Ch 20: NES Math: Complex Numbers

About This Chapter

Brush up on imaginary numbers and rediscover how to perform operations with complex numbers as you prepare for the NES Math test. The snappy video lessons in this chapter of our study guide offer support as you review these topics.

NES Math: Complex Numbers - Chapter Summary

Use the lessons in this chapter to refresh your understanding of operations with complex numbers as you get ready for the NES Math test. Our brief videos and other aids for study will help you tackle questions on topics that include:

  • Imaginary numbers
  • Division, addition, subtraction and multiplication with complex numbers
  • Methods of graphing a complex number
  • The polar form of complex numbers

You can watch these videos whenever your schedule allows whether by computer, smartphone or tablet. Our instructors keep the learning lively with lots of humor and plenty of examples. Short lesson quizzes let you evaluate your learning and see where you need extra study. It's easy to jump back to a specific portion of the lesson by using the clickable links in our Timeline.

NES Math: Complex Numbers Objectives

Five states have made passing the NES Math test one of the conditions for obtaining certification to teach math at the secondary level. The test is administered by computer and consists entirely of multiple-choice questions. Our lesson quizzes and the chapter exam offer good practice opportunities for taking a test in this format.

The NES Math test's questions are divided into five sections, called content domains, and questions on complex numbers are in the Mathematical Processes and Number Sense content domain. This part of the test makes up 19% of the total score.

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