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# Test Prep PRAXIS Mathematics Section Exam Actual Questions

##### The questions for PRAXIS Mathematics Section were last updated at June 24, 2022.
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## Topic 1 - Single Topic

Question #1 Topic 1

If x = -5, then |x - 7| =

• A. -12
• B. 2
• C. 10
• D. -2
• E. 12

Remember that absolute value is the distance from zero on a real number line, and therefore cannot be zero.

Question #2 Topic 1

Solve and simplify: 2/3 x 3/5 x 5/10 x 6/8 =

• A. 0.2
• B. 0.5
• C. 0.15
• D. 0.25
• E. 0.333333333

Fractions are multiplied by multiplying numerators by numerators and denominators by denominators. Some of the fractions in this problem can be simplified.

Question #3 Topic 1

If Dave drives at a steady speed of 50 miles per hour, how long will it take him to drive 10 miles?

• A. 20 minutes
• B. 10 minutes
• C. 15 minutes
• D. 30 minutes
• E. 12 minutes

Since there are 60 minutes in an hour, this problem can be solved with the following equation: 50/60 = 10/x

Question #4 Topic 1

John will be x in 7 years. How old was he last year?

• A. x + 7
• B. 1 ג€" x - 7
• C. x + 8
• D. x - 8
• E. 7x