Ch 14: NMTA Middle Grades Math: Introduction to Decimals

About This Chapter

The NES Middle Grades Math exam has replaced the NMTA Middle Grades Math exam. The new exam has questions on decimals, just like the old. Study decimals with the help of our detailed study guide. Our video lessons are fun and interesting and can be watched on the go.

NMTA Middle Grades Math: Introduction to Decimals - Chapter Summary

This chapter will help you review decimals as you prepare for the exam. The lessons cover the formal definition of decimals and how they relate to other mathematical concepts. By the end of the chapter you will have covered:

  • Uses for decimals in math
  • Decimal place value
  • Word names for decimals
  • Decimal comparison and order

The lessons all have quizzes attached. The questions on the quizzes are similar to what you might see on the NES Middle Grades Math exam. You can also practice answering questions and get comfortable with the format of the questions you'll find on the exam through our chapter exam.

Objectives of the NMTA Middle Grades Math: Introduction to Decimals Chapter

The Middle Grades Math exam has 150 multiple-choice questions and is part of the licensing process for middle school math teachers in New Mexico. The test is computer based, and you will have four hours and 15 minutes to answer all of the questions. The exam tests your knowledge of number sense and operations; algebra and functions; measurement and geometry; and statistics, probability, and discrete mathematics. This chapter links to the number sense and operations domain, which comprises 17% of the exam.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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