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Ch 17: NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Measurement

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Simplify the process of studying for the NES Essential Academic Skills Subtest III Math assessment by watching fun video lessons. Refresh your understanding of measurement then test that understanding with lesson quizzes.

NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Measurement - Chapter Summary

Use this chapter to get the comprehensive overview of measurement you need to answer related questions on the NES Essential Academic Skills Subtest III Math assessment. In no time, you'll be prepared to:

  • Provide the standard units of measurement for length, weight, time and capacity
  • Convert standard units of measure
  • Use measurements to perform basic operations
  • Understand units and conversion in the metric system
  • Exhibit how to convert units in the metric system

You can watch the lessons in any sequence and take advantage of timelines that allow you to skip to key topics within each video. View the videos from your computer or on the go via your smartphone or tablet.

NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Measurement Chapter Objectives

The NES Essential Academic Skills Subtest III Math assessment is one of four total subtests that gauge your comprehension of essential skills as you prepare to become an entry-level teacher and secure certification or licensure in your state. This subtest consists of 45 multiple-choice questions that are broken into five test competencies. Topics in this measurement chapter are found in the 0003 test competency, which tests your understanding of measurement principles and geometry concepts.

In addition to watching the lessons in this chapter, you can access full video transcripts with easily identifiable vocabulary words to strengthen your knowledge of measurement. A chapter exam is available to reinforce concepts learned in all the lessons.

5 Lessons in Chapter 17: NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Measurement
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Standard Units of Measurement for Length, Weight, Time & Capacity

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

While the rest of the world uses the metric system as their standard units of measurement, the United States has its own. Discover more about the standard units of measurement, including the units for length, weight, time and capacity and comparison between America and everywhere else.

How to Convert Standard Units of Measure

2. How to Convert Standard Units of Measure

There are two international systems of measurement that are widely used around the world. Learn about converting standard units of measure in metric system and U.S. Standard Units, and explore how to convert pounds to kilograms, Fahrenheit to Celsius, miles to kilometers, and vice versa.

How to Perform Basic Operations with Measurements

3. How to Perform Basic Operations with Measurements

A measurement quantifies the physical characteristics of an object, such as its weight or length. Learn how to perform basic operations with measurements. Understand that measurements are like variables, and explore adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing them.

The Metric System: Units and Conversion

4. The Metric System: Units and Conversion

Scientists all over the world need to use a common language when reporting the measurements they make, which they do by using the metric system. Explore the metric units for length, mass, volume, density, and temperature, and discover how to make different conversions.

How to Convert Units in the Metric System

5. How to Convert Units in the Metric System

When using the metric system, it is helpful to know how to convert units from other systems. In this lesson, explore the metric system, how to set up a conversion, and how to calculate those units, with some additional practice.

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