Ch 2: NMTA Middle Grades Math: Solving Math Word Problems

About This Chapter

Prepare to pass the NMTA Middle Grades Math exam by using this chapter's lessons to review strategies for solving math word problems. At the end of each lesson you can take a corresponding self-assessment to determine how well you understand what you've reviewed.

NMTA Middle Grades Math: Solving Math Word Problems - Chapter Summary

Re-examine the steps necessary to solve word problems when you watch this chapter's video lessons. They include tips for calculating the answers to equations, and examples are provided in order to clarify the process of solving word problems. As you grow in knowledge, you'll become more prepared to take the NMTA Middle Grades Math examination. Review the lessons and increase your capacity to:

  • Visualize and write out equations
  • Use several steps to solve word problems
  • Utilize sketches and notes when solving word problems
  • Personalize and restate word problems

Through these informational video lessons, you'll enhance your ability to solve word problems and to impart the same kind of knowledge to your middle school students. When you submit your questions on math word problems, they will be answered by math experts. You can utilize the included video tags to quickly find a specific part and re-watch it, and you may read over the accompanying text transcripts. Once the lessons have been completed, you should take the self-assessment quizzes to gauge your readiness to sit for the NMTA Middle Grades Math examination.

NMTA Middle Grades Math: Solving Math Word Problems - Chapter Objectives

Your proficiency at solving math word problems will be evaluated when you take the computer-based NMTA Middle Grades Math examination. This test consists of the Number Sense and Operations, Algebra and Functions, Measurement and Geometry, and Statistics, Probability and Discrete Mathematics sections. They each add up to 17%, 33%, 25% and 25% of the overall examination score, respectively. As you pursue a middle school mathematics certification, you'll answer 150 multiple-choice questions. You will be given four hours and 15 minutes to complete the examination.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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