The Math section of the PRAXIS® Core test assesses your ability to reason in a mathematical way—quantitatively. Some questions require you to do multiple processes to arrive at an answer.
There are three different question formats in the Math section:
numeric entry—filling numbers in boxes
multiple response—“clicking” on one or multiple ovals or boxes to choose an answer or answers to a single question
These questions cover a wide variety of skills in these four mathematical domains, in approximately these percentage rates:
During the PRAXIS Core Math test you will have access to a four-function calculator on the screen, only.
On the PRAXIS® Core Reading test, you will be asked questions about one or more passages or documents. All of the questions are selected response type (multiple-choice). The questions come from these skill areas, in approximately these percentages:
For extensive details about this test, see this booklet which contains information and question examples.
The PRAXIS® Core Writing test has two parts: questions to answer in 40 minutes and two essays to write within 30 minutes each.
The content tested by the question section includes:
- Sentence Correction
- Revision in Context
- Research Skills
There are two types of essays required for the essay section of the PRAXIS Core Writing test:
- Argumentative Essay
- Source-based Essay
Our practice questions will help you review for the questions section of this test and you can find out how your essays will be scored in our study guide for the PRAXIS Core Writing test.