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Ch 5: MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Mathematical Operations

About This Chapter

As part of your preparations for the MTEL Middle School Math/Science exam, use the lessons of this chapter to improve your skills completing mathematical operations with integers and following the order of operations.

MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Mathematical Operations - Chapter Summary

Watch this series of short, engaging lesson videos to improve your skills completing arithmetic operations, knowledge about the order of operations and skills simplifying expressions with integers. In these lessons, our expert instructors prepare you for MTEL Middle School Math/Science questions that involve:

  • Using the order of operations to simplify mathematical expressions
  • Adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing positive and negative integers
  • Simplifying integer expressions
  • The history of the origins and development of computational algorithms

These lessons are mobile device compatible so that you don't have to limit your studies to your time at your computer. For an additional review of these topics read the lesson transcripts. If you have any questions regarding these lessons, be sure to ask our instructors for assistance via the Teacher tab of the lessons.

7 Lessons in Chapter 5: MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Mathematical Operations
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What Is The Order of Operations in Math? - Definition & Examples

1. What Is The Order of Operations in Math? - Definition & Examples

The order of operations is the steps used to simplify any mathematical expression. In this video, learn how to solve problems using these steps and easy tricks to remember them.

Arithmetic Calculations with Signed Numbers

2. Arithmetic Calculations with Signed Numbers

Signed numbers are often referred to as integers. Integers include both positive and negative numbers. In this lesson, you will learn how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide integers.

Adding Positive & Negative Integers

3. Adding Positive & Negative Integers

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to add all kinds of integers together. This is a skill that will benefit you when playing games and when doing math tests. After watching the video, try some example problem on your own with our quiz.

Subtracting Integers: Rules & Examples

4. Subtracting Integers: Rules & Examples

In this lesson, we will cover definitions, rules, and examples for subtracting integers. We'll also provide some helpful tips for dealing with tricky math problems.

Multiplying Integers: Rules & Examples

5. Multiplying Integers: Rules & Examples

In this lesson, we will discuss what numbers are included in the integers and how to multiply them. We will deal with 1-, 2-, and 3-digit numbers as well as negatives and positives. There are some definitions included as well as a quiz at the end.

Dividing Integers: Rules & Terminology

6. Dividing Integers: Rules & Terminology

In this lesson, we will learn how to divide integers or signed numbers. Determining the correct sign of the answer is a very simple but important step in these calculations. We will also learn the role of zero in division of integers.

How to Simplify Expressions with Integers

7. How to Simplify Expressions with Integers

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to simplify any integer expression by following the order of operations. Learn what to watch for and in what order to do your operations.

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