# Ch 44: NMTA Middle Grades Math: The Pythagorean Theorem

### About This Chapter

New Mexico now uses an National Evaluation Series (NES) examination for teacher certification instead of the NMTA Middle Grades Math examination. Get ready for this teacher certification exam by studying this chapter's online video lessons and re-examining the Pythagorean theorem.

## NMTA Middle Grades Math: The Pythagorean Theorem - Chapter Summary

Prepare to take the NMTA Middle Grades Math examination by brushing up on the fundamentals of the Pythagorean theorem and related mathematical concepts. Rediscover the purpose of the Pythagorean theorem as well as its correlation to the law of cosines. This chapter might assist you with:

• Applying the Pythagorean theorem to find the length of a right triangle
• Recognizing right triangles by using the Pythagorean theorem's converse
• Utilizing the theorem to locate the hypotenuse and shorter sides of right-angled triangles
• Calculating the answers to functional problems

Expert instructors present this educational material in order to help you readily recall facts you've already learned. Watch the videos as often as you like, and use the video tags to quickly find information on the Pythagorean theorem. You can study anywhere as long as you have access to Internet-connected technology. Self-assessment quizzes are included in the chapter. Use them to test your knowledge and your preparedness for the NMTA Middle Grades Math examination.

### NMTA Middle Grades Math: The Pythagorean Theorem Chapter Objectives

Everything you review in this chapter can be applied when you're answering questions on the Measurement and Geometry portion of the NMTA Middle Grades Math examination. This third section of the four-part examination is the equivalent of 25% of the overall score. Demonstrate your understanding of the Pythagorean theorem and its applications, as well as your expertise in other mathematical areas, as you seek an endorsement to your teaching certificate. The computer-based examination is comprised of 150 multiple-choice questions that you must answer in four hours and 15 minutes or less.

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