# Ch 2: Basic Math Review

Get a review of basic math to help you prepare for the SAT Subject Test Math 2. The short video lessons with quick quizzes can help you brush up on order of operations, prime factorization, greatest common factor and more.

## Basic Math Review - Chapter Summary

Sure, you've learned it all before. However, sometimes our memories of foundational math basics can become a little hazy. Let our expert instructors help you review math essentials through this informative chapter. You'll get details on the different types of numbers and find fun and easy tricks for remembering the order of operations. You can also revisit basic concepts like fractions, percents and mathematical sets. If you want to practice some of these concepts, you'll find sample problems and examples in many of the lessons in this chapter. The following topics are all included in this chapter:

• Using the order of operations
• Methods for finding the prime factorization of a number
• Least common denominator, greatest common factor and least common multiple
• Building, reducing, comparing, solving and ordering fractions
• Calculating proportions and ratios
• Exchanging between decimals, percents and fractions
• Estimating with fractions
• Understanding elements, unions and intersections in mathematical sets

This basic math review has been developed by well-informed instructors, using innovative techniques and styles. Each lesson includes a video, text transcript version and quiz. The videos offer timelines with tags, so that you can easily return to any specific portions for additional review. Use the quizzes and other materials to help you prepare for the multiple-choice questions you'll find on the SAT subject test.

### Basic Math Review Objectives

The SAT Subject Test Math 2 isn't required by all colleges, but passing it can help you stand out during the admissions process. Concepts covered in this chapter on basic math can serve as a foundation for the questions you'll see on the test. If you master these basic math operations, you'll be well-prepared for the 50 multiple-choice questions covering geometry and measurement, numbers and math operations, algebra, functions, data analysis and probability.

15 Lessons in Chapter 2: Basic Math Review
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