# Ch 12: MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Real Numbers

As you study for the MTEL Middle School Mathematics/Science exam, use this chapter to improve your understanding of the properties and types of real numbers, inequalities with real numbers, absolute value and mathematical operations with real numbers.

## MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Real Numbers - Chapter Summary

Watch these short, engaging and mobile device-friendly lesson videos to review the types and properties of real numbers. In these lessons, our professional instructors explain how these properties are used to differentiate real numbers from other numbers and how to complete mathematical operations with them. After these lessons, you should have a better understanding of:

• Differences between the different types of numbers
• Properties of real numbers
• Inequalities and ordering real numbers
• The absolute value of real numbers
• Differences between rational and irrational numbers
• Comparing, ordering and graphing rational numbers
• Adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing rational numbers
• Closure Property and Inverse Property of real numbers

For an additional review of the material read over the lesson transcripts, written overviews of the lessons that help you learn the key terms and figures of the chapter. Also take the lesson quizzes to find topics that you didn't master when reviewing the lessons.

### MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Real Numbers Chapter Objectives

Individuals take the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) Middle School Mathematics/Science exam to demonstrate their skills and knowledge of middle grades mathematics and science. When you take this computer-based certification exam, you will be administered 100 multiple-choice questions and two open-response assignments, which you will asked to complete in a four-hour testing session. Questions about real numbers are found in the Number Sense and Operations area, which accounts for 8% of your test score.

12 Lessons in Chapter 12: MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Real Numbers
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