Ch 2: NES Middle Grades Math: Solving Word Problems

About This Chapter

Become more proficient at solving math word problems and further develop your teaching abilities when you study this chapter's online video lessons. Review the material prior to taking the NES Middle Grades Math examination.

NES Middle Grades Math - Solving Word Problems - Chapter Summary

This chapter aims to help you better understand the steps involved in solving word problems. Before taking the NES Middle Grades Math examination, discover the importance of sketching, taking notes and visualizing a problem in order to solve it. Examples and quizzes are included in the video lessons to ensure your understanding. After your review process, you could be able to:

  • Follow a three-step process for solving word problems
  • Calculate the answers to word problems that have multiple steps
  • Discover how to restate word problems
  • Personalize a word problem

These animated video lessons teach through the use of graphics and conversational narration. The experienced instructors can also answer your on-topic questions. If you click the timeline link beneath the videos, you'll be able to view the lessons' main points and jump from topic to topic. Receive personalized support when you use the ask-a-question feature, which can be found in the Dashboard area. The short, multiple-choice quizzes will test your retention as well as your preparedness for the NES Middle Grades Math teacher certification examination.

NES Middle Grades Math - Solving Word Problems - Chapter Objectives

Take the opportunity to demonstrate just how well you've conquered mathematical word problems when you get to the Number Sense and Operations content domain of the computer-based NES Middle Grades Math examination. The equivalent of 17% of the assessment score, the domain includes material that is reflected in this chapter. You'll have a maximum of four hours and 15 minutes to comprehensively answer 150 multiple-choice questions.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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