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Business 101: Principles of Management

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Our Principles of Management course is a quick and inexpensive way to earn transferable college credits in business. Expert instructors guide you through each lesson in an accessible video format, making your study experience fun and engaging.
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17 Chapters in Business 101: Principles of Management

17 chapters in Business 101: Principles of Management

Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Classical Management Theory (1900-1930): Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2036].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2036].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Bureaucracy: Max Weber's Theory of Impersonal Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2037].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2037].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Classical Scientific School of Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2038].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2038].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Fredrick Taylor & Management: Maximizing Productivity & Efficiency Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2039].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2039].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Gantt Charts & Bar Graphs: Henry Gantt's Contributions to Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2040].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2040].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Henri Fayol's Management Principles: Managing Departmental Task Organization Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2559].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2559].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Fayol's Theories on Staff Management and Worker Satisfaction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2043].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2043].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Frank and Lillian Gilbreth's Motion Study Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2041].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2041].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Classical Administrative School of Management: Managing the Organization Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2042].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2042].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Mary Parker Follett: People-Oriented, Group-Network Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2044].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2044].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Chester Barnard: Informal Organizations and Acceptance Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2045].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2045].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Modern Theory of Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2051].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2051].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Quantitative School of Management: Improving Managerial Decision-Making Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2052].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2052].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Operations Management: Focusing on Production Efficiency & Customer Satisfaction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2053].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2053].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Systems Management Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2055].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2055].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Contingency School of Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2056].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2056].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Quality School of Management: Kaizen & Reengineering Approaches Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2057].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2057].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - How Internal and External Factors Drive Organizational Change Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2467].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2467].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Types of Internal Organizational Change: Structural, Strategic, People, and Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2064].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2064].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Managerial Challenges Caused by Organizational Change Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2468].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2468].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Planned Change Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2065].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2065].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Lewin's 3-Stage Model of Change: Unfreezing, Changing & Refreezing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2066].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2066].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Kurt Lewin's Force-Field Analysis Change Model Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2067].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2067].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Kotter's 8-Step Change Model of Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2068].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2068].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Applying Kotter's 8-Step Change Model Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2462].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2462].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - How Companies Become Learning Organizations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2069].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2069].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Organizational Culture and Change Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2070].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2070].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Leadership: Leaders & Their Role in Organizations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2088].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2088].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Transformational Leader Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2092].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2092].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Transactional Leader Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2093].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2093].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Servant Leader Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2094].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2094].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Laissez-faire Leader Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2095].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2095].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Participative or Democratic Leader Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2096].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2096].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Authoritarian or Autocratic Leader Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2097].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2097].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Charismatic Leader Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2098].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2098].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - The Situational Leader Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2099].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2099].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - The Bureaucratic Leader Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2100].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2100].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - The Blake Mouton Managerial Grid: Five Leadership Styles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2101].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2101].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Personal Power: Referent and Expert Power Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2463].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2463].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Positional Power: Legitimate, Coercive & Reward Power Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2102].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2102].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Fiedler's Contingency Theory & a Leader's Situational Control Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2104].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2104].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Hersey-Blanchard's Model of Situational Leadership Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2105].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2105].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Path-Goal Theory and Leadership Styles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2106].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2106].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Machiavellianism in Organizations: Justifying the Means by the Ends Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2107].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2107].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Leader-Member Exchange Theory and Organizational Behavior Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10197].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10197].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Trait Theories vs. Behavioral Theories of Leadership Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10198].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10198].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Attribution Theory of Leadership Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10199].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10199].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Motivation Theory: Needs-Based & Behavior-Based Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2109].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2109].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Pygmalion Effect: Influencing Employee Behavior Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2110].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2110].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Herzberg's Two-Factor Theory: Hygiene Factors & Motivation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2111].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2111].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Alderfer's ERG Theory & Employee Motivation in the Workplace Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2112].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2112].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Acquired Needs Theory: Need for Achievement, Power & Affiliation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2113].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2113].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Equity Theory of Motivation: Reward & Effort Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2114].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2114].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Vroom's Expectancy Theory of Employee Motivation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2115].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2115].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Thorndike's Reinforcement Theory: Using Consequences to Motivate Employees Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2116].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2116].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Locke's Goal-Setting Theory: Using Goals to Advance Motivation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2117].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2117].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Reward Systems & Employee Behavior: Intrinsic & Extrinsic Rewards Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2118].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2118].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Types of Job Redesign: Job Enrichment, Enlargement & Rotation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2119].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2119].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - How to Empower Employees & Improve Employee Performance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2120].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2120].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Job Flexibility in the Workplace Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2121].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2121].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Managerial Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2123].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2123].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Communication Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2124].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2124].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Types of Communication: Interpersonal, Non-Verbal, Written & Oral Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2125].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2125].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Organizational Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2126].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2126].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Conflict Resolution: Managing Conflict in Organizations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2086].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2086].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Mediation & Arbitration: Third-Party Interventions in Organizations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2970].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2970].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Perception, Bias & Interpreting Behavior Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2127].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2127].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Human Resource Management: Hiring and Staffing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2138].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2138].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Hiring Process: How Human Resource Managers Recruit and Hire Employees Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2139].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2139].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - New Employee Orientation: Function & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2140].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2140].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Assessing Training Needs of an Organization Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3179].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3179].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Types of Employee Training Programs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2141].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2141].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Methods for Training Employees: Mentoring, On-The-Job & Job Rotation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3180].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3180].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Human Resource Management (HRM): Laws & Regulations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2142].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2142].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Terminating an Employee: Process & Best Practices Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2143].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2143].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Performance Appraisal and 360 Feedback Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2144].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2144].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Understanding Employee Compensation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2145].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2145].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Function of Collective Bargaining Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2146].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2146].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Strategic Management Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2148].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2148].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Business Environments & the Four Functions of Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2149].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2149].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Decision Making Process for Organizations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2150].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2150].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Decision Making for Managers: Certainty, Risk & Uncertainty Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2151].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2151].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Quantitative Decision Making Tools: Decision Trees, Payback Analysis & Simulations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2152].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2152].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - PERT Analysis & Project Completion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2153].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2153].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What is Benchmarking? - Definition, Types, Process & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17611].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17611].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Managerial Functions in the International Organization Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2161].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2161].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Characteristics of the International Manager in Global Organizations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2162].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2162].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Internationalization & Globalization of Businesses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2163].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2163].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Managing in International Companies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2164].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2164].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Managing a Diverse Workforce in Contemporary Organizations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2167].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2167].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Hofstede's Cultural Dimensions Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2168].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2168].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Business Ethics in Contemporary Businesses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2169].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2169].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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