# Changes to the Quantitative Reasoning Test on the DAT

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During the Fall 2013 ADEA meeting, it was announced that changes would be made to the Quantitative reasoning Test of the DAT. Changes to the DAT will be as follows:

**ELIMINATION of:**

**Numerical Calculations, Conversions, and Geometry**

**ADDITION of:****Data analysis, Interpretation and Sufficiency, Quantitative Comparison, and Probability and statistics.**

The reason given for this change was to “Enhance the testing of critical thinking skills.”

It is important to note that these “wordier” QR questions on the DAT will be pilot tested throughout **2014 and 2015** and **WILL NOT contribute** to your QR or Academic Average Scores. These questions will only be used to collect data so that more effective questions can be formulated for 2016. So make sure to continue to focus your efforts on numerical calculations, conversions, geometry, and trigonometry. These new questions in **2016**, **WILL** contribute to your QR and Academic Scores.

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