Ch 2: OAE Middle Grades Math: Solving Math Word Problems

About This Chapter

If you're getting ready to sit for the OAE Middle Grades Math exam, use these videos to take another look at strategies for solving word problems. These lessons will be useful for answering test questions found in each of the exam's four content domains.

OAE Middle Grades Math: Solving Math Word Problems - Chapter Summary

Let our instructors reacquaint you with some of the problem-solving strategies to keep in mind when taking the OAE Middle Grades Math exam. Review the use of sketches, notes and personalization strategies through lessons on the following:

  • Steps for solving word problems
  • Multi-step word problems
  • Visualization strategies
  • Personalizing word problems

Once you've taken a look at the problem-solving strategies covered in each of this chapter's video lessons, complete the corresponding quiz to see how much of the material you're familiar with or skip ahead to the chapter exam. These resources are completely self-paced, allowing you to focus on the math word problem topics you want to revisit.

OAE Middle Grades Math: Solving Math Word Problems Chapter Objectives

The OAE Middle Grades Math exam contains 150 multiple-choice questions covering such topics as algebra, measurement, geometry, statistics and probability. Lessons in this chapter can help you review the word problem-solving strategies needed to answer questions found in any one of these content domains.

Results on the exam are used to measure the subject area knowledge of Ohio's prospective middle grades math teachers and determine their eligibility for state licensure.

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