# Ch 18: MTEL Math: Number Patterns & Series

Refresh and reinforce your understanding of number series and patterns by viewing the lessons in this chapter. Build upon the material given here as you develop and pursue your study plan in preparation for the MTEL Mathematics test.

## MTEL Math: Number Patterns & Series - Chapter Summary

Gain or regain fluency and skill in working with geometric and arithmetic series as you work through these lessons. They are designed to help you prepare for the MTEL Math test. You will review the following:

• Series in mathematics and summation or Sigma notation
• Examples of series and summation notation
• Calculating arithmetic and geometric series and practice problems
• Explanation of the formula for infinite geometric series

A fully transcribed version of the video accompanies each lesson, with key terminology and vocabulary highlighted for rapid identification and easy referral. The cleverly illustrated, brightly presented and well-written video lessons make working with number series fun and easy, while their brief format saves you time and enables you to move through the program quickly.

### MTEL Math: Number Patterns & Series Chapter Objectives

Massachusetts state law requires the successful completion of the MTEL Mathematics test as part of the requirement for teacher licensure or content-area endorsement. Of the six subareas in the test, this chapter aligns with the competencies under Subarea II: Patterns, Relations, and Algebra, which may contain from 27 to 29 multiple-choice questions, and comprises 23% of the test.

The MTEL Mathematics exam is computer-based, and contains 100 multiple-choice questions and two for which you must compose a written response that addresses a given topic. This topic may be drawn from any of the subareas on the exam. Both of the open-response questions must be answered, and your composition should be between 150 and 300 words long.

8 Lessons in Chapter 18: MTEL Math: Number Patterns & Series
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