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Ch 37: OAE Middle Grades Math: Perimeter & Area

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Explore the engaging video lessons in this chapter to refresh your knowledge of perimeter and area. You can take self-assessment quizzes to test your recollection of the subject area in preparation for the OAE Middle Grades Mathematics test.

OAE Middle Grades Math: Perimeter & Area - Chapter Summary

The video lessons in this chapter are extremely helpful when reviewing perimeter and area as you get ready to take the OAE Middle Grades Mathematics test. The lessons give you a fresh perspective on this subject so you feel prepared to tackle questions on the exam like the following:

  • Identifying the perimeter of triangles and rectangles
  • Defining and explaining how to calculate area
  • Measuring the area of a parallelogram, rhombus and rectangle
  • Understanding how to measure the area of a rectangle
  • Finding the area of triangles and rectangles

Instructors provide an in-depth look at perimeter and area to ensure you have the knowledge needed to tackle similar questions on the exam. The engaging video lessons ensure you fully comprehend the materials while experiencing an entertaining approach to learning.

OAE Middle Grades Math: Perimeter & Area Chapter Objectives

The purpose of the OAE Middle Grades Mathematics test is to assess your ability to teach this subject in the classroom and gauge your skill set to ensure you're qualified to secure teaching licensure in Ohio. The topics covered in the OAE Middle Grades Math: Perimeter & Area chapter are found in the measurement and geometry portion of the test, which constitutes about 25% of the entire exam. You are encouraged to watch the video lessons in this chapter to gain greater insight into perimeter and area as you prepare for the assessment. Also, take lesson quizzes to practice answering questions similar to those you'll find on the actual test.

All of the questions on the test are multiple choice and typically take the form of short paragraphs, questions or sentences. With some questions, you'll find illustrations, diagrams or graphs to help you solve the problems. Following each question is a set of four answers, one of which you will be asked to select as the best option.

7 Lessons in Chapter 37: OAE Middle Grades Math: Perimeter & Area
Perimeter of Triangles and Rectangles

1. Perimeter of Triangles and Rectangles

Without realizing it, we calculate and use the perimeter of triangles and rectangles in regular everyday situations. Learn more about the perimeter of triangles and rectangles in this lesson, and test your knowledge with a quiz.

Area: Definition & Counting Method

2. Area: Definition & Counting Method

Watch this video lesson to learn what area is and how you can count to find the area of certain shapes. You will see how you can use blocks to help you visualize the problem and find your answer.

Measuring the Area of a Parallelogram: Formula & Examples

3. Measuring the Area of a Parallelogram: Formula & Examples

Watch this video lesson to learn the simple formula to find the area of a parallelogram. Learn what measurements you need, how to label your parallelogram, and how to use the formula.

Measuring the Area of a Rhombus: Formula & Examples

4. Measuring the Area of a Rhombus: Formula & Examples

Did you know that there are three ways to find the area of a rhombus? Watch this video lesson to learn all three of them. See what information you need for each method as well as the steps required for each.

Measuring the Area of a Rectangle: Formula & Examples

5. Measuring the Area of a Rectangle: Formula & Examples

Look around you, and you see rectangles all over the place. And if you see paint, carpet, or anything that covers a rectangular area, you can be sure that someone has measured the area of the rectangle. Watch this video lesson to learn more.

Measuring the Area of a Trapezoid

6. Measuring the Area of a Trapezoid

In this video lesson, you will watch and learn how you can find the area of trapezoid. Learn what measurements you need to have on hand as well as the formula that you need to use.

Area of Triangles and Rectangles

7. Area of Triangles and Rectangles

How do you find out the area of rectangles and triangles? Learn how in this lesson! We'll look at the formulas, then practice solving problems for each shape.

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