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## What do you need to pass Praxis 5161?

Passing scores on the Praxis 5161 vary by state:

- In general, states require minimum passing score of 160,
- Except Alabama (145); Kansas (152); Iowa (132); Nebraska (146); Northern Mariana Islands (136).

**What kind of math is on the Praxis 2?**

The test will cover four major content areas: Number and Quantity, Algebra and Functions, Geometry, and Statistics and Probability.

### Do you get a formula sheet on the math praxis?

Formulas aren’t provided on the Praxis Core, so you’ll need to know the major area, surface area, and volume formulas.

**How hard is the praxis math test?**

Is PRAXIS Core math hard? The PRAXIS math is hard for many test-takers because it covers middle and high school math. If you struggled with math in school, you’ll find that the test is hard. That’s why it’s critical to prepare.

## How do I pass the 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 should I study for the math praxis?**

About the Test (I) Number & Quantity and Algebra, (II) Functions and Calculus, (III) Geometry, and (IV) Statistics & Probability. A full list of the mathematics topics covered is provided in Content Topics.

### What is the passing score for the Praxis 2 content knowledge?

The scaled range of possible scores for most Praxis Core Academic Skills and Subject Assessment exams is between 100 – 200 points….Subject Assessment State Scoring Requirements.

Number of Tests | Possible Score | Passing Score Range for Individual Tests |
---|---|---|

More than 90 | 100 – 200* | 127 – 177 |

**What is the Praxis Core math?**

The Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators (or Praxis® Core) Mathematics test measures mathematical skills needed to prepare successfully for a career in education. Questions focus on key concepts of mathematics and the ability to solve problems and to reason in a quantitative context.

## What formulas do I need to know for Praxis Core math?

Numbers and Operations

- Commutative Property of Addition: A + B = B + A.
- Commutative Property of Multiplication: A × B = B × A.
- Associative Property of Addition: (A + B) + C = A + (B + C)
- Associative Property of Multiplication: (A × B) × C = A × (B × C)
- Distributive Property: A × (B + C) = AB + AC.

**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.