Ch 16: NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Quadratic Equations

About This Chapter

Quadratic equations is one of the topics you may find on the NES Essential Academic Skills Math examination for teacher certification. Recollect what you learned previously when you study this chapter's online video lessons.

NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Quadratic Equations - Chapter Summary

This chapter on quadratic equations emphasizes several methods for working with binomials as well as quadratic equations, expressions and inequalities. You can use the interactive video lessons to get ready for the NES Essential Academic Skills Math examination's relevant questions. Check out the videos for help with:

  • Using the factoring method to solve quadratic equations
  • Understanding the use of the FOIL and area methods for multiplying binomials
  • Solving quadratic equations with the quadratic formula
  • Answering quadratic equations that aren't in standard form
  • Using two binomials to solve quadratic inequalities

Experienced instructors deliver each of the video lessons in this chapter. Animation and graphics allow for easier processing of the information. The timeline feature underneath the videos permits you to view and access the lessons' main topics quickly. You can submit questions and receive expert assistance on quadratic equations as well as refer to the text transcripts when you need to clarify points. Taking the short quizzes will test your retention and further prepare you for the NES Essential Academic Skills Math examination.

NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Quadratic Equations Chapter Objectives

The questions on the NES Essential Academic Skills Subtest III - Mathematics examination cover topics in algebra and geometry. As you go after a mathematics teaching endorsement, you'll need to display a thorough understanding of this chapter's material, including the best ways to solve equations and inequalities. Composed of 45 multiple-choice questions, the assessment has a one-hour time limit and is administered on a computer.

5 Lessons in Chapter 16: NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Quadratic Equations
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How to Solve a Quadratic Equation by Factoring

1. How to Solve a Quadratic Equation by Factoring

If your favorite video game, 'Furious Fowls,' gave you the quadratic equation for each shot you made, would you be able to solve the equation to make sure every one hit its target? If not, you will after watching this video!

Multiplying Binomials Using FOIL and the Area Method

2. Multiplying Binomials Using FOIL and the Area Method

From the distributive property, to FOIL, to the area model, to happy faces and claws, there are many different ways to learn how to multiply binomials. In this lesson, you'll learn how to use all of them and get to pick which one you like the most.

How to Use the Quadratic Formula to Solve a Quadratic Equation

3. How to Use the Quadratic Formula to Solve a Quadratic Equation

When solving a quadratic equation by factoring doesn't work, the quadratic formula is here to save the day. Learn what it is and how to use it in this lesson.

How to Solve Quadratics That Are Not in Standard Form

4. How to Solve Quadratics That Are Not in Standard Form

It isn't always the case that your equation will be set up nicely for you to solve. In this lesson, learn how to factor or use the quadratic formula to solve quadratic equations, even when they are not in standard form.

Solving Quadratic Inequalities Using Two Binomials

5. Solving Quadratic Inequalities Using Two Binomials

Watch this video lesson to learn what simple steps you can take to solve quadratic inequalities using two binomials. See how it only requires a few steps to solve quadratic inequalities using this method.

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