The CORE Mathematics exam is designed for educators to show their knowledge and skills needed to teach secondary math. The test consists of questions about a variety of topics relating to Number Systems and Operations, Algebra, Functions, and Calculus, Measurement and Geometry, Statistics and Probability, and Instruction and Assessment.
Taking the CORE Mathematics exam can be a daunting task. Because its goal is to test your classroom readiness across the spectrum of content, it covers a lot of ground. This breadth can make it hard to know how to prepare. Luckily, if you understand how the test is organized and what it is testing, you will have no problem prepping for this test. In order to cover everything needed to teach secondary math, the exam is broken into five domains and 8 standards.