# Ch 38: NES Middle Grades Math: Polyhedrons & Geometric Solids

Get a run-down of the mathematics of three-dimensional shapes in this chapter preparing you for the NES Middle Grades Mathematics test. Check out the self-assessments to practice taking tests and guide your follow-up review.

## NES Middle Grades Math: Polyhedrons & Geometric Solids - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter bring instruction on working with the insides and outsides of three-dimensional shapes. Preparing for the National Evaluation Series (NES) Middle Grades Mathematics exam is made simple, memorable, and flexible in these brief and entertaining videos taught by experienced math instructors. Among the topics in this chapter you will find instruction on:

• Types and characteristics of polyhedrons
• How to count faces, vertices, and edges of polyhedrons
• Three-dimensional shapes from several views
• Three-dimensional nets
• Platonic solids
• Area and volume in prisms, pyramids, cylinders, cones, and spheres

Our study platform truly makes your test-prep easy, even enjoyable. We focus on delivering short videos with a very narrow topic so you can plan out your studies and review only those areas you know you must practice working with. Our instructors keep the lessons lively, using fun characters and examples to drive home key concepts. The assessments help you measure your understanding of the information and direct you back to related content in the videos to get additional doses of instruction when needed.

### NES Middle Grades Math: Polyhedrons & Geometric Solids Chapter Objectives

The content domain in the NES Middle Grades Mathematics exam which deals with three-dimensional shapes is the Measurement and Geometry domain, accounting for 25% of the test content. In this domain is objective 0008, Euclidean geometry, which requires you to analyze three-dimensional figures. The test has 150 multiple-choice questions and a four-hour, fifteen-minute time limit overall. Passing the exam requires a scaled score of at least 220 on the 100-300 scale.

The NES website has a more in-depth breakdown of test content as well as information on registration and scoring. Be sure to check your state's educator licensure website as well to make sure you are taking the correct test and registering in the right place.

11 Lessons in Chapter 38: NES Middle Grades Math: Polyhedrons & Geometric Solids
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