# Ch 31: NMTA Middle Grades Math: Simplifying & Solving Rational Expressions

New Mexico has discontinued the NMTAs and now uses the National Evaluation Series (NES) tests. In this chapter, learn to make rational expressions easier to solve through simplification as you prepare for the NES Middle Grades Mathematics test.

## NMTA Middle Grades Math: Simplifying & Solving Rational Expressions - Chapter Summary

Make use of the information in these lessons as you practice the steps for simplifying rational expressions. This chapter can aid in your studies for the NES Middle Grades Mathematics test by helping you get reacquainted with the techniques for making equations simpler to solve. At the end of this chapter, you should be more familiar with the following:

• The simplification process
• Steps for solving rational equations
• Subtracting and adding rational expressions
• Dividing and multiplying rational expressions

Examine our lessons and let our well-trained instructors re-familiarize you with every aspect of solving these types of problems. In these short video lessons, you will hear the instructors guide you through the process and see engaging visuals that are sure to help you remember the major concepts. Our videos and transcripts are at your complete disposal, so you can view these materials around the clock from virtually any device that can access the Internet.

### NMTA Middle Grades Math: Simplifying & Solving Rational Expressions Chapter Objectives

For those interested in pursuing the NES Middle Grades Mathematics test, you should know that this multiple-choice style test includes 150 questions that address the four major fields of mathematics, including statistics, probability and discrete math; algebra and functions;, number sense and operations; and geometry and measurement. Learning how to simplify and solve rational expressions is a skill generally needed for questions in the algebra and functions section, and 33% of the test questions are part of this section.

6 Lessons in Chapter 31: NMTA Middle Grades Math: Simplifying & Solving Rational Expressions
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