Ch 4: CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Factoring

About This Chapter

This chapter can aid you in reviewing factoring as you prepare to take the CUNY Assessment Test in Math. Lively videos, multiple-choice quizzes and other study aids offer information that can help you with questions on factoring.

CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Factoring - Chapter Summary

Let us help you review information about factoring in algebra as you prepare for the CUNY Assessment Test in Math. Our videos, quizzes and other study tools offer information on topics such as:

  • The definition of factoring
  • How to determine equivalent fraction expressions
  • How to factor out variables
  • Ways to combine numbers and variables when factoring
  • Methods of reducing fractions through division
  • Steps in using grouping to factor
  • Ways to find factors and multiples of whole numbers

These lessons are available on computer, smartphone or tablet. The lesson quizzes and chapter exam let you assess your knowledge, and you can click on links in the timeline to return to parts of the less you need to review. A text transcript lets you read along with the instructor.

CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Factoring Chapter Objectives

At CUNY schools, new students take the Assessment Test in Math in order to be placed at the correct level. There are four sections on the test, and questions on factoring are in the numerical skills/pre-algebra section. All questions on the test are multiple choice, requiring you to solve a problem or read a question and choose the best answer from several options. The lesson quizzes and chapter exam give you practice answering questions in this format.

8 Lessons in Chapter 4: CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Factoring
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What is Factoring in Algebra? - Definition & Example

1. What is Factoring in Algebra? - Definition & Example

Factoring with ordinary numbers involves knowing that 6 is the product of 2 and 3. But what about factoring in algebra? In this lesson, we'll learn the essential elements of algebra factoring.

Equivalent Expressions and Fraction Notation

2. Equivalent Expressions and Fraction Notation

Did you know that two fractions can look completely different, but actually be the same? In this lesson, we'll learn about equivalent fractions. We'll also learn to simplify fraction notation.

Factoring Out Variables: Instructions & Examples

3. Factoring Out Variables: Instructions & Examples

Let's find the factors. In this lesson, we'll learn how to factor out numbers or variables from an expression. We'll even learn how to factor variables with exponents.

Combining Numbers and Variables When Factoring

4. Combining Numbers and Variables When Factoring

With an expression, you know how to factor out a number, and you know how to factor out a variable. In this lesson, we'll learn how to factor out combined numbers and variables.

Transforming Factoring Into A Division Problem

5. Transforming Factoring Into A Division Problem

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can factor a problem by turning it into a division problem. Learn how this actually helps you to factor and keep your numbers straight.

Factoring By Grouping: Steps, Verification & Examples

6. Factoring By Grouping: Steps, Verification & Examples

How do you factor an expression if all the terms don't share a common factor? Grouping! In this lesson, we'll learn how to use grouping to help factor expressions.

Finding Factors of Whole Numbers

7. Finding Factors of Whole Numbers

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to factor any whole number that you are given. You will learn what factors are and how a whole number can have several different factors.

Finding Multiples of Whole Numbers

8. Finding Multiples of Whole Numbers

After watching this video lesson, you will become a pro at finding multiples of whole numbers. Learn what they are and how you can visualize the process to make it easier for you.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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