Ch 21: MEGA Middle School Math: Negative Numbers

About This Chapter

Review what you know about negative numbers and how to solve negative number problems with our lessons and quizzes. You can use this material to prepare for the mathematics content area test of the Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments (MEGA).

MEGA Middle School Math: Negative Numbers - Chapter Summary

Use the lessons in this chapter to help you practice solving problems with negative numbers. These video lessons will also provide an overview of negative numbers. The following topics addressed in this chapter's lessons will help you prepare to take the MEGA Middle School Mathematics exam:

  • Identifying negative number positions on a number line
  • Explaining how to add and subtract negative numbers
  • Providing instruction in how to multiply and divide negative numbers
  • Detailing the use of exponents in multiplying negative numbers

Video presentations of problem solving techniques and methods can prove useful for those who benefit from visual study of mathematical topics. The short quizzes following each lesson are most helpful in preparing you for the types of questions and format you will find in the actual MEGA Middle School Mathematics exam.

MEGA Middle School Math: Negative Numbers - Chapter Objectives

The Negative Numbers chapter is designed to help you master problem solving and comprehension skills relating to negative number concepts. This knowledge will demonstrate your proficiency in this area and your ability to teach these concepts to middle grade students in the state of Missouri. Questions regarding negative numbers are found within the first content domain of the MEGA Middle School Mathematics exam, which is a computer-based exam containing 80 multiple choice questions. The first content domain represents 19% of your total test score.

MEGA exams are teacher certification exams used to assess an educator's readiness in teaching specific content areas at the early education, elementary, middle, or high school levels. General and special education assessment exams are also offered.

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