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.

Test takers are not permitted to share calculators.

## Tests That Do Not Permit Use of a Calculator

In general, unless it is specifically stated that a particular type of calculator is permitted or required for a particular test, calculators may not be used on any Praxis test.

## Tests That Permit the Use of a Calculator

You may use a four-function or scientific calculator for the following Praxis tests though you are not required to do so. Graphing calculators are not permitted for these tests.

- Business Education: Content Knowledge (5101)
- Middle School: Content Knowledge (5146)
- Pennsylvania Grades 4–8 Core Assessment (5152)
- Pennsylvania Grades 4–8 Core Assessment: Mathematics and Science (5155)
- Pennsylvania Grades 4–8 Subject Concentration: Mathematics (5158)
- Pennsylvania Grades 4–8 Subject Concentration: Science (5159)

If you choose to use a calculator for these tests, you must bring your own to the testing center. Calculators are not provided at the test center for these tests.

## Types of Calculators That Are Not Permitted

The following are not permitted on Praxis tests:

- Portable/handheld computers or laptops
- Electronic writing pads
- Models with pen-input/stylus/touch-screen capability
- Calculators on any phones, watches or other electronic devices
- Models with QWERTY or other alphabetic keypads as part of hardware or software
- Models with printers
- Models that make noise or "talk"
- Models that require an electrical outlet
- Models that can access the Internet OR have wireless or Bluetooth capability
- Models that have a camera, scanning capability or digital audio/video player recording/player capability

In addition, the use of any hardware peripherals is not allowed.

## Tests That Provide an On-screen Calculator

Test taker-supplied calculators are not permitted for Praxis tests that offer on-screen calculators.

### On–Screen Scientific Calculator

The following Praxis tests provide an on-screen scientific calculator. The tests use the TI-30XS MultiView™ calculator. A tutorial is available so that you may practice using the on-screen calculator before your test day.

- Elementary Education: Content Knowledge (5018) (tutorial for Elementary Education: Content Knowledge: Test Code 5018)
- Elementary Education: Mathematics Subtest (5003) (tutorial for Elementary Education: Mathematics Subtest: Test Code 5003)
- Elementary Education: Three Subject Bundle—Mathematics Subtest (5903) (tutorial for Elementary Education: Three Subject Bundle—Mathematics: Test Code 5903)
- Elementary Education: Science Subtest (5005) (tutorial for Science Subtest: Test Code 5005)
- Elementary Education: Three Subject Bundle—Science (5905) (tutorial for Elementary Education: Three Subject Bundle—Science: Test Code 5905)
- Fundamental Subjects: Content Knowledge (5511) (tutorial for Fundamental Subjects: Content Knowledge: Test Code 5511)

### On–Screen Graphing Calculator

The following Praxis tests provide an on-screen graphing calculator. The tests use the TI-84 Plus CE calculator. A tutorial is available so that you may practice using the on-screen calculator before your test day.

- Mathematics: Content Knowledge (5161) (tutorial for Mathematics: Content Knowledge: Test Code 5156)
- Algebra I (5162) (tutorial for Algebra I: Content Knowledge: Test Code 5162)
- Middle School Mathematics (5169) (tutorial for Middle School Mathematics: Test Code 5169)
- Geometry (5163) (tutorial for Geometry: Test Code 5163)
- Mathematics (5165) (tutorial available soon)
- Middle School Mathematics (5164) (tutorial available soon)

### On–Screen Four-function Calculator

The following Praxis tests provide an on-screen four-function calculator. See additional information to help familiarize yourself with the operation of the Praxis Core four-function calculator.

- Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics test (5732)
- Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics test (5733)
- Core Academic Skills for Educators: Combined (5751)
- Core Academic Skills for Educators: Combined (5752)
- Elementary Education Assessment: Mathematics and Science (5008)

#### On–Screen Four-function Calculator for Mathematics—CKT Subtest (7813)

The following Praxis tests provide an on-screen four-function calculator. See additional information to help familiarize yourself with the operation of the Praxis CKT four-function calculator.

- Elementary Education: Mathematics—CKT (7813)

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