Mathematics Competencies Tested on the ILTS
The math test covers five major skill areas defined by several descriptive statements. Descriptive statements describe in greater detail the types of knowledge and skills covered in each skill area. An outline showing the major skill areas and each descriptive statement is shown below.
0014 Solve Problems Involving Integers, Fractions, Decimals, and Units of Measurement
 Solve Problems Involving Integers, Fractions, and Decimals, Including Percentages
 Solve Problems Involving Ratios and Proportions
 Solve Problems Involving Units of Measurement, Including US Customary and Metric Measurements, and Conversions, including Scientific Notation (eg, 605 X 108)
 Use Estimation Skills to Solve Problems
0015 Apply Mathematical Reasoning Skills to Analyze Patterns and Solve Problems
 Draw Conclusions Using Inductive Reasoning
 Draw Conclusions Using Deductive Reasoning
 Identify Errors in Mathematical Explanations
0016 Solve Problems Involving Algebra and Geometry
 Graph Numbers or Number Relationships
 Find the Value of the Unknown in a Given OneVariable Equation
 Express One Variable in Terms of a Second Variable in TwoVariable Equations
 Solve Problems Involving Lines and Angles
 Solve Problems Involving Two and ThreeDimensional Geometric Figures (eg, Perimeter and Area Problems, Volume and Surface Area Problems)
0017 Understand Concepts and Procedures Related to Data Analysis and Statistics
 Interpret Information from Tables, Line Graphs, Bar Graphs, Histograms, Pictographs, and Pie Charts (Percentiles see below)
 Recognize Appropriate Representations of Various Data in Graphic Form (Discrete and Continuous)
 Demonstrate an Understanding of Fundamental Statistical Concepts (eg, Mean, Correlation, Standard Deviation)
 Interpret Graphic and Nongraphic Representations of Frequency Distributions, Percentiles, Central Tendency, Variability, and Correlation
 Demonstrate knowledge of basic concepts of probability using a variety of representations (e.g., word problems, Venn diagrams, tree diagrams).
0018 Solve Applied Problems Using a Combination of Mathematical Skills (Including Word Problems Involving One and Two Variables)
 Apply Combinations of Mathematical Skills to Solve a Series of Related Problems
 Identify an Equation to Solve Word Problems Involving One and Two Variables
 Apply Number Concepts and Geometric Principles to Solve Practical Problems
 Apply Statistical Principles to Analyze Patterns and Trends in Data
