# TEAS Math Practice Test

The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) is an aptitude test that evaluates students’ understanding of key concepts and practical skills related to the nursing and allied health field. Many universities and other educational institutions across the country require TEAS scores as a prerequisite for their nursing program. Studies show that if a student performs well on the TEAS, they will more than likely be successful in the program.

Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI), with the help of seasoned nurses and allied health professionals, developed TEAS to determine students’ preparedness for various nursing programs. TEAS consists of 4 sections, science, reading, English and language usage, and mathematics. The math section of TEAS requires students to use algebra, numbers, measurements, and data to solve problems successfully.

## Who takes the TEAS?

The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) is designed for students seeking admission into nursing or allied health programs. Many educational institutions require students to take the TEAS. Students are encouraged to learn more about their school’s score requirements.

## How to register for the TEAS

Students can apply for the TEAS on the ATI Testing website. After an application is approved, students are prompted to schedule their test date and pick a testing site. Students can select between PSI testing centers and registered school testing locations.

## How much does it cost to take the TEAS?

The cost for the TEAS exam varies with each location, but prices typically range between $60 and $140.

## How many questions are on the TEAS Math exam?

There are 170 multiple-choice questions on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS). TEAS includes 4 sections, science, math, reading, and English and language usage. The math section has 36 multiple-choice questions. Each section has pre-test questions that do not count towards your final score.

## How long is the TEAS Math exam?

The TEAS exam is 209 minutes (3 hours and 29 minutes). Students have 54 minutes to complete the math section, which has 36 multiple-choice questions.

## Can you use a calculator for the TEAS?

On test day, a test administrator will provide you with a four-function calculator (depending on the location). Calculators with built-in or specialized functions are not allowed.

## TEAS Math Practice Questions

## What topics are on the TEAS Math exam?

The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) is 31% reading, 22% math, 31% science, and 16% English and language usage. On the math section, students are required to:

- Identify the relationship between two variables
- Interpret and evaluate data from tables, charts, and graphs
- Translate phrases into equations, expressions, and inequalities
- Convert percentages, decimals, and non-negative fractions
- Use estimation strategies to solve real-world problems
- Order and compare rational numbers

## What is a passing TEAS Math score?

The nursing program of your choice determines the score requirements for TEAS. At the end of the exam, students will receive a “main” or total score that accumulates all four sections (science, math, reading, and English and language usage). Students will also receive separate scores for each section.

Many nursing programs require students to earn a total score of at least 60% – 70%. Students are encouraged to score higher than the program’s minimum score requirement to increase their chances of admission.

## What to expect on test day

Students are able to take the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) at a registered school testing site or a PSI testing center. While everyone’s testing experience will be slightly different, here are some common tips and rules for test day.

- Each student must bring an unexpired government-issued photo ID, like a driver’s license. The ID must have the student’s signature and permanent address. Student IDs and credit card photos are not accepted.
- Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes early. If you are more than 15 minutes late, you will risk forfeiting your test and exam fee.
- Before the exam begins, a proctor will provide you with a four-function calculator and scratch paper. Calculators with built-in functionalities are not allowed.
- Bring 2 sharpened No. 2 pencils with attached erasers.
- You can take a 10-minute break after the math exam. If you choose to take another break, you will have to use your test time.

## How to prepare for the TEAS

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Last updated: 07/07/2018