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Ch 2: Michigan Merit Exam - Math: Representations & Relationships

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This chapter's brief but fun video lessons and quizzes can help you prepare to answer questions about representations and relationships on the math section of the Michigan Merit Exam.

Michigan Merit Exam - Math: Representations & Relationships - Chapter Summary

In this Representations & Relationships chapter, you will find entertaining video lessons that will show you how to read pie charts and bar graphs. You can take quizzes to understand ideas like the definition of a vector. This chapter's mixture of video lessons and quizzes will help you prepare to answer Michigan Merit Math Exam questions about the following:

  • Relationships and algebraic expressions
  • Definition and kinds of vectors
  • Operations on vectors
  • Ways to utilize tables to understand data
  • Use of graphs and tables in life
  • Line graphs, pie charts, and bar graphs
  • Definition of a histogram

If you need to review portions of the video lessons, you can use the timeline. Explanations for the answers to missed quiz questions can be accessed easily by utilizing the 'Watch Answer' button. If you have any questions about the lesson, you can contact our instructors.

Michigan Merit Exam - Math: Representations & Relationships Chapter Objectives

The study material found in this chapter relates to the Quantitative Literacy and Logic section of the Michigan Merit Exam, which has four parts. There may be questions on the exam that ask you to demonstrate your understanding of the process of representing data using tables and charts. You can expect to answer approximately 25 multiple-choice math questions in all.

8 Lessons in Chapter 2: Michigan Merit Exam - Math: Representations & Relationships
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Expressing Relationships as Algebraic Expressions

1. Expressing Relationships as Algebraic Expressions

What do you do when you don't know what a number is but you do know how it relates to something else? You use an algebraic expression. In this lesson, we'll learn how to express relationships as algebraic expressions.

What Is a Vector? - Definition & Types

2. What Is a Vector? - Definition & Types

After watching this lesson, you will be able to explain what vectors are in physics, give some examples of vectors and have a basic idea of how they can be manipulated mathematically. A short quiz will follow.

Performing Operations on Vectors in the Plane

3. Performing Operations on Vectors in the Plane

After watching this video lesson, you should be able to add, subtract, and multiply your vectors. Learn how easy it is to perform these operations and what you need to keep in mind when performing these operations.

Organizing and Understanding Data with Tables & Schedules

4. Organizing and Understanding Data with Tables & Schedules

In math, when we have to deal with a lot of data, having a visual format to present all the data becomes very useful. Watch this video lesson to learn how you can take advantage of two of these visual formats.

Using Tables and Graphs in the Real World

5. Using Tables and Graphs in the Real World

We use tables and graphs in algebra as ways to visually show an equation or function. But do we really use these in the real world? Is it that important to learn about tables and graphs? Find out in this video lesson.

Reading and Interpreting Line Graphs

6. Reading and Interpreting Line Graphs

Watch this video lesson to find out how useful line graphs can be and how much information you can gain just from looking at one. Learn how you can apply that information in your own life to help you make better decisions.

Understanding Bar Graphs and Pie Charts

7. Understanding Bar Graphs and Pie Charts

In this lesson, we will examine two of the most widely used types of graphs: bar graphs and pie charts. These two graphs can provide the reader with a comparison of the different data that is displayed.

What is a Histogram in Math? - Definition & Examples

8. What is a Histogram in Math? - Definition & Examples

Watch this video lesson to see how useful a histogram can be when you need to show a bunch of data in an easy to read format. Also, learn how you can easily gather the information you need from looking at a histogram.

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