Ch 5: MTEL Math: Percents

About This Chapter

Prior to taking the MTEL Mathematics examination, be sure to use this chapter as part of your studies for the geometry questions. These lessons focus on enhancing your knowledge of the mathematical usage of percents with its informative video lessons and self-assessment quizzes.

MTEL Math: Percents - Chapter Summary

This chapter instructs learners on how to write percentages and work with decimals and fractions to help you study for the MTEL Mathematics exam. The lessons highlight some of the shortcuts you might take when solving problems that involve percents. In addition, the chapter demonstrates how to rewrite problems to arrive at the final answer. After completing this chapter, you could know how to:

  • Provide examples of percents
  • Convert decimals and fractions to percents, and vice versa
  • Solve percentage problems and word problems with ease

A flexible and affordable alternative to traditional education, this chapter features animated video lessons that are fun to watch. Use your mobile device to view the lessons online. They're divided by main sections and also include a lesson summary. Transcripts and quizzes allow for a more complete learning experience. If you have questions about percents, submit them via the feature on the Dashboard.

MTEL Math: Percents Chapter Objectives

Plan to answer 100 multiple-choice questions and finish two open-response items during the computer-based MTEL Mathematics examination. The first subarea of the assessment, Number Sense and Operations, includes questions on percents and many other topics. Express your understanding of the subject matter you've reviewed in this chapter when you begin this subarea, which is the equivalent of 12% of the test weighting. You'll be granted four hours to complete the examination and 15 extra minutes to view a tutorial by computer. A minimum score of 240 is required of candidates for teaching licensure.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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