# Ch 32: OAE Middle Grades Math: Negative Numbers

### About This Chapter

## OAE Middle Grades Math: Negative Numbers - Chapter Summary

Use the engaging video lessons in this chapter to prepare for the OAE Middle Grades Mathematics assessment. The videos take an in-depth look at negative numbers to ensure you're able answer exam questions related to:

- Understanding the basics of negative numbers
- Add and subtract negative numbers
- Multiply and divide negative numbers
- Work with exponents with negative bases

By watching the video lessons in this chapter, you can gain greater insight into negative numbers, which can strengthen your ability to tackle these questions on the exam. The videos are also presented in an entertaining fashion that creates a fun, yet comprehensive learning environment.

### Objectives of the OAE Middle Grades Math: Negative Numbers Chapter

The fun video lessons in this OAE Middle Grades Math: Negative Numbers chapter cover topics that are found in the number sense and operations section of the OAE Middle Grades Mathematics assessment, which constitutes approximately 17% of the total exam. You can use the lessons in this chapter to prepare for questions addressing negative numbers on the exam, while getting ready to accomplish your overarching goal of securing educator licensure in Ohio and teaching math in the middle school classroom. Video transcripts and self-assessment quizzes are also available to help you review the materials in this chapter and access questions formatted similarly to those you'll see on the exam.

The assessment is composed of all multiple-choice questions that are based on specific test competencies. Some of the questions offer a diagram, graph or illustration that can help you conceptualize and solve a problem. Following each question is a set of four answers, one of which you will be required to choose as the best option.

### 1. Introduction to Negative Numbers

Watch this video lesson to see how negative numbers appear on the number line. Learn how they are ordered and how you can easily order a set of negative numbers that are given to you.

### 2. Adding & Subtracting Negative Numbers

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to add and subtract negative numbers with ease. Learn what you need to watch for and what will make your job easier.

### 3. Multiplying & Dividing Negative Numbers

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to multiply and divide negative numbers with ease. Learn what to watch for and how to handle the negative signs so that you get the right answer every time.

### 4. Exponents with Negative Bases

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can use exponents to help you multiply a string of negative numbers. Learn what kinds of negative numbers you can do this with and to write it.

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### Other Chapters

Other chapters within the Ohio Assessments for Educators - Middle Grades Mathematics (030): Practice & Study Guide course

- OAE Middle Grades Math: Basic Arithmetic Operations
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Solving Math Word Problems
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Properties of Numbers
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Roots & Radical Expressions
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Exponents & Exponential Expressions
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Scientific Notation
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Simplifying Whole Number Expressions
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Integers
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Rational Numbers
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Estimating & Rounding
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Number Theory
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Introduction to Fractions
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Operations with Fractions
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Introduction to Decimals
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Operations with Decimals
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Percents
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Rates, Ratios & Proportions
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Money & Consumer Math
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Factoring
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Properties of Functions
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Graphing Functions
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Monomials & Polynomials
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Writing Algebraic Expressions
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Basic Algebraic Expressions
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Algebraic Distribution
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Writing & Solving One-Step Equations
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Writing & Solving Two-Step Equations
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Simplifying & Solving Rational Expressions
- OAE Middle Grades Math: The Coordinate Graph
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Linear Equations
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Systems of Linear Equations
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Absolute Value
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Inequalities
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Number Patterns & Sequences
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Measurement
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Perimeter & Area
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Polyhedrons & Geometric Solids
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Symmetry, Similarity & Congruence
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Properties of Lines
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Triangles
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Triangle Theorems & Proofs
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Similar Polygons
- OAE Middle Grades Math: The Pythagorean Theorem
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Quadrilaterals
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Circles
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Circular Arcs & Measurement
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Transformations
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Data & Graphs
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Sets
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Statistics
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Data Collection
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Samples & Populations
- OAE Middle Grades Math: Probability
- OAE Middle Grades Mathematics Flashcards