Ch 30: NES Middle Grades Math: Two-Step Equations

About This Chapter

This chapter's lessons will help you prepare for questions on the NES Middle Grades Mathematics exam that may ask you to solve equations with two or more variables. You can take quick self-assessment quizzes to determine how much you remember.

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

Watch our professional instructors in this series of lessons videos as they discuss the procedures used to solve math questions with multiple variables. Prior to taking the NES Middle Grades Mathematics exam, use this chapter to improve your skills in the following areas:

  • Addition equations and word problems using multiple variables
  • Subtraction equations and word problems with two or more variables
  • Multiplication equations and word problems with more than one variable
  • Division equations and word problems using two or more variables

As a way of getting the most out of the lessons, read through the transcripts as you listen to the narrator or watch the animated videos. The chapter includes several quizzes as well as a chapter exam that will determine your level of understanding.

NES Middle Grades Math: Two-Step Equations Objectives

The NES Middle Grades Mathematics exam measures individuals' mathematical skills before they are granted certification. This computer-based exam is composed of 150 multiple-choice questions that you will be given four hours and 15 minutes to complete. The Algebra and Functions segment of the exam will present you with 33% of the overall questions. You can use this chapter to improve your chances of doing well on these questions by improving your ability to solve two-step equations with multiple variables.

8 Lessons in Chapter 30: NES Middle Grades Math: Two-Step Equations
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Solving Addition Equations with Two or More Variables

1. Solving Addition Equations with Two or More Variables

After watching this video lesson, you will know how to set up and solve addition problems where you have two or more variables. You will learn what steps you need to take to solve for each variable.

Solving Addition Word Problems with Two or More Variables

2. Solving Addition Word Problems with Two or More Variables

After watching this video lesson, you will learn how to solve addition word problems that involve two or more variables. Learn what it takes to come up with your equations, how many equations you need, and how to solve them.

Solving Subtraction Equations with Two or More Variables

3. Solving Subtraction Equations with Two or More Variables

After watching this lesson, you'll be able to solve subtraction problems that involve more than one variable and more than one equation. Learn what steps you need to take and how to work with your equations.

Solving Subtraction Word Problems with Two or More Variables

4. Solving Subtraction Word Problems with Two or More Variables

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can solve word problems that involve the subtraction operation and more than one unknown value. Learn how many equations you will need to create and how to solve them.

Solving Multiplication Equations with Two or More Variables

5. Solving Multiplication Equations with Two or More Variables

After watching this video lesson, you should be able to solve multiplication problems with more than one variable. Learn how many equations you will need to solve your problem. Learn how the number of variables determines the number of equations.

Solving Multiplication Word Problems with Two or More Variables

6. Solving Multiplication Word Problems with Two or More Variables

After viewing this video lesson on how to solve multiplication word problems, you will know how many equations you need to work with for each problem as well as how to solve them. You will also have a chance to practice what you learned with a quiz.

Solving Division Equations with Two or More Variables

7. Solving Division Equations with Two or More Variables

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to solve division problems with more than one variable. Learn how many equations are needed to solve your problem depending on the number of variables you have.

Solving Division Word Problems with Two or More Variables

8. Solving Division Word Problems with Two or More Variables

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can solve division word problems that involve more than one variable. Learn how many equations you need to be able to solve your problem.

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