Ch 30: AEPA Middle Grades Math: Two-Step Equations

About This Chapter

A National Evaluation Series (NES) test is used in place of the AEPA Middle Grades Math test for future middle school math teachers. In this collection of engaging video lessons, you can review how to work with two-step equations to prepare for your test. The brief, self-assessment quizzes that follow each lesson can alert you to any topics that might still need added attention.

AEPA Middle Grades Math: Two-Step Equations - Chapter Summary

In these lessons, you can practice writing and solving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division equations having two or more variables. In addition, you can experience solving those same types of equations in word-problem format. Once you've completed this chapter, you should work confidently with the following during the AEPA Middle Grades Math exam:

  • Methods for writing and solving addition and subtraction equations containing two or more variables
  • Procedures for writing and solving multiplication and division problems with two or more steps
  • Strategies to use when solving and writing word problems involving at least two variables

Expert math instructors lead the video lessons and offer quick, self-assessment quizzes so you can gauge your progress. You can watch the videos as many times as you need, and the lessons are also available as print transcripts, for those who prefer reading the lessons.

APEA Middle Grades Math: Two-Step Equations Chapter Objectives

Items pertinent to this chapter are covered within the algebra and functions section of the test; this section makes up about 33% of the exam. Your ability to manipulate algebraic expressions, solve linear and non linear inequalities and equations, and attach correct algebraic notation to sentences and phrases may be measured in this area. In addition, you should be comfortable with analyzing real-world problems containing linear equations, inequalities and systems. You'll have four hours and 15 minutes to complete the 150 multiple-choice questions on the test. Our short quizzes that accompany each lesson offer you valuable practice for the test and help you discover any areas still requiring review.

7 Lessons in Chapter 30: AEPA Middle Grades Math: Two-Step Equations
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Solving Addition Equations with Two or More Variables

1. Solving Addition Equations with Two or More Variables

After watching this video lesson, you will know how to set up and solve addition problems where you have two or more variables. You will learn what steps you need to take to solve for each variable.

Solving Subtraction Equations with Two or More Variables

2. Solving Subtraction Equations with Two or More Variables

After watching this lesson, you'll be able to solve subtraction problems that involve more than one variable and more than one equation. Learn what steps you need to take and how to work with your equations.

Solving Subtraction Word Problems with Two or More Variables

3. Solving Subtraction Word Problems with Two or More Variables

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can solve word problems that involve the subtraction operation and more than one unknown value. Learn how many equations you will need to create and how to solve them.

Solving Multiplication Equations with Two or More Variables

4. Solving Multiplication Equations with Two or More Variables

After watching this video lesson, you should be able to solve multiplication problems with more than one variable. Learn how many equations you will need to solve your problem. Learn how the number of variables determines the number of equations.

Solving Multiplication Word Problems with Two or More Variables

5. Solving Multiplication Word Problems with Two or More Variables

After viewing this video lesson on how to solve multiplication word problems, you will know how many equations you need to work with for each problem as well as how to solve them. You will also have a chance to practice what you learned with a quiz.

Solving Division Equations with Two or More Variables

6. Solving Division Equations with Two or More Variables

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to solve division problems with more than one variable. Learn how many equations are needed to solve your problem depending on the number of variables you have.

Solving Division Word Problems with Two or More Variables

7. Solving Division Word Problems with Two or More Variables

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can solve division word problems that involve more than one variable. Learn how many equations you need to be able to solve your problem.

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