# Ch 24: NES Middle Grades Math: Factoring

Algebra would not be possible without the operation known as factoring. In this chapter, you can review the process of factoring equations as you prepare for the NES Middle Grades Math exam's questions on the topic.

## NES Middle Grades Math: Factoring - Chapter Summary

Factoring equations and problems is an important step in the learning process of all levels of algebra. The video lessons contained in this section can help you review the steps for factoring by grouping and other related concepts you may be asked about on the NES Middle Grades Math exam. Use this chapter to review:

• Types of factoring in algebra
• Equivalent expressions
• Factoring out and combining variables
• Transforming factoring to division
• Steps for factoring by grouping
• Doing arithmetic with whole numbers
• Finding factors and multiples of whole numbers

This chapter can refresh your memory of factoring and get you ready for related exam questions. When you are finished using the lessons, print out the worksheets included with the chapter and review any points you want. If you find an area that seems to be giving you trouble, contact one of our experts for help.

### NES Middle Grades Math: Factoring Chapter Objectives

The ultimate goal of the NES Middle Grades Math exam is to test your mathematics knowledge and skills as part of the process to earn a subject-specific teaching certification. Questions about factoring are part of the Algebra and Functions content domain of the exam. This domain is worth 33% of the exam score. The entire test is made up of 150 multiple-choice questions.

The lessons in this chapter serve to help you choose the best answer when answering questions on factoring on the exam. There are self-assessment quizzes for every lesson to give you an idea of what to expect on the actual NES Middle Grades Math test.

9 Lessons in Chapter 24: NES Middle Grades Math: Factoring
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