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Ch 10: OAE Middle Grades Math: Estimating & Rounding

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Let us guide you through your preparation for the OAE Middle Grades Mathematics test with quality instruction and practice quizzes. In this chapter, you can watch comprehensive video lessons to refresh your knowledge of estimating and rounding as you get ready to take the exam.

OAE Middle Grades Math: Estimating & Rounding - Chapter Summary

The video lessons in this chapter on estimating and rounding are designed to give you a fresh look at the subject as you prepare to take your OAE Middle Grades Mathematics test. The lessons offer definitions and functions to help you answer the following types of questions on the test:

  • Estimating a difference by rounding
  • Understanding how to use front-end estimation
  • Rounding mixed numbers
  • Getting the gist of rounding decimals and finding the missing digit
  • Exhibiting how to round numbers to the nearest 1,000, 10,000 and 100,000
  • Estimating the sum and difference between two decimals

Instructors guide you through the methods used in estimating and rounding to ensure you fully comprehend the materials. The lessons are presented in a fun and engaging manner that creates a relaxed learning environment as you prepare for the exam.

OAE Middle Grades Math: Estimating & Rounding Chapter Objectives

The goal of the OAE Middle Grades Mathematics test is to gauge how well you understand this subject area as you prepare to teach in a classroom. The test also validates your readiness to secure teaching licensure in Ohio. The topics covered in the OAE Middle Grades Math: Estimating & Rounding chapter can be found in the number sense and operations section of the test, which constitutes about 17% of the exam. By watching the video lessons in this chapter, you can strengthen your knowledge of estimating and rounding to ensure you're prepared to face this portion of the exam. You can also take the lesson quizzes to assess your ability to answer questions similar to those you'll see on exam day.

All of the questions on the assessment are multiple choice and typically take the form of sentences, short paragraphs or questions. Following each question is a set of four answers, one of which you will be required to choose as the best option.

6 Lessons in Chapter 10: OAE Middle Grades Math: Estimating & Rounding
Rounding Numbers to the Nearest 1000, 10,000 & 100,000

1. Rounding Numbers to the Nearest 1000, 10,000 & 100,000

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to round larger numbers like a pro. Learn what the cutoff numbers are for rounding up and down to the nearest thousand, ten thousand and hundred thousand.

Estimating a Difference by Rounding

2. Estimating a Difference by Rounding

After studying this lesson, you will understand rounding basics. You'll also learn how to quickly solve subtraction problems by using your rounding skills.

How to Use Front-End Estimation

3. How to Use Front-End Estimation

In this video lesson, you will learn how to estimate addition and subtraction problems by using the method of front end estimation. Learn what is involved and what you need to be careful of.

Rounding Decimals & Finding the Missing Digit

4. Rounding Decimals & Finding the Missing Digit

After watching this video lesson, you will learn how to round decimals and how to use your knowledge of rounding to help you find a missing digit. Learn what the difference is between rounding decimals and rounding regular numbers.

Estimating the Sum & Difference Between Two Decimals

5. Estimating the Sum & Difference Between Two Decimals

In this video lesson, you will learn how to take an addition or subtraction problem with decimals and estimate the answer by rounding. You will learn that a rounded answer is very close to the actual answer.

How to Round Mixed Numbers

6. How to Round Mixed Numbers

After watching this video lesson, you should be able to round mixed numbers easily and quickly. You will learn about what number to look at to determine whether you should round up or round down.

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