Ch 19: NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math: Rational Expressions

About This Chapter

New Mexico now administers an National Evaluation Series (NES) examination in place of the NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math examination. Use this chapter's videos to review rational expressions so that you can answer examination questions.

NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math: Rational Expressions - Chapter Summary

The online video lessons in this chapter highlight several strategies for performing operations with rational expressions. In part, you'll rediscover the rules for flipping fractions and finding a common denominator. Use the videos as a study resource as you prepare for the NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math examination, which will cover rational expressions. In addition to teaching step-by-step techniques, the lessons provide plenty of examples. When you study this chapter, you might improve your ability to:

  • Provide tips for adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing rational expressions
  • Correctly solve practice problems
  • Define and solve rational equations
  • Clear an equation of fractions
  • Identify extraneous solutions

Watch the online video lessons to help you remember what you learned about rational expressions in college. You might also discover something new. The lesson instructors are well-informed educators themselves. As you enjoy the convenience of learning interactively, you can study at a pace that's right for you. Play, pause and re-watch the videos as necessary. When you reach the end of a lesson, take a brief self-assessment quiz to see how much information you've retained.

NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math: Rational Expressions Chapter Objectives

The more you learn about rational expressions in this chapter, the better you could perform when answering like questions on the NMTA Essential Academic Skills Math examination. When you take this subtest, you'll not only demonstrate your ability to apply several applications when solving rational expressions, but you'll showcase your qualifications to teach varied mathematics subjects. You will be given about one hour to answer the computer-based examination's 45 multiple-choice questions.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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