# NES Mathematics (Middle Grades and Early Secondary) Practice Test (105)

The National Evaluation Series (NES) covers a broad scope of examinations designed to test for prospective educators’ mastery of skillsets related to their desired field. This dynamic testing program has been evaluated by hundreds of teachers, administrators and teacher educators to ensure it addresses the needs of today’s teachers to achieve certification. The NES Mathematics (Middle Grades and Early Secondary) exam is a computer-based test (CBT) that tests the applicant’s mastery of the following Content Domains and their respective Competencies:

## Content Domain I: Mathematical Processes and Number Sense

This Content Domain tests the prospective educator’s understanding of:

• Mathematical problem solving
• Mathematical communication, connections and reasoning
• Number theory

## Content Domain II:Patterns, Algebra and Functions

This Content Domain tests the prospective educator’s understanding of:

• Relations and functions
• Linear, quadratic and higher-order polynomial functions
• Exponential and logarithmic functions
• Rational, radical, absolute value and piece-wise defined functions

## Content Domain III: Measurement and Geometry

This Content Domain tests the prospective educator’s understanding of:

• Measurement principles and procedures
• Euclidean geometry in two and three dimensions
• Coordinate and transformational geometry

## Content Domain IV: Statistics, Probability and Discrete Mathematics

This Content Domain tests the prospective educator’s understanding of:

• Principles and techniques of statistics
• Principles and techniques of probability
• Principles of discrete mathematics

The Business Education test is comprised of 120 multiple-choice questions. You are given four hours and 15 minutes to complete the examination. An on-screen calculator and a formulas page are provided with the test. For sample questions of concepts you may encounter on the test, try our NES Mathematics (Middle Grades and Early Secondary) Subject Practice Test.

## Scoring

In order to receive a passing score on the Mathematics (Middle Grades and Early Secondary) exam, you are required to meet or exceed the National Benchmark score of 220. A scaled score will be available immediately upon completion of the examination, with official score reports being sent within two weeks of testing.

## Registration Information

You will have access to the Mathematics (Middle Grades and Early Secondary) test by appointment, year round at any location of your choice from a nationwide network of professional testing centers. There is a registration fee of \$95. Upon registering for the exam, you agree to abide by all testing rules and policies.