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## Do you get scrap paper on the Praxis?

Scratch paper isn’t provided except as an approved accommodation.) Use graphing, scientific and four-function calculators only where allowed or required. For detailed information, see Calculator Use. Raise your hand if you have a problem with your computer or need the administrator’s help at any time during the test.

## Can you use scrap paper on Praxis at home?

You may not bring your own scratch paper to the test or remove scratch paper from the testing room. (For paper-delivered tests administered as an accommodation for a disability, you may use the test book for scratch work. Scratch paper isn’t provided except as an approved accommodation.)

**What do you need to bring to the Praxis?**

The list of things you need to bring to the test center on the day of your Praxis test is short:

- admission ticket.
- acceptable, valid photo ID.
- a calculator, if allowed for your test.
- acceptable face mask or covering.

**Do Praxis tests expire?**

Your Praxis test scores are valid for 10 years, and you can order additional score reports at any point during that period.

### Can you use a whiteboard for Praxis?

You may not take notes on regular paper, for security purposes. You may use one of the following to take notes: One small desktop whiteboard with erasable marker.

### Do people cheat on Praxis?

At least 52 prospective teachers in five southern states have had their scores on the PRAXIS licensing exam, made by the Educational Testing Service (ETS), canceled after an FBI investigation of an apparent test cheating ring. Six test-takers were indicted along with four individuals who allegedly organized the scheme.

**What should I do the night before the praxis?**

Before Your Praxis ® Test Before you even arrive at the test center, there are a number of important things you should do: Verify your test location — Test locations sometimes change. Confirm your location before test day by logging into your Praxis ® account.

**Are there breaks during the praxis?**

Most tests don’t include a scheduled break. However, you have the option to take a short, unscheduled restroom break. If you choose to take an unscheduled break, your test clock will not stop.

## Do you get a formula sheet on the Praxis?

A reference sheet with geometric formulas needed for the test is available as a Help screen. The test is 90 minutes long and contains 56 questions. This test may contain some questions that will not count toward your score.

## Can I take the Praxis on an IPAD?

Computer. Desktop or laptop computer; you can’t use a tablet, Chromebook™ or mobile device.

**Can you use a calculator during the Praxis?**

Graphing, scientific and four-function calculators are permitted or are provided for some Praxis ® tests. Unless it is specifically stated that a calculator is permitted for a particular test, calculators may not be used.

**What formulas do you need to know for the Praxis?**

Numbers and Operations

- Commutative Property of Addition: A + B = B + A.
- Commutative Property of Multiplication: A × B = B × A.
- Associative Property of Addition: (A + B) + C = A + (B + C)
- Associative Property of Multiplication: (A × B) × C = A × (B × C)
- Distributive Property: A × (B + C) = AB + AC.