use this as an excuse not to prepare for math questions. You should still prepare for them but realize you might not actually get them.

If you think about it, it's pretty much in line with everything else you have to study for on the NCLEX. Check out the NCLEX prep that I recommend.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Math questions aren't necessarily a bad or good thing on the NCLEX. They are considered lower-tier questions, so the better you do, the less chance you will get them.

Yes, it's possible to pass the NCLEX without getting any math questions.