• The Equation Editor is a feature of the NYS Math Exam for Grades 3-8.

    It is important for our students to understand how they can use the buttons in the Equation Editor when writing mathematical expressions and providing responses to CBT Math questions.

    To practice with the Equation Editor on question samplers:

    • Watch the video below that corresponds to the student's grade level
    • Go to the New York State Question Sampler
    • Under "Select Subject" select "Math"
    • Under "Select Grade" select the student's grade
    • Under "Select Test" select any of the Samplers except "Equation Editor Sampler"
    • Use the Equation Editor to answer the last two test items on the sampler.

    To practice with the Blank Equation Editor:

    • Watch the video below that corresponds to the student's grade level
    • Go to the New York State Question Sampler (Please open in Google Chrome)
    • Under "Select Subject" select "Math"
    • Under "Select Grade" select the student's grade
    • Under "Select Test" select "Equation Editor Sampler"