Book description
Get the confidence you need to ace the Praxis CorePrepping for the Praxis Core can feel like a pain—but it doesn't have to! Beginning with a thorough overview of the exam to ensure there are no surprises on test day, Praxis Core For Dummies with Online Practice Tests arms you with expert testtaking strategies and gives you access to the types of questions you're likely to encounter on the reading, writing, and mathematics portions of the Praxis Core Academic Skills For Educators exam.
As a future educator, you know how thorough preparation can affect performance—and this is one exam that requires your very best. This handson study guide gives you all the study guidance, triedandtrue strategies, and practice opportunities you need to brush up on your strong suits, pinpoint where you need more help, and gain the confidence you need to pass the Praxis Core with flying colors.
 Get a detailed overview of the exam
 Take six fulllength practice tests (two in the book and four additional tests online)
 Answer hundreds of practice questions
 Hone your testtaking skills
This is the ultimate study guide to one of the most important tests you'll ever take.
Table of contents

 Cover
 Introduction
 Part 1: Getting Started with the Praxis Core

Part 2: Mastering Math Concepts

Chapter 4: Count on It: Number and Quantity
 Working with Integers: Whole Numbers and Their Opposites
 Computing with Fractions and Mixed Numbers
 Working with Decimals and Percents
 Understanding the Number Line
 Following Orders: The Order of Operations
 Reasoning with Quantities
 Practice Questions about Number and Quantity
 Answers and Explanations
 Chapter 5: Introducing Letters: Algebra and Functions

Chapter 6: Grasping Geometry Concepts
 Understanding the Building Blocks of Geometry
 Understanding Angle Measures and Relationships
 Knowing Common Shapes and Their Basic Properties
 Working with Shapes that Are Alike
 Figuring out Geometric Formulas
 Combining Shapes
 Knowing the Ways of the XY Coordinate Plane
 Touching on Right Triangles
 Practice Questions about Geometry
 Answers and Explanations
 Chapter 7: Pinning Down Statistics and Probability
 Chapter 8: TestTaking Strategies for Core Math

Chapter 4: Count on It: Number and Quantity
 Part 3: Refining Your Reading Comprehension Skills
 Part 4: FineTuning Your Writing Skills
 Part 5: Tackling Praxis Core Practice Tests

Part 6: The Part of Tens

Chapter 18: Ten Common Math Errors to Avoid
 Misusing Negative Signs
 Confusing Perimeter and Area
 Incorrectly Combining Like Terms
 Messing Up when Moving Decimals
 Not Solving for the Actual Variable
 Misrepresenting “Less Than” in Word Problems
 Mixing Up Supplementary and Complementary Angles
 Finding the Wrong Median
 Fearing Fractions
 Forgetting about Fractions in Formulas
 Chapter 19: Ten Mistakes to Avoid on the Praxis Reading and Writing Exams

Chapter 18: Ten Common Math Errors to Avoid
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Product information
 Title: Praxis Core For Dummies with Online Practice Tests, 2nd Edition
 Author(s):
 Release date: February 2018
 Publisher(s): For Dummies
 ISBN: 9781119382409
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