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Ch 4: FTCE Middle Grades Math: The Real Number System

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Explore different information within this chapter about the real number system. Learn about different types of numbers and properties to prepare for the kinds of questions you will encounter on the FTCE Middle Grades Math exam.

FTCE Middle Grades Math: The Real Number System- Chapter Summary

Prepare yourself for the FTCE Middle Grades Math exam with the video lessons included in this chapter. They specifically look at components of the real number system. Our instructors will cover the following areas:

  • Types of numbers
  • The graphing of numbers on the number line
  • Irrational numbers
  • The order of operations
  • Commutative property
  • Associate property
  • Distributive property
  • Multiplication property of zero
  • Absolute value

The video lessons in this chapter are short and engaging. When you are done with each video lesson, don't forget to test yourself on how much you know by completing the self-assessing quizzes. You can take these quizzes multiple times until you feel comfortable moving forward. In addition, each quiz is accompanied by a matching worksheet and answer sheet so you can take the quiz offline as well.

10 Lessons in Chapter 4: FTCE Middle Grades Math: The Real Number System
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
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.

Graphing Rational Numbers on a Number Line

2. Graphing Rational Numbers on a Number Line

Number lines have many uses both in mathematics and everyday life. This lesson will teach you how to graph numbers on a number line and give real-world examples of how to use number lines.

What are Irrational Numbers? - Definition & Examples

3. What are Irrational Numbers? - Definition & Examples

Irrational numbers may not be crazy, but they do sometimes bend our minds a little. Learn about common irrational numbers, like the square root of 2 and pi, as well as a few others that businessmen, artists, and scientists find useful.

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

4. 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.

The Commutative Property: Definition and Examples

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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.

The Multiplication Property of Zero: Definition & Examples

8. The Multiplication Property of Zero: Definition & Examples

The number zero has different rules than other numbers; it behaves according to it's own unique properties. This lesson will define the multiplication property of zero and give some examples of how it works.

What is an Absolute Value?

9. What is an Absolute Value?

When we're talking and comparing numbers, we often don't care whether its positive or negative, just how big it is. This is often called the magnitude of a number and we find it by taking the absolute value. Learn all about it here!

Finding the Absolute Value of a Real Number

10. Finding the Absolute Value of a Real Number

You can find the absolute value of any real number. This lesson will define absolute value, explain what real numbers are and give the steps to finding the absolute value of any real number.

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