Ch 21: ORELA Middle Grades Math: Negative Numbers

About This Chapter

Oregon uses the ORELA Middle Grades Math exam to certify qualified educators. Prepare for the test with these lessons on the properties of negative numbers.

ORELA Middle Grades Math: Negative Numbers - Chapter Summary

Watch the engaging videos in this chapter to prepare for the negative number-related questions on the ORELA Middle Grades Math exam. The lessons provide an overview of the process of performing basic operations with numbers less than zero. Specific topics include:

  • Definition of negative numbers
  • Performing addition and subtraction with negative numbers
  • Solving multiplication and division problems with negative numbers
  • Negative base exponents

This chapter is divided into multiple lessons; each lesson includes a short video lesson, video transcript and multiple-choice quiz that links back to the video. After completing all of the lessons, you can use the end-of-chapter test to help you assess your readiness for test day.

ORELA Middle Grades Math: Negative Numbers Objectives

The ORELA Middle Grades Math test is a licensure exam is used to assess the skills of those seeking an endorsement for teaching basic math to middle school students. It tests your knowledge in four content areas: algebra and functions; number sense and operations; measurement and geometry; and statistics, probability and discrete mathematics. The 255-minute math test includes 150 multiple-choice questions. You may encounter negative numbers within multiple sections of the test. Prepare for these questions with the helpful videos in this chapter.

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