**CSETMathGuru: THE Site for Single Subject Math**

**How to get Started for CSET Single Subject Math Preparation?**

Once youve made the laudable decision to become a Middle School / High School Math teacher and you realize that passing the CSET Single Subject Math Subtests - especially Subtests I and II - are prerequisites for virtually all Credential Programs. One may find the entire process more than a trifle overwhelming and befuddling! The most oft-asked question is "What's the deal about the CSET?" and "Where do I begin?!"

CSET: Mathematics consists of 3 subtests:

For the Single Subject Teaching Credential in Mathematics,

You may register to take any one subtest in a single test session.

Format Computer-based test (CBT) only:

This exam will be available by appointment year-round, Monday through Saturday (excluding some holidays).

Subtests I & II: 2 hours and 30 minutes per subtest

Subtest III: 2 hours

15 additional minutes is provided to complete a nondisclosure agreement and tutorial. Any time taken for breaks is considered part of your available testing time.

220 per subtest

Test results are available within 7 weeks of testing.

When you register, you agree to abide by all testing policies and rules.

Before you test, review the

A graphing calculator will be allowed for Subtest II only. Examinees must bring an

Subtests I, II, and III include one or more assignments that allow you to handwrite and scan responses. See

Specific information about the Single Subject Math subtests in addition to Math Subject Matter requirements, and Sample Test Materials in the form of Study Guides with Sample Questions and Solutions can be found

These documents, however, while offering an

If you believe you're ready for Subtest I OR you simply want to find out how hard the bloody test really is (!), a smashing idea is to attempt the free Practice Questions. For a good sense of the CSET Qs, you can view Sample Questions by using the links:

If you need Practice Qs that are

* Test taker

* a CSET Single Subject Math Instructor at Cal State, San Bernardino, a couple of years ago, and

* a very successful

I have compiled a vast database of terrific Qs for Subtests I, II and III.

There are 600-800 Qs for each Subtest Q Bank to help evaluate your preparedness.

There are those that base their preparation on the basis of my

I would strongly recommend that you procure the textbooks that I suggest. Subtest I resources can be found

It is a VERY GOOD idea to procure MORE THAN one book for reference purposes and to obtain a perspective on concepts! And on sites like

CSET: Mathematics consists of 3 subtests:

- Subtest I (test code 211)
- Subtest II (test code 212)
- Subtest III (test code 213)

For the Single Subject Teaching Credential in Mathematics,

__you must pass Subtests I, II, and III__. This credential authorizes teaching all mathematics coursework.You may register to take any one subtest in a single test session.

Format Computer-based test (CBT) only:

- Subtest I: 35 multiple-choice questions and 3 constructed-response questions
- Subtest II: 35 multiple-choice questions and 3 constructed-response questions
- Subtest III: 30 multiple-choice questions and 2 constructed-response questions

**Content**__Review the test structure for CSET: Mathematics__.**Dates**This exam will be available by appointment year-round, Monday through Saturday (excluding some holidays).

__Check appointment availability__.**Session Length**Subtests I & II: 2 hours and 30 minutes per subtest

Subtest III: 2 hours

15 additional minutes is provided to complete a nondisclosure agreement and tutorial. Any time taken for breaks is considered part of your available testing time.

**Locations**__Locate a test center__. Fees $99 per subtest.__Review complete fee and payment policy information__.**Passing Score**220 per subtest

**Test Results**Test results are available within 7 weeks of testing.

__Review CBT test results release dates__.**Policies and Rules**When you register, you agree to abide by all testing policies and rules.

__Read them now__.Before you test, review the

__list of materials that are prohibited at the test center__.**Graphing Calculator**A graphing calculator will be allowed for Subtest II only. Examinees must bring an

__approved graphing calculator__to the test administration.Subtests I, II, and III include one or more assignments that allow you to handwrite and scan responses. See

__scanning instructions__and the__hand-draw tutorial video__for information on how to use a response sheet for handwritten responses. (The instructions will be available during testing.)Specific information about the Single Subject Math subtests in addition to Math Subject Matter requirements, and Sample Test Materials in the form of Study Guides with Sample Questions and Solutions can be found

__.__**here**These documents, however, while offering an

*overview*are inadequate: candidates routinely grumble about the Test Guide Qs bearing only a marginal resemblance to the ones on the actual test. And justifiably so: after all, these Qs only serve as an exemplar of sorts, a mere guide if you will, and do not - and cannot! - reflect the breadth or depth of the diversity of concepts / skills assessed on the actual exams. Not surprisingly, the pass rate for the Math Subtests is about 15-20%!If you believe you're ready for Subtest I OR you simply want to find out how hard the bloody test really is (!), a smashing idea is to attempt the free Practice Questions. For a good sense of the CSET Qs, you can view Sample Questions by using the links:

**SUBTEST I: Algebra Practice Questions****SUBTEST II: Geometry Practice Questions****SUBTEST II: Statistics Practice Questions****SUBTEST III: Calculus & Trigonometry Practice Questions**If you need Practice Qs that are

*very much*like the actual CSET questions - over and above the Sample Qs on this site - well, from my experience as a* Test taker

* a CSET Single Subject Math Instructor at Cal State, San Bernardino, a couple of years ago, and

* a very successful

__for the CSET__**Tutor**I have compiled a vast database of terrific Qs for Subtests I, II and III.

There are 600-800 Qs for each Subtest Q Bank to help evaluate your preparedness.

There are those that base their preparation on the basis of my

__- from which the above Sample Qs were drawn - since chaps that have use them diligently and extensively have enjoyed__**Question Banks***unqualified*and*exceptional*success on the CSET! Period.I would strongly recommend that you procure the textbooks that I suggest. Subtest I resources can be found

__and__**here**__here__while those for Subtest II can be sourced__and__**here**__. For Subtest III, see__**here**__here__.It is a VERY GOOD idea to procure MORE THAN one book for reference purposes and to obtain a perspective on concepts! And on sites like

__and__**half.com**__, editions one or two before the current one, can be purchased for $5-10!__**amazon.com**