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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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Question #1 Topic 1

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

  • A. -12
  • B. 2
  • C. 10
  • D. -2
  • E. 12
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Correct Answer: E 🗳️
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
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Correct Answer: C 🗳️
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
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Correct Answer: E 🗳️
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
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Correct Answer: D 🗳️
The target age can be found by subtracting first seven and then one year from x.

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