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Ch 26: OAE Middle Grades Math: Writing & Solving One-Step Equations

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Explore engaging video lessons in this chapter to learn more about writing and solving one-step equations. These lessons, along with self-assessment quizzes, can assist in your preparation for the OAE Middle Grades Mathematics assessment.

OAE Middle Grades Math: Writing & Solving One-Step Equations - Chapter Summary

Use the comprehensive video lessons in this chapter to refresh your knowledge of writing and solving one-step equations as you get ready to take the OAE Middle Grades Mathematics assessment. Upon completion of this chapter, you should be able:

  • Solve equations with the inverse operation
  • Solve addition, subtraction, multiplication and division equations with one variable
  • Write and solve one-variable addition, subtraction, multiplication and division word problems
  • Analyzing how to use algebra tiles to model and solve equations

The video lessons in this chapter are designed to provide you with an effective learning experience through step-by-step instruction offered in an entertaining package. This unique approach to online instruction allows you to fully comprehend the lessons while learning at your own pace.

OAE Middle Grades Math: Writing & Solving One-Step Equations Chapter Objectives

The OAE Middle Grades Mathematics assessment gauges your readiness to acquire an educator license in Ohio, while ensuring you're prepared to teach math in the middle school classroom. The topics covered in this OAE Middle Grades Math: Writing & Solving One-Step Equations chapter are found in the algebra and functions portion of the exam, which constitutes about 33% of the total test. The lessons guide you in performing functions necessary to write and solve one-step equations. The self-assessment quizzes available with each lesson not only test your understanding of the information covered, but also introduce you to the types of questions you'll see on exam day.

The assessment is composed of all multiple-choice questions, some of which are accompanied by an illustration, diagram or chart designed to help you conceptualize the question and solve the problem. Each question is followed by four answers, one of which you will be asked to choose as the best option. Answers typically take the form of solutions or equations.

7 Lessons in Chapter 26: OAE Middle Grades Math: Writing & Solving One-Step Equations
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Writing & Solving Addition Equations with One Variable

1. Writing & Solving Addition Equations with One Variable

After watching this video lesson, you will know how to properly write an addition equation and how to solve any addition equation that you come across. Learn what the steps are to solve these equations that have one variable in them.

Writing & Solving Addition Word Problems with One Variable

2. Writing & Solving Addition Word Problems with One Variable

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to write and solve addition word problems. Learn how to read your word problem, write out the algebraic equation, and then solve it for the unknown variable.

Writing & Solving Subtraction Equations with One Variable

3. Writing & Solving Subtraction Equations with One Variable

After watching this video lesson, you will know what is needed in order to write a subtraction equation. You will also know how to solve any subtraction equation that you are given or that you write.

Writing & Solving Subtraction Word Problems with One Variable

4. Writing & Solving Subtraction Word Problems with One Variable

You will be able to solve subtraction word problems after watching this video lesson. Learn how to take your word problem from words into an algebraic expression that you can solve.

Writing & Solving Multiplication Equations with One Variable

5. Writing & Solving Multiplication Equations with One Variable

After watching this video lesson, you will know the components that go into a complete multiplication equation. You will also learn the steps that are needed to solve a multiplication equation.

Writing & Solving Multiplication Word Problems with One Variable

6. Writing & Solving Multiplication Word Problems with One Variable

After watching this video lesson, you should be able to take a multiplication word problem and translate it into an algebraic expression that you can solve. You will also learn how to solve these problems from the expressions that you write.

How to Use Algebra Tiles to Model & Solve Equations

7. How to Use Algebra Tiles to Model & Solve Equations

In this video lesson, we take a look at using algebra tiles to represent our numbers and variables. See how to use these to help model and solve equations.

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