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Ch 10: WEST Middle Grades Math: Integers

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Study the characteristics of integers through this chapter's video lessons in preparation for taking the WEST Middle Grades Math examination and earning a teaching endorsement.

WEST Middle Grades Math: Integers - Chapter Summary

Use the animated video lessons in this chapter to prepare to sit for the WEST Middle Grades Math examination. Watch the lessons in order to reinforce what you know about adding and subtracting equations with integers. You can also review the order of operations and solve sample problems. This chapter can assist you with:

  • Defining absolute value and finding an integer's opposite
  • Solving integer inequalities with absolute values
  • Learning the rules for adding positive and negative integers
  • Solving addition and subtraction equations with one- and two-digit integers
  • Exploring the steps for adding three or more integers
  • Multiplying and dividing integers
  • Simplifying integer expressions

The concepts that are covered in this chapter are similar to those you'll encounter when you take the WEST Middle Grades Math examination. Use the chapter's video lessons to refresh your memory or to learn new strategies for solving equations with integers. The lessons include video tags for switching between topics. You can also refer to the text transcripts if you choose. Take the short self-assessment quizzes that follow the lessons to measure your progress.

WEST Middle Grades Math - Integers Objectives

You'll find integers material in the Mathematical Processes and Number Sense section of the WEST Middle Grades Math examination. This section amounts to 19% of the test score. While taking the computer-based examination, you must demonstrate your ability to solve problems involving integers as well as your qualifications to teach mathematics to middle school students. You must answer 150 multiple-choice questions in about four hours and 15 minutes.

12 Lessons in Chapter 10: WEST Middle Grades Math: Integers
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Absolute Value & Opposite Integers

1. Absolute Value & Opposite Integers

After watching this video lesson, you'll understand what an absolute value is, and you'll also learn how to find the opposite of an integer. In addition, you'll learn how every pair of opposite integers will always add up to zero.

Integer Inequalities with Absolute Values

2. Integer Inequalities with Absolute Values

After watching this video lesson, you will know the ins and outs of solving inequalities involving absolute values. Learn how you will end up with two different answers.

How to Compare Integers

3. How to Compare Integers

In this lesson, you'll learn how numbers or integers compare to others integers. In no time, you will be able to easily and quickly determine whether one number is smaller than, larger than, or equal to another.

Adding Positive & Negative Integers

4. Adding Positive & Negative Integers

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to add all kinds of integers together. This is a skill that will benefit you when playing games and when doing math tests. After watching the video, try some example problem on your own with our quiz.

Addition Equations with One-Digit Integers

5. Addition Equations with One-Digit Integers

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to solve equations where you need to find a missing number. Learn the steps you need to take to find a missing number and how subtraction can help you.

Addition Equations with Two-Digit Integers

6. Addition Equations with Two-Digit Integers

Watch this video lesson to learn how to solve addition equations where you have two digit integers. Learn how subtraction is involved in finding your missing value.

Adding Three or More Integers

7. Adding Three or More Integers

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to solve problems that ask you to add three or more integers together. Learn how you can break down the problem into steps that allow you to easily find the answer.

Subtraction Equations with One-Digit Integers

8. Subtraction Equations with One-Digit Integers

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can solve subtraction problems where you need to find a missing value. Learn what steps you need to take to easily solve these types of equations.

Subtraction Equations with Two-Digit Integers

9. Subtraction Equations with Two-Digit Integers

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to solve the two types of subtraction equations that you will come across. Learn the steps required to solve each type.

Multiplying Integers: Rules & Examples

10. Multiplying Integers: Rules & Examples

In this lesson, we will discuss what numbers are included in the integers and how to multiply them. We will deal with 1-, 2-, and 3-digit numbers as well as negatives and positives. There are some definitions included as well as a quiz at the end.

Dividing Integers: Rules & Terminology

11. Dividing Integers: Rules & Terminology

In this lesson, we will learn how to divide integers or signed numbers. Determining the correct sign of the answer is a very simple but important step in these calculations. We will also learn the role of zero in division of integers.

How to Simplify Expressions with Integers

12. How to Simplify Expressions with Integers

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to simplify any integer expression by following the order of operations. Learn what to watch for and in what order to do your operations.

Chapter Practice Exam
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