AEPA Mathematics Exam

The AEPA Mathematics Exam tests six subject areas to ensure that you are qualified to teach mathematics in the Arizona public schools. The following six areas are covered:

Number Sense, 14% of the test: Understand concepts of integers, fractions, decimals, real and complex number systems, number theory, and problem solving.
Data Analysis and Probability, 14%: Know the principles and applications of statistics and probability.


Patterns, Algebra, and Functions, 18%: Demonstrate a knowledge of the basics of linear and matrix algebra; quadratic equations; and polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, and rational functions.
Geometry and Measurement, 18%: Demonstrate your knowledge of measurement concepts and principles of geometry, including geometric figures, coordinate geometry, and vectors.
Trigonometry and the Conceptual Foundations of Calculus, 18%: Comprehend and apply trigonometric functions and the concepts of limits and integrals.
Mathematical Structure and Logic, 18%: Demonstrate a mastery of mathematical reasoning and problem solving techniques, terminology, axiomatic systems, and the relationship between mathematics and other fields.

AEPA Mathematics Exam Study Questions

1. Janet can type 250 words in 5 minutes, what is her typing rate per minute?

A. 50wpm
B. 66wpm
C. 55wpm
D. 45wpm

2. Find the circumference of a circle whose diameter measures 10 inces. Use pi = 3.14

A. 31.4″
B. 3.14″
C. 314.”
D. 131.4″

3. x + 2x < 9

A. x > 2
B. x > 2
C. x < 3

D. x > 3

4. Which of the following is a counter-example to the assertion “All primes are odd numbers”?

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 9

5. Cindy has 3 pair of slacks and 4 coordinating sweaters. How many different outfits can she wear?

A. 8
B. 9
C. 12
D. 14

6. Write 36/45 as an equivalent fraction in lowest terms.

A. 1/2
B. 2/3
C. 4/5
D. 5/6

7. If a die is tossed twice the probability of getting a 3 on both tosses is:

A. 1/36
B. 1/6
C. 1/12
D. 1/25

8. A student received test grades of 10,7,8,9,6,9,8,7,6 in a math class. Her median score was:

A. 6.5
B. 7
C. 7.5
D. 8

9. 2 – w = -3

A. w = 2
B. w = 3
C. w = 4
D. w = 5

10. Express 40% as a fraction in simplest form.

A. 4/10
B. 2/5
C. 5/10
D. 3/5

AEPA Mathematics Exam Answer Key