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Ch 10: NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math: Number Theory

About This Chapter

The state of New Mexico now administers an National Evaluation Series (NES) examination for teacher certification in place of the NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math examination. In preparation, use this chapter to brush up on number theory.

NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math: Number Theory - Chapter Summary

Extend your knowledge and understanding of number theory and integers by watching this chapter's online videos. The lessons cover scientific notation and prime factorization as well as whole, rational and irrational numbers. As you reflect on what you've learned previously, you can get set to take the NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math examination. Watch the videos in this chapter for assistance with:

  • Classifying various numbers and recognizing the characteristics of composite and prime numbers
  • Changing numbers to scientific notation
  • Comparing the larger and smaller of numbers written in scientific notation
  • Using the process of prime factorization
  • Calculating the greatest common factor and the least common multiple
  • Solving greatest-common-factor and least-common-multiple word problems

Watching the information-rich videos could bring these concepts into clearer focus for you. By strengthening your comprehension of number theory, you can ensure that you're capable of addressing these topics when taking the NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math examination. You'll be able to study whenever it's convenient for you. If you have questions on number theory, submit them for clarification. Written transcripts and self-assessment quizzes are included in this chapter.

NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math: Number Theory Chapter Objectives

The terminology, theories and concepts that are discussed in this chapter are also covered on the NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math examination. The computer-based test consists of 45 questions that are in multiple-choice format. You'll have an hour to complete the examination and to display your problem-solving and reasoning abilities.

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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