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Ch 23: MEGA Middle School Math: Inequalities

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Refresh your knowledge of the process of solving and graphing mathematical inequalities. These video lessons and quizzes are designed to prepare you to answer relevant questions found on the Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments (MEGA) Middle School math exam.

MEGA Middle School Math: Inequalities - Chapter Summary

How do you solve equations that contain greater than or less than symbols rather than an equal sign? How do you graph equations with variable inequalities? You can review these topics when you view our video lessons and take our self-assessment quizzes. The lessons will address the following topics:

  • Defining inequality
  • Graphing inequalities with 1 or 2 variables
  • Expressing compound inequalities
  • Systems of inequalities and set notation
  • Explaining methods for graphing inequalities
  • The translation of mathematical sentences
  • Understanding absolute value inequalities
  • Solving 1- and 2-step inequality problems

Short and simple lessons making learning this material fun and engaging. You can best prepare for the MEGA Middle School math exam by taking the quizzes found at the end of each lesson.

MEGA Middle School Math: Inequalities Chapter Objectives

The Inequalities chapter is designed to review material you can expect to be tested on in the algebraic techniques and applications portion of the second content domain of the MEGA Middle School math exam. This domain covers algebraic functions, patterns, applications, calculus concepts, and linear and non-linear relations. It accounts for 36% of your total test score.

The MEGA Middle School math exam contains 80 computer-based, multiple choice questions. MEGA exams are used to certify pre-K to high school teachers in specific content areas. Exams are also given in areas of general assessment, school counseling and educational administration.

9 Lessons in Chapter 23: MEGA Middle School Math: Inequalities
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What is an Inequality?

1. What is an Inequality?

Deciding how to spend your money can be a tricky thing. Should you save it, invest it, or enjoy it? Learn how inequalities can help you make your decision!

How to Graph 1- and 2-Variable Inequalities

2. How to Graph 1- and 2-Variable Inequalities

So an inequality is just an equation with a less than or greater than symbol. But what is the difference between 1 and 2 variable inequalities? What does have a greater than or equal to symbol change? When do you use a number line instead of a coordinate plane? Get those answers here!

Set Notation, Compound Inequalities, and Systems of Inequalities

3. Set Notation, Compound Inequalities, and Systems of Inequalities

In this lesson, we'll explore the conditions of compound inequalities and learn how to express them using set notation and interval notation. Test you knowledge afterward with a short quiz.

Graphing Inequalities: Practice Problems

4. Graphing Inequalities: Practice Problems

If you're already pretty familiar with what inequalities are and just looking for a place to practice your skills, this is the place. This lesson covers topics like 1-variable, 2-variable, compound, and systems of inequalities.

How to Solve and Graph an Absolute Value Inequality

5. How to Solve and Graph an Absolute Value Inequality

Taking two skills and combining them to make a more complicated problem is a classic tactic in mathematics. If you feel confident with absolute values and inequalities, see if you can tackle them with their powers combined here!

Solving and Graphing Absolute Value Inequalities: Practice Problems

6. Solving and Graphing Absolute Value Inequalities: Practice Problems

Solving and graphing absolute value inequalities brings a lot of different skills together in one place. The practice problems in this video will give you a good chance to see more examples of absolute value inequalities but will also test your general algebraic knowledge.

Translating Math Sentences to Inequalities

7. Translating Math Sentences to Inequalities

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can easily translate math sentences into inequalities. Once you know how to do this, solving word problems becomes that much easier.

Solving One-Step Linear Inequalities

8. Solving One-Step Linear Inequalities

In this video lesson, you will learn how you can solve any kind of linear inequality that only requires one step. Learn when you need to subtract, when you need to add, when you need to multiply, and when you need to divide.

Solving Two-Step Linear Inequalities

9. Solving Two-Step Linear Inequalities

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to solve any kind of linear inequality problem where you only have to perform two steps. You will know in what order to perform each step and you will know just what kind of operation you need to do.

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