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Ch 22: MTEL Math: The Coordinate Graph & Symmetry

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Review the lessons in this chapter to get reacquainted with the coordinate graph and symmetry. Expert instructors provide the comprehensive overview you need to address this subject area on the MTEL Mathematics assessment.

MTEL Math: The Coordinate Graph & Symmetry - Chapter Summary

As you prepare to take the MTEL Math exam, it's good to feel comfortable in your ability to competently answer questions. This chapter refreshes your knowledge of the coordinate graph and symmetry, which boosts your confidence and enables you to:

  • Define the number line
  • Identify and describe different parts of a graph
  • Plot points on a graph
  • Share the meaning of ordered pairs, and identify and plot them on the coordinate plane
  • Calculate the distance between two points
  • Recognize symmetry algebraically, graphically and numerically about the origin and the X-axis, Y-axis
  • Provide the definition of odd and even functions

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MTEL Math: The Coordinate Graph & Symmetry Chapter Objectives

This chapter on the coordinate graph and symmetry prepares you for questions in the geometry and measurement subarea, which constitutes about 19% of the MTEL assessment. Use the lessons to gain greater insight into this subject, then assess your comprehension with short quizzes and a chapter exam. These steps can get you closer to your goal of earning a passing score of 240 on the exam.

In Massachusetts, educators are required to take MTEL Math to secure the licensure they need to teach math in classrooms. It consists of 100 multiple-choice questions and two open-response assignments that are divided into six subareas. The subject-matter test is taken on computer and lasts four hours with 15 minutes dedicated to a computer-based test (CBT) tutorial and nondisclosure agreement.

8 Lessons in Chapter 22: MTEL Math: The Coordinate Graph & Symmetry
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What Is a Number Line?

1. What Is a Number Line?

A number line is a visual representation of all real numbers. In this lesson, we'll learn how to identify points on a number line. We'll also practice addition and subtraction, letting the number line do all the hard work.

What Are the Different Parts of a Graph?

2. What Are the Different Parts of a Graph?

Being able to read a graph isn't just vital for an algebra class. Graphs and charts are used everywhere! We'll take a crash course on the basic x/y plane used in algebra and the fundamental vocab you need.

Plotting Points on the Coordinate Plane

3. Plotting Points on the Coordinate Plane

If you'll be working with a graph, otherwise known as the coordinate plane, it's essential to understand how it works. This includes learning the parts of a graph, identifying points and plotting points.

Ordered Pairs on the Coordinate Plane

4. Ordered Pairs on the Coordinate Plane

In this video lesson, you will see how points are plotted on the coordinate plane. Learn the proper way to identify points on the coordinate plane and how to read the points.

How to Find the Distance Between Two Points

5. How to Find the Distance Between Two Points

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to find the distance between any two points on the coordinate plane. Learn what information you and how to plug them in to your formula.

Recognizing Symmetry Graphically, Algebraically, and Numerically About the X-axis and Y-axis

6. Recognizing Symmetry Graphically, Algebraically, and Numerically About the X-axis and Y-axis

When you fold a piece of paper exactly in half, you are creating symmetry. Symmetry is found in many areas of mathematics. In this lesson, learn to recognize symmetry graphically, algebraically, and numerically about the x- and y- axes.

Recognizing Symmetry Graphically, Algebraically & Numerically About the Origin

7. Recognizing Symmetry Graphically, Algebraically & Numerically About the Origin

If you look at flowers and fruits, you'll see that many of these items in nature are symmetrical. In this lesson, learn about symmetry about the origin of a graph. When you are finished, test your knowledge with a short quiz!

Even & Odd Functions: Definition & Examples

8. Even & Odd Functions: Definition & Examples

Even and odd functions are an aspect of line symmetry. You can use knowledge of even and odd functions to quickly identify equation symmetry. After this lesson, test your knowledge with a short quiz!

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