Ch 5: PECT PAPA: Numbers & the Number System

About This Chapter

During your preparations for the mathematics module of the PECT PAPA, watch this series of videos to review the properties of real numbers, uses of number lines and the relative magnitude of numbers.

PECT PAPA: Numbers & the Number System - Chapter Summary

These short, engaging video lessons have been put together to help you review the properties of numbers and the ways used to assess and represent the differences between their values. In these lessons, our professional instructors can help you review these topics while preparing for related questions on the Pennsylvania Education Certification Tests (PECT) Pre-service Academic Performance Assessment (PAPA) about:

  • Properties of real numbers
  • Using number lines to compare values and find differences
  • Relative magnitude of numbers

If you think you would benefit from an alternative review of these lessons, be sure to read the lesson transcripts. These transcripts also help you identify the key vocabulary terms. After your review of these lessons, be sure to take the quizzes that accompany them to test your mastery of the material presented. The results from these assessments can help you find topics you didn't master and include video tags that will take you to the locations of the lessons that discussed these topics for further review.

PECT PAPA: Numbers & the Number System Chapter Objectives

Prospective teachers in the state of Pennsylvania take the PECT PAPA exam as part of the initial certification process. Taking this computer-based certification exam involves completing three testing modules. One of these modules will test your mathematics skills and consists of 36 multiple-choice questions. This module can be completed in a 75-minute testing session or with the other two modules in a 240-minute testing session. This chapter will help you prepare for questions in the mathematics module that may assess your knowledge of real numbers and number operations.

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