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Ch 1: NES Middle Grades Math: Basic Arithmetic Operations

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Refresh your knowledge of basic arithmetic operations when you review the material in this chapter's video lessons. Watch them prior to taking the NES Middle Grades Math examination for teacher certification.

NES Middle Grades Math: Basic Arithmetic Operations - Chapter Summary

Brush up on basic arithmetic operations before you sit for the NES Middle Grades Math examination. Emphasizing various types of numbers, the lessons will also remind you of how to solve mathematical problems such as adding and subtracting integers. As you study the videos, you'll re-discover the rules for using the order of operations and explore the concrete value of real numbers. Look to this chapter's video lessons for assistance with:

  • Identifying natural, whole, integers, rational, irrational and real numbers
  • Discussing the properties of real numbers
  • Defining and demonstrating the use of the order of operations in math
  • Understanding how to work with inequalities
  • Performing addition, subtraction, division and multiplication operations
  • Reviewing techniques for multiplying large numbers
  • Adding and subtracting signed numbers

Study this chapter's online videos and learn from the expertise of seasoned instructors. Accessible via your mobile or wired devices, the short lessons are filled with real-world examples and fun to watch. Self-assessment quizzes test your proficiency in basic math operations before you take the NES Middle Grades Math examination.

NES Middle Grades Math: Basic Arithmetic Operations - Chapter Objectives

The Number Sense and Operations content domain of the NES Middle Grades Math examination includes material on basic arithmetic operations and is worth 17% of the total score. This is where you'll apply what you reviewed in this chapter. Demonstrate the processes involved in solving problems with decimals, fractions, integers and real numbers. Showcase your qualifications to teach these and other mathematical subjects through your answers to the 150 multiple-choice assessment questions. You'll have four hours and 15 minutes to finish the computer-administered examination.

11 Lessons in Chapter 1: NES Middle Grades Math: Basic Arithmetic Operations
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What are the Different Types of Numbers?

1. What are the Different Types of Numbers?

Learn all of the different types of numbers: natural numbers, whole numbers, integers, rational numbers, irrational numbers, and real numbers. This video lesson teaches you how to classify any numbers you come across.

What are Real Numbers? - Definition & Properties

2. What are Real Numbers? - Definition & Properties

There are many definitions of real numbers, but they all lead to the same conclusion. Real numbers are numbers that have a measurable value. Learn more about real numbers with some examples and a quiz to test your knowledge.

What Is The Order of Operations in Math? - Definition & Examples

3. What Is The Order of Operations in Math? - Definition & Examples

The order of operations is the steps used to simplify any mathematical expression. In this video, learn how to solve problems using these steps and easy tricks to remember them.

The Order of Real Numbers: Inequalities

4. The Order of Real Numbers: Inequalities

An inequality is an operation describing how one number can be compared to another. This lesson will describe and define inequalities and the symbols used to represent them. It will also give some examples on how to work with inequalities.

How to Perform Addition: Steps & Examples

5. How to Perform Addition: Steps & Examples

Addition is one of the basic operations of math. You can say that the whole of mathematics is based on addition. Without addition, we wouldn't have higher math. Watch this video to learn how to add.

How to Perform Subtraction: Steps & Examples

6. How to Perform Subtraction: Steps & Examples

Subtraction is one of the basic operations in math. Watch this video lesson to learn how you can view and understand subtraction so that you can easily perform it.

How to Perform Multiplication: Steps & Examples

7. How to Perform Multiplication: Steps & Examples

Multiplication, one of the basic operations of math, is important not just in elementary math but also in higher math. Watch this video lesson to learn how you can multiply with ease.

How to Multiply Large Numbers: Steps and Examples

8. How to Multiply Large Numbers: Steps and Examples

After watching this video lesson you will be able to multiply any two numbers together. You will learn how to use your knowledge of multiplying smaller numbers together to multiply larger numbers with ease.

How to Perform Division: Steps & Examples

9. How to Perform Division: Steps & Examples

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can divide. Division is one of the basic operations of math. It is one of the fundamental operations that all higher mathematics depends upon.

Performing Long Division with Large Numbers: Steps and Examples

10. Performing Long Division with Large Numbers: Steps and Examples

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to divide larger numbers. You'll learn an easy to follow procedure that you can use to divide any two numbers.

Arithmetic Calculations with Signed Numbers

11. Arithmetic Calculations with Signed Numbers

Signed numbers are often referred to as integers. Integers include both positive and negative numbers. In this lesson, you will learn how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide integers.

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