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Course SummaryUse this self-paced 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.
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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
- 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 multiple-choice self-assessment quiz, and you'll find a test at the end of each chapter.
Praxis Math Exam Information
- Number of Questions: 56
- Question Type: single-answer multiple-choice, multiple-answer multiple-choice, and numeric-entry 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|
|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 computer-based 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 computer-based 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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