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Ch 16: NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math: Quadratic Equations

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Kick back and enjoy an entertaining chapter of video lessons about quadratic equations! Make sure that you're ready for the NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math test by completing the brief quizzes that follow each lesson.

NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math: Quadratic Equations - Chapter Summary

Get ready for the NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math test by watching this collection of lessons about quadratic equations. All of the following concepts are included to guide your study:

  • Multiplication of binomials with the FOIL and area method
  • Factoring quadratic equations
  • Completing the square
  • Solving quadratics not in standard form
  • Solutions for quadratic inequalities using two binomials

Our experienced instructors have put together these lessons with your needs in mind. Watch each video in this chapter or just pick out the ones that you need. You can view them on all different types of devices, at any time of the day or night. If you take the accompanying self-assessment quizzes, you can be sure that the content is mastered before moving to another topic.

NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math: Quadratic Equations Objectives

If you're pursuing teaching licensure or endorsements in New Mexico, you'll need to pass the Essential Academic Skills Math test. The algebra questions on the test assess your competencies in evaluating algebraic expressions, solving algebraic equations and identifying equivalent expressions. This chapter of fun lessons can help you meet all of those required objectives. The test contains 45 multiple-choice questions, for which our quizzes and chapter test offer great practice. You'll have an hour to complete this NMTA exam, which is taken on a computer.

5 Lessons in Chapter 16: NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math: Quadratic Equations
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How to Solve a Quadratic Equation by Factoring

1. How to Solve a Quadratic Equation by Factoring

If your favorite video game, 'Furious Fowls,' gave you the quadratic equation for each shot you made, would you be able to solve the equation to make sure every one hit its target? If not, you will after watching this video!

Multiplying Binomials Using FOIL and the Area Method

2. Multiplying Binomials Using FOIL and the Area Method

From the distributive property, to FOIL, to the area model, to happy faces and claws, there are many different ways to learn how to multiply binomials. In this lesson, you'll learn how to use all of them and get to pick which one you like the most.

How to Use the Quadratic Formula to Solve a Quadratic Equation

3. How to Use the Quadratic Formula to Solve a Quadratic Equation

When solving a quadratic equation by factoring doesn't work, the quadratic formula is here to save the day. Learn what it is and how to use it in this lesson.

How to Solve Quadratics That Are Not in Standard Form

4. How to Solve Quadratics That Are Not in Standard Form

It isn't always the case that your equation will be set up nicely for you to solve. In this lesson, learn how to factor or use the quadratic formula to solve quadratic equations, even when they are not in standard form.

Solving Quadratic Inequalities Using Two Binomials

5. Solving Quadratic Inequalities Using Two Binomials

Watch this video lesson to learn what simple steps you can take to solve quadratic inequalities using two binomials. See how it only requires a few steps to solve quadratic inequalities using this method.

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