ILTS Mathematics (208) Practice Test

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The ILTS Mathematics exam is administered by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) to assess the knowledge and skills of prospective math teachers in the state of Illinois.

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Exam Outline Review

The ILTS Mathematics exam contains 100 multiple-choice questions, and you will be given a time limit of 3 hours and 15 minutes.

The exam is split into six subareas.

1. Mathematical Practice, Technology, and Disciplinary Literacy (18 questions)

The questions in this subarea assess your knowledge and skills pertaining to the following:

  • Mathematical practices
  • Selecting, integrating, and using appropriate technologies in the mathematics classroom
  • The process of reading
  • Strategies for promoting students reading development in the mathematics classroom

2. Number Systems and Operations (11 questions)

The questions in this subarea assess your knowledge and skills pertaining to the following:

  • The real number system and its operations
  • The properties of complex numbers
  • Linear algebra

3. Functions and Algebra (33 questions)

The questions in this subarea assess your knowledge and skills pertaining to the following:

  • Algebraic techniques
  • Functions
  • The properties of linear relations and functions
  • Quadratic functions
  • Conic sections
  • Polynomial, absolute value, rational, and radical functions and inequalities
  • Exponential and logarithmic functions
  • Trigonometric functions

4. Differential and Integral Calculus (11 questions)

The questions in this subarea assess your knowledge and skills pertaining to the following:

  • Principles of differential calculus
  • Principles of integral calculus

5. Measurement and Geometry (16 questions)

The questions in this subarea assess your knowledge and skills pertaining to the following:

  • Principles and applications of measurement
  • Euclidean geometry
  • Coordinate and transformational geometry

6. Statistics, Probability, and Discrete Mathematics (11 questions)

The questions in this subarea assess your knowledge and skills pertaining to the following:

  • Collecting, organizing, and representing data
  • Probability and discrete mathematics

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Registration

To register for the exam, you must first create an ILTS/ISBE account. Once your account has been created, log in and select the Mathematics (208) exam. From there, you can register for the exam, pay the $122 testing fee, and schedule your testing appointment.

Test Day

On testing day, you should arrive about 15-30 minutes early to the testing center. After you arrive, you will be asked to sign in and provide two valid forms of government-issued ID.

After the check-in process, you will be asked to place all personal items (cell phone, keys, wallet, accessories, etc.) in a locker outside the testing room, or you may be asked to leave them in your car.

Once the test begins, you will be allowed to take breaks. However, the timer will not be stopped during your break, so use your break time carefully.

How the Exam is Scored

Your ILTS Mathematics score is determined by taking your raw score (the number of questions you answered correctly) and converting it to a scaled score from 100 to 300. To pass, you will need to get a minimum scaled score of 240.

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FAQs

How many questions are on the ILTS Mathematics exam?

There are 100 multiple-choice questions on the exam.

How long is the ILTS Mathematics exam?

The time limit for the exam is 3 hours and 15 minutes.

What is the passing score for the ILTS Mathematics exam?

To pass the exam, you must achieve a minimum scaled score of 240.

How much does the ILTS Mathematics exam cost?

The examination fee is $122.


By Eric Richter

Eric is the Product Development Manager responsible for developing and updating the Mometrix Teacher Certification and K-12 products. Eric has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and a master’s of education in Teaching ESOL.

 

by Mometrix Test Preparation | This Page Last Updated: August 4, 2023

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