Ch 1: ORELA Middle Grades Math: Basic Arithmetic Operations

About This Chapter

This Basic Arithmetic Operations chapter is designed to allow you to demonstrate your knowledge of basic arithmetic and algebraic equations. The chapter will help you answer the kinds of questions you will find on the ORELA Middle Grades Math examination.

ORELA Middle Grades Math - Basic Arithmetic Operations - Chapter Summary

The video lessons in this Basic Arithmetic Operations chapter will prepare you to pass the ORELA Middle Grades Math examination. You can watch the chapter's engaging video lessons to refresh your memory or absorb new mathematics information.

The lessons cover topics you must know to receive a passing score on the examination. By watching the video lessons, you will prepare to complete questions that require you to:

  • Identify different kinds of numbers
  • Define and rewrite real numbers
  • List the steps of the order of operations
  • Determine how to use inequalities
  • Add various sets of numbers
  • Subtract numbers
  • Solve multiplication problems
  • Multiply large sets of numbers
  • Divide groups of numbers
  • Divide large numbers using the long division method
  • Perform mathematical calculations with signed numbers

The video lessons in this Basic Arithmetic Operations are presented by knowledgeable instructors. They provide material in a fun and informative way in order to prepare you for the ORELA Middle Grades Math examination.

ORELA Middle Grades Math - Basic Arithmetic Operations Objectives

The Number Sense and Operations portion of the exam tests your understanding of numbers and operations and constitutes about 17% of the test questions. You must receive a score of 225 to successfully pass the examination, and you will be allotted four hours and fifteen minutes to take the examination. The test is computer-based and consists of 150 multiple-choice questions.

11 Lessons in Chapter 1: ORELA Middle Grades Math: Basic Arithmetic Operations
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What are the Different Types of Numbers?

1. What are the Different Types of Numbers?

Learn all of the different types of numbers: natural numbers, whole numbers, integers, rational numbers, irrational numbers, and real numbers. This video lesson teaches you how to classify any numbers you come across.

What are Real Numbers? - Definition & Properties

2. What are Real Numbers? - Definition & Properties

There are many definitions of real numbers, but they all lead to the same conclusion. Real numbers are numbers that have a measurable value. Learn more about real numbers with some examples and a quiz to test your knowledge.

What Is The Order of Operations in Math? - Definition & Examples

3. What Is The Order of Operations in Math? - Definition & Examples

The order of operations is the steps used to simplify any mathematical expression. In this video, learn how to solve problems using these steps and easy tricks to remember them.

The Order of Real Numbers: Inequalities

4. The Order of Real Numbers: Inequalities

An inequality is an operation describing how one number can be compared to another. This lesson will describe and define inequalities and the symbols used to represent them. It will also give some examples on how to work with inequalities.

How to Perform Addition: Steps & Examples

5. How to Perform Addition: Steps & Examples

Addition is one of the basic operations of math. You can say that the whole of mathematics is based on addition. Without addition, we wouldn't have higher math. Watch this video to learn how to add.

How to Perform Subtraction: Steps & Examples

6. How to Perform Subtraction: Steps & Examples

Subtraction is one of the basic operations in math. Watch this video lesson to learn how you can view and understand subtraction so that you can easily perform it.

How to Perform Multiplication: Steps & Examples

7. How to Perform Multiplication: Steps & Examples

Multiplication, one of the basic operations of math, is important not just in elementary math but also in higher math. Watch this video lesson to learn how you can multiply with ease.

How to Multiply Large Numbers: Steps and Examples

8. How to Multiply Large Numbers: Steps and Examples

After watching this video lesson you will be able to multiply any two numbers together. You will learn how to use your knowledge of multiplying smaller numbers together to multiply larger numbers with ease.

How to Perform Division: Steps & Examples

9. How to Perform Division: Steps & Examples

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can divide. Division is one of the basic operations of math. It is one of the fundamental operations that all higher mathematics depends upon.

Performing Long Division with Large Numbers: Steps and Examples

10. Performing Long Division with Large Numbers: Steps and Examples

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to divide larger numbers. You'll learn an easy to follow procedure that you can use to divide any two numbers.

Arithmetic Calculations with Signed Numbers

11. Arithmetic Calculations with Signed Numbers

Signed numbers are often referred to as integers. Integers include both positive and negative numbers. In this lesson, you will learn how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide integers.

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