Ch 7: PLACE Mathematics: Mathematical Reasoning

About This Chapter

In this series of video lessons, you will learn about mathematical reasoning, problem solving and the use of estimation and mathematical models as part of your preparation for the PLACE Mathematics certification exam.

PLACE Mathematics: Mathematical Reasoning - Chapter Summary

The expert instructors in this chapter can help you prepare for the Program for Licensing Assessment for Colorado Educators (PLACE) Mathematics through a series of lesson videos on mathematical reasoning and problem solving. After viewing the lessons in this chapter you should be prepared for questions on:

  • Inductive and deductive reasoning
  • Connective reasoning
  • Principles of problem solving
  • The Guess, Check and Revise method of problem solving
  • Using estimation
  • Mathematical models used in problem solving

Reinforce the material you've learned and discover areas you could improve by completing the lesson quizzes and printing out the worksheets for further study. Review main topics using the jump feature in the video timeline, which lets you return to certain areas of each video. Lesson transcripts are also available. If you still have any questions on a topic, ask our expert instructors for clarification.

PLACE Mathematics: Mathematical Reasoning Objectives

Math educators in the state of Colorado are required to take the PLACE Mathematics for certification. The PLACE Mathematics is a paper-based exam composed of multiple choice questions. Test takers are given four hours and 30 minutes to complete this exam. The videos in this chapter prepare you for questions on the foundations of mathematics, which is one of five areas 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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