Ch 30: NMTA Middle Grades Math: Writing & Solving Two-Step Equations

About This Chapter

New Mexico has recently replaced the NMTA Middle Grades Math exam with an National Evaluation Series (NES) test. Review how to solve two-step equations by reviewing these lessons, and brush up on your math skills as you study for the NES Middle Grades Mathematics test.

NMTA Middle Grades Math: Writing & Solving Two-Step Equations - Chapter Summary

Take a look at the information in this chapter as you go over the particulars for solving two-step equations. During your study sessions for the NMTA Middle Grades Mathematics test, re-collect your thoughts on how to address these math problems as you inspect the following concepts:

  • Solving addition equations with multiple variables
  • Two or more variables in word problems
  • Finding solutions to subtraction equations with several variables
  • Solving for different variables in multiplication equations
  • Using one or more variables in division problems

Dust off those memories from your early lessons in algebra by going through our detailed study guide. How you use our materials is completely your choice. You can watch each of the lessons in the chapter or simply scan through the keywords in the transcripts. If you only need clarification on a few parts of this chapter, watch just those lessons to make the most of your study time. You can answer the questions on our lesson quizzes as well as on our chapter exam to verify just how much you do remember as you get ready to take the NMTA Middle Grades Mathematics test.

NMTA Middle Grades Math: Writing & Solving Two-Step Equations Chapter Objectives

The NMTA Middle Grades Mathematics test includes 150 questions, and each question offers several answer options to choose from. The largest section on this test is the algebra and functions domain, and a third of the test questions fall within this category. The test preparation materials provided in this chapter should assist you with answering several questions related to solving two-step equations within this domain of the test.

8 Lessons in Chapter 30: NMTA Middle Grades Math: Writing & Solving Two-Step Equations
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Solving Addition Equations with Two or More Variables

1. Solving Addition Equations with Two or More Variables

After watching this video lesson, you will know how to set up and solve addition problems where you have two or more variables. You will learn what steps you need to take to solve for each variable.

Solving Addition Word Problems with Two or More Variables

2. Solving Addition Word Problems with Two or More Variables

After watching this video lesson, you will learn how to solve addition word problems that involve two or more variables. Learn what it takes to come up with your equations, how many equations you need, and how to solve them.

Solving Subtraction Equations with Two or More Variables

3. Solving Subtraction Equations with Two or More Variables

After watching this lesson, you'll be able to solve subtraction problems that involve more than one variable and more than one equation. Learn what steps you need to take and how to work with your equations.

Solving Subtraction Word Problems with Two or More Variables

4. Solving Subtraction Word Problems with Two or More Variables

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can solve word problems that involve the subtraction operation and more than one unknown value. Learn how many equations you will need to create and how to solve them.

Solving Multiplication Equations with Two or More Variables

5. Solving Multiplication Equations with Two or More Variables

After watching this video lesson, you should be able to solve multiplication problems with more than one variable. Learn how many equations you will need to solve your problem. Learn how the number of variables determines the number of equations.

Solving Multiplication Word Problems with Two or More Variables

6. Solving Multiplication Word Problems with Two or More Variables

After viewing this video lesson on how to solve multiplication word problems, you will know how many equations you need to work with for each problem as well as how to solve them. You will also have a chance to practice what you learned with a quiz.

Solving Division Equations with Two or More Variables

7. Solving Division Equations with Two or More Variables

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to solve division problems with more than one variable. Learn how many equations are needed to solve your problem depending on the number of variables you have.

Solving Division Word Problems with Two or More Variables

8. Solving Division Word Problems with Two or More Variables

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can solve division word problems that involve more than one variable. Learn how many equations you need to be able to solve your problem.

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