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Ch 1: Explorations in Core Math Grade 6 - Chapter 1: Operations & Properties

About This Chapter

The Operations & Properties chapter of this Explorations in Core Math Grade 6 Companion Course aligns with the same chapter in the Explorations in Core Math Grade 6 textbook. These simple and fun video lessons are about five minutes long and help you learn the essential lessons about performing operations using mathematical properties.

How It Works:

  • Find the lesson within this chapter that corresponds to what you're studying in the Operations & Properties chapter of your textbook.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the math concepts you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quiz after watching each video lesson to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material, or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Chapter Topics

You'll learn all of the math topics covered in the textbook chapter, including:

  • Using estimation with addition, multiplication and division of whole numbers
  • Performing long division with large whole numbers
  • How to simplify and solve an exponential expression
  • Understanding and using the order of operations
  • Employing order of operations with exponential expressions
  • Explanation of the commutative, distributive and associative properties
  • Solving one- and two-step problems with mental math

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11 Lessons in Chapter 1: Explorations in Core Math Grade 6 - Chapter 1: Operations & Properties
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Estimating With Whole Numbers

1. Estimating With Whole Numbers

In this lesson you will learn about whole numbers: what they are, how to estimate with them, and ways to round. You will understand how rounding and estimating are closely related.

Estimating Sums, Products and Divisors of Whole Numbers

2. Estimating Sums, Products and Divisors of Whole Numbers

In this lesson, we will discuss how to estimate the sums, differences, products, and divisors of a whole number. You will learn about strategies to estimate the sums, differences, products, and divisors of a whole number using a real-life problem.

Performing Long Division with Large Numbers: Steps and Examples

3. Performing Long Division with Large Numbers: Steps and Examples

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to divide larger numbers. You'll learn an easy to follow procedure that you can use to divide any two numbers.

Simplifying and Solving Exponential Expressions

4. Simplifying and Solving Exponential Expressions

What do we do with an exponent? In this lesson, we'll learn how to simplify and solve expressions containing exponents. We'll solve a variety of types of exponential expressions.

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

5. 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.

Exponential Expressions & The Order of Operations

6. Exponential Expressions & The Order of Operations

When performing mathematical operations, there is a specific order in which the operations should be performed. This includes when to simplify the exponents. This lesson will describe in what order exponents should be solved as you are performing mathematical operations.

The Commutative Property: Definition and Examples

7. The Commutative Property: Definition and Examples

There are three major properties that deal with the addition and multiplication of numbers. One of those properties is the commutative property. This lesson will define and give examples of the commutative property and how it works.

The Associative Property: Definition and Examples

8. The Associative Property: Definition and Examples

There are three basic number properties that help to form the backbone of algebra. One of those properties is the associative property. This lesson will define the associative property and give some examples of how it works.

Distributive Property: Definition, Use & Examples

9. Distributive Property: Definition, Use & Examples

After completing this lesson, you will be able to state the distributive property and apply it to various types of problems. You will also be able to accurately perform the mathematical operations that are involved with the distributive property.

Using Mental Math to Solve One-Step Problems: Lesson for Kids

10. Using Mental Math to Solve One-Step Problems: Lesson for Kids

After reading this lesson, solving problems in your head will be easier, and you'll be able to answer your teacher or friends quickly and easily. Learn the technique that will help you quickly solve problems in your head.

Using Mental Math to Solve Two-Step Problems: Lesson for Kids

11. Using Mental Math to Solve Two-Step Problems: Lesson for Kids

In this lesson, we will discuss how to mentally solve multi-step math problems. You can solve the math problems provided in two easy steps. We will complete a few examples for practice.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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