Ch 11: NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math: Functions

About This Chapter

The NMTAs are no longer required in New Mexico, and instead educators will take the National Evaluation Series (NES) tests. Explore how to use functions to solve some of the questions on the NES Mathematics test by examining this chapter.

NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math: Functions - Chapter Summary

In the video lessons for this chapter, examine what functions are and how to use them in different types of mathematical equations. Learn strategies for answering related questions on the NES Mathematics test as you go over the following topics:

  • The basics of functions
  • Range and domain
  • Dividing and multiplying functions
  • Graphing functions
  • Subtracting and adding functions

Our video lessons have been structured in a way to make the most complex of concepts easy to understand. We accomplish this goal by first breaking down the chapter into several lessons. Next, we keep our video lessons short but informative. You can go at your own speed, re-watch video lessons, and even read through the accompanying transcripts to make sure you understand every concept. If you are familiar with some of the materials but not all of them, you can even skip around the main topics by clicking on the video tags. Make sure you are ready for the NES Mathematics test by taking the lesson quizzes and exam for this chapter.

NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math: Functions Chapter Objectives

The NES Mathematics test is a subject-specific test that educators in New Mexico must pass to become licensed teachers. Test-takers must prove their knowledge of mathematics across five specific domain areas. The largest domain includes questions related to functions, algebra, and patterns, and 24% of your total test score will be based on answers from this domain's questions. Therefore, using the study materials in this chapter should help you to do well on nearly a quarter of the test questions.

Chapter Practice 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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