Ch 46: NMTA Middle Grades Math: Circles

About This Chapter

In preparation for this NMTA Middle Grades Math certification exam watch the lessons videos of this chapter to improve your understanding of the parts and properties of circles.

NMTA Middle Grades Math: Circles - Chapter Summary

In these lesson videos professional instructors will explain the parts of circles and how to calculate the properties of circles. Watch these lessons to prepare for questions on the NMTA Middle Grades Math exam related to the following:

  • Identifying the center, radius, chords and diameter of a circle
  • Finding properties of central and inscribed angles
  • Finding the area and circumferences of circles
  • Formulas used to find properties of semicircles and quarter circles
  • Solving word problems with circles

Complete the lesson worksheets that accompany these lessons to improve your retention of the information presented. Also find topics you don't understand by taking lesson quizzes and, using video tags to pass over the material you've already mastered, return to the lesson videos to reinforce your comprehension of these topics. If you feel you would benefit from an alternative way of reviewing the material, try reading over the lesson transcripts that present the same information but in a written format.

NMTA Middle Grades Math: Circles Objectives

NMTA Middle Grades Math test is a certification exam taken by educators in the state of New Mexico seeking certification to become middle grade math teachers. When you take this computer-based exam, you will be asked to respond to 150 multiple-choice items in a four hours and 15 minutes testing session. One-fourth of the items on this exam cover the domain of Measurements and Geometry, including some on the properties of circles. This chapter has been assembled to aid in your review of the steps used to find these properties so you will be prepared for similar questions on test day.

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