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Ch 5: NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Computing Integers

About This Chapter

This chapter on computing integers can be used to get you ready for the NES Essential Academic Skills Math examination. By watching the video lessons and taking the practice examination, you can prepare to perform well on related questions.

NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Computing Integers - Chapter Summary

These video lessons are designed to expand your ability to compute integers. Before you sit for the NES Essential Academic Skills Mathematics examination, take the time to refresh your memory of the different kinds of integers. You may also review the rules for performing operations with integers in this chapter. After studying the lessons, you could have a better idea of how to:

  • Compare and provide examples of integers
  • Add positive and negative integers
  • Solve addition equations with one- and two-digit integers
  • Find the sum of three or more integers
  • Calculate subtraction equations with one- or two-digit integers
  • Outline the steps necessary to multiply and divide integers
  • Simplify expressions with integers

Develop your expertise in these and other areas as you seek teaching certification. The animated video lessons aim to be clear and concise. They're generally less than ten minutes long, and they can be accessed online anytime. You should also take each of the short self-assessment quizzes, which will test your readiness for pertinent questions on the NES Essential Academic Skills Mathematics examination.

NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Computing Integers Chapter Objectives

The NES Essential Academic Skills examination includes three subtests in Reading, Writing and Mathematics. Prove your comprehension of integers and the techniques used to compute them during the NES Essential Academic Skills Subtest III - Mathematics examination. This subtest is computer based, and it contains 45 multiple-choice questions. You'll have one hour to provide complete answers on the third subtest and potentially earn a mathematics endorsement.

11 Lessons in Chapter 5: NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Computing Integers
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What are Integers? - Definition & Examples

1. What are Integers? - Definition & Examples

In this lesson, we will learn about integers - what they are and what distinguishes them from other types of numbers. We'll also take a look at a few examples of things that can or cannot be measured with integers.

How to Compare Integers

2. How to Compare Integers

In this lesson, you'll learn how numbers or integers compare to others integers. In no time, you will be able to easily and quickly determine whether one number is smaller than, larger than, or equal to another.

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.

Addition Equations with One-Digit Integers

4. Addition Equations with One-Digit Integers

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to solve equations where you need to find a missing number. Learn the steps you need to take to find a missing number and how subtraction can help you.

Addition Equations with Two-Digit Integers

5. Addition Equations with Two-Digit Integers

Watch this video lesson to learn how to solve addition equations where you have two digit integers. Learn how subtraction is involved in finding your missing value.

Adding Three or More Integers

6. Adding Three or More Integers

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to solve problems that ask you to add three or more integers together. Learn how you can break down the problem into steps that allow you to easily find the answer.

Subtraction Equations with One-Digit Integers

7. Subtraction Equations with One-Digit Integers

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can solve subtraction problems where you need to find a missing value. Learn what steps you need to take to easily solve these types of equations.

Subtraction Equations with Two-Digit Integers

8. Subtraction Equations with Two-Digit Integers

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to solve the two types of subtraction equations that you will come across. Learn the steps required to solve each type.

Multiplying Integers: Rules & Examples

9. 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

10. 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

11. 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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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