# Ch 20: PLACE Elementary Education: Measurement & Calculations

Use our video lessons and quizzes to review units of measurement and methods of calculation. You will need a full understanding of these topics when taking the Program for Licensing Assessments for Colorado Educators (PLACE) Elementary Education exam.

## PLACE Elementary Education: Measurement and Calculations - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter focus on measurement systems, conversions and the application of basic operations as well as calculating velocity, slope, time and temperature. After successfully reviewing this material, you should display the following skills on the PLACE Elementary Education exam:

• Recognizing units of measurement
• Discussing the metric system
• Describing how to convert standard units of measurement
• Adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing with measurements
• Reading graphs, charts and scale drawings
• Understanding rate of change in relation to velocity and slopes
• Solving problems involving money or time
• Defining and describing the characteristics of temperature
• Identifying points on a number line

Each lesson employs examples and illustrations to help facilitate the learning experience. Self-assessment quizzes allow you to gauge your level of understanding and your preparedness in answering these types of questions on the PLACE Elementary Education exam.

### PLACE Elementary Education: Measurement and Calculations - Chapter Objectives

The Measurement and Calculations chapter is designed to increase your knowledge of various types and methods of measurements. A portion of the Mathematics section of the PLACE Elementary Education exam is devoted to these topics. The exam is paper based and presents questions in multiple-choice format.

Colorado educators must pass an appropriate PLACE exam to obtain initial licensure in the state. The Elementary Education exam assesses one's knowledge of and ability to teach elementary math, science, social studies, literacy/language arts, humanities and wellness & physical education.

12 Lessons in Chapter 20: PLACE Elementary Education: Measurement & Calculations
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Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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