Synopses & Reviews
Graphs
Numerical Methods of Describing Data
Measures of Variability
Sampling
Simple Linear Regression
CHAPTER 4
REVIEW FOR SUBTEST III: DOMAIN 5: CALCULUS;
DOMAIN 6: HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS
Trigonometry
Angles and Trigonometric Functions
Calculus
Limits
The Derivative
Application of the Derivative
The Definite Integral
Applications of the Integral
Discrete Mathematics: Sequences and Series
The History of Mathematics
PRACTICE TEST 1 FOR SUBTEST I
Answer Sheet
Practice Test
Answer Key
Detailed Explanations of Answers
PRACTICE TEST 1 FOR SUBTEST II
Answer Sheet
Practice Test
Answer Key
Detailed Explanations of Answers
PRACTICE TEST 1 FOR SUBTEST III
Answer Sheet
Practice Test
Answer Key
Detailed Explanations of Answers
PRACTICE TEST 2 FOR SUBTEST I
Answer Sheet
Practice Test
Answer Key
Detailed Explanations of Answers
PRACTICE TEST 2 FOR SUBTEST II
Answer Sheet
Practice Test
Answer Key
Detailed Explanations of Answers
PRACTICE TEST 2 FOR SUBTEST III
Answer Sheet
Practice Test
Answer Key
Detailed Explanations of Answers
ANSWER SHEETS FOR
CONSTRUCTED-RESPONSE QUESTIONS
INDEX
Installation of REAs TESTware®
Synopsis
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Synopsis
Graphs
Numerical Methods of Describing Data
Measures of Variability
Sampling
Simple Linear Regression
CHAPTER 4
REVIEW FOR SUBTEST III: DOMAIN 5: CALCULUS;
DOMAIN 6: HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS
Trigonometry
Angles and Trigonometric Functions
Calculus
Limits
The Derivative
Application of the Derivative
The Definite Integral
Applications of the Integral
Discrete Mathematics: Sequences and Series
The History of Mathematics
PRACTICE TEST 1 FOR SUBTEST I
Answer Sheet
Practice Test
Answer Key
Detailed Explanations of Answers
PRACTICE TEST 1 FOR SUBTEST II
Answer Sheet
Practice Test
Answer Key
Detailed Explanations of Answers
PRACTICE TEST 1 FOR SUBTEST III
Answer Sheet
Practice Test
Answer Key
Detailed Explanations of Answers
PRACTICE TEST 2 FOR SUBTEST I
Answer Sheet
Practice Test
Answer Key
Detailed Explanations of Answers
PRACTICE TEST 2 FOR SUBTEST II
Answer Sheet
Practice Test
Answer Key
Detailed Explanations of Answers
PRACTICE TEST 2 FOR SUBTEST III
Answer Sheet
Practice Test
Answer Key
Detailed Explanations of Answers
ANSWER SHEETS FOR
CONSTRUCTED-RESPONSE QUESTIONS
INDEX
Installation of REA’s TESTware®
Synopsis
REA
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Synopsis
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REA's new edition of our popular CSET Mathematics (Subtests I, II, III) test prep shows you how to score high on the exam and get certified.
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Completely up-to-date and fully aligned with the latest test specifications, our review chapters cover all the skills tested on the CSET Mathematics exam: algebra, number theory, geometry, probability, statistics, calculus, and more. Questions at the end of each section let you test your knowledge and practice what you've learned.
The book includes two full-length practice exams based on actual CSET math questions. Both practice tests are also offered on CD in a timed format with instant scoring, diagnostic feedback, and detailed explanations of answers. Automatic scoring and instant reports help you zero in on the topics and types of questions that give you trouble now, so you will succeed when it counts.
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Synopsis
ARE YOU READY TO TEACH IN CALIFORNIA?THEN USE THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE ON THE MARKET TODAY. CSET MATHEMATICS The Most Complete Subject Review
Everything you need to know for the CSET: Mathematics test, prepared by a specialist in teacher education. Comprehensive review with hundreds of practice questions covers all the subjects and skills tested on the exam. The Best Practice Exams Available
2 full-length practice exams based on the official CSET - balanced to include every topic and type of question you can expect on the actual CSET: Mathematics exam. Total Explanations of Questions & Answers
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REAs CSET: Mathematics TestWare combines a realistic test environment with the most powerful scoring analysis and diagnostic tools available. With every practice test you take, youll gain knowledge and confidence for the real exam. Automatic scoring and instant reports help you zero in on the topics and types of questions that give you trouble now, so youll succeed on the CSET!
About the Author
Dr. Kathryn F. Porter is a Professor of Mathematics at Saint Marys College of California, where she has held various positions including Coordinator of the Mathematics Preparation Program for future secondary mathematics teachers, Chair of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, and Director of the Liberal and Civic Studies Program. She is currently the Director of Mathematics Readiness.
Dr. Porter earned her Ph.D. and M.S. in Mathematics at the University of Delaware and her B.S. in Secondary Education and Mathematics at Slippery Rock University. Professor Porter has written many research articles in the mathematical area of topology and has served on numerous committees related to mathematics, teaching, and governance. Professor Porter is one of the founders of the highly regarded Teachers for Tomorrow program at Saint Marys College, and has advised future elementary school teachers as well as future secondary mathematics teachers throughout her twenty years at Saint Marys.
Table of Contents
CONTENTS
CHAPTER 1
PASSING THE CSET: MATHEMATICS TEST
About This Book and TESTware®
About the Test
Test Structure
How to Use This Book
Studying for CSET: Mathematics
Format of CSET: Mathematics
About the Review Sections
Scoring CSET: Mathematics
The Day of the Test
CSET Study Schedule
CHAPTER 2
REVIEW FOR SUBTEST I: DOMAIN 1: ALGEBRA;
DOMAIN 3: NUMBER THEORY
Integers and Real Numbers
Rational and Irrational Numbers
Real Numbers and Their Components
Algebra Terms
Operations with Polynomials
Simplifying and Factoring Algebraic Expressions
Linear Equations
Slope of the Line
Two Linear Equations
Quadratic Equations
Absolute Value Equations
Inequalities
Vectors
Ratio, Proportion, and Variation
Elementary Functions
Properties of Functions
Graphing a Function
Polynomial Functions and Their Graphs
Linear Equations
Matrices
CHAPTER 3
REVIEW FOR SUBTEST II: DOMAIN 2: GEOMETRY;
DOMAIN 4: PROBABILITY & STATISTICS
Points, Lines, and Angles
Congruent Angles and Congruent Line Segments
Triangles
Quadrilaterals
Solid Geometry
Coordinate Geometry
Conic Sections
Probability
Properties of Probabilities
Methods of Computing Probabilities
Probability Tables
Counting Methods
Statistics
Data