# Ch 27: NMTA Middle Grades Math: Basic Algebraic Expressions

Prepare for algebraic expression questions on the NMTA Middle Grades Math exam with this chapter's short video lessons. Our experienced instructors can help you review all of the steps required to simplify and solve this type of mathematical expression.

## NMTA Middle Grades Math: Basic Algebraic Expressions - Chapter Summary

Review the math terminology, number properties and problem-solving steps needed to teach your students about algebraic expressions. This chapter is designed to prepare you for NMTA Middle Grades Math exam questions that test your ability to:

• Identify an algebraic expression's variables, constants and coefficients
• Express relationships as algebraic expressions
• Apply commutative and associative properties to algebraic expressions
• Apply the distributive property to algebraic expressions
• Combine an algebraic expression's like terms

This chapter's resources can help you quickly and easily review exam topics. Watch the short video lessons, scan the matching transcripts or take the multiple-choice lesson quizzes and chapter tests to affirm your mastery of algebraic expressions.

### NMTA Middle Grades Mathematics: Basic Algebraic Expressions Chapter Objectives

Aspiring middle grades math teachers in New Mexico will need to pass this standardized test to meet requirements for state licensing. Around 33% of the exam's 150 multiple-choice questions cover the Algebra and Functions content domain. Video lessons in this chapter can help you prepare for questions requiring you to simplify, factor and solve algebraic expressions and equations or represent words and phrases as algebraic expressions.

7 Lessons in Chapter 27: NMTA Middle Grades Math: Basic Algebraic Expressions
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