Ch 45: ORELA Middle Grades Math: The Pythagorean Theorem

Use this chapter to get a quick refresher on the Pythagorean Theorem. The videos in these lessons provide an overview of the applications and special cases for using this mathematical theorem in preparation for the ORELA Middle Grades Mathematics exam.

ORELA Middle Grades Math: The Pythagorean Theorem - Chapter Summary

This chapter includes a review of the uses for the Pythagorean Theorem. Our experienced instructors can help you prepare for the ORELA Middle Grades Mathematics exam through lessons on the following topics:

• General applications of the Pythagorean Theorem
• Special cases for using the Pythagorean Theorem
• Finding the hypotenuse
• Determining the length of the shorter sides of a triangle
• Solving other functional problems using Pythagoras' Theorem

Each of the lessons not only includes a short 5-10 minute video but also has lesson transcripts that highlight key terms and formulas for easy reference. After watching the videos, you can take the chapter quiz to test your understanding and get practice in answering the types of questions you may encounter on exam day.

ORELA Middle Grades Math: The Pythagorean Theorem Chapter Objectives

The Middle Grades Mathematics exam is a computer-based test that includes 150 multiple-choice questions that cover four main content areas within math. Of these 150 questions, approximately 25% are from the measurement and geometry content area - which is where questions on the Pythagorean Theorem would be found. You'll have 255 minutes to complete the test, and you must earn a score of 225 or higher to pass.

You can prepare for this state teaching credential exam through the videos and quizzes in this chapter. These lessons are specifically designed to help you prepare for questions related to applying the Pythagorean Theorem and its converse to solve problems.

5 Lessons in Chapter 45: ORELA Middle Grades Math: The Pythagorean Theorem
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