Ch 29: NES Middle Grades Math: One-Step Equations

About This Chapter

This chapter will examine one-step equations to give you a review for the NES Middle Grades Math exam. Watch engaging videos prior to taking the corresponding quizzes to test your knowledge of writing and solving word problems with one variable.

NES Middle Grades Math: One-Step Equations - Chapter Summary

The video lessons contained in this section of the NES Middle Grades Math course are designed to give your brain a reminder of everything involved in one-step equations. You will have a chance to go over the basic operations involved in writing and solving the following types of problems:

  • One variable addition equations and word problems
  • Subtraction equations and word problems with one varibale
  • Multiplication and division one variable equations and word problems
  • Inverse operations
  • Using algebra tiles to solve equations

Each of the lessons includes an engaging video, text transcript and self-assessment quiz. If you need to step away from the computer for a while, you can print the quiz results to take with you and review the answers at any time during the day to get you prepared to take the NES Middle Grades Math exam.

10 Lessons in Chapter 29: NES Middle Grades Math: One-Step Equations
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Inverse Operations in Math: Definition & Examples

1. Inverse Operations in Math: Definition & Examples

In mathematics, inverse operations are operations that 'undo' each other. Most operations have an inverse. This lesson describes the most common operations and their inverses, and it provides some examples and a quiz to cement your knowledge.

Writing & Solving Addition Equations with One Variable

2. Writing & Solving Addition Equations with One Variable

After watching this video lesson, you will know how to properly write an addition equation and how to solve any addition equation that you come across. Learn what the steps are to solve these equations that have one variable in them.

Writing & Solving Addition Word Problems with One Variable

3. Writing & Solving Addition Word Problems with One Variable

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to write and solve addition word problems. Learn how to read your word problem, write out the algebraic equation, and then solve it for the unknown variable.

Writing & Solving Subtraction Equations with One Variable

4. Writing & Solving Subtraction Equations with One Variable

After watching this video lesson, you will know what is needed in order to write a subtraction equation. You will also know how to solve any subtraction equation that you are given or that you write.

Writing & Solving Subtraction Word Problems with One Variable

5. Writing & Solving Subtraction Word Problems with One Variable

You will be able to solve subtraction word problems after watching this video lesson. Learn how to take your word problem from words into an algebraic expression that you can solve.

Writing & Solving Multiplication Equations with One Variable

6. Writing & Solving Multiplication Equations with One Variable

After watching this video lesson, you will know the components that go into a complete multiplication equation. You will also learn the steps that are needed to solve a multiplication equation.

Writing & Solving Multiplication Word Problems with One Variable

7. Writing & Solving Multiplication Word Problems with One Variable

After watching this video lesson, you should be able to take a multiplication word problem and translate it into an algebraic expression that you can solve. You will also learn how to solve these problems from the expressions that you write.

Writing & Solving Division Equations with One Variable

8. Writing & Solving Division Equations with One Variable

In this video lesson, you will learn the proper format of a division equation. Learn what components are needed for a complete division equation. Also learn what steps you need to take to solve these division equations.

Writing & Solving Division Word Problems with One Variable

9. Writing & Solving Division Word Problems with One Variable

After watching this video lesson, you should be able to solve word problems that involve the division operator. Learn how to write your math problem using an algebraic expression and then solve it.

How to Use Algebra Tiles to Model & Solve Equations

10. How to Use Algebra Tiles to Model & Solve Equations

In this video lesson, we take a look at using algebra tiles to represent our numbers and variables. See how to use these to help model and solve equations.

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