# Ch 38: NMTA Middle Grades Math: Polyhedrons & Geometric Solids

Review platonic solids, surface area, volume, and other geometry-related topics found on the NMTA Middle Grades Math exam. This collection of entertaining videos and quizzes makes it easy to prepare for your teacher licensing exam.

## NMTA Middle Grades Math: Polyhedrons & Geometric Solids - Chapter Summary

Use this chapter to get ready for measurement and geometry questions on the NMTA Middle Grades Math exam. Illustrated video lessons examine the properties of 3-dimensional shapes to help you review the following topics:

• Characteristics and types of polyhedrons
• Three-dimensional figures and counting faces
• Various views of three-dimensional figures
• Plane sections of three-dimensional figures
• Properties of platonic solids
• Prism surface area and volume
• Surface area and volume of pyramids
• Cylinder surface area and volume
• Surface area and volume of cones
• Sphere surface area and volume

This chapter includes fun video illustrations and transcripts that make it easy to review 3-dimensional shape properties or formulas for surface area and volume. If you'd like to affirm your understanding of these topics, you can also take multiple-choice lesson quizzes and a chapter exam.

### NMTA Middle Grades Math: Polyhedrons & Geometric Solids Chapter Objectives

This chapter can help you prepare for some of the NMTA Middle Grades Math questions found in the Measurement and Geometry content domain, which includes around a quarter of the exam's 150 multiple-choice questions. These types of questions test your ability to analyze 3-dimensional figures with cross sections and nets and use your knowledge of 3-dimensional shape properties to solve problems, among other competencies.

Answers to these questions as well as those appearing in the Number Sense and Operations; Algebra and Functions; and Probability and Statistics content domains of the exam are used to determine the academic preparedness of prospective middle grades math teachers in New Mexico.

11 Lessons in Chapter 38: NMTA Middle Grades Math: Polyhedrons & Geometric Solids
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