# Ch 20: NMTA Middle Grades Math: Graphing Functions

In preparation for related questions on this NMTA Middle Grades Math certification exam, complete the activities of this chapter to improve your skills graphing algebraic functions. You can take the cumulative chapter exam to determine how well you understand the information you review.

## NMTA Middle Grades Mathematics: Graphing Functions - Chapter Summary

As you study for the NMTA Middle Grades Mathematics exam, watch the lesson videos of this chapter to review the steps used when graphing points, linear equations and parabolas. Follow along with our expert instructors as they demonstrate these skills so that you will be ready for questions on test day about:

• Plotting points to graph functions
• Identifying linear portions of functions and properties of functions
• Finding the properties of a linear equation
• Point-Slope Formula of lines
• Distance Formula
• Midpoint Formula
• Standard, intercept and vertex forms of parabolas
• Graphing cubics, quartics, etc.

If you come up with any questions about these topics during the course of this chapter, be sure to ask our instructors for clarification so that you can master the material presented. Fortify your understanding by completing lesson worksheets and quizzes. Using your quiz results, find topics you didn't master, then use video tags to return to lesson videos to reinforce your knowledge. For an alternative review of the material, read over the lesson transcripts that present the same information but in written outlines.

### NMTA Middle Grades Mathematics: Graphing Functions - Chapter Objectives

Math teachers interested in teaching middle grades in the state of New Mexico are required to take the NMTA Middle Grades Mathematics for certification. On test day you will be asked to complete 150 multiple-choice questions in a four hour and 15 minute testing session. Of these questions you can expect to see 33% of them to be about algebra and functions, including some on graphs. The videos, worksheets and quizzes of this chapter have been put together to help you review the skills needed to respond to these questions.

10 Lessons in Chapter 20: NMTA Middle Grades Math: Graphing Functions
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