Praxis Core Math: Guide and Free Practice Test (2024)

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A great way to get a head start on your Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators math test, is by taking the Praxis Core Math practice test. Once you take our Praxis Core Math test, you’ll know what to expect from the real test.

Prepterminal’s Praxis Core Math practice test features, geometry, algebra and functions, and probability and statistics. We created this test to give you insight into your current testing level.

Free Praxis Core Math Practice Test

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The Praxis Core Math Section in Detail

The Praxis Core Math test features 56 questions and needs to be completed within 90 minutes. The test comprises multiple-choice questions, which ask you to choose one answer. It also features multiple-choice questions, which ask you to choose one or more answers.

Other features include:

  • Numeric entry items
  • On-screen calculator (except for in the Khan Academy’s practice system)

The Core Academic Skills for Educators test in Mathematics assesses the academic knowledge in mathematics, required to successfully prepare for an education career. All the competencies required are necessary for career and college readiness. And, are in keeping with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.

What’s on the Praxis Math test?

The Praxis Math tests features four central areas:

  • Algebra and Functions
  • Number and Quantity
  • Geometry
  • Statistics and Probability

A lot of the items demand the integration of many skills.

Number and Quantity

This area features items about:

  • Place value
  • Properties of whole numbers
  • Understanding of order among fractions
  • Representation of a number in more than one way
  • Counter examples
  • Ratios, rates, and percents

Algebra and functions

This area features items about:

  • Manipulating expressions and equations
  • Forming expressions and equations from verbal descriptions
  • Answering linear and quadratic equations
  • Answering algebraic word problems


This area features items about:

  • Angle relationships
  • Characteristics and properties of geometric shapes
  • Circles
  • Congruence and similarity

Statistics and Probability

This area features items about:

  • Interpreting and reading visual display of quantitative data
  • Knowing the correspondence between data and graph
  • Forming inferences from a given data display
  • Finding mean, median, and mode
  • Giving a probability to an outcome

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How to Beat the Praxis Core exam with Prepterminal’s course

Praxis tests are a must, in many states, if you wish to become a teacher. In most states this test forms an important, and unavoidable, part of the process of becoming a teacher. Thus, it is crucial that you come to the Praxis test ready and confident. And, a proven way to do this is to prepare in advance. To begin with, you can also take our free Core Writing and Core Reading tests.

At Prepterminal, we have also carefully created a Core Guide so that you can find all you need to know about the Praxis Core in one place. And, for those of you who take your teaching career seriously, we have created a comprehensive modular Praxis Core Prep Course. This course includes 1 reading guide, 2 writing guides, 13 maths guides, and 1 graphic literacy & data sets guide. It also features 3 reading tests, 13 writing tests, 13 maths tests, and 1 graphic literacy and data sets test.

Learn all you need to know about the Praxis tests with us at Prepterminal.

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