Ch 6: NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math: Rates & Ratios

About This Chapter

New Mexico now requires teachers to take the National Evaluation Series (NES) tests instead of the NMTAs. Get ready for the NES Mathematics test by reading the transcripts and watching these video lessons about rates and ratios.

NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math: Rates & Ratios - Chapter Summary

Learn more about calculating rates and determining ratios by viewing the video lessons in this chapter. Make sure you are ready to answer related questions on the NES Mathematics test by going over the following key topics:

  • Ratios, rates, proportions, and percents
  • Formulas for compounding interest
  • Determining discounts and taxes
  • Formulas for distance and time
  • Making calculations with proportions and ratios

Our video lessons are designed to keep you engaged and focused on the materials. Each chapter has been carefully divided into several lessons, which gives you a better chance at mastering each individual topic within the chapter. Furthermore, the individual videos are usually less than five minutes in length, so burnout from too much information is less likely to occur. We encourage you to see how well you understand the materials by taking the lesson quizzes. Try taking the chapter exam for extra practice as you study for the NES Mathematics test.

NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math: Rates & Ratios Chapter Objectives

Educators in New Mexico are required to take the NES test within their field of expertise as part of the subject-specific licensure process. The NES Mathematics test covers five field domains, and all of the questions on the test are multiple-choice. Questions related to rates and ratios will be covered in the first domain, which is on mathematical processes and number sense. Nearly 20% of your entire test score will be based on your answers to questions found in this domain section.

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