# Ch 15: MEGA Middle School Math: Operations with Decimals

Let us help you develop a deeper understanding of how to apply mathematical operations to decimals. You will need to know this information in order to answer questions on the Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments (MEGA) Middle School math exam.

## MEGA Middle School Math: Operations with Decimals - Chapter Summary

Use the lessons in this chapter to review concepts relating to decimals that will help you teach these topics to 6th-8th grade students. You will study information about adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing decimals as well as more complex subjects such as estimation and inequalities. You will find these lessons particularly beneficial as you prepare for the MEGA Middle School math exam, as it covers the following topics you will encounter on the test:

• Solving simple and multi-step problems containing inequalities with decimals
• Explaining how to convert decimals to mixed numbers
• Applying methods for solving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division problems with decimals
• Getting the gist of estimating decimals, including sums, differences and products
• Simplifying expressions with decimals
• Using formulas for patterns in problems with decimal numbers
• Utilizing guess and check processes for decimal problems

Instructors in the video lessons present the material in clear and concise language, and visual examples help to facilitate your understanding of the concepts discussed. Accompanying quizzes further help you to master the concepts and allow you to review questions that might appear on the actual MEGA Middle School math exam.

### MEGA Middle School Math: Operations with Decimals Objectives

If you are an aspiring teacher seeking initial certification or a current teacher pursuing a designation in a specific content area, you will be required to successfully complete an appropriate MEGA exam. Content-area certification can be obtained for any education level between pre-K and grade 12. Certification exams are also given in general assessment, school psychology and administration.

By using the Operations with Decimals chapter, you can ensure that you will have strong knowledge in which to answer appropriate questions found on the MEGA Middle School math exam. You will encounter these types of questions in Number and Operations, the exam's first content domain. This domain accounts for 19% of your test score. The math exam is computer-based and requires the completion of 80 multiple-choice questions.

12 Lessons in Chapter 15: MEGA Middle School Math: Operations with Decimals
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