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Ch 11: CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Introduction to Fractions

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Use these lessons to prepare for the CUNY Assessment Test in Math's questions on fractions, including those on how to find the least common denominator. The tools in this study guide, including video lessons and quizzes, offer solid preparation for the test.

CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Introduction to Fractions - Chapter Summary

This chapter's lessons offer an opportunity to renew your knowledge of fractions and operations involving them, including how to relate fractions and decimals. Our short videos can prepare you for CUNY Assessment Test in Math questions on topics including:

  • Types of fractions
  • How to raise and reduce fractions
  • Ways to convert fractions to decimals and vice versa
  • How to determine the least common denominator
  • What is meant by comparing and ordering fractions
  • Use of a number line to compare fractions, decimals and whole numbers
  • How to change an improper number to a mixed number and a mixed number to an improper number

Our instructors guide you through lively video lessons, filled with examples to illustrate the concepts being discussed. Lesson quizzes and a chapter exam aid you in your study. The lessons are available anytime on a computer or mobile device. Our Dashboard lets you keep up with your studies, and you can even contact the instructors if you have questions.

CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Introduction to Fractions Chapter Objectives

CUNY uses the Assessment Test in Math to determine placement in its math courses. There are four sections of multiple choice questions on the test, and questions on fractions are in the numerical skills/pre-algebra section of the test.

You can gain experience answering similar questions through the quizzes that follow each of our lessons. These quizzes also help you assess your knowledge and show you where additional study might be needed.

8 Lessons in Chapter 11: CUNY Assessment Test in Math: Introduction to Fractions
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What is a Fraction? - Definition and Types

1. What is a Fraction? - Definition and Types

Fractions may be your friend's worst nightmare, but they don't have to be yours. Watch this video lesson to learn about fractions and how you can understand them easily. Also, learn to identify the different types of fractions.

How to Raise and Reduce Fractions

2. How to Raise and Reduce Fractions

When working with fractions, you sometimes need to change your fraction to make it easier to work with. Watch this video lesson to learn how you can raise and reduce fractions to make your problem solving easier.

Relating Fractions and Decimals

3. Relating Fractions and Decimals

Watch this video lesson to learn how to use both fractions and decimals to help you solve problems. Learn how to change between the two to use the best one for your problem.

How to Find Least Common Denominators

4. 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

5. 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.

Using the Number Line to Compare Decimals, Fractions, and Whole Numbers

6. Using the Number Line to Compare Decimals, Fractions, and Whole Numbers

Watch this video lesson to learn how useful the number line can be when you need to compare two different numbers, be they whole numbers, decimals or even fractions. Learn how to plot these numbers on the number line so you can compare them.

Changing Between Improper Fraction and Mixed Number Form

7. 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 Change Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions

8. How to Change Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions

When it comes to fractions in algebra, we hardly ever use mixed numbers. Instead, we opt for the ease of use of improper fractions. Watch this video lesson to learn how to change your mixed numbers to improper fractions.

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