If you want to teach math in the state of Colorado, you will need to pass the PLACE Mathematics Test. Here's what you need to know:
It is a timed, multiple-choice exam. The PLACE test questions cover a variety of test objectives through multiple-choice questions. Your score will be based on how many questions you answer correctly, and all test results are given as scaled scores.
Bring your own (approved) graphing calculator. You will be allowed to use a graphing calculator during the exam, but make sure that your calculator is on the "approved" list. Testing staff will clear the memory on your calculator before the exam begins, so back up the memory if desired before the test date.
The PLACE Mathematics Test has five main areas of focus. All questions for the exam will come from these topics: