Ch 9: ORELA Middle Grades Math: Simplifying Whole Number Expressions

About This Chapter

Prepare for the ORELA Middle Grades Mathematics exam by watching these videos on simplifying basic math expressions. Get practice for the real test by taking the self-assessments included in this chapter.

ORELA Middle Grades Math: Simplifying Whole Number Expressions - Chapter Summary

Simplifying with the basic operators is made simple and memorable in this chapter preparing you for the ORELA Middle Grades Mathematics test. Get a review on using simplification in expressions involving:

  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Multiplication
  • Division
  • Parentheses and exponents

The videos are quirky and fun, but filled with great advice and memorable graphics provided by an expert mathematics instructor. Review the lesson transcripts for additional study and to see problems worked out in their entirety. Perhaps most useful, take the quizzes and chapter test to get practice answering the kinds of questions you can expect to see when you take the real test.

ORELA Middle Grades Math: Simplifying Whole Number Expressions Chapter

The content of this chapter falls generally in the Number Sense and Operations content domain (17% of overall content) of the ORELA Middle Grades Math exam, and of course you will use the principles behind this content in answering questions throughout the test. You will have 150 multiple-choice questions to answer in 4 hours and 15 minutes. A score of 225 out of a possible scaled score of 100-300 is needed to pass the exam and receive your subject matter endorsement.

Watching these videos and taking the self-assessments is sure to help you get ready for test day by giving you experience and real-life examples to work with as well as test-taking practice. Spending time here will give you the review you need to walk into the testing center with confidence that you will do well on the exam.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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