# Ch 35: NMTA Middle Grades Math: Rates, Ratios & Proportions

The NES Middle Grades Mathematics exam has replaced the NMTA Middle Grade Mathematics in the state of New Mexico. As you prepare for this NES certification exam, complete the lessons of this chapter to improve your understanding of solving problems with rates, ratios and proportions as well as the real life applications of them.

## NMTA Middle Grades Mathematics: Rates, Ratios & Proportions - Chapter Summary

Watch the lesson videos of this chapter to improve your abilities solving problems with rates, ratios and proportions as you prepare for the NMTA Middle Grades Mathematics. These lessons are taught by expert instructors who walk you through example problems with real life applications. Be sure to ask any questions you may have about the topics of these videos so that you can effectively improve your skills:

• Calculating unit rates, ratios and proportions
• Finding solutions for one-step problems with ratios and rates
• Solving example problems, including those with money, time and other real life examples
• Finding unknowns in proportions
• Determining proportional relationships between quantities
• Using equations and graphs to represent proportional relationships
• Solving multi-step ratio and percent problems using proportional relationships

Use the on lesson quizzes to reinforce your retention of the information and test your skills. The results of the quizzes can also help determine what topics you need to review further. Return to the lesson videos to reinforce you understanding of these topics with video tags that allow you to skip over material you've already mastered.

### NMTA Middle Grades Mathematics: Rates, Ratios & Proportions Chapter Objectives

NMTA Middle Grades Mathematics is the certification exam used in the state of New Mexico to certify middle grade math teachers. This is a computer-based exam with 150 multiple-choice questions, administered in a four-hour and 15-minute testing session. Of the material covered in these questions, 17% are in the Number Sense and Operations domain. You can expect to find questions about ratios and proportions in this domain. This chapter can help you prepare for these questions by demonstrating examples problems with rates, ratios and proportions which you can follow along with.

16 Lessons in Chapter 35: NMTA Middle Grades Math: Rates, Ratios & Proportions
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