• Resources
• Uncategorized
• Praxis Elementary Education Content Knowledge Test: Mathematics (7813) Exam Overview

# Praxis Elementary Education Content Knowledge Test: Mathematics (7813) Exam Overview

If you’re planning to become a teacher, then preparing for the Praxis Math CKT (7813) exam might be required. There is plenty for you to cover! Fortunately, 240 Tutoring is here to help. This guide will take you through all of the need-to-know information about the Praxis Content Knowledge Math CKT (7813) exam, providing you with a general overview to help you get started on your journey to teaching.

## Praxis 7813 Exam Overview

The Praxis Content Knowledge Math CKT (7813) exam questions cover 4 main topics:

1. Counting and Operations with Whole Numbers (30%)
2. Place Value and Decimals (25%)
3. Fractions, Operations with Fractions, and Ratios (25%)
4.  Early Equations and Expressions, Measurement and Geometry (20%)

By understanding the breakdown of each competency, you can prioritize your studying and allocate more time to areas where you may need additional practice and improvement. A balanced approach to studying all sections will lead you to success in the Praxis Content Knowledge Math CKT (7813) exam.

### Time Limit/Number of Questions

You will have 85 minutes to complete 52 multiple choice questions.

### Passing Score

While different states have different passing scores, generally a scaled score of 150 is required to pass. Check your state’s regulations for specifics.

### Cost

The exam costs \$78, paid via mail, phone, or online.

### Registration Information

You can register for the exam year round. You can start the registration process by logging into your Praxis account and following the instructions.

## Scoring and Reporting

Test takers can typically view their scores online immediately following the exam, but the official score report could take up to a month to receive. Exams with a writing portion can take up to a month to receive scores on.

## Test Preparation Tips

Preparing for the exam can feel overwhelming, but with the right strategies and mindset, we can help you manage the stress and ace the test. Here are some test preparation tips to help you make the most of your study time:

### Reviewing Key Concepts and Skills

• Start familiarizing yourself with the exam outline and content areas. This will help you prioritize your study materials and focus on areas that need attention.
• Create a study schedule and allocate dedicated time to each subject area. This will ensure you cover all the necessary content and give yourself enough time for review.
• Review core concepts and skills in each subject area, such as key terms and techniques. Use textbooks, online resources, and study guides to refresh your knowledge.

### Practicing Sample Questions and Practice Tests

• Regularly practice sample questions and full-length practice tests to familiarize yourself with the exam format and timing. This will help you build endurance and confidence in answering different questions.
• Analyze your performance in practice tests to identify areas where you need improvement. Focus on understanding the reasoning behind correct answers and learn from any mistakes you make.
• Use official exam preparation materials, specifically designed to align with the exam content and format. These resources will give you a realistic idea of what to expect on test day.

### Developing Effective Study Strategies

• Break down your study materials into smaller, manageable chunks. Focus on understanding the main ideas, key details, and concept connections.
• Use visual aids, such as diagrams, charts, and flashcards, to organize and reinforce information. Visualizing complex ideas can make them easier to comprehend and remember.
• Engage in active learning techniques, such as summarizing content in your own words, teaching concepts to someone else, or participating in study groups. These strategies can deepen your understanding and retention of the material.

### Managing Time Effectively

Time management is crucial during the exam to ensure enough time to answer all the questions. Here are some tips for managing your time effectively:

• Read and understand the instructions: Take a few moments at the beginning of each section to read and understand the instructions thoroughly. This will help you approach the questions with clarity.
• Prioritize easier questions: Start with the questions you find easier, as this will help you build confidence and save time for the more challenging ones.
• Pace yourself: Keep an eye on the time and allocate it wisely for each question. If you’re stuck on a difficult question, move on and return to it later if you have time.
• For multiple choice tests like this one, keep in mind that you ALWAYS want to at least submit a guess answer to every question, even if you aren’t sure!

Remember, staying calm and focused on the task can greatly improve your performance during the exam. Use these exam-day instructions to streamline your test-taking process and maximize your chances of success.

## Important Exam Day Instructions

On the day of your exam, you must be well-prepared and aware of the instructions to ensure a smooth testing experience.

### Checking Required Documents

Before leaving for the exam, double-check that you have all the necessary documents to bring with you. These typically include:

• Valid identification: Bring a valid form of identification, such as a driver’s license or passport, to verify your identity.
• Necessary materials: Some exams may require you to bring specific materials, such as calculators or pencils. Check the exam guidelines to ensure you have the necessary materials with you.

## Next Steps

Not sure where to start? Let us help! 💪

I'm a teacher candidate at a university/college I'd like to transition to teaching I'm a current / former teacher I'm in leadership for K-12 or Higher Ed (EPP)

Question 1 of 3

Where are you hoping to teach?

Next

Question 2 of 3

🤔 Hmmm... Looks like you may have to take a {testSeriesAndURL} exam.

Have no fear! We got you covered!
Would you like us to send you over {testSeries} resources?

Question 3 of 3

Next

We can help you feel confident in passing your exam. We'd recommend taking a free diagnostic test to see how you perform.

Get access to all exam study guides for {testSeries} and feel rest assured you're ready for exam day, with our money-back guarantee.

Great! Then let's get studying. And no worries, we have a money-back guarantee.

Get access to all exam study guides for {testSeries} and feel rest assured you're ready for exam day, with our money-back guarantee.

Do you have an education degree?

Do you have a bachelor's degree (not in education)?

Teachers can come from many paths, even if you don't have an education degree.

We built a guide for all the paths teachers can take, and the timeline for each one. Would you like us to send it to you?

If you're interested in how to become a teacher in certain subject areas or states, please visit these resources to get you started.

Question 1 of 3

Where are you hoping to teach?

Next

Question 2 of 3

🤔 Hmmm... Looks like you may have to take a {testSeriesAndURL} exam.

Have no fear! We got you covered!
Would you like us to send you over {testSeries} resources?

Question 1 of 2

Where are you hoping to teach?

Next

Question 2 of 2

Teachers can come from many paths, even if you don't have an education degree.

We built a guide for all the paths teachers can take, and the timeline for each one. Would you like us to send it to you?

You may be a great fit for the 240 Alt-Cert Program (ACP), which is a more affordable and quicker option to becoming a teacher in Texas.

You will likely need to get a certification to start teaching. We'd recommend an Alternative Certification program.

What best describes why you are looking to be certified?

I'm teaching in a new state I'm teaching a new grade level I'm teaching a new subject I'd like to expand my supplementals / endorsements I'm currently not certified My certification(s) expired

Question 1 of 3

Where are you hoping to teach?

Next

Question 2 of 3

🤔 Hmmm... Looks like you may have to take a {testSeriesAndURL} exam.

Have no fear! We got you covered!
Would you like us to send you over {testSeries} resources?

Question 1 of 3

Where are you hoping to teach?

Next

Question 2 of 3

🤔 Hmmm... Looks like you may have to take a {testSeriesAndURL} exam.

Have no fear! We got you covered!
Would you like us to send you over {testSeries} resources?

Question 1 of 2

What best describes the type of organization you work for?

Higher Ed Institution K-12 District or State DOE Other EPP

Question 2 of 2

Tell us a bit about yourself, so we can discuss how 240 can support your students.

Question 2 of 2

Tell us a bit about yourself, so we can discuss how 240 can support your teachers.

Thank you for submitting your information! We will be in touch shortly.

Thank you for submitting your information! We will be in touch shortly.

setTimeout(function(){var a=document.createElement("script"); var b=document.getElementsByTagName("script")[0]; a.src="https://script.crazyegg.com/pages/scripts/0062/7512.js?"+Math.floor(new Date().getTime()/3600000); a.async=true;a.type="text/javascript";b.parentNode.insertBefore(a,b)}, 1);

## Study Smarter with the Power of a Personalized Study Guide

• Diagnostic assessments so you know what to study.
• Personalized learning paths tailored around YOU.
• Multi-modal content so you can learn "your way".
• Multiple practice tests that simulate exam day.
• Study and test-taking tips to reduce test anxiety.
• A money-back guarantee that guarantees you pass.

### Ace your NES exam with full confidence on test day

Get full access to the NES catalog with a 240 subscription at one low monthly price. Each subscription includes the following NES test titles, so you can ace one or more exams on a single subscription.

### Ace your Foundations of Reading exam with full confidence on test day

Get access to the Foundations of Reading study guide for one low monthly price. The study guide is tailored to your unique learning style and comes with engaging content, practice tests, and test-taking strategies to help you ace your exam.

### Ace your Arizona exam with full confidence on test day

Get full access to the Arizona catalog with a 240 subscription at one low monthly price. Each subscription includes the following NES test titles, so you can ace one or more exams on a single subscription.

### Ace your California exam with full confidence on test day

Get full access to the California catalog with a 240 subscription at one low monthly price. Each subscription includes the following CSET, CBEST, CTEL and RICA test titles, so you can ace one or more exams on a single subscription.

### Ace your GACE exam with full confidence on test day

Get full access to the GACE catalog with a 240 subscription at one low monthly price. Each subscription includes the following GACE test titles, so you can ace one or more exams on a single subscription.

### Ace your ILTS exam with full confidence on test day

Get full access to the ILTS catalog with a 240 subscription at one low monthly price. Each subscription includes the following ILTS test titles, so you can ace one or more exams on a single subscription.

### Ace your MTEL exam with full confidence on test day

Get full access to the MTEL catalog with a 240 subscription at one low monthly price. Each subscription includes the following MTEL test titles, so you can ace one or more exams on a single subscription.

### Ace your MTTC exam with full confidence on test day

Get full access to the MTTC catalog with a 240 subscription at one low monthly price. Each subscription includes the following MTTC test titles, so you can ace one or more exams on a single subscription.

### Ace your MTLE exam with full confidence on test day

Get full access to the MTLE catalog with a 240 subscription at one low monthly price. Each subscription includes the following MTLE test titles, so you can ace one or more exams on a single subscription.

### Ace your Missouri exam with full confidence on test day

Get full access to the Missouri catalog with a 240 subscription at one low monthly price. Each subscription includes the following MEGA & Praxis test titles, so you can ace one or more exams on a single subscription.

### Ace your NYSTCE exam with full confidence on test day

Get full access to the NYSTCE catalog with a 240 subscription at one low monthly price. Each subscription includes the following NYSTCE test titles, so you can ace one or more exams on a single subscription.

### Ace your NC exams with full confidence on test day

Get full access to the North Carolina catalog with a 240 subscription at one low monthly price. Each subscription includes the following Praxis & Pearson test titles, so you can ace one or more exams on a single subscription.

### Ace your OAE exam with full confidence on test day

Get full access to the OAE catalog with a 240 subscription at one low monthly price. Each subscription includes the following OAE test titles, so you can ace one or more exams on a single subscription.

### Ace your Oregon exam with full confidence on test day

Get full access to the Oregon catalog with a 240 subscription at one low monthly price. Each subscription includes the following NES test titles, so you can ace one or more exams on a single subscription.