# Ch 48: NMTA Middle Grades Math: Transformations

As you prepare for the NMTA Middle Grades Mathematics exam remember to review what you need to know about rotations and reflections in mathematics. This chapter will help you deepen your understanding of different shapes, distance formulas, and more.

## NMTA Middle Grades Math: Transformations - Chapter Summary

In this chapter you will review the steps used to depict and graph rotations, reflections and other mathematical transformations. Start by watching a series of lesson videos taught by professional instructors to prepare yourself for questions on the NMTA Middle Grades Mathematics exam about:

• Rotations and reflections in mathematics
• Reflecting simple shapes in a mirror line
• Finding lines of symmetry
• Plotting a given set of coordinates and graphing translations
• Rotating shapes by given degrees and directions
• Graphing reflections and rotations
• Distance Formulas and the Pythagorean Theorem

If at any time you find yourself confused about a topic of this chapter, ask our instructors for clarification. You can also reinforce your understanding of the chapter by completing lesson worksheets and quizzes. With your quiz results find areas of weakness then use video tags to return to the lesson videos and reinforce your understanding of your weaknesses. For an alternative way of reviewing the lessons, read over the lesson transcripts that present the information in written outlines.

### NMTA Middle Grades Math: Transformation - Chapter Objectives

If you're seeking certification as a middle grades math teacher in the state of New Mexico you will need to take the NMTA Middle Grades Mathematics certification exam. This computer-based exam is composed of 150 multiple-choice items which you will be given a four hour and 15 minute testing session to answer. Thirty-three percent of these questions are on algebra and functions and another 25% is on measurements and geometry. Both of these domains may include questions about mathematical transformations of equations and geometric shapes. This chapter has been designed to aid in your review of these transformations through a use of lesson videos, worksheets and quizzes.

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