# Ch 39: NMTA Middle Grades Math: Symmetry, Similarity & Congruence

The NMTA Middle Grades Mathematics test has been replaced by the National Evaluation Series Middle Grades Mathematics test in New Mexico. Watch comprehensive video lessons to get reacquainted with symmetry, similarity and congruence as you prepare to take the NES Middle Grades Mathematics test.

## NMTA Middle Grades Math: Symmetry, Similarity & Congruence - Chapter Summary

As you get ready to take the NES Middle Grades Mathematics test, it's important that you brush up on your knowledge of symmetry, similarity and congruence. The video lessons in this chapter can help you accomplish that goal by refreshing your memory on the methods necessary to answer questions that address the following on the test:

• Defining the line of symmetry in geometric shapes
• Determining if shapes like triangles, squares and rectangles are congruent
• Understanding what it means to have similarity in geometric shapes
• Identifying parallel lines in geometric shapes
• Getting the gist of parallel, perpendicular and transverse lines
• Constructing perpendicular lines in geometry
• Identifying perpendicular lines in geometric shapes.

The skilled instructors who present the video lessons offer the comprehensive guidance you need to make your test preparation simple. The videos are easy to follow and offer transcripts that allow you to read any parts you want to review.

### Objectives of the NMTA Middle Grades Math: Symmetry, Similarity & Congruence Chapter

The NES Middle Grades Mathematics test is designed to assess your comprehension of this subject area to make sure you're ready to teach in the classroom and secure your teaching license in New Mexico. NMTA Middle Grades Math: Symmetry, Similarity & Congruence chapter topics are found in the measurement and geometry portion of the test, which constitutes about 25% of the total exam. By watching the video lessons in this chapter, you gain greater insight into the topic, which ensures you'll be prepared to tackle this portion of the exam. Self-assessment quizzes are also available to help you practice answering questions formatted similarly to those found on the exam.

All of the questions on the test are multiple choice, typically take the form of short paragraphs, sentences or questions, and may be accompanied by illustrations, diagrams or graphs. Following each question is a set of four answers, one of which you will be asked to select as the best option.

7 Lessons in Chapter 39: NMTA Middle Grades Math: Symmetry, Similarity & Congruence
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