Ch 6: WEST Math: Logic

About This Chapter

Logic is essential to solving many word-based problems and numerical equations in mathematics. Refresh your understanding of logic for the WEST Math exam with the video lessons in this chapter.

WEST Math: Logic - Chapter Summary

This chapter takes a closer look at logic in math. Learn about logic propositions, compound statements and more as you get ready for the WEST Math exam. These brief video lessons delve into many other logic-based topics as well, including:

  • Conditional statements and how to identify them
  • The hypothesis and conclusion in math
  • Connectors, conjunctions and disjunctions
  • Converse, inverse and contrapositive statements
  • Truth tables

Our expert math instructors crafted these lessons using real-world examples and easy-to-follow solutions, making it a cinch to hone your understanding of logic in mathematics. Each lesson concludes with a short quiz, and you're always welcome to ask questions of our instructors whenever you need help.

Objectives of the WEST Math: Logic Chapter

The WEST Math exam is a requirement for all new or current teachers in Washington State who want to qualify for a math endorsement. The exam itself consists of five main sub-areas and a grand total of 150 multiple-choice questions. The mathematical processes and number sense sub-area includes questions that involve logic, and that sub-area contains roughly 19% of all questions on the test.

The WEST Math exam is offered in a computer-based format, and you're allowed four hours and 15 minutes to complete it. You're given an on-screen calculator, so you shouldn't bring your own from home. You're also provided with a sheet of formulas. You'll receive your score report directly after completing the exam, and 220 is the minimum passing score. The WEST Math test is offered throughout the year at many Pearson testing centers. You can check seat availability for different dates and register online.

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