PRAXIS I -- Math Portion

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The Praxis examinations are taken by those interested in the field of teaching, as a means of gauging an applicant’s academic skills and knowledge in specific subjects so that they can go on to impart that wisdom onto others. In today’s Praxis test we’ll be looking at one of the hardest subjects for any student to master; we’ll be focusing on mathematics! Can you pass the quiz? Let’s find out!


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  • 1. 
    There are 8 boys on the Varsity Basketball team. There are also 12 middle schoolers, and 8 girls. What is the ratio of Girls to boys?
    • A. 

      1/4

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      8:4

    • D. 

      25%

    • E. 

      4:8

  • 2. 
    Rounded to the nearest hundredth, 294.3549 would be expressed
    • A. 

      0.35

    • B. 

      0.36

    • C. 

      294.35

    • D. 

      294.36

    • E. 

      300.00

  • 3. 
    Which of the following expressions is NOT equivalent to the others?
    • A. 

      3 to the third power x 4 x 5

    • B. 

      2 to the second power x 5 x 27

    • C. 

      3 to the second power x 7 x 12

    • D. 

      2 to the second power x 15 x 9

    • E. 

      3 to the second power x 6 x 10

  • 4. 
    5 washloads need to be washed. If each load takes 15 minutes to be washed, and the laundry person begins washing 3:20 P.M. and washes continually, at what time will all the loads be finished
    • A. 

      1:15 PM

    • B. 

      3.35 PM

    • C. 

      4.35 PM

    • D. 

      5:35 PM

    • E. 

      6:15 PM

  • 5. 
    Which of the following most closely approximates 3/8
    • A. 

      0.25

    • B. 

      0.38

    • C. 

      0.46

    • D. 

      0.50

    • E. 

      0.83

  • 6. 
    Helen bought three times as many carnations as roses. If roses cost $1 each, and carnations cost 50 cents each, and she spent a total of $7.50 for the flowers, how many roses did she purchase.
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

    • E. 

      6

  • 7. 
    If the perimeter of a square is 20 inches, what is its area in square inches?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      49

    • C. 

      36

    • D. 

      25

    • E. 

      9

  • 8. 
    What is 75% as a ratio.    **Hint 75:100
    • A. 

      3/4

    • B. 

      4:3

    • C. 

      5/8

    • D. 

      8:6

    • E. 

      3:4

  • 9. 
    There are 42 marbles in a napsack. of 2 different colors. 7 of the marbles in the bag are Red,and the rest are blue. What is the ratio of blue to red marbles
    • A. 

      42:7

    • B. 

      7:35

    • C. 

      35:42

    • D. 

      1:4

    • E. 

      35:7

  • 10. 
    If there are 603 pebbles within a shellfish, and three-hundred and eighty three of them are embedded ruby beads, how many of them would be bronze. there are 5 times as many gold ones as bronze.
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      40

    • D. 

      20

    • E. 

      5