# Ch 14: WEST Middle Grades Math: Introduction to Decimals

Before you take the WEST Middle Grades Mathematics national teacher-certification exam, use this chapter to refresh your understanding of the use of decimals in mathematics.

## WEST Middle Grades Mathematics: Introduction to Decimals - Chapter Summary

When preparing for the WEST Middle Grades Mathematics exam, use this chapter to help you review the basic functions of decimals. In these lesson videos, our professional instructors will prepare you for questions about:

• Using decimals in mathematics
• Components of decimals and scientific notation
• Decimal place values
• Reading and writing decimals in word format
• Ordering decimals

Lesson narrators are also experienced teachers who use creative methods to expand your knowledge. Study these interactive lessons at your convenience. Complete the multiple-choice quizzes to ensure that you completely understand the use of decimals.

### WEST Middle Grades Mathematics: Introduction to Decimals Chapter Objectives

The WEST Middle Grades Mathematics assessment is a national certification exam used in multiple states, including the state of Washington, to certify middle grades math teachers. The exam is administered by computer. You'll be given four hours and 15 minutes to complete 150 multiple-choice questions. Seventeen percent of these questions are in the Number Sense and Operations content domain, which covers decimals. The ability to work with decimals is crucial to many areas of mathematics. Completing this chapter will help you review the basic functions of decimals so you can accurately solve related problems.

4 Lessons in Chapter 14: WEST Middle Grades Math: Introduction to Decimals
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