Ch 4: TExMaT Master Mathematics Teacher 8-12: Ratios & Proportions

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Shore up your knowledge of ratio and proportion topics in time for your TExMaT Master Mathematics Teacher 8-12 exam with video lessons and quizzes on constant and average rates, scale factors and more.

TExMaT Master Mathematics Teacher 8-12: Ratios & Proportions - Chapter Summary

Prepare for your TExMaT Master Mathematics Teacher 8-12 exam by reviewing the steps involved in working with ratios, rates and proportions. Our knowledgeable instructors discuss the following topics over the course of a few short video lessons:

  • Ratios
  • Constant rates
  • Average rates
  • Proportions
  • Scale factors

Resources in this chapter make it easy to focus on the exam material you want to study. The modular course format allows you to view lessons in any order, while the video tags and transcripts can be used to skip directly to key lesson topics. Multiple-choice quizzes are also available if you're interested in checking your mastery of these ratio and proportion topics.

TExMaT Master Mathematics Teacher 8-12: Ratios & Proportions - Chapter Objectives

The TExMaT Master Mathematics Teacher 8-12 exam measures the subject-. area knowledge and teaching expertise of experienced Texas educators applying for Master Mathematics Teacher certification. Approximately 16% of test content falls under the number concepts content domain, which could include problems requiring a familiarity with the ratio and proportion topics discussed in this chapter.

The exam consists of 90 multiple-choice questions and a case study assignment requiring examinees to develop an essay response after being presented with sample class materials.

5 Lessons in Chapter 4: TExMaT Master Mathematics Teacher 8-12: Ratios & Proportions
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Ratios & Rates: Definitions & Examples

1. Ratios & Rates: Definitions & Examples

If we have two items, or two numbers, and we want to compare them, what language can we use? How do we write the comparison? Find out as we learn about ratios and rates in this lesson.

Finding Constant and Average Rates

2. Finding Constant and Average Rates

Watch this video lesson to learn the differences between constant and average rates. You will learn the steps you need to take to find them and get two great visuals you can keep in mind to help you solve these rate problems.

Proportion: Definition, Application & Examples

3. Proportion: Definition, Application & Examples

When we want to compare one ratio, or fraction, to another equivalent ratio, it's a proportion. Learn all about proportions and practice solving proportion problems in this lesson.

Calculations with Ratios and Proportions

4. Calculations with Ratios and Proportions

Even if only 99 out of 100 people need to know how to work with ratios, the odds that they'll be useful to you are very high. In this lesson, we'll practice performing calculations with ratios and proportions.

Applying Scale Factors to Perimeter, Area, and Volume of Similar Figures

5. Applying Scale Factors to Perimeter, Area, and Volume of Similar Figures

How do shapes change sizes yet retain their proportions and similarities to other shapes? In this lesson, we'll look at what a scale factor is and how to apply it. We'll consider scale factors with regards to three different aspects of similar shapes: perimeter, area and volume.

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