Ch 32: OAE Middle Grades Math: Negative Numbers

About This Chapter

Let us help you prepare for the OAE Middle Grades Mathematics assessment with short and comprehensive video lessons that cover negative numbers. You can review the lessons and take self-assessment quizzes to ensure you understand the materials as you get ready for the assessment.

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.

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