# Ch 3: Praxis I Math: Square Roots and Exponents

Let us help you understand square roots and exponents. The self-assessment quizzes and video lessons offer a variety of learning approaches to help with these kinds of questions on the Praxis I Math test.

## Praxis I Math: Square Roots and Exponents - Chapter Summary

This chapter's lessons are designed to help you learn about square roots and exponents as you prepare for the algebra section of the pre-professional skills test. Other lesson topics the video instructors will cover include:

• Evaluating square roots of perfect squares
• Estimating square roots
• Simplifying square roots and complex expressions
• The five main exponent properties
• Rational exponents
• Simplifying expressions with rational exponents
• Defining a negative and zero exponent

Each lesson will be fully explained by your video instructors, and they'll also give you tips on how you can best use the information you learn on the test. To keep your lessons engaging and to ensure you're fully prepared for the Praxis, a variety of learning approaches will be used as you progress through the chapter.

### Objectives of the Square Roots and Exponents Course

The overall goal of the Praxis I Math test is to measure the mathematical skills and concepts that an educated adult might use. The test also focuses on some of the more important mathematical concepts as well as your ability to reason in a quantitative context and solve problems.

The algebra portion of the exam makes up about 20% of the full exam. Typically, there are nine multiple choice algebra questions on the skills test. You'll have 75 minutes to finish the entire test, but you won't be permitted to use a calculator.

Once you've completed all of the self-assessment quizzes, you'll start to see how questions will be designed on the test and get an idea of how well you can use the testing methods that you learn.

9 Lessons in Chapter 3: Praxis I Math: Square Roots and Exponents
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