Ch 9: NES Middle Grades Math: Simplifying Expressions

About This Chapter

Enhance your ability to simplify expressions by reviewing the video lessons in this chapter. Take the accompanying quizzes as part of your review sessions for the NES Middle Grades Math examination.

NES Middle Grades Math: Simplifying Expressions - Chapter Summary

Use this chapter to learn more about the process of simplifying expressions. Presented online, the tutorial videos review addition, subtraction, multiplication and division expressions. You'll explore methods of writing expressions with fewer terms, and you could also revisit techniques for simplifying and solving problems through visualization. While you get ready for the NES Middle Grades Math examination, this chapter can prepare you for test questions that ask you to:

  • Simplify addition and subtraction expressions
  • Identify and write a simplified multiplication expression
  • Reduce division expressions
  • Calculate expressions that contain parentheses and exponents

These animated video lessons can serve as portable tutors. They're easily accessed online via your mobile device or wired technology. Usually between five and ten minutes long, the lessons include text transcripts and short quizzes. You can pause and re-watch the videos as needed, and submit your questions to the experts. Video tags help you navigate the lessons' main topics.

NES Middle Grades Math: Simplifying Expressions Chapter Objectives

During the Algebra and Functions content domain of the NES Middle Grades Math examination, you could be asked to demonstrate your proficiency in simplifying expressions. In part, the test may evaluate your ability to apply tips and applications when simplifying algebraic expressions. Worth approximately 33% of the whole test score, the Algebra and Functions domain is one of the four domains you must successfully complete to qualify for a middle grades mathematics teaching endorsement. The computer-based assessment includes 150 multiple-choice questions in total and has a time limit of four hours and 15 minutes.

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