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Ch 25: MTEL Middle School Mathematics: Measurement

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Utilize the lessons in this chapter to review the various types of measurements, so you can study for these kinds of questions on he MTEL Middle School Mathematics exam.

MTEL Middle School Mathematics: Measurement - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter will help you prepare for the MTEL Middle School Mathematics exam by examining different kinds of measurements and methods for collecting and calculating them. After completing this chapter, you will have reviewed:

  • Weight, length, time and capacity measurements
  • Performing basic operations with measurements
  • Translating standard measurement units
  • Using scales, meters and gauges
  • Converting metric units
  • Measuring distance, time and average speed
  • Calculating speed and velocity

Each lesson has been developed by professionals to help you easily understand and retain the information being reviewed. You'll find a video in each lesson to help illustrate the material. The video's transcript is also included for text-based learning. You can take a self-assessment quiz at the end of each lesson to apply what you've learned and practice for the exam.

7 Lessons in Chapter 25: MTEL Middle School Mathematics: Measurement
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Standard Units of Measurement for Length, Weight, Time & Capacity

1. Standard Units of Measurement for Length, Weight, Time & Capacity

Watch this video lesson to learn how to recognize the various units of measurement for length, weight, time and volume. Learn to recognize both U.S. units and metric units.

How to Perform Basic Operations with Measurements

2. How to Perform Basic Operations with Measurements

In this video lesson, you will learn how measurements are very much like variables when it comes to adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing them. You will also see examples of how they are done.

How to Convert Standard Units of Measure

3. How to Convert Standard Units of Measure

The United States uses pounds, miles and Fahrenheit for measurements, but the rest of the world uses the metric system. This video lesson will help you to convert from one to the other easily, so you can understand kilometers and kilograms, too.

How to Take Measurements with Scales, Meters & Gauges

4. How to Take Measurements with Scales, Meters & Gauges

In the real world, we take measurements all the time. Measurements are taken when you drive and when you weigh yourself, for example. Watch this video lesson to learn how you can take measurements of things that are important.

How to Convert Units in the Metric System

5. How to Convert Units in the Metric System

If you can make dinner, you can convert units in the metric system. It's that easy! In this lesson, you'll learn about the three key things you'll need to perform conversions.

Distance, Time & Average Speed: Practice Problems

6. Distance, Time & Average Speed: Practice Problems

After watching this video, you will be able to explain what distance is, explain how it relates to change in position, and calculate the average speed in various situations. A short quiz will follow.

Speed and Velocity: Concepts and Formulas

7. Speed and Velocity: Concepts and Formulas

Did you know that an object's speed and velocity may not be the same? This lesson describes the concepts of speed and velocity relating to objects in motion. We'll look at a specific example to help learn how to calculate both speed and velocity.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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