# Ch 1: WEST Middle Grades Math: Basic Arithmetic Operations

Get a clear understanding of the basic math topics that you will encounter on the National Evaluation Series (NES) Middle Grades Mathematics test, which replaced the WEST Middle Grades Math examination. The video lessons and quizzes help you easily comprehend the material.

## NES Middle Grades Math Basic Arithmetic Operations - Chapter Summary

The crux of this chapter focuses on the meaning and practical application of fundamental arithmetic. By reviewing the video lessons and testing your understanding of math concepts, you'll be prepared for the NES Middle Grades Math test. Among the topics addressed in this chapter, you'll learn:

• An overview of the different types of numbers
• The textbook definition of real numbers
• How operations are ordered
• Ways to solve long division, addition, subtraction and multiplication problems
• Methods for solving math problems with signed numbers

The content is presented with extensive examples of how to compute various math problems. Experienced instructors lead short video lessons featuring lesson transcripts and self-assessment quizzes to prepare you for the math skills test.

### NES Middle Grades Math Basic Arithmetic Operations Objectives

As the exam title states, you will be tested on your comprehension and knowledge of math word problems, along with the meaning of related technical terms. The NES Middle Grades Math test is for aspiring middle school math teachers in Washington State. The test gauges your understanding of and ability to teach math concepts at this level.

Of the 150 multiple-choice questions, 17% focus on number sense and operations. The engaging video lessons and quizzes in this chapter can help prepare you for these key areas. During the computer-based exam, you are supplied with an on-screen calculator, as well as a formula and notation page featuring useful topics like the volume of a sphere, variance, the law of sines and the midpoint formula.

11 Lessons in Chapter 1: WEST Middle Grades Math: Basic Arithmetic Operations
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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