Ch 2: AEPA Math: Fractions

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Need some help reviewing fractions? These video lessons and quizzes will clarify any weak areas and reinforce your strengths so you'll be prepared to ace questions using fractions on the NES Math exam, which is now used in Arizona.

NES Math: Fractions - Chapter Summary

Fractions may seem like a small…fraction…of math, but they can be tough to work with and if you're pursuing a career in education, you'll need to master them so you can teach them. The video lessons in this chapter have been designed to be brief and engaging so you don't lose focus, but you can watch them as many times as needed. Upon completion of the chapter, you should be ready for any NES Math test questions asking about:

  • Finding least common denominators
  • Building and reducing fractions
  • Solving problems using improper fractions
  • Converting between improper fractions and mixed numbers
  • Solving problems using like and unlike fractions

Each lesson is followed by a short, multiple-choice quiz so you can pinpoint any weak links in your comprehension. Expert instructors are only a click away to answer questions that arise as you proceed through the lessons.

7 Lessons in Chapter 2: AEPA Math: Fractions
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How to Build and Reduce Fractions

1. How to Build and Reduce Fractions

Fractions are a fundamental part of everyday life. Fractions represent a comparison of a part to the whole. To reduce fractions, we will divide by the greatest common factor, or the GCF.

How to Find Least Common Denominators

2. How to Find Least Common Denominators

Finding a Least Common Denominator is an important tool when working with fractions. To find least common denominators, we will use multiples of our numbers.

Changing Between Improper Fraction and Mixed Number Form

3. Changing Between Improper Fraction and Mixed Number Form

Improper fractions and mixed numbers are two different types of fractions. They both have different purposes when using fractions in a problem. In this lesson, you will learn how to convert between these two different forms.

How to Add and Subtract Like Fractions and Mixed Numbers

4. How to Add and Subtract Like Fractions and Mixed Numbers

When adding and subtracting fractions, you must be sure to have a common denominator. Once you have a common denominator, you just add or subtract your numerators and then your whole numbers. Learn how in this lesson.

How to Add and Subtract Unlike Fractions and Mixed Numbers

5. How to Add and Subtract Unlike Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Simple fraction arithmetic gets a little more complicated when our denominators don't match. In this lesson, we'll learn how to add and subtract unlike fractions. Then, we'll do the same with mixed numbers.

Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers

6. Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Multiplying fractions is much more straightforward than adding, subtracting or dividing fractions. In this lesson, learn how it works. We'll also learn how to multiply mixed numbers.

Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers

7. Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Dividing fractions and mixed numbers? It sounds daunting, but it's not as tricky as it sounds. In this lesson, we'll learn how to divide fractions and mixed numbers.

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