Ch 23: NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math: Measurement

About This Chapter

The NMTA Essential Academic Skills Mathematics exam has been replaced with the NES Essential Academic Skills Subtest III: Mathematics. As you prepare for this certification exam, use this chapter to review standard and metric units of measurements, basic operations with measurements and converting between units of measurements.

NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math: Measurement - Chapter Summary

Watch the videos in this chapter to improve your abilities choosing the proper units of measurement in given circumstances, conducting basic operations with measurements and converting between units of measurement. These lessons are taught by professional instructors who will review the following topics you may see on test day:

  • Standard units of measurement
  • Steps used to convert between standard units of measurement
  • Basic operations with measurements
  • Metric system units
  • Steps used to convert between units of the metric system

These lesson videos are mobile device friendly so that you can review them at almost any time or place. For an alternative review of the material, try reading over the test transcripts that present you with a written overview of the material. If at any time you have a question about topics presented in these lessons, be sure to ask our instructors for clarification so that you can master the material before test day.

NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math: Measurement Chapter Objectives

This chapter has been assembled to help you review for questions on the NES Essential Academic Skills Subtest III: Mathematics exam that ask you to solve problems with measurements. This certification exam includes 45 multiple-choice questions, administered in a one-hour testing session, to measure educators' mastery over essential mathematics skills. Use this chapter to improve your skills working with measurements so that you can answer related questions in an efficient manner.

5 Lessons in Chapter 23: NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math: Measurement
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Standard Units of Measurement for Length, Weight, Time & Capacity

1. Standard Units of Measurement for Length, Weight, Time & Capacity

Watch this video lesson to learn how to recognize the various units of measurement for length, weight, time and volume. Learn to recognize both U.S. units and metric units.

How to Convert Standard Units of Measure

2. How to Convert Standard Units of Measure

The United States uses pounds, miles, and Fahrenheit for measurements, but the rest of the world uses the metric system. This video lesson will help you to convert from one to the other easily, so you can understand kilometers and kilograms, too.

How to Perform Basic Operations with Measurements

3. How to Perform Basic Operations with Measurements

In this video lesson, you will learn how measurements are very much like variables when it comes to adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing them. You will also see examples of how they are done.

The Metric System: Units and Conversion

4. The Metric System: Units and Conversion

Just like you and your friend communicate using the same language, scientists all over the world need to use the same language when reporting the measurements they make. This language is called the metric system. In this lesson we will cover the metric units for length, mass, volume, density and temperature, and also discuss how to convert among them.

How to Convert Units in the Metric System

5. How to Convert Units in the Metric System

If you can make dinner, you can convert units in the metric system. It's that easy! In this lesson, you'll learn about the three key things you'll need to perform conversions.

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