Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators  Mathematics (5732): Study Guide & Practice
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Course Summary
Use this selfpaced study course to quickly and effectively prepare for the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators  Mathematics exam. Our fun lessons, mini quizzes and practice tests can enhance your math knowledge and help you pass the exam. This course covers the old Praxis Core Mathematics Exam (5732), which will be administered until August 2020. To study for the new exam, administered from September 2019, please use our Praxis Core Mathematics Exam (5733) Study Guide.to start this course today
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About This Praxis Math Study Guide
The Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators  Mathematics exam, also known as Praxis Math, is one of three exams colleges and universities sometimes require students to take to gauge their mathematics, reading and writing knowledge. One, two or all exams can be used to determine an applicant's readiness to enter a teacher education program or eligibility to secure licensure in their state. This entertaining study guide prepares students to answer questions on Praxis Math by covering the real number system, functions, geometric measurement, statistics, algebraic expressions and more.
This course covers the old Praxis Core Mathematics Exam (5732), which will be administered until August 2020.
To study for the new exam, administered from September 2019, please use our Praxis Core Mathematics Exam (5733) Study Guide
If you're looking for something else, be sure to browse through some of our other Praxis pages. We have comprehensive guides to the Praxis Math and Praxis Core with information on test dates, locations, passing scores and much more. We've also got Praxis test prep materials to help you practice, Praxis courses to teach you the material, comprehensive Praxis study guides to help you study, Praxis practice tests to test your knowledge, and informational Praxis resources to get you up to speed on testing logistics.
Praxis Math Course Information
This course is designed to prepare you for the Praxis Math, covering all of the topics outlined in the official test materials provided by the Educational Testing Service (ETS). Our professional instructors created this comprehensive course to help you master these objectives. Some of the topics covered in this course are listed below:
Number and Quantity
 Building and reducing fractions and finding the least common denominators
 Adding and subtracting like and unlike fractions and mixed numbers
 Finding the greatest common factor and least common multiple
 Simplifying square roots and expressions containing square roots
 Defining a zero and negative exponent
 Calculating ratios and proportions
Algebra and Functions
 Describing the correct setup to solve math problems
 Evaluating simple algebraic expressions
 Defining variables, linear equations, systems of equations and inequalities
 Solving equations on the CLEP scientific calculator
 Adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing functions
 Composing and manipulating functions
 Describing properties of shapes like rectangles, squares, polygons and quadrilaterals
 Defining the Pythagorean theorem and solving trigonometric equations for x
 Graphing circles and defining the tangent of a circle
Geometry
 Defining exterior and interior angles of triangles
 Measuring the area of regular polygons, trapezoids, parallelograms, rectangles and rhombuses
 Calculating the volumes of basic shapes
 Defining cylinders, spheres, pyramids, cones and prisms
 Finding the surface area of a cube, rectangular prism, cylinder and pyramid
Statistics and Probability
 Defining normal distribution, random sampling and bivariate data
 Finding expected values in games of chance like dice, blackjack and lotteries
 Describing how randomized experiments are designed
 Calculating the probability of permutations and combinations
 Conducting statistical analysis with categorical data
 Using categorical data to make estimations and predictions
Praxis Math Course Format
This Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators  Mathematics exam study guide course is composed of 132 lessons in 12 chapters. Every lesson is accompanied by a multiplechoice selfassessment quiz, and you'll find a test at the end of each chapter.
Praxis Math Exam Information
 Number of Questions: 56
 Question Type: singleanswer multiplechoice, multipleanswer multiplechoice, and numericentry questions
 Time Limit: 85 minutes
 Exam Cost: $90
Praxis Math Exam Breakdown
Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators  Mathematics Exam Concept  Percent of the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators  Mathematics Exam  Approximate Number of Questions  Chapter Lessons 

Number & Quantity  30%  17 questions  26 
Algebra & Functions  30%  17 questions  60 
Geometry  20%  11 questions  19 
Statistics & Probability  20%  11 questions  27 
Registering and Preparing for the Praxis Math Exam
You can register for the Praxis Math exam online, but if you need extra time or other accommodations because of a disability or language barrier, you'll have to mail your registration form and identifying documentation. Since you'll be taking a computerbased test, you'll receive 30 minutes of practice time to get familiar with the software and hardware before you begin. Make sure to bring your test ticket and photo ID to the testing location on the day of the test.
We host simple and engaging video lessons in each subject area of the Praxis Math test, along with quizzes that let you test your knowledge of the material presented. The chapter on equations and inequalities will help you understand parts of a graph, intercepts, standard form and graphing inequalities. Other chapters will introduce concepts like functions, congruence, similarity, square roots and exponents.
For more information on registering and preparing for the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators  Mathematics exam, check out our Praxis Informational Resources.
Praxis Math  Scoring
Because the test is only available on a computerbased platform, your scores will become available 2 to 3 weeks from the testing date. You are only scored on correctly answered questions, and you aren't penalized for wrong answers or unanswered questions. Passing scores depend on the institution requiring you to take the exam, but your report will show the qualifying score for your state.
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