Ch 1: NMTA Elementary Education Subtest II: Number Sense & Operations

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Ensure you're ready for the NMTA Elementary Education Subtest II by reviewing the subjects of number sense and operations with this chapter. These lessons will focus on helping you study different mathematical operations.

NMTA Elementary Education Subtest II: Number Sense & Operations - Chapter Summary

Get ready for the NMTA Elementary Education Subtest II by reviewing the mathematical concepts involved with number sense and operations. This chapter gives you the opportunity to go over what you should know about:

  • Types of numbers
  • Performing addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • The cumulative properties of addition and multiplication
  • Rules for multiplying large numbers
  • Dividing by zero and long division
  • The use of math models

Our instructors will guide you through each step of these mathematical processes. You will then put your knowledge to use by finding the solutions to the problems on the quizzes associated with each lesson.

13 Lessons in Chapter 1: NMTA Elementary Education Subtest II: Number Sense & Operations
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What are the Different Types of Numbers?

1. What are the Different Types of Numbers?

Learn all of the different types of numbers: natural numbers, whole numbers, integers, rational numbers, irrational numbers, and real numbers. This video lesson teaches you how to classify any numbers you come across.

Arithmetic with Whole Numbers

2. Arithmetic with Whole Numbers

There are four basic mathematical operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. These four operations are used in a wide range of everyday skills and are the fundamental blocks of arithmetic.

How to Perform Addition: Steps & Examples

3. How to Perform Addition: Steps & Examples

Addition is one of the basic operations of math. You can say that the whole of mathematics is based on addition. Without addition, we wouldn't have higher math. Watch this video to learn how to add.

Commutative Property of Addition: Definition & Examples

4. Commutative Property of Addition: Definition & Examples

In this video lesson, we talk about the commutative property of addition and what it means when you are adding numbers together. Learn how it can help you solve addition problems faster.

What is Subtraction in Math? - Definition, Methods & Examples

5. What is Subtraction in Math? - Definition, Methods & Examples

In this lesson, we will learn about subtraction, which is the opposite of addition. We'll learn ways to picture simple subtraction problems, how to calculate the problems that are not so simple, and how to recognize subtraction in everyday situations.

How to Perform Multiplication: Steps & Examples

6. How to Perform Multiplication: Steps & Examples

Multiplication, one of the basic operations of math, is important not just in elementary math but also in higher math. Watch this video lesson to learn how you can multiply with ease.

How to Multiply Large Numbers: Steps and Examples

7. How to Multiply Large Numbers: Steps and Examples

After watching this video lesson you will be able to multiply any two numbers together. You will learn how to use your knowledge of multiplying smaller numbers together to multiply larger numbers with ease.

Commutative Property of Multiplication: Definition & Examples

8. Commutative Property of Multiplication: Definition & Examples

In this video lesson, we talk about the commutative property of multiplication. We will see how it works in action and what it means for you when you are solving multiplication problems.

The Multiplication Property of Zero: Definition & Examples

9. The Multiplication Property of Zero: Definition & Examples

The number zero has different rules than other numbers; it behaves according to it's own unique properties. This lesson will define the multiplication property of zero and give some examples of how it works.

How to Perform Division: Steps & Examples

10. How to Perform Division: Steps & Examples

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can divide. Division is one of the basic operations of math. It is one of the fundamental operations that all higher mathematics depends upon.

Performing Long Division with Large Numbers: Steps and Examples

11. Performing Long Division with Large Numbers: Steps and Examples

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to divide larger numbers. You'll learn an easy to follow procedure that you can use to divide any two numbers.

Dividing By Zero: Definition & Concept

12. Dividing By Zero: Definition & Concept

In mathematics, division by zero is undefined. Learn why according to the arithmetic and algebraic definitions of dividing by zero in this lesson. Then take a quiz to test your knowledge.

Using Models to Represent Numbers & Operations

13. Using Models to Represent Numbers & Operations

In math, models or pictures can be used to represent numbers and operations like addition and subtraction. In this lesson, we'll look at three types of models used to solve problems in math.

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