Ch 2: Basic Math Review: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Basic Math Review chapter of this SAT Mathematics Level 2 Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable option for reviewing basic math. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long, and they teach all of the basic problem-solving steps required in a typical SAT math prep course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other SAT math work.
  • Identify the basic math concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our SAT Mathematics Level 2 Tutoring Solution will benefit any student who is trying to review basic math to prepare for the subject test. This resource can help students, including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding prime factorizations, greatest common factors and least common multiples, complex fractions, ratios and proportions, decimals, percents, mathematical sets or any other basic math topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their math learning
  • Prefer learning math visually
  • Find themselves struggling to prepare for this SAT math subject test
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to excel on the SAT mathematics level 2 subject test
  • Don't have access to their math teacher outside of class

Why it works:

  • Engaging Tutors: We make reviewing basic math simple and fun.
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  • Convenient: Imagine a tutor as portable as your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Review basic math on the go!
  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and re-watch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning objectives:

  • Identify different kinds of numbers.
  • Define the order of operations.
  • Learn to find the least common denominator as well as the prime factorization of a number.
  • Calculate the greatest common factor and the least common multiple.
  • Discover how to reduce, build, order and compare fractions.
  • Solve problems with fractions by using estimation.
  • Work with complex fractions, proportions and ratios.
  • Define and provide examples of percents.
  • Switch between decimals, fractions and percents.
  • Learn about mathematical sets.

16 Lessons in Chapter 2: Basic Math Review: Tutoring Solution
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What are the Different Types of Numbers?

1. What are the Different Types of Numbers?

Learn all of the different types of numbers: natural numbers, whole numbers, integers, rational numbers, irrational numbers, and real numbers. This video lesson teaches you how to classify any numbers you come across.

What Is The Order of Operations in Math? - Definition & Examples

2. What Is The Order of Operations in Math? - Definition & Examples

The order of operations is the steps used to simplify any mathematical expression. In this video, learn how to solve problems using these steps and easy tricks to remember them.

How to Find the Prime Factorization of a Number

3. How to Find the Prime Factorization of a Number

The prime factorization of a number involves breaking that number down to its smallest parts. This lesson will show you two different ways to discover the prime factorization of any number.

How to Find the Greatest Common Factor

4. How to Find the Greatest Common Factor

If the factors of a number are the different numbers that you can multiply together to get that original number, then the greatest common factor of two numbers is just the biggest one that both have in common. See some examples of what I'm talking about here!

How to Find the Least Common Multiple

5. How to Find the Least Common Multiple

The least common multiple of two numbers is the smallest number that can be divided evenly by your two original numbers. See some examples of what I'm talking about here!

How to Build and Reduce Fractions

6. 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

7. 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.

Comparing and Ordering Fractions

8. Comparing and Ordering Fractions

Comparing and ordering fractions is way to examine fractions that contain different-sized sets. In order to compare these fractions, you must find a common denominator and make equivalent fractions.

Estimation Problems using Fractions

9. Estimation Problems using Fractions

When working with fractions, estimating can save time and effort while getting you very close to the correct answer. In this lesson, we'll learn how to use estimation to quickly solve problems involving fractions.

How to Solve Complex Fractions

10. How to Solve Complex Fractions

Did you know fractions can nest within fractions? In this lesson, we'll learn about complex fractions and look at two different methods for solving them.

Calculations with Ratios and Proportions

11. Calculations with Ratios and Proportions

Even if only 99 out of 100 people need to know how to work with ratios, the odds that they'll be useful to you are very high. In this lesson, we'll practice performing calculations with ratios and proportions.

What is a Percent? - Definition & Examples

12. What is a Percent? - Definition & Examples

Thinking in terms of pizza is an excellent way to think about percentages. Learn how it can help you understand percentages in this video lesson. You will also learn about the uses of percentages in the real world.

Changing Between Decimals and Percents

13. Changing Between Decimals and Percents

Watch as we go on a rollercoaster ride in changing from a decimal to percent and then back again. Learn to master this technique so you can get as fast as a rollercoaster going downhill on tests and quizzes when you have to convert between the two.

Changing Between Decimals and Fractions

14. Changing Between Decimals and Fractions

In this video lesson, you will learn about the usefulness of knowing how to change quickly between decimals and fractions. You will also learn how changing from a decimal to a fraction is different than changing from a fraction to a decimal.

Mathematical Sets: Elements, Intersections & Unions

15. Mathematical Sets: Elements, Intersections & Unions

Today we're going to explore mathematical sets, which are surprisingly simple! Sets are just collections of any objects or concepts, also known as elements, that can be related to each other through union or intersection.

Associative Property of Multiplication: Definition & Example

16. Associative Property of Multiplication: Definition & Example

There are all kinds of rules that govern our basic operations. In this lesson, you will learn about one of these rules, the associative property of multiplication, and how re-grouping the numbers we multiply first in a problem can help us simplify our calculations.

Chapter Practice Exam
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