## How do I pass the core math praxis?

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## How do I pass the core math praxis?

10 Praxis Core Math Tips

- Know the terms on the exam.
- Know the formulas on the exam.
- Really know the terms and formulas.
- Don’t overthink math problems.
- Eliminate obviously incorrect answer choices.
- Get good at mental math.
- Get good at estimation.
- Know how to estimate pi.

## What do you need to study for the Praxis Core math?

The test will cover four major content areas: Number and Quantity, Algebra and Functions, Geometry, and Statistics and Probability. Focus is on key concepts of mathematics and the ability to solve problems and to reason in a quantitative context.

**How many questions can you miss on the Praxis Core math?**

That means you can miss approximately 20 questions on the selected response (50/70) and 1 point on the constructed response (3/4) and still get a 172 on the test. Most states require a 157-160 on the PLT.

### Can you use a calculator on the Praxis Core math?

One of the most common questions that come up on any math test, the Praxis Core math exam included, is whether or not you can use a calculator. Rest assured: Yes, you will be provided with an on-screen, four-function calculator on the Praxis Core.

### Can I view my unofficial Praxis score?

The moment you complete a Praxis Core exam in the testing center, you’ll be able to view your unofficial Praxis scores for Reading and Math immediately. At most testing centers, you will also be given your raw score as soon as the exam ends.

**How do I pass the Praxis Core first time?**

5 Things to Know to Pass the Praxis the First Time

- Understand the Context. You wouldn’t walk into a job interview without knowing for which position you are interviewing.
- Identify Blind Spots.
- Understand Why Wrong Answers are Incorrect.
- Practice All Skills.
- Answer Every Question.
- Start Practicing Now.

#### Can you use a calculator on the Praxis?

Graphing, scientific and four-function calculators are permitted or are provided for some Praxis ® tests. Unless it is specifically stated that a calculator is permitted for a particular test, calculators may not be used. Test takers are not permitted to share calculators.

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